Svetlana earned her Bachelors degree from Saint Petersburg State University of Economics, her MBA from Central Michigan University in Marketing & Accounting, and her Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Argosy University Phoenix.
Svetlana has been a faculty member at Mid Michigan College since 2004 and brings extensive international expertise having done business in many European countries including: Germany, Austria, Norway and Italy as well as in rapidly changing Russia.
Bruce earned his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from the University of Michigan, Flint and his MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan with a major in Organizational Behavior and Industrial Relations.
Bruce has been a faculty member at Mid Michigan College since 2004, prior to that he was an adjunct Business instructor at St. Clair County Community College (SC4) since 1987. Before becoming a full-time faculty member at Mid, Bruce worked as the Interim Director of the International Center for Canadian American Trade, Director of Institutional Research and Planning at SC4, and served as Dean of Occupational and Technical Programs at Mid Michigan College. In addition to his work in Higher Education, Bruce worked at Port Huron Hospital as Assistant Director of Human Resources (11 years), Director of Research and Development (7 years), served as a partner in a management consulting business, Competitive Edge (2 years), a sales person of durable medical equipment at Surgical and Orthopedic Specialists (2 years), Executive Director at the Huron Family Practice Centers (2 years), and was a partner in a marketing research consulting firm, Perceptions Are Reality, a part-time business, for 17 years.
Robert earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Saginaw Valley State University, a Juris Doctorate degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, a Master of Laws degree in International Law at Georgetown University Law Center, a Masters degree in Applied Economics at the University of Michigan, and a Masters degree in Political Science at the University of Michigan.
He has taught over 25 different university and college courses, published over 50 law review articles, and managed his own law practice. For many years, Robert worked in other capacities in international and U.S. law, including as a judicial law clerk, and has advised on human rights and debt issues for United Nations programs and provided consultation services for private sector businesses in East Asia.
"I endeavor to provide a highly-practical and analytically challenging learning experience for students in order to prepare them to achieve their goals in a rapidly evolving business environment."