Andrew Abela

Dean of The Catholic University of America's Busch School of Business

Andrew Abela is the founding dean of the Busch School of Business and Ordinary Professor of Marketing at The Catholic University of America. He is the co-editor of A Catechism for Business, from Catholic University Press, and winner of the 2009 Novak Award for “significant contributions to the study of the relationship between religion and economic liberty.”


Dr. Abela also provides consulting and training in internal communications to Fortune 100 corporations. Prior to his academic career, he spent several years in industry as brand manager at Procter & Gamble, management consultant with McKinsey & Company, and Managing Director of the Marketing Leadership Council of the Corporate Executive Board. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, and a Ph.D. in Marketing and Ethics from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Kathleen, have six children.




  • Integrating Faith and Business

    Integrating Faith and Business

    March 29, 2022
    How can we best be faithful Catholics in business? What virtues are most needed? Andrew Abela explains.

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