Tony Seeton brings 30 years of industry experience to his current role as assistant professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, where he has taught strategy, international business and consulting at both the undergrad and graduate levels, locally and overseas. Tony is also responsible for the development and administration of the Temple University Management Consulting Program (TUMCP), a university-wide program open to undergrad and master’s level students, and serves as the program’s academic director. TUMCP is designed to help students realize their career aspirations in the field of management consulting. The foundation of TUMCP is its partnerships with more than 80 senior managers from 40+ name brand firms. An active member of the Academy of Management, the Academy of International Business, and the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE), having presented his work to these forums, as well as in industry publications.
A practitioner, Tony began his career in global financial services, overseeing such functions as business operations, product development and asset management. He has also held key risk management roles with a variety of banks, thrifts and mortgage banks; managing all aspects of credit, operational risk, due diligence and diverse consumer loan portfolios, including sub-prime mortgage portfolios.
An accomplished management consultant, Tony has extensive experience in terms of both industry and form of engagement; including strategy, change management, technology monetization, go-to market, and governance; having worked with public, private, non-profit, faith-based, and government organizations (including the Department of Defense). Tony has also brought his expertise in strategic planning to Temple, where, as the managing director of strategic planning, he directed the development of Fox’s current strategic plan, Fox 2025. He has done the same for the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) in a similar initiative; as well as the Fox School of Business Alumni Association. He also led efforts to assess various University operations as part of the University’s strategic planning process.
Tony attended Biola University in Southern California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. He completed his Masters of Business Administration in the Executive MBA program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and was the founding president of the EMBA Alumni Association and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
A Southern California native, Tony and his wife Juliet now call Northwest Philadelphia home. Beyond teaching, family, and community service, they enjoy overseas travel and the many arts and cultural opportunities that exist in the Northeast. An avid Temple football fan, in the fall, Tony can often be found at Temple football games and tailgate parties.