• CCU Spotlights

    Dr. Mellani Day

    Dr. Mellani Day

    Dean
    Business and Technology Division

    • DBA Entrepreneurship and Management (Nova Southeastern University)
    • M.S. Systems Management (University of Southern California)
    • B.S. Business and Management (University of Maryland)

    Email: mday@ccu.edu

    Phone: 303-963-3434

    As the Dean of Business and Technology, Dr. Day provides spiritual, academic, and business leadership for academic programs, faculty, and students in the Business and Technology Division of the College of Adult and Graduate Studies. She also directs and administers the MBA program and provides operational leadership in the areas of faculty recruiting, program marketing, course scheduling, event planning, and business development.

    Prior to joining the University, Day was Chief Financial Officer for Synergy Media Group in Denver, where she was responsible for business development as well as strategic and financial planning to support corporate growth. She has also served as Regional Development Manager for Doctoral Programs at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Florida, and was Chair of Graduate Business Programs at Schiller International University in Heidelberg, Germany. In 1989 she founded Day Partners International in Heidelberg, where she was responsible for introducing, marketing, and distributing Orville Redenbacher microwave popcorn products to the German market. In addition to her business experience, Dr. Day has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate courses including Principles of Management, Business, Government and the International Economy, International and Comparative Marketing, and Information Technology Applications in Business.
  • MBA Faculty Members

    CCU employs both full-time and adjunct professors in its graduate and undergraduate programs. Some of the professors currently involved in the MBA program include:

    Aldridge, John – Assistant Professor of Leadership and Management
    Ph.D. in Human Organizational Systems (Fielding Institute)
    M.A. Human Development (Fielding Institute)
    M.A. Industrial Psychology (Regis University)
    B.A. Psychology (University of Colorado, Boulder)

    Dr. Aldridge teaches Leadership and Management and Values Aligned Leadership. His experience includes project management, corporate training, performance improvement and measurement, conflict resolution and business coaching. Research interests include training and development, leadership development and related fields.

    Day, Mellani – Dean of Business and Technology, College of Adult and Graduate Studies
    Doctor of Business Administration (Nova Southeastern University)
    M.S.S.M. (University of Southern California)
    B.S. Business and Management (University of Maryland)

    Dr. Day teaches business research, entrepreneurship and international business. She has been involved in the startup of several entrepreneurial ventures internationally and in the U.S. and served as CFO for a high-tech Denver venture for five years prior to coming to CCU. Research interests include entrepreneurship, spirituality in management and measurement of learning outcomes.

    Ewen, Gary – Associate Professor of Management and Leadership Studies, Dean of the School of Business and Leadership, College of Undergraduate Studies
    Doctor of Strategic Leadership (Regent University)
    M.Ed. (Colorado State University)
    B.S. (Illinois State University)

    Dr. Ewen teaches management and leadership courses in CCU's graduate and undergraduate business and leadership programs. He is the author of both software and computer-related textbooks and a former senior training representative with a Fortune 100 corporation.

    King, Charles – Professor of Law and Ethics, Dean Emeritus of the School of Business and Leadership, College of Undergraduate Studies
    J.D. (University of Denver)
    MBA (Northwestern University)
    B.A. (Southwestern College)

    Dr. King teaches law, management, and finance courses. He was founding partner of the law firm King, Peterson, Brown and has served as a senior executive in human resources and information systems.

    Mesa, William – Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management
    Doctorate of Management (Colorado Technical University)
    M.S. in Accounting (New Mexico State University)
    B.S. in Accounting (New Mexico State University)

    Dr. Mesa is a CPA and has a total of 15 years of experience as a financial analyst, accountant, and strategic analyst in Fortune 500 companies and with the federal government, as well as over 10 years part-time and full-time teaching experience.

    Probst, Alex – Assistant Professor of ISM and Mathematics
    Doctoral Studies in Computer Science and Statistics (Colorado School of Mines)
    M.S. in Accounting (New Mexico State University)
    M. Eng. (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
    B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)

    Mr. Probst is a Microsoft Certified Professional, holds two registered patents, and has published and presented numerous academic papers. He is fluent in French, Portuguese, and English, and is conversant in Spanish. His research interest in his doctoral studies is Network Simulation.

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