MBA with specialization in Strategic Marketing and Services Leadership with a secondary specialization in Management, W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
BS in Agronomy with an emphasis in soil science, Kansas State University
Professional Interest Areas
Entrepreneurship, Management, Marketing, Creativity, Innovation, Go to Market Strategies, Innovation Processes, Agriculture, Consumer Packaged Goods
Dial Corporation, A Henkel Company
Assistant Brand Manager Home Care Innovation - Worked with multiple brands on innovations that were 2 to 5 years from launch.
Assistant Brand Manager Renuzit - Managed products within brand portfolio with a budget of over $3MM for consumer communications, promotions, and future product development.
Deere & Company
Territory Customer Support Manager - Worked with independent dealer organization to develop profitable service departments and provide training to dealer personnel as well as end users of John Deere equipment. Territory heavily focused on emerging technologies in agriculture like GPS.
Territory Aftermarket Manager - Worked with independent dealer organization to develop profitable parts and service departments. Facilitated merger of several dealer organizations.
Aftermarket Parts Manager - Worked with territory teams on parts marketing initiatives for the company and creating individual strategies for select dealer locations.
Personal Interest Areas
NFL Owner - Green Bay Packers stock holder, golf, cooking, farming
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
MGT 290 - My Life Venture
Interdisciplinary course that engages students in aspects of self-discovery and entrepreneurship. Students learn about themselves, their decisions, and their goals, and see how entrepreneurship could play a role in their lives. Introduces students to concepts in entrepreneurship and personal finance in the context of not-for-profit, business, political, and artistic realms. Includes both individual and team activities and is open to any ASU student.
MGT 340 - Creativity and Innovation
Teaches key concepts and useful tools and techniques of creativity and innovation to students in order to encourage development of creative skills and habits that can propel them in their career or guide them down a path to start a new venture of their own. Coursework and activities involve complex problem solving activities and relevant trend and environmental analysis in order to explore alternative approaches to challenges. Coursework includes both individual and team activities.
MGT 465 - Collaborative Design Dev II
Team-based product development course featuring applied projects. Open to senior students from business, engineering, design, and other disciplines.
MGT 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.