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Jeff Fahrenwald

Jeffrey Fahrenwald is the director of the MBA program and teaches in the areas of human relations, management, leadership and international studies in the MBA program. His practical work experience includes positions such as chief operating officer and director of quality and training. He continues to be an active organizational consultant and trainer focusing on strategic planning, organizational leadership, and management development. He also has served on numerous not-for-profit boards.


Phone: 815-394-5076

Robert Evans
Robert Evans is the chair of the Department of Economics, Business and Accounting. Evans teaches "The Legal Environment of Business” in the MBA program. He is actively involved in the Rockford University public policy program, trains managers on law-related topics, is active on not-for-profit boards, and is a political consultant and analyst.

Gary Lubbert
teaches research-related courses. He is actively involved in numerous community-based learning projects and serves on several non-profit boards. He also conducts marketing and business-related research for area firms. Lubbert received the Excellence in Teaching Award at Rockford University for his outstanding teaching.

Dr. Stephen Hicks

Stephen Hicks teaches business ethics. He lectures locally and nationally to professional business groups, has published a number of articles, and has completed a book on the subject. He is also the director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship at Rockford University.

Dr. Masoud Moallem

Masoud Moallem teaches monetary economics, econometrics and economic forecasting as applied to financial and commodity markets. His quantitative skills and computer expertise solidly complement the MBA program. He is an active researcher and uses his work and consulting experience to enhance the classroom environment.

James Jarrard teaches marketing and business courses at the graduate and undergraduate level and has been teaching for the past nine years. Prior to that, he was involved in marketing in a B2B setting for over 17 years and was in B2C marketing for six years.

Robert Pauwels teaches finance courses. His years of experience teaching finance and economics enhance the classroom environment.

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