Kim Kenney-Rockwal is the Elms College MBA Program Director. Prior to joining the college she was the Director of Human Resources at Health New England, located in Springfield, Mass., where she oversaw HR Operations, Process Improvement, and contributed to the strategic direction of Talent Management. Ms. Kenney-Rockwal served as an internal Executive Coach, supporting the delivery of High Performance programs and coaching activities throughout HNE. Ms. Kenney-Rockwal obtained a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the Human Resource Certification Institute, is a Lominger® Practitioner, a Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator Master Practitioner and a Certified Executive Coach. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Business Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, and a member and past president of the Human Resource Management Association of Western New England.
B.S., Westfield State College
M.B.A., Elms College
BUS642 Managing Innovation and Technology
IT Operational Support Manager and Incident Management Process Owner, UnitedHealth Group
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Alumnae Library 312
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B.A., College of Our Lady of the Elms
M.T.S., Boston College
Ph.D., Duquesne University
Prof. Peter A. DePergola II, Ph.D.(c), M.T.S., is Clinical Ethicist in Residence and Chair of the Ethics Consultation Service at Baystate Health (BH) (Springfield, MA, USA), where he consults with patients, families, and healthcare professionals as they navigate moral decisions surrounding life and death. He serves simultaneously as Chair of the Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment in Research and Scholarly Activities Committee (on behalf of the Institutional Review Board) at BH, and sits as an expert member on its Organ Donation and Allocation Committee. In July 2013, Peter became the first full-time bioethicist in the 130-plus year history of BH, where he has since developed innovative organizational policy related to public health pandemics, resource scarcity, and end-of-life care. Peter holds academic faculty appointments as Lecturer in Healthcare Ethics and Medical Humanities in the Departments of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the College of Our Lady of the Elms (Chicopee, MA, USA), and as Clinical Instructor in Biomedical Ethics in the Department of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine (Boston, MA, USA). A member of several professional and academic societies, including the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and the International Association for Education in Ethics, Peter studied theology and philosophy (conc. ethics) as an undergraduate at Elms College, earned a master’s degree in ethics (conc. bioethics) from Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA, USA), and is completing his doctoral dissertation (conc. neuroethics) in the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA, USA). The 2015 recipient of BusinessWest Journal’s 40 Under Forty Award, his research explores the relationship between autobiographical memory, emotional rationality, and narrative identity in light of contemporary capacities in neurocognitive manipulation, particularly as it relates to moral decision making.
B.A., Business, Management Elms College
M.B.A., International Management Purdue University, Krannert School of Management
Executive Management, University of Virginia , Darden School of Management
BUS 501 Accelerated Business Foundations - Finance, BUS 600 Managerial Finance
Computer Sciences Corporation, Account General Manager/Account Executive/Account Director
Fujitsu North America, Account Director, Client Account-RBS Citizens
United Technologies, CIO, UTC Power
B.A., Accounting, Elms College
M.B.A., Management, American International College
BUS 501 Accelerated Business Foundations-Excel
Travelers Insurance Company, Select Accounts Product Manager
Since 2001, Al Kasper has been the President & Chief Operating Officer of Savage Sports Corp., a leading manufacturer of hunting and sporting firearms, archery equipment, shooting ranges, shoot houses, and targeting systems. Mr. Kasper joined the company in 1996 as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and has quickly grown to be a strategic leader for the Company. Previously, Mr. Kasper worked as a Group Controller and Operations Manager for The Conair Group, Inc. in Pittsburgh and an Operations Manager for divisions of Danaher and United Technologies Corporation. He received an MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a BS in Accounting from Western New England University.
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David Kimball earned his Sc.D. from the University of New Haven, Conn., and he has his BS, BA, and MBA from Western New England University. He is the Chair of the Elms College Division of Business. He co-authored the text Sport Management: Principles, Applications and Skills, now in its second edition. Dr. Kimball is interested in the role that mission statements play in the role of being a globally, socially, oriented organization. He also applies his doctoral research on corporate mission statements to assist students in analyzing organizations such as Starbucks, Nike, Blockbuster, and Ford. As the faculty advisor for the Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Initiative, Dr. Kimball mentors students developing business concepts and opportunities.
Staff Accountant, Gekay Sales and Service
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B.A., M.A., St. Michael's College
Ph.D., Andover Newton Theological School
Dr. Pion is versed in the fields of ethics, scripture, lay ministry, ecumenism, Jewish-Christian dialogue, and sacramental theology. He teaches, presents workshops and lectures, and serves on ethics committees and boards of medical organizations. He is also active with the Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
ACC613 Business Law & Ethics for Accountants.
Principal, Burkhart, Pizzanelli, P.C.
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Gary Russett earned his MBA, with a major in Accounting, from Elms College and his BA, with majors in Accounting and Finance, from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He is currently Controller of Elms College and has over 25 years of financial experience. His industry experience includes public accounting, health care and higher education. Courses taught: ACC602 Accounting for Managers. HTH200 Introduction to Health Services
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B.S.N., Madonna College
M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Dr. Scoble has over three decades of experience in academic, administrative and consultant roles. Beginning as Director of the Division in 2003, she has lead the division's development from a traditional baccalaureate nursing program to now include several educational pathways for advancing the education of RNs and a Master of Science in Nursing. Dr. Scoble has previously held faculty appointments at Teachers College, Columbia University and the University of MA Boston; and several administrative positions in acute care organizations ranging from unit manager to chief nurse executive. Her areas of expertise include nursing services and health administration, organizational assessment, professional practice models for nursing and management and leadership development. Recognized for her leadership in professional nursing both nationally and abroad, Dr. Scoble currently serves as President of the MA Association of Colleges of Nursing and co-chairs the MA Institute of Medicine Action Coalition. Consulting internationally for the Institute for Nursing Healthcare Leadership and Partners Healthcare International (formerly Partners Harvard Medical International) since 1999, Dr. Scoble has had programmatic experience in multiple countries including Colombia, India, China, Dubai, and Turkey. Dr. Scoble is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and the National Honor Society of Alpha Sigma Lambda.
35 Gaylord Street, first floor
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B.A., M.A., M.Div., St. John's Seminary
Licentiate and doctoral degrees, The Catholic University of America
Father Mark Stelzer is a native of the Diocese of Springfield and was ordained to the priesthood in 1983. He joined the Elms adjunct faculty in 1986 and has concurrently served in several pastoral and leadership positions on the diocesan level. From 1999 to 2003 he served as director of the Springfield Catholic Healthcare Chaplaincy. In November 2003, Father Stelzer was appointed acting president of Elms College, a position he held until June 2005. He now serves as college chaplain and associate professor of humanities. In addition to his responsibilities at the college, Father Stelzer is a chaplain and consultant at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center in Chicopee.
Paul Valickus is Chairman of the Board and Chief Investment Strategist with St. Germain Investments. Prior to joining St. Germain in 1995, he was the second vice president of General Reinsurance Corporation in Stamford, Conn., where he managed the firm's $2.5 billion equity portfolio. Paul sits on various boards, for- and not-for profit companies such as The Springfield Performing Arts Development Corporation and Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts. Mr. Valickus earned his MBA in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business, and holds a BA in economics and accounting from the College of the Holy Cross.