Tim Allen, MBALearn more about Tim Allen
Tim was a Vice‐President at MassMutual in Information Systems and retired from there in 2004 after 27 years of employment. He worked for 5 years in the non-‐profit arena as Executive Director of 2 different non-profits. Tim is currently a member of the Springfield City Council since January 2010.
Fran Appleby, MBALearn more about Fran Appleby
Mark Chustz, Ph.D., MSW, RHIALearn more about Mark Chustz
Mark Chustz earned his Ph.D. from the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy in Baton Rouge, La. He received his MSW from Louisiana State University, also in Baton Rouge. He is the assistant director of the Healthcare Management program in the Division of Business at Elms College. His career includes eight years of employment as a social worker, working in home health and hospice. He also worked for 16 years as a hospital CEO. During that time, he was also responsible for the management of the hospitals, physician practices and a nursing home. In 2013, he passed the Registered Health Information Administrator’s exam and earned an RHIA. Mark brings his real-world experience into the classroom. His years of healthcare management experience inform him as he develops courses and course assignments that are realistic and meaningful to students. His goal is to prepare his students for an entry level position in the healthcare management field.
Cheryl Condon, M.Ed.Learn more about Cheryl Condon
Cheryl Condon played varsity basketball and softball at Westfield State College and was an assistant to the basketball team there for two seasons. She coached high school softball and taught physical education in Hadley, Massachusetts, before coming to Elms College to teach courses in physical education and the coaching minor. She has served on NCAA selection committees as well as various regional softball committees. Her interests lie in the preparation of students to become successful coaches and mentors in sport.
Jennifer Connolly, MBALearn more about Jennifer Connolly
Rebecca Connolly, MSA, CPALearn more about Rebecca Connolly
Rebecca holds a reporting license as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Massachusetts and is a Senior Associate at Moriarty & Primack, P.C. Rebecca is currently teaching Auditing and Advanced Accounting.
Amanda Garcia, MSA, CPA, CFPLearn more about Amanda Garcia
Amanda Garcia is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and associate professor of accounting and finance at Elms College. Amanda earned her B.A. in accounting from Elms College and her master of science in accounting from Western New England University. She teaches in the disciplines of accounting, finance, economics and entrepreneurship. She has owned a tax and consulting business for over 13 years, specializing in small business, rental properties, and tax planning for individuals with investments. She is a 2010 Business West 40 under 40 awardee and volunteers with Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts, Young Professionals of Greater Springfield, and the Western Massachusetts Chapter of the MSCPA.
David Kimball, Sc.D.Learn more about David Kimball
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 and Law. 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.
Harry Kimball, MBALearn more about Harry Kimball
Jeffrey SajdakLearn more about Jeffrey Sajdak
Jeff has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has held a number of diverse roles that allowed him to contribute and experience the full business cycle of a company. Jeff has been involved with product design, pricing, sales & distribution, service administration, corporate finance and investments, all in the financial services industry. Jeff also holds his Series 7, 24, & 66 licenses with FINRA, along with his CTP, CLU and ChFC designations.
David Silva, MBALearn more about David Silva
Richard Sprinthall, MBALearn more about Richard Sprinthall
Thomas Waskiewicz, M.Ed., MBALearn more about Thomas Waskiewicz
Tom is the State Program Director, UMass Amherst Extension 4-H and State 4-H Co-Manager/Director of Development. He served as Marketing Director for Chemlawn Corporation and as Director of the Ashland Conference Center. An entrepreneur, Tom launched “Blades” a small engine repair business. When not teaching, Tom manages a small family farm in Hadley, noted for it’s asparagus.