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Master of Science in Management Faculty      

 

Desila Rosetti, Program Director

Office: Room 505
Phone: (219) 473-4313
drosetti@ccsj.edu

 

Desila is a faculty member in the Business Department at Calumet College of St Joseph, recently promoted to Associate Professor. She teaches a variety of undergraduate classes including small business, strategy, marketing, supervision, and introduction to business. In addition, she currently serves as the Program Director for the Master of Science in Management Program and the Faculty Advisor for the Student Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM). She has been involved in many non-profit organizations throughout Lake and Porter County as a trainer, coach, strategic planner, project manager, interim human resource manager, project manager, and recruiter.
Desila has been a featured speaker for highly regarded national and state conferences and presented professional research papers at the Midwest Business Administration Association and The Academy of Business Disciplines annual meetings. She received the Bob Baird Award for her work at the 2004 National Business and Economics Society Conference. Desila has been published in numerous academic and industry journals. Most recently she co-authored research on Sexual Harassment Programs Using Behavioral Science Research, which has been published by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Desila is the president of a local training and project management company, Organizational Development Solutions, Inc. She is a past president for the Indiana Association for Healthcare Quality, is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, a Certified Training Consultant and past SIG Director for the National Association for Healthcare Quality. She is past president of the Northwest Indiana Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), a member of the 2013-3014 Indiana SHRM Conference Planning Team, and a member of the Indiana SHRM State Council, serving as the Foundation Director. She is also a member of the E-engaging, and on the Board of Directors for the Porter County Community Foundation. She was chosen as the 2014 Woman Business Person of the Year by the SBDC. She holds a Bachelors Degree from Purdue University and a Masters from the University of Notre Dame.

 

Cathy Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor


Dr. Lopez-Gonzalez, received a PhD. In Business and graduated with Distinction from Capella University with a specialization in Leadership, Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan and a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Organization Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph. She currently teaches courses for the Master’s degree program in Statistics, Organizational Behavior and Financial Management.  She also teaches courses in the Undergraduate programs specializing in Strategy and Decision Making, Small Business Entrepreneurship and Banking & Finance. She is currently employed in the Financial Institution Industry and has over 30 years of experience.  Throughout her banking career, she has held a variety of position in Management.  She has been instrumental in developing new programs within the lending department of the bank and remains very active in helping small businesses obtaining funding for start-up costs associated with the establishment of a business endeavor. She is also a member of the Academy of Management.  Dr. Lopez-Gonzalez is married with two grown children and 2 grandchildren.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, baking and traveling if time allows.   

Education
PhD. – Capella University, Minneapolis Minnesota
MBA- Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion Indiana
BS- Calumet College of St. Joseph, Whiting Indiana

Published Papers
Dissertation - Leadership Performance: Leadership Development Programs and Influence on Changing Leadership Behavior

Accomplishments

2005- Awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award from Indiana Wesleyan University.

 

Dr. Roy Scheive 
Organization Management Program Director
Office: Room 511
Phone: (219) 473-4228
rscheive@ccsj.edu

 

Dr. Roy Scheive is the Chair of the Business Management and Technology Department and the Director of the Organization Management Program.  In addition, he is also a faculty member in the Masters in Science Management Program.  Dr. Scheive earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in Organization Management. He has also earned a Masters Degree in Education from Purdue University and a Masters Degree in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Recently Dr. Scheive completed his Doctoral degree in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.  His dissertation studied the impact of Academic Administrators Transformational Leadership styles on Faculty’s perceptions and participation in shared governance.

Dr. Scheive has been involved with volunteering for Junior Achievement to teach personal finance for third to seventh grade students. He attended CCSJ’s mission project in Guatemala twice and has helped raise money for the mission since 2006. He also enjoys traveling. He has taught in both the traditional and accelerated programs the following courses:

  • Business Ethics

  • Human Resources for Managers

  • Business Mathematics

  • Organizational Behavior

  • Integrated Project

  • Integrated Mathematics Concepts

  • Business Writing

  • Marketing

Joseph Ferrallo 
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 630-947-3102
E-mail:  jferrallo@ccsj.edu

 

 

Joseph is the lead Marketing professor in the Organization Management program at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ), Whiting, Indiana. Joseph is currently teaching ORMN 408 Principles of Marketing Management. This course gives students an overview into the science and art of 21st century marketing.

Joseph also teaches undergraduate courses in Marketing Research, Public Relations, Supervisory Management, Ethics, Business Communications, Compensation and Benefits and Labor Relations. Joseph also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Resources Management in both face-to-face and online formats.

Joseph is the founder and President of Client Contact Center Solutions, an innovative consulting firm, whose specialty is performance improvement, organizational development and change processes, training and training development as well as diversity and inclusion programming. Prior to launching Client Contact Center Solutions, Joseph held senior leadership positions with Fortune 100 companies in global customer care, sales and training and operations initiatives in the Telecommunications, Commercial Property Management and Financial Services industries.

Joseph has presented at various educational, leadership and professional development conferences and most recently delivered training at the 6th Annual Diversity and Business Symposium Job Fair in Merrillville, Indiana.

In 2011, Joseph was awarded the Notable 90 award from the University of St. Francis. In celebration of the University’s 90th founding year, the Notable 90 award recognizes distinguished alumni for having made significant professional, personal and civic contributions to improve the communities in which they live and work. In 2013, Joseph was recognized by Calumet College of St. Joseph with the Faculty Appreciation award. The Faculty Appreciation award is given to faculty who consistently inspire students to achieve outstanding academic excellence as a foundation for assuming demanding 21st century careers. In 2014, Joseph was recognized by Calumet College of St. Joseph with the Teacher of the Year award.

Joseph holds B.B.A., M.B.A. and M.S.T.D. (Master of Science in Training and Development) degrees all from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Joseph is pursuing his doctoral degree in educational leadership.

 

Deanne Shimala, CPA
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 219.218.7171
E-mail: dshimala@ccsj.edu

 

 

Deanne is an Adjunct Accounting Instructor at Calumet College of St. Joseph. She earned her Master's degree in Taxation (MST) from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana. She is a Registered CPA in Illinois and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Deanne has taught live and online accounting courses at Calumet College of St. Joseph and at another university.

Deanne is currently providing accounting consulting services to various clients. She has previously held the following professional positions: public accountant in the auditing and tax field, Tax Director of a national insurance company, Controller of a not-for-profit community organization, and VP of Business and Finance for Calumet College of St. Joseph.

 

 

Dan Bobvich
Adjunct Professor

 

 

 

Dan teaches both is the MSM program as well as the undergraduate program.  Dan is an Executive with  Cender & Company, L.L.C. providing general consulting as well as municipal financial advisory services to both private and public sectors.  His expertise includes: taxable and tax-exempt bond financings for economic and community development projects;, calculation of local tax liability and preparation of site comparison analyses for prospect or potential economic development projects, prepare analyses including tax impact  of financial incentivization of economic development projects, annexation fiscal plan analyses, general obligation, economic development and tax increment financings obligations related to both public and private capital projects, general land-use planning, including comprehensive, redevelopment, economic development and strategic.

Dan is currently the Treasurer for the Whiting-Robertsdale Community Improvement Corporation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community development organization, a board member of the Indiana Ballet Theatre of Northwest Indiana, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, a member of the Indiana University Northwest Institute for Innovative Leadership, a 2012 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Citizens’ Academy for the Indianapolis Division and a member of the Finance Council of, lector and lector scheduler for St. John the Baptist Church in Whiting, Indiana. 

Dan holds a B.A. in Urban Studies with a minor in Economics, Columbia University: New York, NY,  has a Certificate in Public Management, Indiana University and has a Master in Public Affairs.

 

 

Shaunna Finley
Adjunct Professor

 

 

 

Shaunna Finley has 18 years’ experience in non-profit management, education and workforce development. Shaunna Finley is recognized as an education leader in the community who prides herself on building strong teams and partnerships. Currently, Shaunna is the Director of Career and Technology Education, Adult Basic Education and C.L.A.S.S. for School City of East Chicago.
Prior to working for School City of East Chicago, Shaunna was a principal and teacher at New Vistas High School in Portage, Indiana. The school had its best student/staff results during the time of her leadership. Prior to this she worked at School City of East Chicago as a program specialist for Career and Technical Education and Adult Basic Education. Her passion is helping students find their passion and pursue it.

Shaunna worked as the Director of Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation for five years, Operations Administrator for K12, Operations Manager for Edison Learning and Regional Operations Manager for The Center of Workforce Innovations.
Shaunna also works as a consultant for companies such as, ODS, which is led by Desila Rosetti. As a consultant, she assists organizations and companies with process and change management. Shaunna has helped these companies improve performance and communication. Shaunna also serves as a consultant for AdvancED, a contractor for Indiana Department of Education that focuses on accreditation. She helps schools evaluate themselves to get them on track to increase performance outcomes for students, staff and family. Shaunna serves as part-time faculty for Calumet College of St Joseph. She served on the boards for Portage Economic Development and Porter County Community Foundation. She is a team mom for Portage Pop Warner Football. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University, Masters’ Degrees from both Indiana University and Indiana State University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Leadership from Indiana State University.

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Contact Information Program Director: Desila Rosetti

Room: 505
Telephone: (219) 473-4313
FAX: (219) 473-4610
E-mail:drosetti@ccsj.edu