Brian Mitchell

Brian Mitchell

Associate Dean, Full-Time MBA Programs and Goizueta Global Strategy and Initiatives


Brian Mitchell oversees the full-time MBA programs, including the one-year and two-year formats, as well as Goizueta’s Global Strategy and Initiatives. Prior to joining Goizueta, Brian spent 20 years in marketing and strategy roles in the pharmaceutical industry, eventually becoming a Managing Director at Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. with ownership of a P&L of over $600 million. Throughout his career he earned distinguished awards such as Brand of the Year, the Pharmaceutical Global Marketing Award, and the Solvay Summit Award – the company’s highest individual honor. Brian holds a MA degree in Business Administration with honors from Morehouse College; MBA and MPH from Emory University where he earned the Michael Lee Outstanding Student Award; Ed.M. in Higher Education Leadership and Governance from Harvard University where he was a Fellow in the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership and earned the 2016 Intellectual Contribution and Faculty Tribute award for his research on global partnerships in graduate business education; and as Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Georgia with a dissertation on talent management within higher education.


  • Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership
    University of Georgia
  • Ed.M in Higher Education Leadership and Governance
    Harvard University
  • M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
  • M.B.A. in Organization and Management
    Emory University, Goizueta School of Business
  • B.A. in Business Administration
    Morehouse College