Jonathan earned his B.A. in History (with a minor in Communications) from John Carroll University and his M.B.A. with a dual concentration in Management and Marketing from the University of Toledo. He has taught 16 years in various higher education institutions including Lourdes University, Owens Community College, Tiffin University, and the University of Toledo.

Since arriving at Lourdes University, Jonathan has taken an active interest in the College of Business & Leadership ranging from developing online classes, integrating service learning in his courses (lecture and online classes), and student success/retention. In Spring 2016, Jonathan’s Management Concepts and Marketing Concepts classes were recognized for their service learning experience at Padua Center.

Jonathan is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership with a minor in Human Resource Management at the University of Toledo.

Peer Reviewer for Quality Matters.

Member of the Knights of Columbus: Council #386 (Toledo, OH) and Assembly #807 (Toledo, OH).

Volunteer Experiences: Padua Center (Toledo, OH) and Helping Hands of St. Louis (Toledo, OH).

Undergraduate Courses

BUS 100: Career Planning & Personal Finance

Focuses on lifelong skills to prepare students for successful business careers. Provides business students with a strong foundation in personal finance, career planning, basic computer literacy, and proper etiquette/professionalism. Includes an orientation to business program opportunities and expectations. (Required of all business students during their first semester. Students who receive an unsatisfactory grade (U) must complete the course successfully before taking another business course.).

 

BUS 101: Business Principles

Provides a broad overview of the foundations, institutions, functions, concepts, and current practices in business organizations. Introduces terminology and the specialty areas related to business.

 

BUS 203: Management Concepts

Emphasizes the four classic management principles of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling.  Includes ethics, communication and decision-making processes, and leadership theories.

 

BUS 204: Marketing Concepts

Emphasizes the four basic marketing principles of price, product, promotion, and place.  Includes consumer behavior, the structure of the marketing system, and basic problems in marketing management.

 

BUS 340: Business Internship

Combines classroom knowledge with practical business experience, through a minimum of 125 hours (for a 3-credit hour course) of on-site experience with a Sponsoring Organization and a culminating presentation to Faculty. Approval is required by the business internship coordinator. (Note: Students are ineligible for Prior Learning credit for this course.) Credit hours in excess of three will require proportionally more hours with a sponsor during the semester.

 

BUS 413: Organizational Behavior

Continues many of the topics presented in BUS 203, with an emphasis on individual, interpersonal, organizational, and developmental processes.  Integrates theory and research with management applications.

 

Graduate Courses

MBA 620: Application of Business Theory to Managerial Functions

This course reviews major facts, frameworks, and theories found in the primary business disciplines—management, marketing, human resource management, finance, and accounting—with a focus on their ethical, legal, and practical application in various managerial functions. The course will utilize cases, simulations, role-playing, and materials written for practicing managers.