Dr. Marc J. Aguilera
The Becoming of an American
Born in Versailles, France the son of an Army Corps of Engineers’ officer with Spanish ancestry, Dr. Marc Aguilera experienced a broad and culturally diverse upbringing throughout Europe before settling in America with his own family. For Dr. Aguilera, the world was his classroom. From interning in Michelin starred hotels to studying business in Paris, leadership in America, his background shaped his outlook and allowed him to harness the skills needed to eventually be a department chair of culinary and hospitality management programs. He later continued as a leadership professional in higher education in an online university as a chair of the business division. A unique, upbeat memoir weaving autobiographical information with practical advice for a new generation of leaders, The Becoming of an American is the inspiring story of one man’s life told through his remarkable leadership experiences.