Dr. Stavros SindakisDr. Stavros Sindakis

Professor

With both a Ph.D. and MBA in Strategy, Enterprise & Innovation from the University of Portsmouth, Dr. Stavros Sindakis has made significant contributions to these fields through his research and publications on entrepreneurship and business innovation including his books Entrepreneurial Rise in Southeast Asia, and Analytics, Innovation and Excellence-Driven Enterprise Sustainability, with his third in progress. Dr. Stavros Sindakis is an educator, advisor, mentor and innovator in the fields of business innovation, management, entrepreneurship, and service design and development. As an educator, he has taught in several different countries at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and held a variety of advisory and mentoring positions for students and faculty at numerous schools including the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs and Laureate Online Education. 

Dr. Garski Dr. Sara Willox

Professor

Dr. Sara Willox has earned an MLA degree in Sustainability from Harvard University, an MBA from Upper Iowa University and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University. She also completed two BS degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Willox has been teaching online courses and face to face courses in business, leadership, and psychology since 2010, and served as the department chair in business and technology for Edgewood High School. She publishes and presents at professional and academic conferences. Dr. Willox has professional experience in nonprofit management, human resources, operations, and development. She has held the positions of director of operations and development, department chair, human resources director, and program director. In addition, Sara does independent consulting with individuals and companies including nonprofit and corporate organizations, Grammy Award-winning artists, state government officials, and educational institutions.

Credentials

  • Harvard University MLA degree in Sustainability in progress
  • Upper Iowa University MBA
  • Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University
  • Experience teaching online and face to face courses in business, leadership, and psychology since 2010
  • Professional experience in management and consulting since 2001
  • Independent consultant for nonprofit and corporate organizations, Grammy Award-winning artists, state government officials, and educational institutions.
 

Dr. Howard FrederickDr. Howard Frederick

Professor

After earning his bachelors degree at Stanford University, Dr. Howard Fredrick received his master's degree from San Francisco State University and his Ph.D. in International Economics and Relations from The American University. A recognized multilingual authority in the fields of business entrepreneurship and innovation, economic development, new technologies and sustainability, Prof. Frederick researches and teaches entrepreneurship, incubation, social development, climate change entrepreneurship, and strategy at Plymouth State University. He is the author of 197 journal articles and books with 20+ years experience in teaching, executive education, research business development, entrepreneurship and multimedia communications and 15 years experience as a company director. He has owned four businesses and received over $1,000,000 in external grant funding. He is a motivated researcher and practitioner whose expertise encompasses the private and public sectors within Mexico, Australia, Samoa, Tonga, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Brazil, Ecuador, and Colombia. Dr. Howard Frederick is a dynamic teacher with high student evaluations, whose keen insight of worldwide markets, economic trends and political climates, inspires students to successfully enter the global marketplace.

Credentials

  • Stanford University Bachelors degree, San Francisco State University Masters degree, & Ph.D. in International Economics and Relations from The American University
  • Recognized multilingual authority in the fields of business entrepreneurship and innovation, economic development, new technologies and sustainability
  • Author of 197 journal articles and books
  • 20+ years experience in teaching, executive education, research business development, entrepreneurship and multimedia communication
  • 15 years experience as a company director and owner of 4 businesses
  • Received over $1,000,000 in external grant funding
  • Researcher and practitioner whose expertise encompasses the private and public sectors within Mexico, Australia, Samoa, Tonga, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Brazil, Ecuador, and Colombia