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Joan Berry Kalamas

Professional Instructor of Management

244 Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
Area of Specialty
Human resources
  • 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
  • Has more than 25 years experience serving as a senior human resources professional
  • Served as the Vice President of Human Resources in two organizations in the childcare, telecommunications, long-term care, educational and nonprofit arenas
  • Earned two national certifications for Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute and SHRM Senior Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resource Management
  • Founded and operates an HR consulting company and a nursing home administrator continuing education provider company called Strategic Solutions
  • Received the prestigious Ashland University Edward and Louaine Taylor Teaching Excellence Award for 2018 
  • Serves as the College Relations Director for the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management State Council and previously served as State Council Director
  • Ohio State University, M.A. in Professional Development and Adult Education
  • Ashland University, B.A. in Education