Bruce Lilyea, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Business – Southeastern University
Operations Training – Publix Super Markets
Lakeland, Florida 

Dr. Bruce Lilyea has a wide range of experience in leadership, process improvement, and operations management and has multiple supply chain certifications. Dr. Lilyea has an extensive background in entrepreneurial, governmental and corporate business and is currently employed in a corporate training management role for a Fortune 100 company. 

In addition to his Ph.D. in Conflict Resolution with a concentration in organizational conflict, Dr. Lilyea earned a B.S. in Accounting, an MBA with additional coursework in international economics, and a Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research. As an adjunct professor at Southeastern University since 2008, he has taught courses in leadership, operations management and economics. His research interests include value optimization, environmental management, social responsibility for organizations and individuals, constructive conflict, and building community. Dr. Lilyea serves on multiple journal editorial review boards, regularly writes and speaks in the academic space, and is co-editing a book on autoethnography that will be published later in 2016. He lives in Lakeland, Florida with his wife and two amazing daughters.