Professor Philip Cola
Associate professor of management, adjunct assistant professor of medicine, director of Regulatory Knowledge Core, and associate director of academic affairs at Case Western Reserve University
Professor Cola is a research manager and practitioner-scholar with over 25 years of experience. Prof. Cola will teach the Designing and Developing High-Impact Teams course.
Sculptor and citizen artist, award-winning multidisciplinary artist based in Pittsburgh, Penn.
Venessa German’s art is exhibited widely, including at the Smithsonian Institution, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and Snite Museum of Art. Her recent performances include TEDx Harvard, TEDx MIT, and TEDx Pittsburgh. Ms. German will teach the Crash Course on Creativity course.
Professor Joseph Wall
Assistant professor of accounting at Marquette University
Prior to joining Marquette, Professor Wall worked for seven years as an assistant professor at Carthage College, serving four years as a department chair. His current research interest involves financial injustice and tends to focus on the areas of fraudulent behavior and financial market modeling. Prof. Wall will teach the Competitive Financial Analysis course.
Roger B. Sailant
Former executive director at the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at Weatherhead School of Management at Case Westerns Reserve University; former CEO at Plug Power
Roger Sailant previously worked as the chief operations officer at Plug Power, a publicity-traded fuel cell company, where he led five rounds of fundraising from public investors to raise more than $500 million in capital. Mr. Sailant will teach the System Design course.
Professor Montressa Washington
Assistant professor of management, director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship at Shenandoah University; former senior managing consultant and service area manager for IBA; senior certified professional society (SHRM-SCP), human resources management
Professor Montressa Washington will teach the Change Management course.
Timothy C. Summers
Executive director of cloud and advanced network engineering services, Arizona State University
Timothy Summers designed systems and processes at the U.S. Department of Defense, enabling the government, military, and autonomous systems to withstand and recover quickly from adversarial interruptions. Mr. Summers will teach Disruptive Technologies and Hacking and Designing.
Professor Julio Rivera
Professor and interim dean for the School of Business at Carroll College
Professor Rivera previously taught at Carthage and held the position of provost. He is an international leader in the undergraduate research movement and is emeritus president of the Council on Undergraduate Research, where he was president and served on its executive board. Prof. Rivera will teach Strategic Market Analysis.