Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Katherine Acles

Title/s:  Assistant Dean

Office #:  Schreiber 331

Phone: 312.915.6124



Katherine Acles, MBA, MS, is assistant dean of Graduate Programs at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business. She is responsible for curriculum and student services for the MBA program, as well as the five specialty MS programs and several graduate certificates.

Prior to joining Loyola, Katherine was director of operations in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management at North Park University in Chicago. And, prior to transitioning to academia, Katherine enjoyed an extensive career in telecommunications. She began as a software developer and subsequently managed the development and launch of many new high-tech products. She ultimately held profit and loss (P&L) accountability for a product portfolio of more than $100 million.