Andy Eder Business Faculty Position

FASPE is delighted to announce that Mary C. Gentile, PhD. has been named the 2023 Andy Eder Business Faculty member.


Mary’s work in the field of business, leadership and ethics has been celebrated and recognized globally.  She is the creator and director of Giving Voice to Values, a cross-disciplinary curriculum and an action-oriented approach to values-driven leadership. She consults on management education and leadership for academic, business, government and non-governmental organizations. Mary was faculty at University of Virginia Darden School of Business (2016-2022) and while there she was named the Richard M. Waitzer Bicentennial Professor of Ethics. She was faculty at Babson College (2009-2015.) In her 10-year tenure at Harvard Business School (1985-1995), she developed and taught the school’s first course on managing diversity, and helped design and teach its first required module on ethical decision-making. 

Her books include Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right and several titles on ethics and diversity. She was the inaugural editor of the Giving Voice to Values book series, and edited eight books in the Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship Collection from Business Expert Press. Her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, strategy+business, BizEd, CFO Magazine and Risk Management.  She was inducted into the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame in 2021 and named as one of the “Top Minds 2017” by ComplianceWeek. She lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

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The Andy Eder Business Faculty position, named in honor of FASPE board member emeritus Andrew Eder of Eder Bros., Inc. was established in 2022, and is awarded annually to a FASPE Business Faculty member who demonstrates a commitment to ethical leadership in business and makes a significant contribution to the field at large. Additionally the position recognizes the important role that this Faculty position will have on shaping our Fellows as they continue their careers.

Andy Eder is Chairman of Eder Bros., Inc, a wine and spirits distributor in CT.  He has been involved in the greater New Haven Community for over 40 years, serving on nonprofit boards, and past president of Wine and Spirits wholesalers of America. He served on United Way’s executive committee and helped lead a joint venture of The New Haven Community Foundation and United Way, raising over $4MM to support over 100 Community organizations during the pandemic.  Eder founded The Non Profit Institute at The University of New Haven, a program for future top executives in nonprofit leadership. Andy was instrumental in FASPE’s development, serving as a founding member of the Board of Directors.

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