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EDUCATION

M.S., Industrial Administration (MBA equivalent)

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, 1996

 

B.S., General Sciences

Gannon University, Erie Pennsylvania, 1979

 

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

Certified Public Accountant

Licensed in Pennsylvania

 

TEACHING

Associate Teaching Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

H. John Heinz III College

Masters in Information Systems Management (MISM) and Master of Science in Information Security Policy and Management (MSISPM)

Financial Accounting

Principles of Finance

Corporate Finance

Systems Synthesis Project

Financial Analysis

Masters of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) and Master of Arts Management (MAM)

Introduction to Financial Analysis for Public Policy

Intermediate Financial Analysis for Public Policy

Systems Synthesis Project

Masters in Public Management (MPM) – Department of Mid Career Programs

Introduction to Financial Modeling and Analysis

Advanced Financial Modeling and Analysis

Strategic Cost Analysis

Masters in Medical Management

Introduction to Healthcare Finance (Distance without Video)

Healthcare Finance

Masters of Science in Information Technology

Financial Accounting (Distance with Video)

Principles of Finance (Distance with Video)

Executive Education

Financial Analysis for Chief Information Officers (CIOI)

Techniques of Project Management and Evaluation for Senior Executives (SES)

Financial Analysis for Chief Security Officers (CSOI-CYLAB)

 

Tepper School of Business

Undergraduate Business Program

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Cost Accounting

Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business Management for Non-Business Majors

Seminar in Leadership

Entrepreneurial Internship

International Institute – Department of Executive Education

Introduction to Accounting


Adjunct Professor, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration

Undergraduate Business Program

Entrepreneurship

 

CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Session Development and Facilitator

National Technology Transfer Center, Wheeling, West Virginia

Korean Technology Transfer Agent Delegation

Valuation of Technology

 

Nation Business Incubator Association, Athens, Ohio

National Pre-Conference Seminar

“2-Day MBA”

Fall Training Institute

The Art of Analysis

 

Ben Franklin Partnership, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Entrepreneurial Education

Technology Valuation

Financing Options

Pricing

Stock Options

Entrepreneurship

Writing Forecasting

Cash Management

Financial Statement Analysis

Financial Management

 

Penn State – Capitol Campus

Best practices in Innovation (Technology) Transfer Collaboration across Institutions

 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Business Development Instructor

Community Colleges of Allegheny & Beaver County, PA

 

EXTRACURRICULAR CONTRIBUTIONS

Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University

MISM Committee, Member

MPM Committee, Member

Writing and Communication Initiative

Advisor, Finance Club

Academic Advisor, MSPPM

Academic Advisor, MISM

Independent Study Advisor, MISM

Advisor Heinz Fellow

Guest Lecturer, Healthcare Informatics, Entrepreneurship (Heinz, Tepper UG)

 

Tepper School, Carnegie Mellon University

Program Director, Entrepreneurial Internship Program (EIP), Undergraduate Business Program

Grant Writing and Fund Raising, EIP Undergraduate Business Program

Accounting and Management Science Textbook Reviewer, Thomson Learning, Cengage Leaning

 

AWARDS

Carnegie Mellon University

MISM Faculty Excellence Award, 2008

Andrew Carnegie Society Teaching Award, 2005

Graduate Student Teacher of the Year, 1996

 

Lifelong Learning for Entrepreneurship Education Professionals

Innovative Teaching Award, 2003

 

ASSOCIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Imagine Environmental Charter School, Grant Writing Committee

Enterprize Pittsburgh Business Competition, Coach

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, Event Chairman, Volunteer Tutor

AmeriCorp Literacy, Member

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania, Project Business Instructor

 

RELEVANT BUSINESS EXPERIENCE (from most recent)

Economic Development and Financial Analyst (1997 to 2006)

Inflection Point Consulting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Director of Entrepreneurial Education, Program Manager (1998 to 2000)

Ben Franklin Technology Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Auditor - High Tech Practice, Advanced Development Program (1996 to 1997)

Coopers & Lybrand LLC, Los Angeles, California

 

Market Analyst  

Carnegie Mellon University, GSIA, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1993 to 1996)

Conducted market study for the part-time MBA program

 

Strategic Consultant

The Enterprise Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1994 to 1996)

Consultant of the Year Award