Professional Bio

Degrees
  • Ph.D., emphasis in Technology Policy and Technology Transfer and International Economics/International Politics, University of Denver, Denver, Colo., March 2012
  • Master of Arts, Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration, University of Denver, Denver, Colo., Nov. 2007
  • MBA, International Business concentration, Regis University, Magna cum Laude, Denver, Colo., Dec. 1991
  • Bachelor of Arts, triple major in History, Philosophy and Medieval Studies, St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn., May 1988

Academic Experience

  • Regis University, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Business Administration, MBA, M.S. Organization Leadership, 2012-present
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Lecturer-Graduate and Undergraduate School of Business, 2001-2006
  • Regis University, Assistant Professor, Graduate and Undergraduate Business programs, 2000-2012
  • Regis University, Affiliate Faculty, Temporary External MBA Program Faculty Director, Feb. 1998-June 1998

Professional Experience

  • Consultant, The Benzmiller Group, work with students and the professional managers to resolve perennial issues associated with the multi-national implementation of ERP systems.
  • Computer Educators, assist owner with the development of advertising and all collateral materials designed to reflect the background, philosophy and critical differentiators of the company. 
  • River Runners Ltd., supervised and scheduled the activities of up to 50 people providing recreational services for up to 500 customers per day. 
  • World Trade Center, Denver, initiated the restructuring of the Colorado Trade Leads Program (an electronic trade generation system providing access to, and publication of trade leads generated by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the World Trade Center Association).

Research & Scholarship

Publications

  • Assessing the Success of Dual Use Programs: the Case of DARPA and SEMATECH; Quiet Contributor to Success, Silenced Partner, or Both?  Dissertation.

Publication Contributions

  • Chapter Reviewer Cateora: International Marketing 15th edition
  • Chapter Reviewer Cateora: International Marketing 16th edition Forthcoming
  • Chapter Reviewer: Terpstra Never Published

Awards & Recognition

  • Regis University, Instructor of the Year, 2000

Community Involvement & Service

Regis University Service

  • School of Management Academic Council, 2012-present
  • School of Management Student Learning Outcomes, 2012-present
  • College for Professional Studies Online Faculty Evaluation Committee, 2012-present
  • Harvey Rothenburg Scholarship Committee, 2012-present
  • Various committees at the Regis University Colorado Springs campus including Technology Committee and Faculty Development Committee, 2010-2011
  • Higher Learning Commission Compliance Committee, 2006-2007
  • Alpha Sigma NU, various years
  • Graduate Studies Committee & Academic Council Member, representing affiliate faculty members, October 1996-October 1999

Community Service

  • Pro-Cycling Challenge, 2011
  • Colorado Wildlife Federation, Board Member, 2009-present
  • Diver’s Reef, Open Water & Advanced Open Water Instructor, 2009-2010
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Logistics support, 2003-2008
  • Junior League of Colorado Springs, Trash and Treasure, Logistics support, 1990-1999
  • SJU/CSB Choirs, coordinate home stays on biannual tours thru Mountain States Region, 1990 to-present