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Keller Faculty Support and Challenge Students to Grow

Keller professors have industry experience. They practice what they teach, and bring relevant business insights directly from the field into the classroom so you can understand how what you read in the book actually applies to your work the very next day. They love what they do, and come to class excited to share their hard-earned knowledge, stories from the trenches, and connections in the field with motivated graduate business students.

Most importantly, Keller professors are ready to help and eager to be a part of your transformation. Meet some of Keller's distinguished faculty below.

Accounting & Finance

James Gajda

James Gajda
MBA in Marketing and Finance, MS in Information Sciences, JD, LLM in Taxation, CPA, CMA

Professional Experience:
Controller, Alliant Energy

Teaching Focus: Accounting, Finance, General Management

Business Administration

Paula J. Trout

Paula J. Trout
JD, MBA, MPA

Professional Experience: President/CEO, Alternative Dispute Resolution Forums

Teaching Focus: Management, Human Resources

Human Resources

Dan Barker

Dan Barker
MBA, CCP, SPHR

Professional Experience: Director Human Resources, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service

Teaching Focus: Human Resources

Project Management

Kenneth Atwater

Kenneth Atwater
MPM, PMP, PMI-SP

Professional Experience: Service Productivity Leader, GE Healthcare Information Technology Solutions

Teaching field: Project Management

Alec Granderson

Alec Granderson
MBA, MPM, PMP


Professional Experience: Senior Project Manager, Alcatel-Lucent Technologies

Teaching Focus: Project Management

Michael Turner

Michael Turner
Master's in Management, PMP

Professional Experience: Project Manager, AMC Theatres

Teaching Focus: Project Management, Information Systems

Public Administration

Walter Dunajick

Walter Dunajick
MBA, Ph.D. (Public Administration)

Professional Experience: CEO and Worldwide Senior Director, Health Investment Analytics

Teaching Focus: Public Administration

Technology Management

Ira Gorelick

Ira Gorelick
MA

Professional Experience: Director Curriculum Development, G4 Green Connections

Teaching Focus: Telecommunications Management, Information Security

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