Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis

 Dean   Myles Gartland, Ph.D.
Associate Dean   Laura E. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives   Jennifer Rinella, Ed.D.
Director, Curriculum Management and Assessment   David Vicknair, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Analytics Programs   Craig M. Sasse, Ph.D.
Program Chair, BSBA, MBA, MA Business Programs   Jeremy J. O’Connor, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Computer Science Program   Matthew Heinrich, M.B.A.
Program Chair, D.O.M.B.A. Programs   David Lingerfelt, M.B.A.
Program Chair, Executive Education   Craig Sasse, Ph.D.
Division and Academic Chair, Accounting and Finance   Anthony Tocco, Ph.D.
Division and Academic Chair, Management, Marketing, and Leadership   Tracey Blasdel, Ph.D.
Division and Academic Chair, Mathematics, Analytics, and Technology   Zdenka Guadarrama, Ph.D.
Division and Academic Chair, Policy and Communication   Thomas Ringenberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Chair, Policy and Communication   LaKresha Graham, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Leadership Development Minor   Kenneth Mellard, M.B.A.


This integrated college combines analytics, business, communication, computer science, economics, mathematics, nonprofit leadership, political science, public policy, and technology for an innovative nexus of disciplines. Graduates benefit from exposure to a wide variety of decision-making and leadership concepts that leave them ready to tackle what lies ahead. The degrees are built on three of the most highly marketable skills in today’s workplace – the ability to make sound organizational decisions, to lead and positively influence others, and the conscience to make the right decisions for the greater good.

The College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis offers graduate degrees and certificates through the Helzberg School of Management  – one of the best business schools in the country!