Julie came to Kent State Stark with more than 12 years of experience in the field of human resources, which included training and development needs for adult learners. She is a national member of SHRM and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR). Julie holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in business management from Malone University.
Relationship Manager, Surveys and Research
Marshall is the relationship manager for surveys and research in The Corporate University, Kent State University at Stark. Marshall holds a masterâ€™s of science degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Grand Canyon University and a bachelorâ€™s degree in psychology from Kent State University. His duties include developing and delivering customized survey, research and consulting services to provide organizations with the information they need to make data driven-decisions.
In this position, he utilizes the latest research technologies in survey development, deployment, data collection and analysis in the completion of research projects. Marshall has been involved with various aspects of research, technology and management during the past 18 years. His diverse background has spanned survey research, product deployment, customer relationship management, systems analysis and technical support.
Client Relationship Manager
Willie holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in medical technology from Kent State University and a masterâ€™s in technical education from the University of Akron. Formerly a member of the adjunct faculty at Stark State College, she has 15 years of teaching experience. Before entering the classroom as an instructor, Willie was the assistant director of clinical chemistry at a local hospital.
Willie coordinates the public professional development programs for The Corporate University at Kent State Stark. With input from working professionals, Willie coordinates the supervision and management certificate programs, as well as the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training and certification program. She is a Certified Program Planner, a designation awarded by the Learning Resource Network (LERN), an international association that benchmarks lifelong learning programs.
Client Relations Associate
Tami assists the contract services team by providing support for customized performance improvement projects, professional development programs and conferences developed through The Corporate University. She serves as the liaison for corporate clients and program consultants during the planning, execution and post-evaluation phases of each project.
Tami is responsible for coordinating various aspects of training projects including contracts, materials, logistics and financials. Tami utilizes her skills in the area of organization, administration and customer service to ensure the continuous delivery of premier programming and related services to our clients and partners. Tami received her bachelor's degree in communication arts from Eastern Nazarene College in Boston, MA.
Customer Service Specialist
Mona serves as the customer information specialist for The Corporate University by assisting program participants in the registration process and providing clients with all necessary program information. Mona assists the contract services team and public programs coordinator in providing support for open enrollment programs by processing participant registrations, maintaining program class files and coordinating program details. Mona is committed to providing excellent customer service to each client.
During his career, he has purchased distressed companies, returned them to health and sold them. Along the way, he has participated in a White House Conference on Energy, a Harvard Business School Study on improving industry and consumer relations and a Michigan State University research project that established and published a guiding set of entrepreneurial principals.
Victor has traveled worldwide, is a Canton native, Vietnam Veteran and Kent State alumnus.
Certified Business Advisor
Holly Bolinger is the Certified Business Advisor at the Small Business Development Center. With 20 years of experience in commercial lending and nine years of business ownership, Holly is a valuable asset to the Stark and Wayne County areas. Her career began at National Bank of Detroit where she was involved with several segments of commercial lending, including middle market, small business, and asset based lending. Subsequent commercial lending positions honed her skills in workout/turnaround management and management of commercial lending departments.