Andrew L. Urich is an entertaining and thought provoking communicator who helps people to perfect their influence, negotiation and thinking skills. He holds the Eastin Chair in Talent development at Oklahoma State University, where he is an Associate Professor of Management in the Spears School of Business. He also serves as the Director of Student Development in the Eastin Center for Talent Development. Professor Urich was a member of the Executive MBA faculty at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi & Dubai from 2004 to 2012. Prior to joining the faculty at OSU, he practiced law with a major corporate law firm in Ohio.
Since 1993 he has presented at well over 1,000 corporate training programs and conventions in the areas of Influence, Negotiation, Ethics, Critical Thinking and Professional Image. Andrew has presented to clients such as Bank of Oklahoma, Phillips 66, Chesapeake Energy, QuikTrip, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tyson Foods, Halliburton and the United States Air Force. Professor Urich’s goal is to help students and business professionals create value and accomplish their goals.
While away for his students, Andrew enjoys adventure travel to far-flung regions of the world. His adventures have led him to over 50 countries and he has climbed mountains in South America, Central America, Asia, and Africa’s Kilimanjaro. When not travelling, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Tara, and three “little associates,” Anson, Truman and Theodore.