What are two key behaviors/personality traits that allow you to be effective in your role? I pay attention to each individual in the classroom. My classroom is a garden; each student is a seed to be carefully planted, watered, fertilized, pruned and tied to a trellis. My aim is to build their confidence as budding professionals, give them a jump on important life lessons using novel class exercises and encourage them to steer their own ships toward personal missions. Supplementing common teaching methods with innovative exercises, the boot camp class experience builds strategic awareness, leadership breadth and incorporates student experience into class learning. I add humor and theatrics to enliven the mix so classroom interaction is personal, fun and dynamic. What is the most important issue/challenge you are dealing with in your industry right now? COVID-19, which has forced all educators to rethink everything they do. What is the best way to provide distance education? Some teachers leapt into the on- line world and others were shoved. How can we take my new approaches to interactive education that en- rich what students learn in school and bring these to the online world? How can the distinctive features of a Clarewood education flourish in an online set- ting? My several years’ experience teaching with a well-regarded online platform is proving invaluable as I strive to create a transformative experience in an online setting. How do you feel your industry has changed/evolved over time? Business schools have made great strides teach- ing about social responsibility and sustainability. Investors now weigh environmental, social and gov- ernance performance indicators and managers strive to improve these measures. Triple bottom line is now taken for granted. When I was in high school, my father wrote a book published by the American Man- agement Association, titled “Strategies for Survival,” so I heard that message at the family dinner table in the 1960s. “ My several years’ experience teaching with a well-regarded online platform is proving invaluable as I strive to create a transformative experience in an online setting. ” Second Edition | Marquis Who ’ s Who Insight 9 What excites you the most about your industry? Growing the next generation as they step out into the real world. Helping people span cultural gaps success- fully. Encouraging people to walk with dignity, confi- dence and integrity in pursuing their mission. Ripen- ing the next generation for the societal tasks ahead. Teaching global thinking, because sustainability de- mands it. Watching students set sail, moving forward with a plan that was perhaps hatched in my class. Management education is very fulfilling.