Faculty of Purdue University's Krannert Graduate School of Management serve as the primary instructors for the Veterinary Practice Management Program and were selected for their academic expertise as well as their professional experience in business and industry. Additional instructors, having particular expertise and experience relevant to the veterinary profession and its practice, will be drawn both from within and outside the university.
Human Resources Management
F. David Schoorman, Ph.D., is a professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. His teaching interests encompass organizational behavior, organizational theory, and research methods. His current research interests include organization effectiveness, decision making, leadership, motivation, and management.
Professor Schoorman has served as a consultant for the Government Employees Insurance Corporation (GEICO), NASA, and Southwestern Bell Telephone, among others. He is co-editor of the text Facilitating Work Effectiveness and is the author of several book chapters and journal articles. His executive education teaching activities include sessions for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Indiana, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, and the Krannert Executive Master's Degree Program.
Accounting & Financial Management
Ron Lazer, B.A., M.A., Tel Aviv University; Ph.D., New York University
Ron is a professor at the Sharrei Mishpat College at Hod Hasaron (Israel). In this role, he co-founded an undergraduate program in accounting. His teaching interests include corporate financial reporting, financial statement analysis and valuation. On the research side, he is involved in financial accounting and reporting, value relevance of accounting information, forecasts, regulation impact, companies' valuation, and voluntary disclosures.
His previous academic and/or teaching positions include: clinical professor of accounting at the C.T. Bauer College of business at the University of Houston, visiting professor at INSEAD Business School, University of Houston, GISMA Business School, University of North Carolina, and New York University. An award-winning teacher, he teaches EMBA, MBA, master in accountancy and undergraduate classes.
Before he began his academic career, he worked as a CPA in the consulting and auditing departments of Arthur Andersen and Haft & Haft Co. (BDO).
Daniel McQuiston, Ph.D., is associate professor and director of Executive Education, College of Business Administration, Butler University. Dan's teaching interests include marketing management, industrial marketing, personal selling and sales management, marketing decision making, organizational buying behavior, strategic alliances in industrial distribution channels, customer service, and agricultural marketing.
Dan brings solid Purdue teaching experience, having taught in Krannert's flagship executive MBA program and its food and agribusiness MBA program conducted with Purdue's School of Agriculture. He also teaches a range of non-degree marketing and sales programs throughout the world. Most notably, his marketing program for the restructured Hungarian Telephone Company, MATAV, was cited by The Wall Street Journal for its ability to successfully team Hungarian managers with their American counterparts from Ameritech and their German counterparts from Deutsche Telekom.
Logan Jordan, Ph.D., is associate dean for Administration at the Krannert School, where he serves as “chief of staff “ and overseas the school's infrastructure and support services. His academic area is strategic management, and his teaching has included courses in corporate strategy, competitive advantage and the management of innovation and technology. He has taught in Krannert’s undergraduate, masters, and executive programs, including management development programs for Cendant, Pfizer, Novartis and Rolls Royce. He has served as a facilitator and consultant to a variety of business enterprises and not-for-profit organizations and is a member of the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and the North American Case Research Association.
Advanced Financial Solutions - Program for Alumni
A. Charlene Sullivan, Ph.D., is associate professor of management at the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University. Dr. Sullivan completed a Ph.D. in management with specialties in finance and accounting from Purdue University in 1978.
Dr. Sullivan has been on the faculty of the Krannert Graduate School of Management since 1978. She is currently serving as the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs for the Krannert School. Her teaching interests include corporate finance, risk management and managerial accounting. She was the 1997-98 and 2001-02 recipient of the Salgo-Noren Teaching Award for the Krannert School. She has received numerous awards for outstanding undergraduate teaching including the Murphy Award. Dr. Sullivan is a member of the Teaching Academy and is included on the Great Wall of Teachers in the Purdue Memorial Union.
Dr. Sullivan served on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the boards of Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union, and Lafayette Community Foundation. She currently serves as the Economist for the Risk Managers Roundtable, Financial Analyst for the Indiana Gaming Commission and the Management Faculty Advisor for the Technical Assistance Program (TAP). She is a member of the Academy of Financial Services, American Finance Association, and the Financial Management Association. Dr. Sullivan has done extensive consulting in financial and strategic analysis and served as an expert witness in numerous legal cases involving consumer credit and financial investment products.