Professional Bio

Education
  • Ph.D., Business Leadership, Tennessee Temple University & Piedmont International University
  • Post Graduate Studies, Critical Thinking and Ethics, Holy Apostles College and Seminary
  • M.N.M., Master of Nonprofit Management, Regis University
  • B.S. in Business Administration, Letourneau University
Professional Memberships
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Nonprofit Management, Regis University
  • Faculty, Business, Mid-Plains Community College
Professional Experience
  • CEO/Executive Director, Athens Area Humane Society
  • Consultant/Interim CEO, Freedom From Bondage Women's Recovery Center
  • CEO/Executive Director, Jacobs Institute Education Center and Homeless Shelter
  • Life Skills Counselor, Highway 80 Rescue Mission

Research & Scholarship

Publications
  • “Are we There Yet: Evaluating Nonprofit Management as a Profession,” Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. (207).
  • "Zombie Apocalypse: Using the Unreal as a Pedagogical Tool," Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal: Vol. 5: No. 1, Article 8. (2016) Available at: epublications.regis.edu/jhe/vol5/iss1/8
Presentations
  • Case Study: Paul and the Human Services Organization. Case study presented at the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education Annual Conference, Syracuse, New York. (2016, July).
  • Charitable giving as a luxury good: Supply-side support and the Philanthropic Sphere of Influence. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Anaheim, California. (2016, August).
  • Mindful Leadership: Panel Member. Regis University’s Master of Nonprofit Management 25th Anniversary Celebration. (2016, September).
  • Women’s Empowerment and Development of the Nonprofit Sector (Part 1). Paper presented at the International Association of Jesuit Business School Annual Word Forum, Nairobi, Kenya. (2016, July).
  • Women's Empowerment and the Composition of Non-Profit Development (Part 2). Paper presented at the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education Annual Conference, Syracuse, New York. (2016, July).
Other
  • Peer Reviewer - Academy of Management Annual Conference – Reviewed scholarly papers for inclusion in the 2016 conference
  • Presenter - Better Business Bureau Torch Award - Small Business Winner
  • Presenter - Colorado Nonprofit Association 2015 Conference – Introduced speakers in the fundraising track and gave and information regarding the MNM program

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Case Award, Honorable Mention ($1,000) - Case Study: Paul and the Human Services Organization. Case study presented at the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education Annual Conference, Syracuse, New York. (2016, July).

Community Involvement & Service

Institutional Service - Regis University
Community Service