Ferrara selected as Dean of Business and Technology

#1412 | September 24, 2013

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College has selected Brendan Ferrara as its Dean of Business and Technology. Ferrara will lead coordination and supervision of the quality technical programs that include Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management, Marketing, Paralegal Studies, and Computer Information Systems. Prior to this position Ferrara was STC’s department head for the Logistics, Marketing Management and Hospitality, Restaurant, and Tourism Programs.

Ferrara has a history of showing great dedication to the local community sitting on multiple boards including VisitSavannah, The Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council and the Maritime Logistics Education Task Force Board. He also regularly consults with area businesses on product development and promotional strategies.

In 2010, Ferrara was awarded the Savannah Technical College Rick Perkin’s Instructor of the Year Award and the College Foundation’s Community Star Award. In 2009, he received the Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council Member of the Year Award.

Ferrara received a bachelor’s of business administration in marketing and management from the University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration and holds a master’s in business administration from Georgia Southern University.

Savannah Technical College’s Business & Technology Division offers programs that prepare students for careers in business and technology related fields including accounting,computer information systems and CISCO, marketing, paralegal studies and more. The division’s faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom, making learning a richly rewarding and engaging experience.



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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (