Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

Burton Abrams

Title/s: Adjunct Instructor

E-mail: babrams1@luc.edu


Professor 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 8 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