MA from University of Michigan, 1996
Professor Kolacz has been employed with Davenport University since August 2003. Prior to that time, he served in a variety of higher education academic positions such as instructor, chair of Marketing and Management Technologies, and dean of Business Administration. In the business sector, Mike was employed with Amerace Corporation, British Petroleum, and Kawneer Corporation in functional areas including human resources, manufacturing management, and marketing.
Dr. Kolacz holds four professional certifications: Certified Manager (CM), Certified Production & Inventory Manager (CPIM), Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA), and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Mike has been a presenter at a number of national conferences dealing with educational and business topics in leadership, ethics, and strategic management.