Notre Dame Executive Education

eil faculty guides

Providing inspiration and guidance to executive participants, one of two Faculty Guides will lead you through your Executive Integral Leadership week-long experience.

Leo Burke and Mel Dowdy, through their deep understanding of executive challenges & integral business, oversee this unparalleled leadership development experience.

Mike MathileLeo Burke

Leo Burke is Director of Integral Leadership and the former Associate Dean and Director of Executive Education at the Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining Notre Dame, he spent 12 years in training and development at Motorola, Inc. and served as Director and Dean of the College of Leadership and Transcultural Studies within Motorola University. He holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame; an MA in Political Science from Indiana University and an MS in Organizational Development from Aurora University.

Mike MathileMelvin D. Dowdy, Ph.D.

As a consultant, educator, psychologist, chaplain and ethicist, Mel Dowdy has concentrated on executive coaching, team development and change leadership throughout his career. He has taught graduate courses in behavioral science, conducted workshops and seminars on leadership, ethics, spirituality, high-performing teamwork and more. He earned a BA in Philosophy & Theology from North Carolina Wesleyan, a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling from Duke Divinity School, a Ph.D. in Counseling from Duke University Graduate School, and an MA in Clinical Ethics from the University of Virginia.