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Francis Rydzewski

Francis C. Rydzewski

Lecturer

Marketing

W354 Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Ph: 319-335-3944
Fax: 319-335-3690
E-mail: frank-rydzewski@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • MBA in Finance, Drexel University, 1974
  • BA in Business, Rutgers University, 1973

Expertise

  • 32 years of Business and global experience

Awards

  • Recognized by MBA's as 2nd Year Core Faculty of the Year , 2007

Selected Publications

  • Worker Productivity in Iowa (with Dave DeWitte - editor), Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Gazette, Vol. 1, April 2007, 1 - 5.

Prior Positions

  • Chief Executive Officer, American Profol, 2000-2006
  • President, Penford Products, 1995-2000
  • Global Business Director - Polyurethane Intermediates, Air Products, 1974-1995

Additional Training

  • Faculty Development in International Business, 2006
  • Beginning Chinese Mandarin Language, 2007

Board Memberships

  • Priority I of the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, 2002-Current
  • Big Brothers/Sisters, 00/2002-00/2006
  • American Profol, 00/2000-00/2006

Committees

  • Core Committee - MBA Program, August 2006-Present

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