Michael Alles

Associate Professor
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Corporate governance, continuous auditing, activity-based costing, strategic decision making, strategic control systems

Michael Alles specializes in a range of issues facing corporations today. His published works focus on corporate governance, the system by which companies are directed and controlled; the design of strategic control systems, which enable a…

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Sandy Becker

Instructor
Department of Marketing
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Brand Strategy, Strategic Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Questionnaire Design, Services Marketing, Instructional Design, Course delivery and assessment.

Sandy Becker has experience in Brand/Product Management, Sales Management, Project Management along with Learning & Development and Organizational Development in a variety of industries.

Speaking topics include brand and product…

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Charles A. Brown

Assistant Dean for Diversity Programs
RBS Office of the Dean - Student Development Center
Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Diversity and diversity programs, community engagement, underrepresented student populations, business education partnerships, black male achievement

Charles A. Brown oversees a portfolio of programs that helps with the recruitment, development, and retention of underrepresented students populations. With a passionate, dynamic, and relevant style, Charles is able to engage diverse audiences in…

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Jonathan Eckstein

Professor
Department of Management Science and Information Systems
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Optimization algorithms, parallel computing, operations management, management information systems, numerical optimization

Jonathan Eckstein, Ph.D., has published in numerous journals, including INFORMS/ORSA Journal on Computing, SIAM Journal on Optimization, Mathematics of Operations Research, and Mathematical Programming.

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Lena Fullem

Senior Accountant
Business Services - Newark
Newark Research and Grants Offices

Key topics: Subaward/Subcontract processing, electronic research administration, business analytics

Research administrator with focus on subcontract/subaward processing and an extensive background in information technology, with specific knowledge of Oracle Financials and Coeus/Kuali

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Diane Holtaway

Associate Director - Business Development
Food Innovation Center

Key topics: Food trends, food marketing, business development, culinary expertise

Diane Holtaway, M.A., is the associate director of business development at the Food Innovation Center, which is part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment station. The Food Innovation Center's goal is to stimulate and support sustainable…

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Kevin Lyons

Assistant Professor
Supply Chain Management & Marketing Science
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Environmentally preferable purchasing, green purchasing, supply chain management, supply chain archeology, SOX, corporate social and environmental reporting

Dr. Lyons conducts research on developing and integrating global environmental, social, economic, ethical criteria and data into supply chain/procurement systems and processes. His research work includes the environmental and economic impacts on…

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Joseph Markert

Instructor
Department of Management and Global Business
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Employee development, human resources, manufacturing administration, leadership, sales, customer service, and strategic planning.

Joseph Markert is a management consultant and employee development specialist. He is currently director of professional services at Datamatics Management Services Inc. He has extensive experience in the creation of customized training and…

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Karen Hundert Novick

Associate Dean
School of Communication and Information

Key topics: Distance education, online learning, grant proposal writing, business writing

Karen Hundert Novick is associate dean of the School of Communication and Information. For 13 years, she directed Professional Development Studies, the outreach education program at the school. Under her administration, the office offered the…

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Arturo Osorio-Fernandez

Assistant Professor
Management and Global Business
Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick

Key topics: Creative class, social entrepreneurship, urban entrepreneurship, social and economic renaissance, entrepreneurship base socioeconomic development, urban revitalization, business and communities, entrepreneurship and under-served populations, entrepreneurship and Hispanic minorities

Arturo Osorio-Fernandez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Management and Global Business. He is also a fellow at the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CUEED). There he works with members of the…

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