I earned a BS in Business Administration from Husson College, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from South Dakota State University, a Master of Business Administration from Troy State University, a Master of Science in Data Analytics from Western Governors University, and a Doctor of Business Administration from Argosy University. I love to learn!
I started my teaching career as an adjunct instructor in 1996 at Oglala Lakota College, in Rapid City, South Dakota. I have been an adjunct instructor at the University of Phoenix, Webster University, the University of Maryland University College, Colorado State University – Global, and the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. I have taught undergraduate courses in accounting, economics, leadership, management, marketing, organizational behavior, statistics, supervision, and supply chain management. I have taught graduate courses in accounting, business strategy, economics, and statistics.
Prior to my teaching career, I served twenty years in the United States Air Force. I retired as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) serving as a Munitions Systems Superintendent at Air Combat Command Headquarters. I have been stationed in Maine, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Virginia in the states and Germany, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia overseas. Prior to joining the Air Force, I was a grinder / burner at the Electric Boat hull-fabrication and outfitting facility of General Dynamics in Quonset Point, Rhode Island. There I had the opportunity to work on the lead submarine of the Ohio-class submarines, the USS Ohio.