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

Dr. John Cook earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Finance from the University of Kentucky, Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Bowling Green State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Heidelberg College. Courses...

Jason Hartigan Jason Hartigan
Instructor of Economics
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 University of...

Martin Koop Martin Koop
Adjunct Instructor of Political Science
Adjunct Instructor of Business

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
D.M., Case Western Reserve University, M.B.A., Ashland University, B.S., The Ohio State University
Associate Professor of Business Administration


Dr. Margo Kraft earned her doctorate in Management from Case Western Reserve University. She also has a Masters in Business Administration from Ashland University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Medicine from Ohio State University. She teaches...

Omar Malik Omar Malik
Ph.D., Temple University
Associate Professor

Omar received his Ph.D. from the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. Omar’s teaching interests span management, strategy, and data science. His current research interests focus on dynamic capabilities, emerging market firms and predictive analytics. Omar’s...

Patrick McLeod Patrick McLeod
B.S. Ohio State University
Adjunct Faculty of Business

Pat earned his MBA from Youngstown State University and his Bachelor of Science, along with a Master of Arts in History, at The Ohio State University. He is a certified CPIM from the American Production and Inventory Control Society. He taught as an Assistant Professor of Management at Tiffin...

Diane Monaco Diane Monaco
B.A., M.A. in Economics, Ph.D. in Economics
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.


Andrea Roerdink Andrea Roerdink
MAcc, Bowling Green State University, B.A., Heidelberg University, B.A., Central College
Instructor of Accounting

Andrea Roerdink obtained her Masters in Accountancy from Bowling Green State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Heidelberg University. She previously worked in the...

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...

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...

Dale Thornton Dale Thornton
B.S. Ohio State University, M.P.H. University of Michigan
Adjunct Faculty of Business

Dale graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and later went to University of Michigan for his Masters of Public Health in Health Services Administration. He spent the past 15 years working for Mercy Health Partners, from 2003 - 2013 as President and CEO...

Allen Underwood Allen Underwood
Director Graduate Studies in Business
Director Heidelberg Business Institute

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...

Michele Upton Michele Upton
Administrative Assistant
Maef Woods
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Assistant Professor of Accounting
  • Co-authored publication: A Content Analysis of the Comment Letters to the FASB and IASB: Accounting for Contingencies in Advances in Accounting, 2013
  • Presentation: “Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Tax Disclosure by U.S. Multinational Firms,”...
Richard Wyka Richard Wyka
Adjunct Instructor
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Joneal Bender Adjunct Instructor of Human Resource Management
Jon Laux School of Business
Christopher Wimer Instructor
Kay Zekany School of Business