Professional Affiliations and Employment Experience

Professional Affiliations

  • VESTA – Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance
  • CSU-POM
  • Decision Sciences Institute
  • Allied Academies
  • North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) - Academic Liaison (2002-2003)
  • Institute for Supply Management

Employment Experience

Full Professor 2012
Dept. of Business Administration
Sonoma State University

Associate Professor 2007
Dept. of Business Administration
Sonoma State University

Assistant Professor 2001 to 2007
Dept. of Business Administration
Sonoma State University

Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant 1996 to 2001
Dept. of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Michigan State University

General Manager 1983 to 1996
Alljack and Company
Celex Corporation (division of United Industries)
377 Amelia St. Plymouth, MI 48823

Manufacturers of private label lawn and garden products for Kmart, Home Depot, and True Value Hardware Stores. Executive duties included customer service department, purchasing, and manufacturing (ie. Supply Chain Management!). Revenues up to $25 million annually.

Manager 1980 to 1983
Magic Pan Restaurants – division of Quaker Oats
Total profit center control of restaurant employing over 50 people.

1970-1978 Various positions in the Hospitality Industry