Meet the Faculty
Dean and Nils Axelson Professor of Nonprofit Management
Dr. Wesley E. Lindahl is Dean of the School of Business and Nonprofit Management, working to provide a broad menu of undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare students for lives of significance and service.
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Associate Professor of Management Education
Not only will students get a great business education at North Park, “we have the best and most caring teachers and mentors,” says Professor John Bonie.
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Assistant Professor, Head Men's Soccer Coach
With an advanced degree in sports management and 20 years of experience as a coach and athletic department administrator, Professor John Born brings his expertise to lead the new sports management concentration.
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Professor of Nonprofit Management
Dr. Gianfranco Farruggia's expertise in nonprofit leadership has been built by his own long experience in the sector, including nearly 24 years at one organization.
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Associate Professor of Marketing
Professor Crendalyn McMath Fitzgerald works closely with advertising students on their academic and professional development, preparing them for success in the business world.
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Professor of Accounting
“Accounting is a great business field to get into,” says Dr. Ann Ownby Hicks. “Jobs and careers are plentiful and often are a stepping stone into a company.”
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Professor of Finance
Dr. Al Kamienski brings more than 10 years of corporate experience to his finance and economics classrooms, along with a strong passion for helping students develop their unique talents and find success.
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Professor of Business and Nonprofit Management
Dr. Catherine Marsh's courses in leadership and ethics are always energetic and challenging, offering students everything from unique impersonation projects to lively debates.
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Director of the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management
Dr. Pier Rogers has spent over 25 years in the nonprofit sector, actively researching, teaching, and leading organizations. She directs the Axelson Center, the premier resource for training and tools to the nonprofit sector in the Midwest.
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Assistant Professor of Business and Nonprofit Management
Professor Pam Schilling introduces her students to the realities of working in finance, accounting, and strategy in the business world so that they are ready for successful careers throughout the industry.
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Professor of Economics
“The School of Business and Nonprofit Management welcomes all students to the study of business and economics under the guidance of professional and committed professors who are eager to share their knowledge,” says Professor Lee Sundholm.
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Professor of Marketing
Dr. Michele Klich Wayte joined the School of Business and Nonprofit Management faculty in 2011, inspired to share her knowledge of marketing and social entrepreneurship in order to prepare students to be effective, thoughtful, and knowledgeable professionals.
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