Creighton University Administration

University Board of Trustees

as of July 1, 2021

Mr. Nizar N. Ghoussaini Chairman, Creighton University Board of Trustees; Senior Operational Partner, Triton
Mr. James T. Blackledge Vice Chair, Creighton University Board of Trustees; President and Chief Executive Officer, Mutual of Omaha
Ms. Gail Werner-Robertson, J.D. Vice Chair, Creighton University Board of Trustees; President and Founder, GWR Wealth Management, LLC
Ms. Josie Abboud President and CEO, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital
Mr. Thomas D. Barry Senior Vice President and Controller, Sirius XM Holdings, Inc.
Rev. Casey C. Beaumier, S.J., Ph.D. Vice President and University Secretary, Boston College
Timothy R. Breen, S.J. (Associate Trustee) Theologian, Boston College
Rev. Matthew E. Carnes, S.J., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Government and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, Georgetown University
Rev. Christopher S. Collins, S.J., S.T.D. Assistant to the President for Mission and Indentity, Saint Louis University
Mr. Jerry K. Crouse Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tenaska Energy, Inc.
Ms. Diane K. Duren
Christopher J. Elias, M.D. President, Global Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Mr. Mike Finley CEO, Boingo Wireless
Mr. William J. Fox, J.D. Global Financial Crimes Executive, Bank of America
Mr. W. Gary Gates
Ms. Susan M. Haddix
Ms. Sharon Harper President and CEO, Plaza Companies
Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D.
Mr. Frank L. Hayes President and Managing Director, Hayes and Associates, LLC
Mr. Scott C. Heider Managing Principal, Chartwell Capital, LLC
Rev. Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. President, Creighton University
Mr. Mark W. Henkels Director and Founding Partner, Moelis & Company
Ms. Catherine L. Hughes Founder and Chairperson, Urban One Inc.
Eric T. Immel, S.J. (Associate Trustee) Theologian, Boston College
Mr. Richard T. Kizer, J.D. Chairman, Central States Health and Life Company of Omaha
Ms. Wende L. Kotouc Executive Co-Chairman, American National Bank
Rev. G. Thomas Krettek, S.J., Ph.D. Assistant to VP for Mission Integration, Loyola University Chicago
Mr. Bruce R. Lauritzen Chairman, First National of Nebraska & Lauritzen Corporation
Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., Ph.D. President, Boston College
Mr. Derek Leathers Vice Chairman, President, and CEO, Werner Enterprises
Darrell Lee, M.D. Gastroenterologist, Lee Medical Office
Mr. Donald E. Montgomery, J.D. Senior Vice President, Synchrony Financial
Mr. Chris J. Murphy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AmeriWest Corporation
Rev. Ronald R. O'Dwyer, S.J. (Associate Trustee) Director, Billiken Teacher Corps, Saint Louis University
Janis M. Orlowski, M.D. Chief Health Care Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
Trevor J. Rainwater, S.J. (Associate Trustee) Theologian, Georgetown University
Mr. Mark H. Rauenhorst President, Marren Properties
Mr. Robert A. Reed, Jr. President and CEO, Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
Mr. Kenny Rocker Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Union Pacific
Mr. William J. Roe
Mr. Patrick Saint-Jean, S.J. Psy.D. (Associate Trustee) Regent, Creighton Jesuit Community
Rev. Nicholas Santos, S.J., Ph.D. Rector, Jesuit Community, Creighton University
Mr. Tobin A. Schropp, J.D. Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Kiewit Corporation
Ms. Ann Schumacher President and CEO, CHI Immanuel Health
Nick W. Turkal, M.D.
Mr. Mark R. Walter, J.D. Chief Executive Officer, Guggenheim Partners
Mr. Gary K. Witt Consulting Director, Lutz and Company
Mr. Patrick J. Zenner

Officers of Administration

as of July 1, 2021

Daniel S. Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. President
President's Office
Jeffrey Feldhaus, M.S. Special Assistant to the President & Board Liaison
Bruce D. Rasmussen, B.S.B.A. Director, Intercollegiate Athletics (ret. August 16, 2021)
James S. Jansen, J.D. Interim Director, Intercollegiate Athletics (eff. August 17, 2021)
General Counsel
James S. Jansen, J.D. General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Tricia A. Brundo Sharrar, J.D. Vice President for Compliance
Andrea M. Jahn, J.D. Associate General Counsel and University Privacy Officer
Stuart Martens, J.D. Director, Intellectual Resource Management
Allison Taylor, M.S.Ed. Executive Director, Equity and Inclusion
Institutional Diversity & Inclusion
Sarah Singletary Walker, Ph.D. Interim Vice President for Institutional Diversity & Inclusion
Mission and Ministry
Eileen Burke-Sullivan, S.T.D. Vice President for Mission and Ministry
Susan Naatz, M.A. Senior Director, Department of Ignatian Formation and Ministry for Faculty and Staff
Rev. Andrew F. Alexander, S.J. Associate Director, Department of Ignation Formation and Ministry for Faculty and Staff; Director of the Collaborative Ministry Office
Rev. Lawrence D. Gillick, S.J. Associate Director, Department of Ignatian Formation and Ministry for Faculty and Staff; Director of the Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality
Rev. Gregory I. Carlson, S.J. Associate Director, Department of Ignatian Formation and Ministry for Faculty and Staff; Associate Director of the Deglman Center for Ignatian Spirituality
Kenneth Reed-Bouley, M.S., M.Div., M.B.A. Director, Schlegel Center for Service and Justice
Kelly Tadeo Orbik, M.S. Associate Director, Schlegel Center for Service and Justice
University Relations
Matthew Gerard, M.Ed. Vice President for University Relations
Cortney Bauer, M.S. Assistant Vice President of Development
Adrian Dowell, M.B.A., M.A. Assistant Vice President, Athletics Development
Michael T. Findley, J.D. Assistant Vice President, Principal Gifts
Meghan Frost, M.A. Assistant Vice President, Development for Creighton University Arizona Health Sciences
Amy McElhaney, M.S. Assistant Vice President, Advancement Operations and Strategic Initiatives
Rev. Tom Merkel, S.J. Assistant Vice President, University Relations
Diane Glow, B.S.N. Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations and Donor Engagement
Steven A. Scholer, J.D. Senior Philanthropic Advisor
Mardell A. Wilson, Ed.D. Provost
Office of the Provost
Melissa Bertelsen, B.A. Associate Vice Provost, Analytics and Institutional Research
Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, M.D., M.S.P.H. Associate Vice Provost, Multicultural and Community Affairs
W. Wayne Young Jr., Ph.D Associate Vice Provost for Student Development
Colin Dworak, B.S.B.A. Director, Continuing Education
Enrollment Management
Mary E. Chase, Ed.D. Vice Provost, Enrollment
Sarah Richardson, M.S. Assistant Vice Provost, Enrollment & Director of Admissions & Scholarships
Scott Bierman, M.A. Assistant Vice Provost, Student Records and Financial Services
Kelsey Kelly, B.S. Senior Director, Enrollment Marketing
Audra Callanan, B.S. Director, Enrollment Operations
Elizabeth Churchich, Ph.D. Director, Graduate and Adult Recruitment
Duey Heffelfinger, B.S. Director, Data Architecture
Janet Solberg, M.A., M.B.A. Director, Financial Aid
Melinda J. Stoner, B.S. University Registrar
Ann O'Dowd, B.S. Interim Director, Business Office
Global Engagement
René Padilla, Ph.D. Vice Provost for Global Engagement
Margarita Dubocq, M.S. Director, ILAC Operations Dominican Republic and Encuentro Dominicano Academic Director
Jill Fox, Ph.D. Director, Intensive English Language Program
Maorong Jiang, Ph.D. Director, Asian World Center
Daniel Walsh, M.S.W., M.P.A. Interim Director, Academic Service Learning
Nicholas McCreary, M.S. Director, Office of Sustainability Programs
Jill Muegge, M.A. Director, Study Abroad, ILAC Operations/Encuentro Dominicano Omaha
Keli Mu, Ph.D. Director, International Relations SPAHP
Tami Renner, M.A. Director, International Student & Scholar Services
Learning and Assessment
Gail M. Jensen, Ph.D. Vice Provost for Learning and Assessment
Debra J. Ford, Ph.D. Associate Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning Center
Library Services
Elizabeth Kiscaden, M.L.I.S., A.H.I.P. Assistant Vice Provost for Library Services
Research and Scholarship
Juliane Strauss-Soukup, Ph.D. Associate Vice Provost for Research & Scholarship
Beth Herr, M.P.A., C.R.A. Director, Sponsored Programs Administration
Joseph Knezetic, Ph.D. Director, Research Compliance
Carol Fassbinder-Orth, Ph.D. Director, CURAS
Student Life
Tanya Winegard, Ph.D. Vice Provost for Student Life
Michele K. Bogard, Ph.D. Associate Vice Provost, Student Engagement
W. Wayne Young, Jr., Ph.D. Associate Vice Provost, Student Development
Lucas Novotny, M.Ed. Senior Director, Housing & Auxiliary Services
Desiree Nownes, M.S. Senior Director, Office of Community Standards and Wellbeing
TBD Director, Student Health Education & Compliance; Medical Director, CHI Health-Student Care Clinic
Katie Kelsey, M.Ed. Director, Student Leadership & Involvement Center
Kristen Schuling, M.S.Ed. Director, Residential Life
Becky Nickerson, M.S. Director, Creighton Intercultural Center
Jennifer Peter, Psy.D. Director, Student Counseling Services
Greg Durham, M.A. Director, Recreation and Wellness
Jan Madsen, B.S.B.A., C.P.A. Executive Vice President
Michael D. Reiner, M.S., M.A. Assistant Vice President, Public Safety
Derek M. Scott, B.S., M.B.A., M.A., M.S. Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management
Mark E. Simanek Director, Shuttle/Transportation Services
Ed J. Horwitz, Ph.D. Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management
John J. Jesse III, M.B.A. Associate Vice President, Finance
Tara S. McGuire, B.S.B.A. Associate Vice President, Finance
Courtney E. Bird, M.B.A. Senior Director Finance, College of Arts & Sciences, Heider College of Business, College of Nursing, College of Professional Studies and Graduate School
Jeffrey L. Davis, B.S.B.A. Manager Finance, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Eric J. Gilmore, B.A. Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing
Samantha Harter, M.B.A. Manager Finance, School of Dentistry
Jeff Klein, M.B.A. Director, Business Service Center
Dave K. Madsen, B.S. Senior Director Finance, School of Law
Katie A. Rinkol, M.B.A. Senior Director, Budget Planning & Analysis
Raymond L. Stoupa, B.S.B.A. Senior Director Finance, School of Medicine and Research
Human Resources
Beth Thomas, B.S. Interim Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Information Technology
Russ Pearlman, J.D. Vice President for Information Technology
David Ramcharan, Ph.D. Assistant Vice President, Solution Delivery
Scott Taylor, B.I.T. Assistant Vice President, Planning
Bryan S. McLaughlin, B.S. Senior Director, Security & Configuration
Mark J. Mongar, B.S. Senior Director, Operations
JD Rummel, M.A. Senior Director, Support
Internal Audit
T. Paul. Tomoser, B.S. Director, Internal Audit
University Communications and Marketing
Heidi Grunkemeyer, B.A. Vice President, University Communications and Marketing

Creighton College and School Officers of Administration

as of July 1, 2021

College of Arts and Sciences

Bridget M. Keegan, Ph.D., Dean
HollyAnn Harris, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Natural Sciences
Rebecca Murray, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Social and Applied Sciences
Amy Wendling, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Humanities and Fine Arts
Lisa Brockhoff, M.S., Assistant Dean for Advising
Gerald Kuhlman, M.A., Assistant Dean
Molly Loesche, M.A., Assistant Dean for Student and College Programs
Wilfred Solomon, M.A., Assistant Dean for Administration and Operations

Heider College of Business

Anthony R. Hendrickson, Ph.D., Dean
Todd C. Darnold, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Business Programs
Matthew T. Seevers, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs
Chris Karasek, M.S., Assistant Dean for Graduate Business Programs
Charisse Williams, M.S., Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs
Deborah L. Wells, Ph.D., Senior Advisor to the Dean

College of Nursing

Catherine M. Todero, Ph.D., Vice Provost of Health Sciences Campuses and Dean
Mary Kunes-Connell, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academics, Assessment, and Accreditation
Joan Lappe, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Nancy Shirley, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean, Phoenix Campus
Jeffrey M. Zelda, M.B.A., J.D., Associate Dean for Operations
Cynthia Adams, B.S.B.A., Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance
Nancy Bredenkamp, Ph.D., APRN, Assistant Dean and Faculty Chair, Graduate Programs
Jerilyn Kamm, M.A., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Julie Manz, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Anne Schoening, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Faculty Development

College of Professional Studies

Cindy L. Costanzo, Ph.D., Interim Dean; Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Graduate School

Kevin T. FitzGerald, S.J., Ph.D., Interim Dean
Cindy L. Costanzo, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean; Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
LuAnn M. Schwery, M.S., Assistant Dean

School of Dentistry

Jillian Wallen, B.D.S., M.S., Dean
Timothy M. Durham, D.D.S., M.P.A., Senior Associate Dean/Vice Dean
William P. Kelsey III, D.D.S., Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration
Neil S. Norton, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Admissions
Sonia M. Rocha-Sanchez, M.S., Ph.D., M.B.A., Associate Dean for Research
Joseph V. Franco, Jr., D.D.S., Assistant Dean for Clinics/Chief Dental Officer
Colette O'Meara-McKinney, M.Ed., Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Marjel Whitmore, M.P.A., Senior Director of Operations
Samantha Harter, M.B.A., Finance Manager

School of Law

Joshua P. Fershee, J.D., Dean and Professor of Law
Craig Dallon, J.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
Richard McFayden, J.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Administration
BarbaraKaye Miller, J.D., Assistant Dean for Admissions
Mandy Whiddon, J.D., Assistant Dean for Career Development
Kelly Dineen, RN, J.D., Ph.D., Director of Health Law Programs
Rachel Goedken, J.D., Director of the Werner Institute and Professor of Law
Troy Johnson, J.D., Interim Director of the Law Library
Diane Uchimiya, J.D., LLM, Director of Legal Clinics & Externships

School of Medicine

Robert W. Dunlay, M.D., Dean
Randy Richardson, M.D., Phoenix Regional Campus Dean
Randall Pritza, M.D., Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs (Omaha)
Robert Garcia, M.D., Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs (Phoenix)
Jason C. Bartz, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Academic & Faculty Affairs (Omaha)
David Wisinger, M.D., Assistant Dean, Academic and Faculty Affairs (Phoenix)
Fr. James Clifton, S.J., Associate Dean, Mission and Identity (Omaha)
Michael Del Core, M.D., Associate Dean, Medical Education (Omaha)
TBD, Assistant Dean, Medical Education (Omaha)
TBD, Assistant Dean, Medical Education (Phoenix)
Ronn Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion (Omaha)
Michael G. Kavan, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Student Affairs (Omaha)
Nicole Piemonte, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Student Affairs (Phoenix)
TBD, Associate Dean, Hospital Affairs (Omaha)
Joann L. Porter, M.D., Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education (Omaha)
Michael Epter, M.D., Interim Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education (Phoenix)
James Rodenbiker, M.S.W., Associate Dean, Administrative Planning and Business Affairs (Omaha)
Laura Hansen, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Research (Omaha)
Maureen Tierney, M.D., Assistant Dean, Clinical Research (Omaha)
Thomas Svolos, M.D., Associate Dean, Strategy & Accreditation (Omaha)
Renuga Vivekanandan, M.D., Assistant Dean, Strategy & Accreditation (Omaha)
TBD, Assistant Dean, Accreditation (Phoenix)
Stephen Cavalieri, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Medical School Admissions (Omaha)
Claudia Chambers, M.D., Assistant Dean, Medical School Admissions (Phoenix)
Ray L. Stoupa, Financial Officer

School of Pharmacy and Health Professions

Evan T. Robinson,  R. Ph., Ph.D., F.N.A.P.,  Dean
Paul L. Price, Pharm,D,, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Administration
Amy F. Wilson, Pharm.D.,  Senior Associate Dean for Operations
Victoria F. Roche, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the Dean
Samuel C. Augustine, Pharm.D., Special Assistant to the Dean
Brenda M. Coppard, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Assessment
Alekha K. Dash, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research
Keli Mu, Ph.D., Associate Dean for International Relations
Shawn Cook, MPA, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Kelly Nystrom, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean for Educational Outcomes
Katie Wadas-Thalken, Ed.D., Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs