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Keynote Speaker

George M. Schwartz, Ed.D. 

Brigadier General (Retired), US Army

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Dr. George Schwartz is an Associate Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in Emergency Management at Immaculata University. He is currently serving as a Visiting Professor at the United State Army War College.


Dr. Schwartz has a broad professional background that includes active and reserve service in the US Army, human resource management with Fortune 500 companies, and higher education. He has instructed courses in emergency management and leadership, and has written and presented on such subjects as crisis leadership, cybersecurity, and training management.  


Before retiring as a Brigadier General in the Army National Guard, Schwartz served in a number of senior leader positions and ended his military career as an Assistant Adjutant General for Pennsylvania and as the Deputy Commandant for Reserve Affairs at the US Army War College. During his military career he commanded troops and directed operations in Europe, Kosovo and Afghanistan, and managed National Guard emergency response efforts during several natural disasters in the Commonwealth.


Originally from Philadelphia, Schwartz now lives with his family in Lancaster County, PA.  

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