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New Product and Market Development Manager at Cat Pumps, Inc. (www.catpumps.com) Past Positions
Director of Marketing, Division Manager, National Sales Manager, Materials Manager, Product Manager in business-to-business manufacturing and services. Companies: Parker Hannifin, Calphalon, Tolomatic, SourceOne. AffiliationsBoard of Directors: Manufacturers Alliance Board Member and Vice President of Marketing: APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
Adjunct Faculty: The College of St. Scholastica (Marketing Courses)
New Product Development
Voice-of-the-Customer: Capture and Deployment
Robert J. Hartl, MA is an Associate Professor of Management and Director of the MBA in Leadership and Change at the School of Business and Technology. Mr. Hartl's professional interests include organization development, process consultation, organizational behavior, strategic leadership, and conflict resolution. He describes his teaching philosophy as, "helping students discover and appreciate how they learn and solve problems. This form of self-understanding is best achieved through experiential learning and the clinical application of theories. Therefore, my students often work in the field or with actual client groups in our classrooms. I want to help students develop mastery of the subject matter they study. Tomorrow's leaders must be capable, innovative and persistent; I believe our graduates are well-suited to those demands." In his spare time, Mr. Hartl enjoys distance running, backpacking, and fly-fishing. He also is an active consultant to organizations of all sizes and sectors.
Lynn is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, an M.S. from North Dakota State University, and a B.A. from The College of St. Scholastica. Dr. Kalnbach teaches Research Methods, Statistics, Social Psychology and Organizational Behavior. Her research interests focus on organizational issues including employee turnover and morale and organizational assessment, evaluation, and change. Dr. Kalnbach is the advisor of the student psychology organization (PASS).
Dr. Swenson is a Professor of Management at the College in the School of Business & Technology, and Director of the Online MBA for Rural Healthcare. . His doctorate is in Counseling Psychology and post-doctorate diplomate in Forensic Psychology, and he holds master's degrees in Management, Media and Technology, School Counseling, and IT Leadership. His academic interests include shiftwork, systems theory, crisis and stress management, program evaluation, and ethics. Dr. Swenson teaches a variety of courses in the School of Business and Technology, including Crisis Management, Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Team Management, Organization Development, and Marketing/Consumer Behavior. He is the author of over 100 articles, book chapters, psychological tests, and a book, "Stress Management for Law Enforcement Officers." He also advises graduate students on final research projects. Dr. Swenson’s personal interests include t'ai chi ch'uan, computer simulations, medieval history, writing,and blacksmithing.