Savoie Named Interim Dean of Loyola College of Business

NEW ORLEANS – Loyola University New Orleans announced that Dr. Robert “Bobby” Savoie will serve as the interim dean of the College of Business effective Jan. 1. 

Savoie launched several global business ventures. Most recently he was the CEO of Geocent, an information technology and engineering services company that works with government and commercial clients. Savoie founded the Integrated Resources Group (IRG) in 1986 and served as its CEO until the firm merged with Science & Engineering Associates (SEA) in 1997. He then served as CEO of SEA until its merger with ITS Services to form Apogen in 2004.

Savoie earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering from LSU and an MBA from Loyola University New Orleans. After 28 years as an engineer, he returned to academia to pursue his Ph.D. and to devote more time to civic and humanitarian activities. He served on Loyola’s board of trustees for nine years before being elected vice-chair of the board in 2017 and then chair in 2018 and 2019. He also served on the boards of the UNO Foundation, LSU Health Foundation, Idea Village, Greater New Orleans Inc., BioDistrict New Orleans, the National World War II Museum, Atlantic Council of the United States, the Louisiana Technology Council, the U.S. Small Business Technology Foundation, the Boy Scouts of America, the Academy of the Sacred Heart and Isidore Newman School. 

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Savoie was awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service medal, the highest award bestowed by NASA on a non-NASA employee.

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