MEET THE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT FACULTY AND STAFF
Robert R. Breitenbach, J.D., Ph.D., started at MSU Denver in 1982. His MBA and Ph.D. in Business Organization are from Ohio State University and his J.D. is from the University of Oklahoma. He had a N.D.E.A. Fellowship at Ohio State. He has also taught at Oklahoma State University. Bob’s experience includes being a management consultant at N.A.S.A. and an attorney at a Denver law firm. He is a Price-Babson Entrepreneurship Fellow, a member of the Colorado Bar, and has published in national and international journals on topics of business and law.
Apryl Rogers-Brodersen, Ph.D. in Industrial/Organization Psychology from Colorado State University. She has worked as a consultant and is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Colorado/Wyoming Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists. She teaches numerous courses in human resources.
William (Bill) Carnes, D.M. from Colorado Technical University. He spent 20 years in the US Army. He has taught numerous business courses at Aims Community College, Colorado Technical University and DeVry University. He primarily teaches Organizational Behavior and Workforce Diversity.
Judson C. Faurer, Ph.D., combines over thirty years of management experience and observation along with a varied education (B.S. - U.S. Military Academy; MBA - Ohio State University; Ph.D. in Education - University of Denver) and an interactive teaching style to provide students with a practical insight into organizational management practices. Jud currently teaches Organizational Management.
Elizabeth A. Frederick, Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Before turning to the study and teaching of Management, she spent 4 years as a research chemist in new product development at a major chemical company. She started teaching Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at MSU Denver in 1987. Currently she teaches Workforce Diversity and Labor/Employee Relations. Beth has received continuing education and certificates in teaching cultural competence/diversity and serves as an expert witness on management practices and discrimination. Beth has published and presented workshops on diversity at local companies and at national conferences and has received awards for her contributions to student activities and for the work that she has done on women’s issues at MSU Denver.
Debora J. Gilliard, Ph.D. from Arizona State University. She is also a CPA (inactive). She began teaching full time at MSU Denver in 1994 and primarily teaches Strategic Management and International Business. She was named Management Professor of the Year 1996-97 and was named Outstanding Strategic Management Instructor at ASU in 1992. She has traveled extensively in SE Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East. Debbie believes education is a means for individuals to achieve their goals and potential. Prior to an academic career she worked at Franchise Accounting Systems, Inc., Tyson Foods, and United Bank of Denver.
David Lynn Hoffman, Ph.D. from University of Iowa. He spent 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps and has taught at the University of Northern Colorado where he served as Small Business Institute Director and Management Department Chair. Lynn is very active in the Small Business Director’s Association and Rotary, and has served on the Platte River Industries Board. Although he teaches many management courses, his primary interest is in Human Resource Management and Small Business.
Madison W. Holloway, Ph.D. from University of Colorado. He has worked at IBM, has served in the U.S. Army, was an alternate on the U.S. Basketball Team, and has taught at the University of Colorado Boulder. Madison started at MSU Denver in 1988 and teaches Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Workforce Diversity. He is an ardent believer in effective team building.
Rajendra Khandekar, Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He has worked for Organizational Systems, Inc., and University of Colorado at Denver. Raj started at MSU Denver in 1989 and teaches Strategic Management.
Elizabeth R. McVicker, J.D., Ph.D. earned her J.D. from the University of Denver and her Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese from New York University. She has her own law practice, is owner of Image Builders II, Inc., has been a consultant and worked for Home Box Office. Elizabeth is on the board of the Center of Colorado Water Conservancy District and the South Platte River Basin Roundtable. She has provided pro bono legal services for the Rocky Mountain Immigration Advocacy Network and the Colorado Lawyers for the Arts. She teaches business law courses.
Nina Radojevich-Kelley, MBA, Ph.D. from UNC and has taught at the collegiate level for the past thirteen years. Her primary teaching specialty and expertise is entrepreneurship. She has been a small business owner and entrepreneur for the past sixteen years. Currently, she is working on a number of research articles pertaining to entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship and small business management.
Johannes Snyman, Ph.D. from New Mexico State University and he has masters degrees in both business and industrial/organizational psychology. He has also taught at Oklahoma Christian University. Johann has owned 2 Subway Restaurants and worked as a Management Consultant. Although he has taught many management courses, Johann primarily teaches Strategic Management, Organizational Management, and Productions & Operations Management.
Cynthia L. Sutton, Ph.D. from Arizona State University and primarily teaches Human Resource Management and Organizational Management. Prior to joining MSU Denver in 2000, she taught at and received teaching awards from Indiana University South Bend and Colorado State University. She has worked for several companies (e.g., Hewlett-Packard, Cobe Laboratories) and consulted for the Colorado State Forestry Service. Her research interests include romance in the workplace, job values, generational similarities, performance appraisal, and assessment centers.
Whitney C. Traylor, J.D. from Emory University School of Law. He has worked at Norwest Bank, several law firms, and most recently was in private practice. Whitney serves on community boards including the Governor’s Small Business Council and the Colorado Bar Association. He teaches business law courses.
Stuart Warnock, Ph.D. from the University of North Texas. He has worked at Sages Solutions and as a Human Resources Analyst for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas. He has taught at Tarleton State University and the University of Southern Colorado. He primarily teaches operations management courses but has also taught Human Resource courses, Business Statistics, and Strategic Management.
Jay Rademacher, Administrative Assistant III, graduated from CU-Boulder with a BA in International Affairs. He worked for AT&T/Lucent/Avaya for 22 years and retired in 2006. Some of his business experience has been as an International Order Service Agent and Export Compliance Coordinator working in Supply Chain Management in the Telecommunications Industry. Jay joined the Management Dept. in January 2010.
John McDuffie, Part-time Administrative Assistant II, is currently working towards an Individualized Degree Program in Administration Affairs and Communication from MSU Denver and plans to graduate with his BA in 2014. His primary work experience consists of his service in the U S Army from 2002 to 2007, where he spent two separate one year tours in Iraq before being medically retired. He then worked in the Registrar's office at CU Denver prior to joining the Management Dept. in May 2013.