Saint Xavier University Graham School of Management

Meet Our Faculty

Meet the GSM Faculty and Staff

Graham School of Management faculty members are affiliated with and active in numerous professional associations.

In addition, they are skilled at facilitating the learning process and incorporating relevant corporate practices; the GSM faculty members have provided expertise for many diverse organizations.


F Rahman
Office: GSM 100
Phone: 773-298-3601

Faisal Rahman
Acting Dean, Professor

  • Ph.D., Saint Louis University, Economics
  • M.A., University of Punjab, Economics
  • B.A., University of Dacca, Economics
  • Teaching Areas: Strategic Management, Health Administration
Akinlade Ekundayo
Office: Driehaus Center 3911I
Phone: 773-298-3248

Ekundayo Akinlade
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MBA, University of Connecticut, Management and Human Resource Management
  • M.S., Imperial College, University of London, London, England, Biotechnology
  • B.S., University of Reading, Reading, England, Agriculture
  • Teaching Area: Management
M Chishty
Office: GSM 116
Phone: 773-298-3618

Muhammad Chishty
Associate Dean, Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Georgia State University, Finance
  • M.S., Georgia State University, Finance
  • B.A., Williams College, Political Science
  • Teaching Areas: Finance, Investments
Suzanne Cromlish
Office: Driehaus Center 3911A
Phone: 773-298-3667

Suzanne Cromlish
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Case Western Reserve University
  • MBA, Pfeiffer University
  • MHA, Pfeiffer University
  • B.A., Catawba College
  • Teaching Area: Management
D Cyze
Office: GSM 124
Phone: 773-298-3613

Donald Cyze
Associate Professor

  • LL.M., DePaul University, Taxation
  • J.D., Valparaiso University
  • B.S., Quincy College, Accounting and Economics
  • CPA
  • Teaching Areas: Accounting, Taxation
Jose Daniel
Office: Driehaus Center 3911H
Phone: 773-298-3607

Jose Luis Daniel
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Texas A&M International University, International Business and Management
  • MBA, Texas A&M International University, International Business
  • B.S., Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, Chemical Engineering
  • Teaching Areas: International Business and Management
Sina Ehsani
Office: GSM 111
Phone: 773-298-3631

Sina Ehsani
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio, Finance
  • M.Sc., University of Tehran, Iran, Electrical Engineering
  • B. Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Electrical Engineering
  • Teaching Area: Finance
Jeffrey English
Office: Driehaus Center 3911G
Phone: 773-298-3152

Jeffrey English
Assistant Professor

  • DBA (Advanced Candidate), Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France
  • LL.M., Tax, University of Denver, 2000
  • J.D./M.A., Law and International Studies, University of Denver, 1997
  • B.A., German, Illinois State University, 1992
  • Teaching Area: Management
I Ghosh
Office: GSM 112
Phone: 773-341-5015

Indranil Ghosh
Chair, Division of Accounting and Finance
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, Economics
  • M.A., Southern Methodist University, Economics
  • M.A., Delhi School of Economics, Delhi, Economics
  • B.Sc., St. Xavier College, Calcutta, Economics
  • Teaching Area: Economics
J Hagen
Office: Driehaus Center 3913
Phone: 773-341-5093

James Hagen

  • Ph.D., Loyola University, Microbiology
  • MBA, Saint Xavier University
  • MPH, Benedictine University
  • M.S., University of Montana, Microbiology
  • B.S., Michigan State University Microbiology and Public Health
  • Teaching Areas: Health Administration, Strategic Management
B Hill
Office: Driehaus Center 3911E
Phone: 773-298-3680

Brian Hill
Assistant Professorial Lecturer

  • Ed.D., National Louis University, Adult and Continuing Education, with a specialization in African-American Racial Identity Development
  • M.S., Roosevelt University, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • B.S., Buffalo State College, Food Service Systems Management
  • AOS, Niagara County Community College, Culinary Arts
  • Teaching Areas: Hotel, Restaurant, Food Service, Food Safety, Alcohol Awareness, Customer Service, Diversity, Organizational Development, Cost Control, Purchasing, Event Planning
M Hoque
Office: GSM 123
Phone: 773-298-3616

Monzurul Hoque

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Economics
  • M.S., University of Illinois, Finance
  • M.A., Dhaka University, Economics
  • B.A., Dhaka University
  • Teaching Areas: Finance, Investments
J Hunter
Office: GSM 107 (West)
Phone: 773-298-3615

Joyce Hunter
Director, Hospitality Management, Associate Professor

  • DBA, Argosy University
  • M.S., Roosevelt University, Integrated Marketing Communications
  • B.A., Chicago State University, Management
  • Teaching Areas: Marketing, Hospitality Management
A King
Office: GSM 115
Phone: 773-298-3632

Alex King
CPA, Acting Assistant Professor

  • MBA Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Finance, Economics, and Econometrics & Statistics
  • B.A., Augustana College, Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Teaching Areas: Financial Accounting, Auditing
S Klatka
Office: Driehaus Center 3911F
Phone: 773-298-3608

Stanley Klatka
Assistant Professorial Lecturer

  • Ph.D., North Central University, Business Administration
  • MBA, Dominican University, General Management
  • BBA, St. Joseph's College, Marketing
  • Teaching Areas: Marketing
C Luczak
Office: GSM 204
Phone: 773-341-5014

Cheryl Luczak
Director, Center for Service Excellence, Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Marketing
  • MBA, Northeastern Illinois University, Marketing
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University, Finance
  • Teaching Area: Marketing
Raymond Mueller
Office: GSM 122
Phone: 773-298-3614

Raymond Mueller
Assistant Professorial Lecturer

  • Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago, Higher Education
  • MSA, DePaul University, Accounting
  • B.S., DePaul University, Mathematics
  • Teaching Areas: Accounting
Office: GSM 114
Phone: 773-298-3630

Regina McNally
Chair, Division of Management and Marketing
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Champaign, Business Administration
  • MBA, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University
  • B.S., Spanish, Bradley University
  • Teaching Area: Management
Hamid Mohammadi
Office: GSM 121
Phone: 773-298-3621

Hamid Mohammadi
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Operations Management
  • MBA, Illinois Institute of Technology Accountancy
  • BBA, Tehran Business College
  • CPA
  • Teaching Areas: Operations, Statistics, Accounting
David Parker
Office: Driehaus Center 3913
Phone: 773-298-3640

David Parker
Director, Center for the Study of Fraud and Corruption Assistant Professor

  • J.D., Birmingham School of Law
  • MBA, Jacksonville State University
  • B.S., Jacksonville State University
  • LL.M., The Catholic University of America, National Security Law
  • LL.M., The University of Nottingham, School of Law, Human Rights Law
  • Teaching Areas: Accounting, Management
Pamela Schwer
Office: GSM 201
Phone: 773-298-3623

Pamela Schwer
CMA, Associate Professor

  • MBA, DePaul University, Economics
  • MACC, DePaul University, Accounting
  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • Teaching Area: Accounting

R Varjavand
Office: Driehaus Center 3911B
Phone: 773-298-3626

Reza Varjavand
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, Economics
  • MBA, University of Central Oklahoma, Business Administration
  • B.S., University of Tehran, Economics
  • Teaching Area: Economics
Song Wang
Office: GSM 113
Phone: 773-341-5004

Song Wang
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Central Florida, Dept. of Finance
  • M.S., Universitat Regensburg, Germany, Applied Economics
  • B.A., Hebai University of Technology, China, Economics
  • Teaching Areas: Finance, Economics
N Younkin
Office: GSM 204
Phone: 773-298-3628

Neil Younkin
Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Marketing
  • MBA, DePaul University, Marketing
  • M.A., University of Illinois, Economics
  • B.S., DePaul University, Finance
  • Teaching Area: Marketing

Administrative Staff

Paul Belsky

Paul Belsky, Executive-in Residence (Director, Center of Experiential Education)

  • MBA, Governers State University, Finance
  • Graduate School of Banking (Bank Administration Institute) University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • B.S.C., DePaul University, Finance
  • Teaching Areas: Finance, Investments, Strategic Management
Bruce Lipman

Bruce Lipman, Retired Lieutenant, Chicago Police Department, Director, Graduate Programs

  • Ed.D., Candidate, Loyola University
  • MBA, Saint Xavier University
  • B.A., Saint Xavier University, Business
  • Teaching Area: Management
Nick Mancari Nicholas J. Mancari, Director, Undergraduate Programs/Project Manager
  • MBA Candidate, Saint Xavier University, Project Management
  • B.A., Saint Xavier University, Management and Marketing

Adjunct Faculty

Margie Bernard, Project Director, Practice Perfect Healthcare Consulting

Candace Calandriello, Associate Media Director, Starcom Worldwide

Donald Cuba, Educator/Analyst, CME Group

Cindy Diaz, Manager of Digital Strategy, University Relations, Saint Xavier University

Nancy DuCharme, Attorney, Law Office of Nancy K. Ducharme

Alma Garza, Senior Vice President, Burling Bank

Stephen Hallenbeck, Retired Bank Executive

Wayne Jakalski, Attorney, Private Practice

Isidore (Izzy) Kharasch, Director of Hospitality, Hollywood Casino, Joliet

Amit Kumar, Director, CNA Financial Corporation

Paul Lechner, Attorney at Law and CPA, The Lechner Group Ltd., Lechner Law Office, P.C.

John Lucki, Special Deputy United States Department of Justice, Northern District of Illinois and Sergeant, Financial Investigations Group, Detective Davison, Chicago Police Department

Robert Millerick, Senior Risk Management Specialist Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

James Prendergast, CPA

Christine Purtell-Aguirre, Detective Chicago Police Department

Deborah Rapacz, Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications, University Relations, Saint Xavier

Brian Radakovtiz, Regional Director, Support Services-Presence Health

David Santori, Law Offices of David J. Santori

Laura Shallow, World Data Systems

John Springer, Adjunct Instructor

James Sweet, Independent Organizational Consultant

Sahr Sweiss, Marketing and Business Analyst, Greeley and Hansen

Leonard Szwajkowski, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Development, Advance Bank

Henry Tomecki, Senior Lending Officer and Senior Vice President, American Enterprise Bank

Dina Tsourdinis, Corporate Controller, Alder University