• Doctor of Management, Organizational Leadership, Dissertation title: Phenomenological Study of Female New England Community College Administrators, Organizational Culture and the Glass Ceiling, University of Phoenix, 2005
  • Master of Business Administration, Health Care Management, Western New England College, Springfield, Mass., 1995
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Western New England College, Springfield, Mass., 1991

Sandra “Sandi” Coyne, DM, MBA, is a business educator and consultant focused on enhancing opportunities for individuals both professionally and personally. With a doctorate in organizational leadership and a certificate as a personal life coach, Sandi has found her niche in employment search, career navigation using a personal branding approach, crafting entrepreneurial ventures, and helping organizations to empower and embrace employees. Sandi has held a variety of faculty and training positions centered on employment and nonprofit success. Sandi currently works with issues regarding supported employment and “meaningful work.” She has worked with nonprofit organizations developing and conducting strategic planning and working on fundraising issues. She has also worked with small businesses, their marketing strategies, and the successful development of brands.

President of the AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Research Interests

  • Employment search
  • Women and work
  • Empowerment for employees

Courses Taught

  • CORE II Economics
  • Issues in Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Economics and Social Change

Professional Certifications and Memberships

  • Community Service and Volunteer Work: President of the AIDS Foundation of Western MA (beginning May 2016)