PhD, General Business Administration emphasis in Marketing, Northcentral University, 2017
MEd, Textile and Manufacturing Management, Missouri State University, 1994
BS, Clothing, Textiles and Merchandising, Missouri State University, 1993
Fashion Show Production
Product Development III
Research and professional interests
2011 ITAA Annual Conference, Oral Presentation: Using a Fashion Promotions Class for Community Outreach Enabling Girl Scout Troops to Earn Fashion Badges While Engaging Them in the Industry through Kaledo Style, Design Concepts and Fashion Promotions.
2010 ITAA Annual Conference, Oral Presentation: Using Study Tours in Conjunction with Alumni and Creative Use of Technology to Place Students from the Midwest in Prime Fashion Merchandising and Design Internship Opportunities.
Co-lead and secured $924,000 Lectra Grant for new Kaledo “Style” software
MSU Sustainability Conference 2009 and 2010
Raised over $80,000 for spring fashion show production from 2003-2011.