Randy Zimmermann is the Chair, Graduate Programs, School of Business and Technology at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Prior to moving to Duluth, he served as associate director for the Center for Nations in Transition and research fellow at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 1991 he has managed several USAID-funded business education projects in Central and Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States. One of these projects-Management Training and Economics Education in Poland-led to the development of the University of Minnesota's Warsaw Executive MBA Program at the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland. He holds a BS degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master in International Administration degree from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. He has also completed coursework for the Ph.D. program in comparative and international development education at the University of Minnesota.
Rick Butte is the director of The College of St. Scholastica's St. Cloud campus and enjoys helping non-traditional students achieve their educational goals. Prior to joining St. Scholastica, Rick was a leader in the Industrial Automation field for over 20 years and especially enjoyed working with the packaging industry. Rick has also been a small business owner and has taught for both Concordia University and The College of St. Scholastica as an adjunct professor. Rick earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts Degrees in Organizational Management from Concordia University, St. Paul.
Tricia Angulo is Assistant Professor/Management Program Coordinator in The School of Business and Technology. Tricia earned her Bachelor of Arts from Metropolitan State University and both her Master of Arts in Business Leadership and Doctor of Education: Educational Leadership from Hamline University. She has taught many different classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels including: managing conflict, organizational behavior, business communication, strategic planning, leadership and change, management communication and cultural competence and leadership in diverse cultures.
Cindy Olson is the Assistant Director, Retention and Student Experience in The School of Business and Technology. Her current work focuses on retention and exploring the student experience. Cindy earned her Master of Arts in Management degree with The College in 2005, and has used her experience as a student to inform her work today. Prior to her nine years with CSS, Cindy has built a professional background in the fields of Human Resources, Marketing, and College Recruitment work.