WSI Logo

Faculty, Staff, and Administration

The programs and courses offered at Western Shores Institute (WSI) are developed and taught by a group of professionals who are in-tune with today's global marketplace.  WSI is a community that values the tradition of fostering innovation in research and education.

WSI has a strong institutional commitment to lawful and ethical behavior.  All WSI faculty and employees are expected to carry out their institutional responsibilities in accordance with applicable legal and ethical principles.  Policies are available on the WSI website.

It is important to feature our faculty so that you get a better understanding of whom is developing, teaching and supporting the courses and programs being offered at the Institute.

Here are some of our exceptional Faculty, Staff, and Administration:

Mr. Alan J. Hayes is the President of Western Shores Institute, where he also serves as the Dean for Administrative Affairs.  He is also Chairman and Chief Operating Office of Volanz Aerospace, Inc., a non-profit educational corporation. Mr. Hayes is a graduate of Wesley College, Excelsior College, the United States Air Force Air Command and Staff College, and has completed post-graduate executive Program Management and Leadership programs from the Harvard Business School.  Mr. Hayes is a Senior Management instructor with over twenty-seven years of Program/Project management, Information Technology, and Government Acquisition experience.

Mr. Sigmund Gorski is the Vice President of Western Shores Institute, where he also serves as the Dean for Academic Affairs.  He is also the President and Chief Information Officer of Volanz Aerospace, Inc., a non-profit educational corporation. Mr. Gorski has a BS from Guilford College, a MEd for the University of Maryland and an Advanced Graduate Specialsit Certiticate in Education from the University of Maryland.  Mr. Gorski was a classroom teacher for 25 years and an administrator for 14 years in private school education.