Michael D. Lucchesi, Ph.D., is the Director of Grant Development. He is responsible for researching, identifying grant opportunities and writing proposals as well as assisting staff and faculty with pre-award activities. As the Director, Dr. Lucchesi, promotes collaborative initiatives with public and private agencies and other institutions to extend the opportunities of the college.
Prior to Academia, Dr. Lucchesi served 30 years in the United States Air Force with his final assignment served in the Pentagon, as the Air Force’s Career Field Manager for Aircraft Armament Systems.
Dr. Lucchesi received his Ph.D. from Capella University in Organizational Management; a master’s degree in Logistics Management from Florida Institute of Technology; a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from Park University; and an associate’s degree from Community College of Air Force.