Faculty & Staff Directory

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Berry Pat Berry
Professional Instructor of Supply Chain Management
211, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5218
pberry2@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University in 2016 and is professional instructor for Supply Chain and Business Management Teaches both undergraduate and graduate level Capstone courses, Operations Management, Project Management, and Organizational Design Extensive background in all phases of corporate management having worked for Lockheed Martin Corp., a Fortune 100 company Participated in the Executive Level Training... Read More

Brubaker Dr. Kenneth Brubaker
Professional Instructor in Sport Management and Marketing
249, Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.207.6187
kbrubake@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2010 but was a graduate assistant and adjunct instructor for the sport sciences department starting in 2003 Serves as the research coordinator for Sport Management and COBE Faculty admissions representative Originally from Buffalo, N.Y

Robert Cohen Robert Cohen
Professional Instructor of Management
223, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5743
rcohen@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2017 as Professional Instructor in Management Is a Certified Business Advisor (CBA®) and a Certified Global Business Professional Teaching areas include management, entrepreneurship and marketing Serves as business advisor with the Braintree Business Development Center, an incubation program for high-tech, high-growth startups Previously served as director of an... Read More

Elizabeth Fisher Elizabeth Fisher
Administrative Assistant

5207
efisher9@ashland.edu
Originally from the area, and now returning after living in Green Bay, WI for the past 26 years to be closer to family. Very loyal Green Bay Packers Fan!  We will be living in the Lexington-Mansfield area. Three children, oldest son grown and living in Green Bay, younger son is finishing his MPE at Milwaukee School of Engineering and daughter is in her senior year in high school. We have 2 spoiled rescue dogs named... Read More

Fox Dr. Daniel Fox
Associate Professor of Law
248, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.6331
dfox1@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2004 and has served in various positions including associate dean and director of entrepreneurship for the Dauch College Currently serves as associate professor of law, teaching both undergraduate and graduate business courses Is an Ohio licensed attorney and certified public accountant Prior to joining AU, consulted for the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco... Read More

Elad Granot Elad Granot
Dean
101F, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5218
egranot@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University in 2016 and possesses a wealth of academic and professional experience, including a record of effective and inspiring leadership, proven management and financial skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit Has a multifaceted skillset, which includes strategic planning, e-learning and mobile learning, curriculum development, program assessment, policy development, and international educational... Read More

Carrie Hartsel Carrie Hartsel
Administrative Assistant to Dean
101 D, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5553
chartsel@ashland.edu
Carrie Hartsel Joined AU in 2013 and has been working in the College of Business and Economics since December 2016. She supports the Marketing department through client service, processing stationary and digital signage requests, processing Print Shop account charges and budget tracking. Although Carrie grew up in the Ashland area, she has lived in Lodi for the past 17 years. She chose to come work at Ashland... Read More

Holmes Dr. Paul Holmes
Assistant Professor of Economics
245, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5316
pholmes2@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2014 and teaches undergraduate economics and business analytics in the MBA program Contributes pedagogically to the field, preparing slides and other materials for several national economics textbooks Primary research interests in the economics of professional and amateur sport, including compensation, discrimination and dismissals Remains keenly interested in sport in his... Read More

Jenny Homan Jenny Homan
Administrative Assistant
101, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
X5213
jhoman@ashland.edu
Jenny Homan graduated from Kent State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies. Additionally, she is an alumni member of Alpha Phi, Beta Omega. She is currently pursuing her MBA through Ashland University.  The positive experiences provided by the Ashland MBA program encouraged her to pursue employment with AU and was hired as part of the COBE team in March, 2017.  Prior to being hired... Read More

Hovespain Kris Hovsepian
Assistant Professor of Marketing
229, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5228
khovsepi@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University in 1980 as a part-time instructor and became a full-time faculty member in 1981, teaching primarily marketing and international business courses Created the Ashland University business internship program in 1985 and managed the Small Business Institute (then a division of the Small Business Administration) from 1982 until 1989, when the SBA eliminated the SBI as being too productive. ... Read More

Dr. Raymond Jacobs Dr. Raymond Jacobs
Associate Dean and Professor of Management
101C, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5931
rjacobs@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1990  Currently serves as chair of the MBA program and is responsible for assessment and accreditation reporting in the Dauch College Published articles on operations management topics in various journals, including Management Science, Decision Sciences, and Production and Operations Management Made numerous presentations related to operations management, internships, and... Read More

Kalamas Joan Berry Kalamas
Professional Instructor of Management
244, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.5568
jkalamas@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2009 as a professor instructor in business management; taught undergraduate and MBA Human Resource Management courses for 10 years as an adjunct instructor for AU before joining AU full time Spent 25+ years serving as a senior human resources professional, including serving as the Vice President of Human Resources in two organizations, in the childcare,... Read More

Kaltenbaugh Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh
Associate Professor of Sports Management , Chair, Marketing/Hospitality/Fash. Merch./Sport Mgt. , Sport Management Internship Coordinator
248 , Rybolt Sport Sciences Center
419.289.5477
lkaltenb@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2000 and serves as associate professor of sport management as well as chair for the Marketing, Hospitality, Fashion Merchandising, and Sport Management departments, and Sport Management Internship Coordinator Areas of expertise include campus recreation and therapeutic recreation Received the Academic Mentor Award in 2006

Dr. Victoria Kaskey Dr. Victoria Kaskey
Associate Professor of Accounting , Chair, Accounting/Management Information Systems Department
215, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5649
vkaskey@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 2008 after 17 years in corporate accounting Teaches classes in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in managerial    accounting, fraud accounting and auditing Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner Active in online learning methods and deliveries and has published and presented articles extensively in this area.                    

Lifer Dr. David Lifer
Professor of Management Information Systems
203, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5241
dlifer@ashland.edu
  Joined Ashland University faculty in 1983 and serves as professor of management information systems, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses Teaching and research interests are in the areas of technologically mediated social networks, online learning environments and curriculum development  

Moretz Diane Moretz
Assistant Professor of Marketing
238, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5693
dmoretz@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1998 and serves as assistant professor of marketing and hospitality management Areas of expertise include principles of marketing, hospitality marketing and hotel front office operations Active member of the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association and the advisor for the student organization National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)  

Mullen Sue Mullen
Professional Instructor of Accounting
216, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5247
bmullen@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University in 2006 as an adjunct instructor and in 2016 joined the faculty as a professional instructor Currently advises AU’s IMA Student Accounting Club and advises the Student Ambassador for the OSCPA Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis (CSCA) Member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (... Read More

Dr. Mark Nadler Dr. Mark Nadler
Associate Professor of Economics, A.L. Garber Family Chair in Economics
208, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5912
mnadler@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1989 and holds the A.I. Garber Family Chair in Economics/Finance Teaches economics and statistics at the undergraduate level and MBA level Has many publications in the area of economic and financial education

Pittenger Dr. Khushwant Pittenger
Professor of Management , Robert S. Jepson Jr. Chair in Business Administration, Director of COBE Internships
204, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5219
kpitten@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland University faculty in 1987 and has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels   Currently directs the Internship Program of the Dauch College for the BSBA degree and also directs the Dr. Lucille F. and L.W. Ford Distinguished Business Lecture and Luncheon Series Currently active with Ashland University’s NetVUE Grant and Life Calling Initiative As a Fulbright Scholar, she taught in... Read More

Taylor Randles Taylor Randles
Professional Instructor of Accounting

419.289.5734
trandle2@ashland.edu
Joined Ashland Unveristy facuilty in 2018 and is a Professional Instructor of Accounting, teaching both undergraduate and graduate business courses.  Prior to joining the College of Business at AU, worked for Big Four accounting firm, KPMG in the advisory, risk consulting practice.  During her time with KPMG, consulted for industries ranging from healthcare to manufacturing.  Member of the Ohio Society of Certified... Read More

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