Dr. Bill Lightfoot brings to the table over 15 years of global senior leadership experience, including seven years overseas in multicultural organizations. He most recently served as Managing Director of Village Inc. Africa, where he developed a new business model for driving economic development in rural communities. He has also served as Dean of Brenau University’s College of Business and Mass Communication and as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Institutional Advancement, and Strategic Planning at the International University of Monaco.
Dr. Lightfoot earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University before moving on to earn his MBA in General Management from the University of North Carolina. He also earned his Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University and possesses a CCMP (Certified Change Management Professional) Certificate from the Association of Chance Management Professionals.
Dr. Burt Reynolds is an assistant professor of organizational leadership at SNHU. Reynolds is responsible for curriculum design and delivery, both in continuing education and distance education programs. His courses include strategic management, organizational behavior, creative decision-making and executive leadership.
Reynolds received a Bachelor of Science degree from Golden Gate University, a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Organization Development from Golden Gate and a doctorate degree in Human Resource Education at Boston University School of Education.
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An assistant professor of organizational leadership, Dr. Christine Blais joined SNHU in 1998 as an adjunct professor and most recently served as a visiting professor of organizational leadership.
Blais serves as an advisory board member for the Degree in Three at SNHU.
Blais received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Plymouth State University, her Master of Science in Business Education from Southern New Hampshire University, and her Doctor of Arts in Leadership Studies from Franklin Pierce University.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership Dawn Sime, Ph.D., has taught at Southern New Hampshire University for over a decade. She has been an adjunct professor in both the School of Business and the School of Arts and Sciences, teaching organizational leadership strategies and skills since 2006.
Dr. Sime has also served as a certified Professional Coach since 2004, helping individuals transition and develop their career options. She has also facilitated leadership development training for executives, managers, and supervisors since 2012, leading modules centered on Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, Human Resource Management, and more.
Dr. Sime holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. She has also earned a Master’s Degree in Psychology from United States International University and a B.S. in Human Relations/Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership Jonathan Posner has had a lengthy relationship with Southern New Hampshire University. In addition to his current status as an assistant professor, Posner served as a visiting instructor to SNHU from 2013 to 2015, as well as an adjunct faculty member from 1981 to 2014.
Posner has served in a variety of positions outside the academic world, primarily in the human resources profession. He has worked as a human resources assistant for Triangle Credit Union, a human resources generalist for Northeast Rehab, a senior benefits administrator for the Lahey Clinic, and a human resources manager for W.R. Grace & Co. This allows Posner to speak to his students from a position of considerable experience, presenting organizational leadership concepts in a personal and practical way.
Posner has shown great interest in improving teaching styles, and even participated in SNHU's Teacher Enrichment Program, a program designed to help faculty members better understand the teaching techniques that resonate with millennial students. Posner holds a B.A. in Government from Boston University, and later earned a J.D. from Suffolk University.
Bringing nearly two decades of real-world industry experience in leadership with Hannaford, Joshua Harwood joined Southern New Hampshire in January 2016 as a lecturer. Harwood was previously an adjunct professor at Manchester Community College and Daniel Webster College for five years. Harwood himself is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Sociology in 2005, then continuing to earn a Master of Science in Business Education in 2010. Currently, he is working on his Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership at Northcentral University. Additionally, Harwood was selected as the 2017 Faculty Academic Advisor of the Year, and is a proud club co-advisor for Kappa Delta Phi Fraternity. He currently volunteers for the Manchester Police Athletic League (P.A.L.s). Finally, Harwood also enjoys spending time with his amazing wife, Krystina ('07, '12G) and daughter Brooklynn.
Dr. Leslie Campbell is an assistant professor of organizational leadership, joining SNHU following six years as an assistant professor in the business department of Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH. She has also previously served as an adjunct faculty member with St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH, Rivier University in Nashua, NH, and Franklin Pierce University in Nashua, NH. Her professional experience includes time as president of Landon Associates LLC and Vice President of Employee and Sales Services with the Pitco/MagiKitch'n/Anets/PerfectFry divisions of the Middleby Corp.
Dr. Campbell holds a Doctor of Arts in Leadership from Franklin Pierce University, as well as an MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Rivier University. She spent her undergraduate years at Assumption College, where she earned her B.A. in Psychology.
Dr. Lowell ''Chris'' Matthews joined SNHU in 2012 as an assistant professor of Organizational Leadership. Prior to SNHU, Matthews served as the director of fundraising events for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University. He brings with him an extensive background in global management and leadership strategies. Matthews’ research interests include organizational culture, international merges and acquisitions and global leadership practices.
Matthews completed his Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management at the University of Delaware, his Master of Business Administration at Roosevelt University and his Doctorate of Business Administration from Argosy University.
Matthews has numerous presentations and publications including most recently Matthews, L. (2012), ''The Impact of Globalization on Cross-Cultural Communication, Globalization - Education and Management Agendas,'' Hector Cuadra-Montiel (Ed.).
He serves as president of the International Academy of Student Development, dedicated to connecting international students to academic and career opportunities in the United States and is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Blacks in Development and Latinos in Development.
Matthews currently volunteers as a ''Big Brother'' for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Manchester. He is also serves as the RLC Advisor for Straight Edge at SNHU.
After serving as the owner and CEO of the SK Boutique Agency from 2011 to 2015, Sophia Koustas joined the Southern New Hampshire University Organizational Leadership department as an Instructor of Organizational Leadership. She brings with her considerable experience as a leader and organizer. Over the years, she has held positions as an Event Designer and Organizer, PR and Production Director, and Cultural Events Manager.
Koustas has considerable experience with both domestic and international organizations, and has managed projects for clients all over the world. She is fluent in Greek, though she also has some knowledge of both Spanish and German.
Koustas is a member of the Academy of Management and New Hampshire Women in Higher Education Leadership. She is an SNHU alumna, having earned her M.S. in Organizational Leadership from SNHU, as well as her Graduate Certificate in international Business. She also holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and International Affairs from UNH.
Steven Booth, J.D, has been an assistant professor of Business Law at SNHU since 2003. He is also an associate attorney at Soltani Law Office.
Booth is the faculty advisor for the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society and the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. He was chosen as Advisor of the Year in 2007.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Franklin Pierce College in 1990 and his Juris Doctor degree in law from Ohio Northern University in 1993.
Booth is a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the NH Bar Association and the VA Bar Association.
Dr. Susan Losapio, an associate professor in the School of Business, received her Bachelor of Science in Management from Plymouth State College in 1983, her Master of Science in Organizational Management from Antioch New England Graduate School in 1999 and her Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Management and Decision Sciences from Walden University in 2012. Susan has owned Losapio Training & Consulting since 1994.
Presentations include Losapio, S. (Presenter Only),''Powerful Presentations,'' ''Leading for Performance." Managing at UNH, Durham, NH. (2009). Research in progress, "Women-owned Small Businesses in the Service Industry."
At SNHU, Losapio is the point person for the School of Business and School of Education, the program coordinator for the Small Business Management concentration and the Organizational Behavior courses.
Losapio was the SBA Women in Business Advocate of the Year, Women's Business Center in 2003. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Center for Women’s Business Advancement.