School of Business Faculty and Staff

Haseeb Ahmed Haseeb Ahmed
B.S.M.E., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Business
Professor of Finance

Dr. Haseeb Jamee Ahmed has obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Finance from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with concentrations in Finance, Economics and Management from Jacksonville State University in Alabama, and a Bachelor of...

John Cook John Cook
B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance
Associate Professor of Accounting

John Cook is an Associate Professor of Finance and has been a member of the Business, Accounting, and Economics Department since 1995. He previously taught at Bowling Green State University, the University of Kentucky, and Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Cook graduated with a B.A. in Business...

Mary Lou Kohne Mary Lou Kohne
B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing


Mary Lou Kohne, Ph.D., teaches undergraduate and graduate level business and marketing courses at Heidelberg including Marketing Principles, Consumer Behavior, Personal Selling, Integrated Marketing Communication, and Innovation. Dr. Kohne was a McMicken Honors Scholar at the...

Martin Koop Martin Koop
Adjunct Instructor of Political Science

Martin Koop is an adjunct professor of Business Law and has also taught Criminal Law, International Criminal Law and Media Law in the Political Science and Communication departments. He is a practicing attorney, admitted to the Ohio State bar in 1998, and a former Tiffin City Prosecutor.

Margo Kraft Margo Kraft
B.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Business Administration

Dr. Margo Kraft earned her doctorate in Management from Case Western Reserve University. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Medicine from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Ashland University specialized in healthcare management. Courses taught...

Deanna Laubis Deanna Laubis
B.A., M.B.A
Administrative Assistant of the School of Business


Deanna Laubis administers the day to day operations of the Heidelberg School of Business. An alumnus of the Berg, Deanna had the pleasure of attending Heidelberg University until 2011 when she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. She studied abroad in Alicante, Spain and...

Diane Monaco Diane Monaco
Assistant Professor of Economics

Dr. Diane Monaco received a Ph.D. degree in Economics in 1998 from Wayne State University, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Akron, and a B.A. from Wayne State University. She teaches economics courses including managerial economics in the MBA program at Heidelberg University.


Charles Nagy Charles Nagy
MBA, University of Toledo, B.B.A, University of Toledo
Adjunct Professor of Business


Charles (Chuck) Nagy recently retired from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, having served as its Assistant Treasurer for the past 12 years. Mr. Nagy managed the company’s cash and banking, foreign currency management, international subsidiary financing and pension...

Walter Ryley Walter Ryley
M.A., Bowling Green State University, B.A., Bowling Green State University
Adjunct Professor of Business


Professor Ryley holds a M.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Economics with minors in political science and history from Bowling Green State University and is a member of the economics honors fraternity, Omicron Delta Epsilon. Although he holds two degrees in Economics; this was not...

Brian Saxton Brian Saxton
M.B.A., Cleveland State University, B.A. and B.S., Bowling Green State University
Assistant Professor of Management

 Brian M. Saxton is currently a doctoral candidate in entrepreneurship and strategic human capital at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. His research interests include the capabilities that enable firms to pursue entrepreneurial activity, the impact of human...

Ruth Seibert-Couch Ruth Seibert-Couch
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor of Management

Ruth has almost a decade of higher education experience along with almost twenty years of business and technology related experience. She holds a BS in Technology Management, an MBA in Organizational Leadership, and a PhD in Information Systems Management. Dr. Seibert Couch’s passion is...

Barbara Tucker Barbara Tucker
B.A., M.S., CPA
Professor of Accounting

Professor Barbara Tucker earned her M.S. in Accounting from James Madison University; she is also a Certified Public Accountant. Courses taught include Auditing, Financial Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting I and II. Her classroom focus is on International Accounting Standards, and the...

Allen Underwood Allen Underwood
Director of Arrowhead Park
Director of the Heidelberg Master of Business Administration program

Allen obtained an M.B.A. and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Heidelberg University. Before coming to Heidelberg, Allen was CEO of Focus Federal Credit Union in Toledo for thirteen years. Allen previously held management positions with Toledo Metro Federal Credit Union and...

Maef Woods
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Name Title(s) Phone Number
Marin Baharov Graduate Assistant to School of Business (419) 448-2626
Tom Ilstrup Adjunct Professor of Business Law 419-292-0529
Csaba Nyiri Adjunct Professor of Ethics 419-292-0529