Robert A. Downey

Robert A. Downey

Adjunct Lecturer, Management
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB351

MBA,  RPI  1988

Robert A. Downey

Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Bob comes to UAlbany with a 30+ years of industry experience. He has held many significant management positions in the Nutraceutical and Medical sales Industries. He has also been an Entrepreneur starting two businesses and his varied experience uniquely qualifies him for the teaching arena.
He teaches courses in Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Motivation, Productivity and Change Management, and Managerial Leadership and Decision Making to Undergraduates. His Graduate classes are in Change Management and Organizational Behavior & Managerial Skills. He also co-teaches an intersessional course of Strategy for International Business Students from South America. In addition, he has taught a Motivation and Productivity class to private industry. In addition to his 12 years at UAlbany he has held teaching positions at Rensselaer (RPI), College of St. Rose, and was an adjunct grader for Empire State College.

Research Interests

Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • BMGT 341 – Organizational Behavior
  • BMGT 400 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • BMGT 430 - Human Resource Management
  • BMGT 450 – Managerial Leadership and Decision Making    
  • BMGT 470 – Motivation, Productivity and Change Management
  • BMGT 481W – Strategic Management (Capstone Course)
  • BMGT 513 – Organizational Behavior (Graduate School)
  • BMGT 661 – Change Management (Graduate School)

Professional Service

  • President, Heritage USA Northeast Collision and Accident Investigations
  • National Medical Programs Manager, Nutramax Laboratories, Inc.
  • Regional Manager, Generation II USA
  • President /CEO, Advanced Biomed Industries
  • Independent Consultant, Capital Consultants
  • Trainer, Key Bank NY
  • Northeast Collision and Accident Investigations

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