CathieColeman-Dickson is the Program Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Business, Leadership and Healthcare Degree Programs. A faculty member at Rosemont for over 12 years, she is the Faculty of the Year Award (2012) and earned the BonnieHilfertyFreneyAward (2011) for distinctive service to the college. In addition to her teaching,Cathiehas extensive experience in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry in various therapeutic areas, market research firms, and pharmaceutical data monitoring companies.
Cathie earned her M.B.A. in Global Management from the University of Phoenix and her B.S. in Organizational Development from Rosemont College. She coordinates the yearly Global Study program offered to SGPS graduate and undergraduate students. She's educated and spent time with over 200 students in locations that include London UK, Trinity College in Dublin Ireland, the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh Scotland, the University of Oxford in Oxfordshire UK, and the Sicily Center for International Education in Ortygia Sicily. A former guest speaker about moving past surviving cancer to thriving at Jefferson University Hospital's Kimmel Cancer Center, Cathie herself is a two-time cancer survivor.
Tom Blades, M.B.A.
In his fifteenth year as an Adjunct Professor of Business in Rosemont’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies, Tom Blades holds an M.B.A. from Rosemont College and undergraduate work from three other colleges - Duquesne University, Immaculata University and the University of California, Irvine. Tom has developed numerous new courses and curriculum at Rosemont, in addition to serving as a graduate thesis advisor. A builder of enterprise commercial and educational products and financial payment software systems, Tom passionately teaches almost every undergraduate and graduate class offered except for accounting.
His professional teaching and research interests are primarily focused on international business management and marketing. With over a decade spent in New York, Tom worked and traveled the world for JP Morgan and Citibank in global market and product development. Prior to his banking career, Tom spent eight years in the venture capital and software development industries where he and his teams built eight separate technology start-up companies, successfully selling them all in both private and public transactions.
Christopher J. Curran, M.B.A.
Christopher J. Curran earned his M.B.A. from Rosemont College and has a B.A. in Organizational Management from Eastern College. He facilitates a variety of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Mr. Curran has over 20 years’ experience in operations management in a variety of industries. In addition to his current position with the Animas Corporation, where he is responsible for the purchasing of disposable products (insulin pump accessories), he also serves as President of a non-profit, faith-based youth organization.
Christopher Harding, M.B.A., M.S., PMP
Christopher Harding received his bachelor of science from Delaware Valley College, a M.S. and certificates in management and leadership from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.B.A. from Rosemont College. Mr. Harding is an environmental director for three major naval installations and six reserve centers encompassing over 700 facilities, and 14 million square feet of occupied space. He's taught classes in Bahrain, Greece, Italy, Puerto Rico, and throughout the United States. Certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional, Mr. Harding has worked in nine countries and twenty states.
A facilitator for Rosemont College since 2004, he's taught over 40 classes in both online and in the classroom to more than 700 students. In addition, he's served as a thesis advisor and faculty mentor. In the graduate program Mr. Harding has taught Decision Making Methods, Financial Principles and Polices, and Communications in the Workplace. In the undergraduate program Mr. Harding has taught Oil: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, Corporate Media and Freedom of the Press, Understanding Terrorism, Business Research, Labor Relations and Economics, Positional Bargaining, Introduction to Statistics, and Environment and Society.
William (Bill) Klein, M.S.
Named taught at Rosemont College for over 15 years. William Klein has held many senior management positions in both business and education. Currently he is the Vice President of Operations and Leasing forWillnerPropertius in King of Prussia. Prior to this, he was a portfolio manager of Keystone Property Group (Conshohocken, Pa), overseeing 2.3 million square feet of office space from Stamford CT to central NJ. Mr. Klein has a M.S. in Organizational Management from The University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Management from Rosemont College.
Anouk Lindley, M.B.A.
Craig J. Loundas, Ph.D., M.S.
Craig J. Loundas earned his Ph.D. in Psychoeducational Processes from Temple University. At Shippensburg University, he earned an M.S. in Counseling, and a B.A. in Communications. He is the Associate Director of Organizational Development for the University of Pennsylvania Health System; he's also worked in corporate training and development for Sunoco Marketing. Previously, he worked in student affairs at Widener University, where he served as the Dean and Associate Dean of Students. He's delivered a variety of training programs as a consultant in the areas of staff and organizational development, motivation, team effectiveness, and managing performance.
Thomas Marcucci, M.B.A.
A transit professional with over 25 years in the field of mass transit, his current scope of responsibility includes a wide geographical range with over 70 bus routes and well over 1,000 employees. Considered a subject matter expert in various areas including but not limited to labor relations, contract negotiation, leadership and mentoring. In addition, he has been a co-owner of a small business for the past 12+ years - a business which has been recognized as the number one business in its field multiple times and was recently named an Outstanding Business by the Better Business Bureau for receiving its highest rating for 10 years straight.
Furthermore, Mr. Marcucci has over 10 years of experience in the education field. He believes in the importance and value of continuing education and building collaborative relationships to maximize business efficiencies. Mr. Marcucci graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business from Peirce College and completed his graduate Degree with a 4.0 G.P.A. from Rosemont College (where he was awarded Thesis of the Year). He is a member of the American Public Transit Administration and Women in Transit Organizations, amongst others. Currently, he teaches courses in the field of Organizational Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Labor Relations in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Lucie McDonald, J.D.
Lucie has worn many hats with the Navy, including Program Coordinator for the Command's Aspiring Leader, New Leader and Women's Executive Leadership Programs, and the Director of the Command's Intern Programs and Recruitment Initiatives. Her teaching commitments include various contract law seminars, workshops and courses for the Navy, an instructor of Government Contract Law in the Administrative Law Program at the Philadelphia Paralegal Institute, and at Rosemont College in both graduate and undergraduate programs. She’s been named by Rosemont as a Facilitator of the Year during the 1998-1999 academic year, in addition to earning a Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award for outstanding performance during her 19 year career.
Bob Obringer, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., M.A.
Bob Obringer is a licensed attorney authorized to practice law in Delaware and Pennsylvania and the current Senior Vice-President of Compliance and General Counsel at Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd. In addition, he manages a network of law firms serving the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean for clients in the financial services industry. For 17 years. Mr. Obringer has served as a member of the board and at times an officer of a United Way approved agency that provides vision care and other services to the needy and disenfranchised in southern New Jersey. Prior to his current position, he served as a bankruptcy trustee and as a partner in a mid-sized law firm.
In addition to teaching at Rosemont College since March 2000, he has taught at other local colleges and lectured to lawyers and accountants in continuing education programs. Mr. Bringer has a B.A. in Philosophy from Duquesne University, an M.A. in Theology from Mt. St. Mary’s University, a doctorate in Law from Rutgers University School of Law. In addition, he earned an M.B.A. with a concentration in technology management from University of Phoenix.
Gregory C. Preston, J.D.
Greg Preston proudly serves as the Director of the Navy Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Program Management Office, East (BRAC PMO EAST) Philadelphia, PA. He and his team perform all facets of implementing (budgeting, realignment, environment cleanup, caretaker and conveyance) the Navy’s BRAC Program. Greg has worked on real estate, movement and realignment of Navy assets, environmental cleanup and environmental planning in support of implementing the Department of the Navy’s BRAC mission for more than half of his thirty-four year Navy career.
He is directly responsible for developing, negotiating, and implementing complex multi-million dollar real estate transactions many of which presently serve as models for the Department of Defense. Mr. Preston has received four Meritorious Civilian Service Awards recognizing his technical achievement and leadership skills. He is also an instructor for the Navy Civil Engineering Corps Officer School’s (CECOS) Real Estate Seminar. Greg earned his Juris Doctor (1991) and Bachelor of Business Administration (1985, Statistics and Finance) degrees from Temple University. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.
Audrey Robinson M.Ed.
Audrey Robinson earned both her B.S. in Accounting and Management and her M.Ed from St. Joseph's University. A former director of Lausanne Institute international leadership and management training organization headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, she's also served as a special instructor for ten years with the United States Department of Defense (Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps), notably with employees at the Pentagon, United States Fleet Command and within the intelligence community. A successful Fortune 10 consultant profiled in Who's Who in American Finance and Industry and The World Who's Who of Women, she’s held board positions for organizations that job equity, discrimination, and promotability. She was recently appointed by the Governor to the Pennsylvania Trial Court Nominating Commission for four years.
Eileen Shanahan, M.S.
Eileen Shanahan earned her Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Economics from West Chester University. A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Shanahan is certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test. Ms. Shanahan develops curriculum and teaches cultural diversity and leadership for PCOM's Organization Development and Leadership Program. As principal of Shanahan Consulting Group, Ms. Shanahan leads system interventions on leadership and team building. Ms. Shanahan has served leadership roles for Philadelphia Region Organization Development Network, American Society for Training and Development, and Appreciative Inquiry Consulting.
Bill Stieber, M.B.A., Ph.D.
An experienced coach, consultant and trainer, Dr. Bill Steiber has over 20 years of experience in the financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, government and consulting fields. At Rosemont, Dr. Stieber teaches Organizational Behavior as an adjunct professor. He has a Ph.D. in Psychoeducational Processes from Temple University, an M.B.A. from LaSalle University, and a B.S. from Pennsylvania State University. The author of the book, “Teaming for Improvement” and “The Final Score”, he's written a number of articles on leadership, teams, change management, and other human resource topics.
He's held a variety of positions in corporations (prior to starting his own training and consulting company) including Personnel Zone Manager, Regional Personnel and Training Director, Organization and Succession Planning Manager, Director of Corporate Management Development, and AVP of Training and Development. Recently, he received his SHRM-SCP designation and has a variety of other professional certifications including MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator), and Situational Leadership (American Management Association).
Leo M. Stenson, M.B.A.
Leo M. Stenson earned his bachelor's degree from LaSalle University, and his M.B.A. from Widener University. He completed the School for Bank Administration from the Bank Administration Institute at the University of Wisconsin, he holds a C.P.A. certificate in Pennsylvania, and is also a Certified Internal Auditor. Mr. Stenson is Senior Vice President and Auditor with The Bryn Mawr Trust Company. He has been a facilitator with Rosemont College since 1996, and previously served an adjunct faculty member at St. Joseph's University.
Michael Vogel, M.S.