Assistant Dean for Executive Education
Office: Swang - 228
Dr. John Lowry is the assistant dean of the Lipscomb University College of Business and founder of the School of Executive Education. In addition, he serves as assistant professor of Management for Lipscomb University’s College of Business and regularly teaches negotiation and dispute resolution courses.
Lowry also serves as vice president for the Strategic Resolutions Group, LLC (SRG). At SRG, he provides negotiation, mediation, and conflict management training for major insurance companies, healthcare organizations, and legal services providers. Throughout Lowry’s career he has trained and consulted with thousands of professionals throughout the country.
Prior to moving to Nashville, Lowry practiced law with Strasburger & Price, LLP in Dallas, Texas. As an attorney, he represented hospitals and healthcare providers in professional liability and commercial disputes. He also advised healthcare entities on operational issues, contract negotiations, and risk management. In addition, he has served as a California State Assembly Fellow and worked in the Law Department of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. He has led many non-profit organizations in the area of conflict management.
Lowry earned his bachelor’s degree in speech communications from Pepperdine University and master’s degree in religion from Abilene Christian University. He received his juris doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. He has also completed graduate work in dispute resolution at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and in public policy at California State University, Sacramento.