Paul J. Slaggert is the director of Executive Education in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining Notre Dame in 2001, he was director of the Cincinnati Center for Management and Executive Development in the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati for 12 years. He leads training sessions for corporate clients on the topics of leadership, paradigm shifts, delegation and empowerment, systems thinking, and ﬁnancial literacy. He also has designed a unique learning tool to facilitate the understanding of accounting and ﬁnance at all levels of a company. Slaggert holds a BBA in Management from Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance from Boston College. He was a Secured Lending Oﬃcer for Citicorp in New York City and an Operations Supervisor for the Northern Trust Company in Chicago. He has more than 25 years of experience in academic leadership roles at Notre Dame, the University of Cincinnati and Boston College. He has taught extensively in the areas of ﬁnance, business management, and leadership.