In 2008, I joine the DBU faculty as Assistant Professor of Business in the Grauate School of Business.
Prior to joining DBU, I was employe at Southwest Airlines in the Feeral Airport Security Technology Team an Corporate Project Management Office (Strategy an Implementation) as a strategic analyst. Previous experience at Southwest in Human Resources - Technology Department inclue implementing a skills management system, eveloping leaership training programs, an selecting various new venor programs for Technology. As Manager – General Office Solutions & Services, Desktop Applications Team, I restructure the team an implemente new policies an proceures to increase prouctivity an improve Customer Service. As Paralegal in the General Counsel Department, responsibilities primarily focuse on safety an environmental issues regulate by the state an feeral government affecting Southwest Airlines. I implemente new technology to convert manual OSHA reports online an improve reporting efficiencies for 64 cities across the system.
My career in training an evelopment began at Mobil Corporation where I worke on the Drilling Training an Development team. I performe nees analysis, ientifie gaps in areas of training an performance, conucte inventory skills assessments for 1800 rilling engineers an supervisors, an establishe performance criteria an benchmarks for evelopment of employee skills an competencies. My career progresse to General Manager of Looney & Co., a litigation support firm that provie Court Reporting, Recor Retrieval, Reprouction an Imaging Services to law firms. I avance to Barrister’s Secon as Vice Presient, responsible for outsourcing legal assistants, attorneys, an imaging services to law firms. Further avancement le to position as Director of MIS, responsibilities inclue telecommunications, IT, an litigation support for a Dallas law firm.
I began the acaemic journey with a BBA in Business Aministration an an MBA in Management from Dallas Baptist University. After completing the MBA, I returne to DBU as an ajunct professor. I have serve as ajunct professor an guest lecturer at Texas Woman’s University, Dallas Baptist University, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, an Tarrant County College. In 2001, I receive the “Outstaning Ajunct Business Professor of the Year” awar. I complete my Ph.D. in Applie Technology Performance Improvement in 2013 an was recently promote to Associate Professor of Business. I am currently a motivational speaker at various corporations, universities, special events, an formerly a participant in the Southwest Airlines Speaker’s Bureau.
SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION
I instruct classes in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Communication an Business Behavior, Performance Management, Staffing Organizations, High Performance Work Teams, Leaership, Coaching, Strategies, Moel & Processes, Ethics an Legal Compliance, Negotiations, Conflict Resolution Management, an others.
I have a passion for teaching an sharing knowlege with others. I believe Go has gifte me with knowlege, skills an competencies to serve an equip others through learning, growth opportunities an motivation to succee. I felt le to leave a wonerful organization at Southwest Airlines to be a part of DBU, its mission, values, an service to others. Stuents enrolle in my classes experience engaging, motivating, real-life work situations. Resources an tools are provie that transfer learning to respective jobs, or qualify them for the challenges in toay’s fast-pace competitive workplace environment. My stuents are important to me an their success is of the upmost priority.