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 was honored as the Michael Lee Outstanding Student Award recipient for his class; and an Ed.M. in Higher Education Leadership and Governance from Harvard University where he earned the 2016 Intellectual Contribution and Faculty Tribute award for his research on global partnerships in graduate business education.


  • Ed.M
    Harvard University
  • M.P.H.
    Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
  • M.B.A.
    Emory University, Goizueta School of Business
  • B.A.
    Morehouse College