Faculty

Many of our instructors teach on-campus or online at other leading American institutions and universities around the world. We often hear from them that DSU is among the best U.S. universities they know of–either on-campus or online– in educational quality in the areas we teach. Come judge for yourself. Add your voice to those who want to be challenged and learn at DSU.

Career Opportunities at Dunlap-Stone University

Administrative  Openings: At this time, there are no open administrative positions with Dunlap-Stone University.

Instructor Positions: Qualified individuals should CLICK HERE for more information about instructor positions with DSU.

International Trade Careers: Students and hiring managers are encouraged to post resumes and job openings at the Trade Compliance Jobs.com page.

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Sample of Qualified Instructors at Dunlap-Stone University

Other instructors frequently teach for DSU, and their qualifications are listed in the electronic classroom.

John Boelke – JD, MBA, CUSECO, CITE

John Boelke is the Empowered Official and Export Control Manager for ASRC Aerospace at Kennedy Space Center where he supports NASA’s research and development in engineering and science for launch operations. John is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, has an MBA from Embry Riddle University, received his Juris Doctorate from Barry University, and earned his CUSECO in November 2005.

Adrienne Braumiller – JD, LLM, CITE – Braumiller Schulz & Company

With well over 16 years of experience, Adrienne Braumiller is widely recognized as a leading authority in Customs, international trade, cargo security and export control. She is a frequent lecturer for such groups as the Import Compliance Professional Association (“ICPA”), American Association of Exports and Importers (“AAEI”), the American Petroleum Institute (“API”), and the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones (“NAFTZ”). She has held numerous leadership roles in trade groups and various international law committees within local, state, and national bar associations. She is also a regular contributor to various publications, such as the Journal of Commerce. Adrienne is a partner with Braumiller Schulz & Co., LLP, with offices in Dallas, Houston, and Chicago with an affiliate office in Mexico, and an alliance with a Washington D.C. trade law firm. Adrienne received her J.D. at St. Mary’s College of Law and her LLM in Business and Tax, Transnational Law from McGeorge School of Law. She also studied at the University of Salzburg, Austria and the University of Oxford, England.

Joseph Carusone – MBA, CITM, CITE

Mr. Carusone is an export liaison specialist for Proctor and Gamble, having assisted in the establishment of their global distribution system for Metamucel. He has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Carusone has taught for the Institute for many years.

June Deptulski – JD, LLM, CITE

June Deptulski brings over twenty years of experience in the defense and aerospace industries, ten in international trade compliance. Directly involved in the development of export control and compliance programs in the legal departments at two Fortune 100 companies, she is highly knowledgeable in State, Commerce, and Treasury Department regulations. She has lectured at seminars both within industry and for trade industry groups, including the Hartford Chapter of the National Contract Management Association and the Massachusetts Export Center in Western MA. June earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of New Haven, her J.D. from the University of Connecticut, and her LLM in Taxation from Boston University.

Kimberly Fordham – MBA, CITE

Kimberly Fordham is an International Contracts Administrator Senior Staff, Export Compliance Officer, and Empowered Official for MEADS International, Inc., a joint venture company comprised of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control – Orlando, LFK of Germany and MBDA Italia of Italy. She has over twenty years of combined international contracts and export experience. She obtained her B.S. in International Business with Highest Honors from Charter Oak State College in New Britain, CT and received her MBA with Honors from American Intercontinental University.

Robert Geiges – Jr. MBA, CPA, CITE

Mr. Geiges is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. He has over 30 years of broad management experience with Drake International, The Thomson Corporation and several entrepreneurial companies. Mr. Geiges was member of the adjunct faculty of Cleveland State University and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and finance. He has management experience in both domestic and international operations including establishment and management of facilities in Asia and Europe. He is a lifetime member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society. He has taught at the Cleveland State University and at Ottawa University before coming to IIEI.

Fatima Guadamuz-Cabral – LCB, MBA

Fatima Guadamuz-Cabral earned a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, East Bay.

She has 20+ years of experience in International Trade Compliance. She has worked for various high-tech companies as the Compliance Manager. In addition, Fatima has done marketing consulting for an agriculture company in Brazil. She is a member of various trade organizations such as the Professional Association of Exporters and Importers (PAEI), Women in International Trade – Northern California (WIT-NC) and the Import Compliance Professional Association (ICPA). In some of these organizations, she has had leadership roles and been speaker at seminars and conferences.

She is a board member of the International Logistics Program for the Bay Area Center for International Trade Development (CITD). Here she was a contributor to the development of the International Logistics degree and certificate programs for Skyline College. Fatima is adjunct faculty at Skyline College and taught trade seminars for non-profit organizations and consulates.

Stan Klatka – MBA, CITE

Stan has over 20 years experience in international commerce, and has had the opportunity to travel to 30 countries, and conduct business in over 70 countries spanning six continents.

He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN , with a BBA in Management, and a strong concentration in Marketing. He also holds a MBA from Dominican University, River Forest, IL, in General Management, with a concentration in International Business.

Stan has held international sales and marketing managerial positions at leading U.S. consumer goods companies, including Ram Golf Corporation, The Coleman Company, and Ace Hardware Corporation. Presently, he is President and owner of an import/export and consulting company: International Style, Inc., which provides international sales & marketing consulting, and also acts as an Export Management Company for consumer goods companies based both in the USA and abroad. The company primarily specializes in the footwear, apparel, sporting goods, golf equipment, equestrian sports equipment and do-it-yourself/hardware industries, and has an extensive business network of distributor and agency contacts, throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, North & South America, and the Caribbean.

Alex Klein – MBA, CITLS, CITE

Alex is a manager in the Engineering Services group of APL Logistics. APL Logistics is a global provider of logistics services headquartered in Singapore and California with offices throughout the world. He works with, Sales and Business Development to develop supply chain solutions. His background includes a BBA from George Washington University in Logistics, Operations and Materials Management and an MBA from Temple University in General and Strategic Management. He has earned the prestigious Certified International Trade Logistics Specialist®

Wendy Thibodeaux – MBA, CITE

Wendy Thibodeaux graduated from the University of Louisiana @ Lafayette in 1998 with a BS degree in Behavioral Science and received her MBA in 2001 from the University of Phoenix. She has been working in the Aerospace industry since 2000 in the field of Export Management and Compliance. Prior to changing careers in 2000, she had a 12 year career in Human Resources Management. She has been teaching various management and compliance courses for the last 7 years in both the classroom and online environment.

Natalie Marler – M Ed, CITE

Natalie Marler attended Vanderbilt University for both undergraduate and graduate studies. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human and Organizational Behavior with substantial coursework in Health and Human Services and Cognitive Studies. She holds a Masters of Education. Natalie has served as Program Director for a non-profit organization, held positions in the finance industry in the private sector, and has worked for the Tennessee Department of Human Services in a special projects capacity with focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Sharon May – Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, CITE

Sharon May has more than 18 years experience in international transportation and logistics, working with Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, importers and exporters in her career. Sharon presently works with the U.S. Commercial Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, counseling small to mediums sized businesses with customized solutions and nuts and bolts export and import compliance knowledge. She has a strong background in compliance, foreign trade zones and global logistical solutions. Sharon has taught both corporate classes and trade seminars, she has been teaching export and import courses at the International Import Export Institute since 2002. Sharon received her Customs Brokers License in 1992 and has a degree in Business Management.

Andrea Mena – MBA, CUSECO, CITE

Andrea has over thirteen years of trade compliance related experience and is the Sr. Trade Compliance Advisor for a Fortune 500 company involved in computer technology.  She serves as the subject matter expert for all international trade compliance related issues, including import/export activities, audit, reporting and record keeping duties.  Another responsibility is to plan, establish, schedule, and maintain programs, policies, procedures and practices to ensure that business and operational activities are being managed accordingly.  Prior to her current role, she was the Empowered Official for a company involved in the defense industry that specializes in the analysis, design, development, and support of complex intelligence, information, and communication systems.  She also used to work in the Trade Compliance department for a major golf company that still manufacturers in the U.S.  In addition to her work experience, she has a B.S. degree in Business Administrations from DeVry University, and an MBA in International Business from Western International University. She obtained her U.S. Export Compliance Officer (CUSECO) certification back in 2007 from IIEI Certification.

Richard L. Oxford – MBA, CITM, CITE

Mr. Oxford earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Oxford has spent the past eighteen years serving in different management capacities within the construction industry. He has participated in two successful private startup companies including InsuranceBeacon.com. After assisting in the business plan and raising startup capital, he was elected, and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for InsuranceBeacon.com. He has taught for the University of Phoenix in the areas of management and operations management. He is active in international trade and frequently is called upon to travel abroad to assist other schools in becoming partners of IIEI.

Robert Perkins – Ph.D, CITE

Dr. Robert Perkins has 34 years of experience in the importing and exporting business and recognized as a licensed customs broker since 1974. He has served on many trade committees and in an executive capacity or on boards for many associations. He was appointed as a Trade Ambassador with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offering subject matter expertise for the new Automated Commercial Environment information system. From 1992 –1996 he served as a member of the Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC), a group formed by Congress to offer constructive dialogue with Customs and Border Protection. Dr Perkins has held positions as Senior Vice President in two organizations, Chief Operations Officer in one organization, and Vice-President of a developing brokerage business unit for a large carrier conglomerate. Dr. Perkins is now a Senior International Trade Advisor for a large consulting firm in Washington, DC. Dr. Robert Perkins holds a BS, MBA, and a Doctoral Degree in Management and Organizational Effectiveness.

Stephanie Ratliff – MBA, CITE

Stephanie Ratliff has worked in trade compliance since 2002. She has primarily been involved with the development and implementation of export compliance programs for companies that manufacture and/or distribute dual use equipment in public safety markets for police, fire fighting, emergency medical and military applications.

She received a BBA with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Kentucky; a Masters of Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University; and has maintained CUSECO since 2004.

In her most recent experience, she was the Director of Export & GSA Compliance for a public safety distributor in Lexington, Kentucky.

Richard Seamans – MBA, CITE

Mr. Seamans is the managing consultant of RS Global Trade Compliance Services, Inc. he has been managing export compliance for the past 20 years and specializing in developing export compliance programs including policies and procedures, reviews, education, and documentation and technology controls including compliance with Distribution Licenses from the US Department of commerce and Distribution Agreements from the Department of State. He has negotiated directly with export compliance personnel at MITI Japan, DTI UK, NSA (US) and BIS of the US Department of Commerce and Distribution Agreements from the Department of State. He has held various international positions at Motorola’s communication business units including Manager of International Physical Distribution and Export Control Manager.

Education: He received his BS Business Administration/Management from Columbia College, MO and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago.

Robert Sherman – PhD, CITE

Doctor Sherman earned his MBA and PhD in Finance from Arizona State University. His served on the faculty of the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and University of Phoenix. Currently, he is the President of AMI Consultants, where he works with the World Bank, IMF, African Development Bank and U.S. State Department.

Terri Thorson – MS Communication, CITE

Terri has more than 19 years’ of high-tech experience specializing in worldwide media relations, strategic public relations, marketing communications and corporate communications.

She is a public relations consultant specializing in the development and implementation of comprehensive public relations/marketing programs, strategic counseling, event planning, media relations, issues management, and crisis communications. Additionally, Terri is a faculty associate at Arizona State University, Main Campus, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication; a faculty member the University of Phoenix; and faculty member at Dunlap-Stone University. In 2003, Terri was awarded Outstanding Faculty Associate, Arizona State University. In 2008, Terri was awarded Distinguished Faculty Member, University of Phoenix.

Terri received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations and a Master of Mass Communication from Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, Phoenix Chapter. She served on their board for six years supporting the University Relations Committee and New Professionals Committee.

Vilma Edginton – Ph.D, CITE

Vilma holds a Ph.D in Economics from Claremont Graduate University. She holds years of jewelry business experience, specifically with jewelry importing and exporting. She continues to publish articles, conduct presentations and seminars and teach business classes within the jewelry industry.

Tara P. Woody – MBA, CUSECO, CITE

Tara Woody has her bachelors degree from Michigan State University (Business Management) and a MBA degree in International Business from Baker College, with honors. Currently, she is an International Trade Compliance, Project Leader for General Electric Aviation. She earned the distinguished CUSECO® designation in 2005. Tara has over 18 years experience in freight forwarding, trade compliance industries.

Joseph Zodl – MBA, CITM , CITE, CUSECO

Joseph has over thirty years experience in international trade, serving in a variety of roles including being a Licensed Customs Broker, and with Dial Inc. in their import-export operations division. He is currently with an international consulting firm. He is also constantly in demand nationally, speaking on the subject of international trade. He is the author of Export Import: Everything you and your company need to know to compete in world markets, now in its second printing. He earned his MBA from Western International University and his bachelors degree (B.A.) from Fordham University. He has been teaching at IIEI for about ten years.

 

Staff – Key Management

Dr. Donald N. BurtonDr. Donald N. Burton D.B.A. – President & Founder of Dunlap-Stone University

During a successful business career spanning over thirty-five years, Dr. Burton has been involved in corporate and education endeavors that span the globe.  In his most recent role, he is the Founder and the President of the Dunlap-Stone University (DSU), a nationally accredited university, where he is constantly involved in managing activities impacting businesses and governments around the world.

Dr Burton earned his Doctor of Business Administration with Honors at Nova Southeastern University and his M.B.A. from the University of Oregon’s Lindquist Graduate School of Management.  He obtained a BS in Marketing and BA in Clinical Psychology with Honors from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations (satellite of the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC).

Caulyne N. Barron –Ed.D – Chief Academic Officer

Throughout her career, Dr. Barron has helped students achieve their educational goals working with organizations that support education. She has worked with traditional and non-traditional students in a variety of settings managing operations and academics in for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has managed educational content for a school-age publishing company, worked in college admissions and public relations, developed college course content, and taught in classrooms and online. She has overseen faculty recruitment, training and professional development.

Central to her role as a member of the strategic management team, Dr. Barron oversees new program offerings, program development and expansion, as well as state licensing and institutional and programmatic accreditation. She views her role as the essential quality control mechanism to deliver meaningful and academically sound educational products.

She has been a speaker on a number of topics including training’s return on investment, non-traditional learners, entrepreneurship in higher education and distance learning pedagogy. She has had articles accepted by peer-reviewed publications on a range of topics, most recently regarding best practices for non-traditional adult learners in distance education programs, and the assessment of critical thinking in undergraduate programs.

Caulyne is a graduate of the University of the South (Bachelor of Arts), where she was a member of the Order of Gownsmen (academic honors), and of Jones International University, where she earned her Master of Education in Adult Education and Higher Education Administration summa cum laude. She holds both the Certified Corporate Training and Knowledge Management Training Manager i® and Certified Corporate Training and Knowledge Management Instructor® designations, is an approved evaluator for the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Training Council, and is a member of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. Dr. Barron completed her Doctor of Education at Northeastern University, with an emphasis in higher education administration. Her research centers on for-profit higher education, organizational change, and regulation.