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Anne Marie Adams

Alumni, Faculty, and Staff

Adams is the Assistant Director and teaches Perspectives on Human Communication and is the Capstone Instructor.
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Paul Arntson

Faculty

Arntson is one of the MSC program co-founders and teaches Leadership and Decision-Making.
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Gretchen Baker

Alumni
CLP

Gretchen Baker is an Executive Development Advisor for Executive Education for the  Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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Michelle Buck

Faculty

Michelle Buck teaches Leadership as a Mode of Releasing Creativity.
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Susan D Carver

Faculty

Carver teaches the in residence seminar Cultural Intelligence and Managing Inclusion.
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Noshir Contractor

Faculty

Contractor teaches Understanding and Leveraging Networks.
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Toby Cortelyou

Alumni and Staff

Director of Enrollment Management and Strategic Initiatives
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Crestodina, Andy
Andy Crestodina

Guest Lecturer

Crestodina teaches Content and Influencer Marketing.
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Leslie DeChurch

Faculty

DeChurch teaches Leading Collaboration.
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Jason DeSanto

Faculty

DeSanto teaches Public Persuasion and in the in residence seminar on Crisis Communication Management.
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Dilip Gaonkar

Faculty

Gaonkar teaches Strategy in the Global Economy.
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Jacob Goldstein

Alumni
CLP

Jacob currently works as the Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant for  Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
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Amy J. Hauenstein

Faculty and Staff

Hauenstein is the Director of Curriculum and Non-Degree Programs and teaches Workplace Learning and Communities of Practice, the Communication Skills Practicum, and is the HLP Capstone Instructor.
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Randall Iden

Faculty and Staff

Iden is the MSC Faculty Director and teaches Foundations of Strategic Communication; Communication, Management, and Ethics; and the in-residence seminar Collaboration and Negotiation.
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Holly Jones

Alumni
CLP

Holly Jones is the Director of Alumni & Parent Relations at Iowa Wesleyan University, where she is responsible for engagement, development, and communication.
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Elizabeth Kole

Faculty

Kole teaches Creative Branding and Design.
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Pat Messina

Staff

Associate Director, Career Management
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Rick G. Morris

Faculty

Morris teaches Current Issues in Law, Technology, and Strategy.
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OConnor, Amy
Amy O’Connor

Faculty

O’Connor teaches Public Communication and Crisis Management.
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Brandon Oelling

Alumni
CLP

Brandon is the founder and CEO of Woobot.io. He previously spent 6 years at Appirio.com in the sales and technology industry.
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Eric Patrick

Faculty

Patrick teaches Visual Communication and Information Design.
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Ashley Polk

Alumni
CLP

Ashley Polk currently works for Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a purchasing agent in charge of cardiology and radiology.
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Kimberly Pusateri

Faculty

Pusateri teaches Organizational Decision-Making Methods.
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Faiz Razi

Faculty

Razi teaches Creative Branding and Design.
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Irving Rein

Faculty

Rein is a program co-founder and teaches in the in residence seminar on Crisis Communication Management.
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Michael Roloff

Faculty

Roloff teaches Change Management and in the in residence seminar on Negotiation and Collaboration.
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Bob Rowley

Alumni
CLP

Prof. Rowley teaches Content and Influencer Marketing.
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Storer H. (Bob) Rowley

Faculty

Rowley teaches Content and Influencer Marketing.
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Michelle Shumate, PhD
Michelle Shumate

Faculty

Shumate teaches Foundations of Strategic Communication Management and Nonprofit Leadership.
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Jeanne Sparrow

Alumni
CLP

Jeanne was most recently a host of a television morning news talk show in Chicago for nearly 8 years and has had a 30-year career in radio and television.
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Jeanne Sparrow

Faculty

Sparrow teaches media training in the in residence seminars on Crisis Communication Management, and Refining Your Executive Presence: Defining a Professional Identity.
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Sonny Sultani

Alumni
CLP

Sonny is the CEO of design communications agency SONNY+ASH in Chicago, which he co-founded in 2011 in the middle of his time in the MSC program.
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Jeffrey Walker

Alumni
CLP

Jeff is the CEO of CIMC Capital, the finance partner for China International Marine Containers, the largest container and trailer manufacturer in the world. Jeff was recently invited to the join the Wall Street Journal CEO Council as its 143rd member.
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