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Meet Our Faculty

Full-time Faculty

 

Vince Cyboran, Ed.D. vcyboran@roosevelt.edu

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 As Chair of the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, I teach courses in instructional systems design, adult learning theory,  e-learning, and online teaching.  I hold an Ed.D. from DePaul University in Chicago in Curriculum Studies. In addition to my academic work, I have consulted with a variety of organizations including Hewitt Associates, Career Advancement Network,  and the Chicago Public Schools.

  

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 Kathy Iverson, Ph.D. kiverson@roosevelt.edu

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As an Assocaite Professor in the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, I teach courses in organization development, cultural diversity, research methodology, training foundations, consulting, and evaluation.  I hold a Ph.D. from Loyola University Chicago in Training and Organization Development with a minor in Quantitative Research Methods. In addition to my academic work, I have consulted to major corporations including Hotel Sofitel, Marriott, Alliant, Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, and McDonald’s Corporation. 

 

 


 

Adjunct Faculty

Maria Anderson, MA maria.anderson@comcast.net

As an Adjunct Faculty member in the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, I teach various courses in introduction to training, instructional methods and design, and adult learning theory.  My Masters degree is from Indiana University, in Counseling and College Student Personnel Administration.  In addition to my academic work, I have had extensive experience as a corporate training consultant, working with organizations such as Baxter, Coca Cola, Deloitte and Touche, the Federal Reserve Bank, the American Medical Association, Brach’s Candy, Children’s Memorial Hospital and more.  My experiences in these industries and environments allow me to offer practical applications that exemplify the value of our coursework.

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Kim Heintz, MATD kheintz@roosevelt.edu

I am an adjunct faculty member with Roosevelt University.  I hold a M.A. in Training and Development along with graduate certificates in E-Learning and Instructional Design from Roosevelt, and am a DDI Certified Facilitator. I currently work as the Learning and Organizational Development Program Manager at Silk Road. In this role, I design and conduct face-to-face and virtual sessions, and I also design and develop e-learning and blended learning solutions.  Previously, I worked for IBM as an instructional designer and e-learning specialist.

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Michelle Filicicchia, MA mfilicicchia@roosevelt.edu

I have twenty-plus years experience in the workplace learning and performance industry.  My experience spans the areas of organizational development, change management, coaching, consulting and adult learning program design and development.

I have worked on a variety of projects which includes communication skills, DiSC profiles, conflict resolution, customer service skills, and sales kick-off meetings. She facilitates and coaches individuals and teams on an executive and managment level.  I also designs training programs and develops training curriculum plans. Michelle has worked with large, small, family-owned, and non-profit organizations.  

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Gail Heneghan, MATD gheneghan@roosevelt.edu

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As an adjunct instructor at Roosevelt University, I teach graduate level courses in the Training and Development Department. During my academic career, I have taught in the Computer Science Department at Triton and Harper Community Colleges, along with personal computer software classes at Roosevelt University Computer Learning Center. After receiving my Masters in Training and Development at Roosevelt University, I worked as an Instructional Designer at Zurich Insurance. In addition to my academic work, I am a volunteer and Core Team member of the St Hubert Job Ministry Group. In this role I created and facilitate the Newcomer's Orientation workshop, along with other training and development activities within the ministry.

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Barbara Low, MS bmlow@rooesvelt.edu

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I have a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin and an MS in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University.  I am the Vice President of Human Resources for the National Insurance Crime Bureau.  Previously I worked in the finance industry where I was responsible for creating a corporate university.  I was also a business consultant focusing on strategy, organizational behavior and human resources.  My courses relate to my expertise, namely, Executive Coaching, Organizational Analysis and Design, and Organization Development.

 

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Loren Moore, Ed.D lmoore@roosevelt.edu

As an adjunct instructor of the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University since 2002, I teach various courses in training foundations, workplace diversity, instructional and curriculum design.  I hold a Doctorates Degree in Adult Education from National-Louis University, Chicago, where I researched how to use collaboration in the workplace to create Performance Management Systems which inspire inclusion and commitment.  I am also an alumnus of the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University.  Along with my academic work, I have experience working in various industries such as Banking, Information Technology, Healthcare and Culture (The Museum of Science and Industry).   I am currently consulting for Navy Pier, Inc. and The Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture.

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Gerry Post, Ph.D, gpost@roosevelt.edu

For over 25 years, I have specialized in Adult Learning, Organizational Development, and Accelerated Learning, including developing extensive leadership programs for many organizations.  I teach many different types of courses in the field of Training and Development, as well as Organizational Development.   In addition to publishing articles and a book, I have built several corporate universities and held the position of Director of Training for many well known companies.   Many of those organizations received the Top 125 Training national recognition.   I am currently Senior Training Manger for ES3 in York, PA (part of C & S Foods).  I received my doctoral degree from Northern IL University, a Master’s degree from University of Illinois, and Bachelors from Elmhurst College in IL.

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Mark Steiner, MS, Industrial Training

As a member of the adjunct faculty in the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, I teach Learning Technologies and E-Learning Course Authoring.  Since 1992, I have designed, developed, and managed custom eLearning and interactive media programs for a variety of clients.  I hold a BS in Industrial Technology and an MS in Industrial Training.  My project roles have varied from group director to project manager, and lead instructional designer to lead programmer.  I am intimately familiar with proven eLearning methodologies.  Since 2001, I have been president of an eLearning consulting firm, mark steiner, inc. (www.marksteinerinc.com).   I instruct graduate-level courses on designing and developing eLearning, and enjoy speaking at a variety of training and eLearning conferences in the U.S. and Europe.

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Ken Trzaska, MA ktrzaska@roosevelt.edu

As a member of the adjunct faculty in the Graduate Program in Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, I teach across the curriculum including organization development, organizational communication, curriculum planning and development, global training, and instructional systems.  I hold a MA from the College of St. Rose in English and I am completing my doctoral dissertation at University of Illinois Urbana-Chapaign in Education and Organizational Leadership.  In addition to my academic work, I have consulted to major corporations and university's including Volkswagen Credit, Abbott Laboratories, Tetra Pak, Baxter Healthcare, Fujisawa USA, W.W. Grainger, Inc, Z.F. Industries, Barilla USA, and the University of Oklahoma's School of Health Sciences. I have a particular interest in topics including resistance to change, organizational commitment and communication.

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Shirley Washburn, MBA swashburn@roosevelt.edu

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I hold an MBA from with Loyola University Chicago with a duel concentration in Human Resources and Finance.  After a 25-year career in banking, I followed my passion in communications and public speaking as both a trainer and consultant.  My clients have included Advent Hospital Systems, Ameritech, Bank One, and the City of Columbus, Ohio.

  

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