Faculty

Midland University MBA faculty are experts in their fields, currently connected to what it takes to succeed in business today. They help students map the governing theories of their disciplines and bring the material to life with real-world examples of business successes and failures taken from experience in their careers as business leaders.

In addition to their impressive backgrounds, our MBA faculty share a passion for teaching, and a desire to help students succeed as they develop their business skill sets.

Learn more about our faculty below.

Avi Atholi Avi Atholi | First National Bank of Omaha

First National Bank of Omaha
Vice President of Data

Managerial Economics Course
Leadership and Strategic Value Creation Course

"I see them at the end [of the program] as a confident, competent businessperson who’s ready to solve the next problem."

Andrew Sherwood | Mutual of OmahaAndrew Sherwood

Boston Mutual
Director of Innovation Lab

Business Consulting Capstone Course
PMI Prep Course
Project Management Course

"There is a wide gap between current state business education and real world applicability, and I have a passion for helping to bridge that gap."

Jill Slupe | Verde Martin


Jill Slupe

Verde Martin
Owner & CEO

Strategic Sales Course

"This format gives me more freedom to manage my career while teaching...and the same is true with students."

Ed IveyEd Ivey | 16C Consulting

PowerPlan
Lead Consultant

Corporate Strategy Course

"... strategy helps influence decision-making in a way that encourages big picture thinking."

Morgan Wise

Farm Credit Services of America
Quantitative Analyst, Enterprise Modeling

Statistics for Management Course

Ian StephensonIan Stephensen |

Ian Stephenson Consulting
Consultant/Avisor

Management and Leadership Course

"In my leadership course students create their personal leadership brand and personal brand promise. My personal brand promise is "seek and share" - that is why I teach at Midland!"

Jesse DePriest

First National Bank of Omaha
Director of Operational Excellence

Operations Management Course

Karen Altig

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska

Project Management Course
Business Process Methodologies Course

Jeffrey Frohwein

Marketing Management Course
Integrated Marketing Communication Course

Hannah Bolte

All Makes
Director of Marketing

Strategic Communication Course

Matt Willard

The Funding Farm
Managing Partner

Create Your Future: Starting Your Own Business Course

Richard Vinci

Pickwick Capital Partners
Managing Director

Investment Management Course