NCCU School of Business Welcomes David Schmoock as Executive in Residence

Posted January 04, 2022, 3:35PM

Senior commercial executive David Schmoock will join the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business faculty as its first executive-in-residence. Schmoock has 20 years of experience in the technology sector leading large global teams including Dell, Lenovo and Xerox.  

“Mr. Schmoock’s presence will no doubt usher our graduate students into higher levels of efficiency and preparedness,” said Anthony Nelson, Ph.D., dean of the NCCU School of Business. 

Schmoock will serve as an integral component to the School of Business’ graduate course offerings by providing students with executive knowledge that integrates his corporate experience with his passion for developing future leaders.

“I am honored to be the first executive in residence at NCCU School of Business, I share Dr. Nelson's passion about developing the talent of NCCU business students,” said Schmoock. “I believe it’s the responsibility of each generation to pass on and develop the next generation of leaders. This role will allow me to play my part in contributing to the development and eventual success of the wonderful students we have at NCCU.”

In his new role, Schmoock will assist with coordinating activities to align students with mentors and coaches to support career placement and professional development. He will also coordinate a speaker series that will provide insight from various corporate leaders.

Schmoock will also manage the school’s Business Catalyst Program, a scholarship program that provides students with financial resources to support their scholarly aspirations and introduces undergraduate students to a series of activities that support professional development and academic growth. 

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