John Torpey, D.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Business

Dr. John Torpey is an adjunct instructor at ACE and at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio where he teaches classes in the Energy Management, Business Management, and Accounting programs. John holds a B.E. in Civil Engineering from The Cooper Union, an MBA from St. John’s University, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Franklin University. John is a Certified Management Accountant and a Professional Engineer. John has extensive experience in the utility industry where he prepared economic energy plans for customers while lowering carbon emissions, served on a Sustainability Council which was responsible for producing an annual Corporate Accountability Report, and facilitated resource planning stakeholder meetings. John held leadership positions in corporate planning and budgeting and testified as an expert witness in regulatory proceedings concerning the economic benefits of renewable energy projects. 


  • Doctorate in Business Administration
    Franklin University
  • Master's in Business Administration
    St. John's University
  • Degree in Engineering
    The Cooper Union School of Engineering

Research Interests

Program Affiliations

M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education

The Master of Education in Educational Business Administration program was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.


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