Meet Our Faculty
Whate are your research areas? Client retention in professional services organizations.
Did you work in industry before teaching?
- The Stanley Group (Muscatine)—corporate marketing manager
- Howard R. Green Company (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)—director of business development/manager of human resources
- Amana Society Inc.—CEO
- Superintendent of Schools (Amana, Iowa)
What do you love most about the University of Iowa or living in Iowa? The UI—There is always excitement in the air.
What are your hobbies or what do you like to do on weekends? Spend time with the dogs.
Do you have pets? I have Trudy (9 months, unusual mixed breed, anybody's guess what she is, rescued) and Mabel (10 years, Black Lab mixed breed, $10 farm dog).
What are some of your favorite books? Good to Great.
What are some of your favorite movies and TV shows? Taming of the Shrew (Burton and Taylor), and all of the Boston Legal reruns.
Where were you born? Where have you lived besides Iowa? I was born Waterloo, Iowa, and raised in Dallas, Texas. I spent one year on the north shore of Boston. I've lived in Greene, Mallard, Clear Lake, Des Moines, and Amana, Iowa.
Anything else you want to share? I enjoy consulting with small and medium professional services organizations.