Loren Townes

LEO Adjunct Lecturer

MBA Wayne State University 2021
BSBA Wayne State University 2017

With nearly a decade of experience in higher education, Loren has held various roles in student affairs, workforce development, and corporate & community engagement. He is passionate about educational leadership, entrepreneurship, and creating action-oriented, collaborative learning environments. Currently, Loren serves as the Associate Director of Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation at Business+Impact within the Ross School of Business. In this role, he leads the +Impact Studio, where he oversees its operations and guides students in developing impact-focused ventures through design and entrepreneurial programming. In addition to his leadership role, Loren is an adjunct lecturer at the Ross School of Business, teaching BA 200: Businesses and Leaders - The Positive Differences, the second year of the Signature Learning Experience series. Loren's expertise spans program development and management, cross-channel marketing, operational management, and strategic leadership. He earned both his BSBA and MBA from Wayne State University, graduating with distinction. A firm believer in the role of economic development, Loren contributes to the local business ecosystem as a board member and the Chair of the Membership and Marketing Committee for the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber.

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