Lovina Akowuah, MBA

Lovina Akowuah


  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Generational Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Training and Development
Lovina Akowuah is an experienced HR professional, educator, speaker, and best-selling author. She has 18+ years of corporate experience with Fortune 500 companies and Big Four Accounting Firm spanning across financial and professional services, insurance and manufacturing industries.

Lovina has served in capacities such as Financial Consultant, Engagement Manager, and Learning and Development roles. She served as the VP of Communication and Marketing for the Association for Talent and Development (ATD) and was an adjunct Instructor with Waukesha County Technical College’s Corporate Training Center, designing and delivering workshops on Human Resource Effectiveness, Management/ Leadership, and Personal/Professional Development.

Lovina is also the founder of LBA Consulting where she serves her clients in the areas of Instructional Design, Training, Motivational Speaking, and Coaching (Leadership and HR)

Formal Education

University of Wisconsin, Whitewater - Doctor of Business Administration- Currently enrolled.

Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ, Master’s in Business Admin, Human Resource Management

University of East London, United Kingdom, Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration

Teaching Interests

Training and Development
Improving Employee Performance
Human Resource Management
Leadership Development
Change Management
Employee Engagement
Mastering the Art of Goal Setting
Marketing Principles
Service Management

Research Interests

Dissertation Topics:
Generation Z: Autocratic leadership style and its influence on employees’ perceived retentionA Moderated-Mediation Model for Leaders and their Perceived Civility, and Follower Mental Health and Well-Being

Consulting Interests

Professional Speaker
Leadership Workshops

Selected Publications

2018: Unleash Your KIDness: MOTIVATE Me and I will INSPIRE You, LBA Consulting (138 pages pp.)

2018: Unleash Your Greatness: The Journey: Catalyst to Change: Volume 1, LBA Consulting (182 pages pp.)

Departmental Service

2021: Committee Member - Awards Committee
2021: Committee Member - Marketing Committee
2019: Committee Member - Teaching Service Merit Points Committee

Public Service

2019: Other - Junior Achievement
2019: Guest Speaker - HOBY Wisconsin
2019: Guest Speaker - Boys and Girls Club
2018: Guest Speaker - Alverno College
ACCT 305 - Individual Taxation
BALM 310X - Org Behavior and Leadership
BUS 100 - Introduction to Business
BUS 432 - Services Management
HRM 343 - Human Resource Management
HRM 442 - Improving Employee Performance
HRM 442 - Training/Performance Managemnt
HRM 494 - Internship
MBA 752 - Marketing Management
MBA 753 - Integrated Marketing Comm
MBA 771 - Agile/Waterfall Project Mgmt
MBA 793 - Competitive Decision Making
MGT 349 - Organizational Behavior
MKT 350 - Marketing Principles
PMGT 342 - Essentl Persnl Skills-Proj Mgt
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