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Faculty and Staff

Our Center features four world-class faculty experts.


Lynn Hoffman

Dr. Lynn Hoffman
Professor


303-615-0151



dhoffm20@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
510J

Campus Box Number:
78


Directory Profile

Bio:

Lynn is an excellent team builder and brings that expertise to the classroom. He developed the Organizational Management and Consulting course that pairs student teams with local companies. He has served on the Board of a local non-profit, provided consulting services to local businesses, and owned a business. With his military and business background, he brings vast experience into the classroom. Lynn is a prolific researcher and is the recipient of the College of Business, Dean’s Excellence in Scholarship award. He has helped numerous students prepare research papers that have been presented at academic conferences. Lynn has been instrumental in developing the entrepreneurship curriculum for the College of Business. He has served in numerous officer positions for the Westminster Rotary Club and is active in the Small Business Institute. Lynn’s PhD is in Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management from the University of Iowa.



David Bechtold

David Bechtold
Assistant Professor


303-615-0148



dbechto3@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
530J

Campus Box Number:
78


Directory Profile

Bio:

David is our newest faculty member and joins us fall 2015 after teaching at the University of Tampa. His PhD in International Management is from the University of Hawaii. His expertise is in project management. He is passionate about sustainability and incorporates this topic into his classes. He loves to get students involved in the business community through class consulting projects and some fun competitions.



Adam Melnick
Instructor


303-605-7208



amelnic2@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
530R

Campus Box Number:
78


Directory Profile

Bio:

Adam brings his entrepreneurial enthusiasm to MSU along with his passion and talents for teaching, facilitating, coaching and relationship building.  He has helped found and grow Conscious Capitalism Colorado, a non-profit dedicated to furthering the conscious business movement across the state, helped to launch Legal Entrepreneurs for Justice, an incubator for lawyer-entrepreneurs who want to bring new approaches to the practice of law; worked at Colorado Lending Source as the in-house Counsel and Senior Entrepreneurship Officer, where he facilitated the Ice House Entrepreneur Development Program; serves as co-chair of the board of Bluestar Recyclers, an electronic recycling company that exists to employ people on the autism spectrum.  He was a member of the Department of Management's Advisory council helping establish community relationships prior to his hire at MSU.



Rebecca Prater
Instructor


303-605-7209



rprater@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
530B

Campus Box Number:
78


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