Burton Abrams

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor



Burt Abrams is a Human Resources Professional of 42 years. He spent 18 years in the corporate world of Human Resources with his emphasis being in Recruiting, Labor Relations and Training & Development. Mr. Abrams worked for the Chicago Sun Times, Interlake Corporation and Sweetheart Corporation in various capacities.

24 years were spent as the owner of B. J. Abrams & Associates a successful boutique executive search firm servicing different industries and filling positions at all levels of management.

Mr. Abrams has been teaching over 20 years with the last 10 years at Loyola University. He has taught at Oakton Community College, Northeastern College in Chicago and National Louis College and the Midwest Management Association.  


  • M.S., Industrial Relations, Loyola University Chicago, 1972
  • B.S., Management, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1969

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Society for Human Resources Management

Courses Taught


  • Managing and Motivating the Workforce
  • Staffing
  • Human Resources Development


  • Introduction to Human Resources
  • Staffing
  • Employment/Labor Relations
  • Human Resources Development
  • Managing People and Organizations


  • 2017 Quinlan School of Business Faculty member of the year
  • 2011 Quinlan School of Business Alumnus of the Year