MBA Faculty

M.B.A. Faculty at Marylhurst

Meet the faculty who lead Marylhurst students in the study of current business trends, best practices and the critical lessons recent business history has taught us. As business professionals themselves, faculty relate curriculum discussions to the operations of current-day business demands.

Fred Isaacs - MBA Faculty

Fred Isaacs, J.D.

Fred Isaacs is an attorney who holds the positions of Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director for Marylhurst’s School of Business. Twice named Marylhurst MBA Instructor of the Year, Fred’s contributions in the classroom have earned him the respect of faculty and students alike. Read more…

Susan Marcus - MBA Faculty

Susan E. Marcus, Ph.D.

Susan has served the Marylhurst community since 2009 and contributes over 20 years of experience in management, operations, and business development for public, private, and non-profit organizations. Today as an Associate Professor, Susan is instrumental in the professional development of Marylhurst’s MBA students and the capstone projects they complete in their final year of study. Read more…

Bill Rivoire - MBA Faculty

Bill Rivoire

Since becoming a Marylhurst faculty member in 2000, Bill Rivoir has challenged MBA students to grow through inquiry; providing his own experience in consulting, corporate finance and as an entrepreneur for context. Read more…

Practitioner Faculty

Because of our strong connection to regional industry, much of our faculty comes directly from key workforce areas, like health care, sustainable business, marketing, and nonprofit organizations. These members of our MBA faculty team continue to lead within their fields while also providing relevant, professionally focused MBA courses.

Cole Chatterton, M.B.A.
Department Chair of Business, Portland Community College

Teaches Business Fundamentals

Kurt Shusterich, Ph.D., Ed.M.
Senior Learning and Organizational Development Consultant, Kaiser Permanente

Teaches Business Fundamentals

Simon Tam, M.B.A.
Founder & Principal – TAM Good Marketing & PR

Teaches Marketing

Wendi Butler
Lead Faculty, University of Phoenix

Teaches Sustainable Marketing

Pete Wright
Photographer, Writer, Broadcaster – Rash Pixel

Teaches Marketing

Mark Fetters
Sr. Management Analyst  – Portland Bureau of Development Services

Teaches Sustainable Business

These are only a few of the respected faculty who support Marylhurst’s flexible online or portland-based M.B.A. program. Are you looking for a particular faculty member or simply interested in learning more? Explore Marylhurst faculty biographies.

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