Richard Weissman, Director Endicott College Gloucester/Director The Center for Leadership/Assistant Professor
School of Van Loan School

Phone: 978-232-2269
Office Location: Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Office Number: 225
Office Hours: I'm usually around but you can make an appointment


BUS 325 Operations Management (GPS / School of Business and Technology)

BUS 480 Internship (School of Business and Technology)

BUS 490 Thesis II (School of Business and Technology)

EC 101 First Year Transition

BUS 542 Operations Management (MBA)

Campus Involvement

Technology Committee (2007-2008) Chair

Human Subjects Committee (2007-2008)

Planning Committee (2007-2008) 

Customer Focus Task Force


Biographical Profile

Endicott College Assistant Professor Richard Weissman is the Director of the Center for Leadership, Endicott’s management development and executive education institute. He also teaches operations management for the School of Business and Technology and the Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies. In addition, Weissman is an undergraduate senior internship supervisor and thesis advisor. He directs Endicott’s online education program, Endicott Online, which delivered through the graduate school.


A practitioner turned educator, Weissman has more than twenty-five years of experience in all facets of procurement and supply chain management. He has held positions with large business units of Fortune 500 companies, medium sized contract manufacturing companies, small venture backed Internet startup firms, and third-party procurement, consulting, and strategic sourcing firms. Weissman has been awarded lifetime status as a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) by the Institute for Supply Management.


Weissman holds an MS in Management from Lesley University and a BA in Economics from Rutgers University. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Institute for Supply Management’s Materials Management Group, the Creative Economy Association of the North Shore, and is past president of the Beverly Chamber of Commerce. He also served as president of the Purchasing Management Association of Boston and was a 2003 recipient of the Harry J. Graham Memorial Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Weissman is a regular contributor to Purchasing Magazine and other industry publications.