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BusinessAnalytics@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-8800

Parking:

The 11th Street & Harmon public parking ramp is connected to the campus via skyway. On-street meter parking is also available.

Graduate Admissions:
Contact Admissions
(651) 962-8800

46 11th Street South
Schulze Hall, Suite 103
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Mailing Address:
Graduate Admissions
Box 5
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

Graduate Student Services:
Contact Student Services
(651) 962-4200

1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Mailing Address:
TMH 100
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

 

Admissions Staff

Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Josephine Visser

Admissions Program Manager

(651) 962-8825
jtvisser@stthomas.edu

Josephine Visser is the admissions program manager for the Full-time Flex MBA and Business Analytics programs at St. Thomas. Visser enjoys connecting with prospective students and serving as a resource throughout the application process. She holds a B.A. in business and public relations from Coe College and served as volunteer coordinator at Habitat for Humanity before joining the admissions team at the University of St. Thomas. 

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Josephine Visser

Admissions Program Manager

(651) 962-8825
jtvisser@stthomas.edu

Josephine Visser is the admissions program manager for the Full-time Flex MBA and Business Analytics programs at St. Thomas. Visser enjoys connecting with prospective students and serving as a resource throughout the application process. She holds a B.A. in business and public relations from Coe College and served as volunteer coordinator at Habitat for Humanity before joining the admissions team at the University of St. Thomas. 

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Sandy Bauer

Program Coordinator

(651) 962-8800
sandy.bauer@stthomas.edu

Sandy Bauer manages event planning and event communication for recruiting and admissions activities in the graduate business programs. Before joining the team, she worked at the National Institute of Health Policy and various centers within the Opus College of Business. She has also worked in marketing for a pharmaceutical company and at UnitedHealth Group. She has bachelor's degrees in English and in mass communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a master’s degree in library and information science from St. Catherine University.

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Sandy Bauer

Program Coordinator

(651) 962-8800
sandy.bauer@stthomas.edu

Sandy Bauer manages event planning and event communication for recruiting and admissions activities in the graduate business programs. Before joining the team, she worked at the National Institute of Health Policy and various centers within the Opus College of Business. She has also worked in marketing for a pharmaceutical company and at UnitedHealth Group. She has bachelor's degrees in English and in mass communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and a master’s degree in library and information science from St. Catherine University.

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Mike Leach

Candidate Outreach Advisor

(651) 962-8804
michael.leach@stthomas.edu

Mike is the Candidate Outreach Advisor in recruiting and admissions for the Opus College of Business graduate business programs, and serves as a first point of contact for prospective students.  Prior to working at St. Thomas, Mike worked in project management and marketing around the Twin Cities area for six years.  As a St. Thomas alum himself, Mike is proud to be back working at his alma mater.  He earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of St. Thomas in 2011.

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Mike Leach

Candidate Outreach Advisor

(651) 962-8804
michael.leach@stthomas.edu

Mike is the Candidate Outreach Advisor in recruiting and admissions for the Opus College of Business graduate business programs, and serves as a first point of contact for prospective students.  Prior to working at St. Thomas, Mike worked in project management and marketing around the Twin Cities area for six years.  As a St. Thomas alum himself, Mike is proud to be back working at his alma mater.  He earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of St. Thomas in 2011.

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Program Team

John Olson

Faculty Director

(651) 962-4079
jrolson2@stthomas.edu

John Olson is a professor in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department. He teaches in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the Opus College of Business. His teaching focus has been on helping both students and companies implement effective quality management programs and making better decisions using data. Before teaching at the University of St Thomas, he was a faculty member in the Department of Management at DePaul University, where he won the department of management teaching award.

As a faculty member of the Opus College of Business, his teaching, research and service activities have focused on helping others develop and implement continuous improvement and quality programs. Over the past 10 years, he has worked with several Fortune 500 companies and health care organizations on their strategic planning process, metric setting and the implementation of quality and continuous improvement programs. In addition to his academic credentials, he holds a master black belt in Lean Six Sigma.

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John Olson

Faculty Director

(651) 962-4079
jrolson2@stthomas.edu

John Olson is a professor in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department. He teaches in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the Opus College of Business. His teaching focus has been on helping both students and companies implement effective quality management programs and making better decisions using data. Before teaching at the University of St Thomas, he was a faculty member in the Department of Management at DePaul University, where he won the department of management teaching award.

As a faculty member of the Opus College of Business, his teaching, research and service activities have focused on helping others develop and implement continuous improvement and quality programs. Over the past 10 years, he has worked with several Fortune 500 companies and health care organizations on their strategic planning process, metric setting and the implementation of quality and continuous improvement programs. In addition to his academic credentials, he holds a master black belt in Lean Six Sigma.

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Corey Eakins

Senior Director, Graduate Programs

(651) 962-4228
cmeakins@stthomas.edu

Corey Eakins, St. Thomas MBA alumnus and Opus Dean's Distinguished Scholar, is the lead administrator for the flexible graduate business degree and certificate programs.  He has over 10 years of experience in leading graduate business program operations, admissions, advising, co-curricular programming, and short-term study abroad offerings.  Corey has a B.S. from St. Cloud State University in mass communications and public relations, and joined St. Thomas after ten years in leadership positions in sports marketing and management.

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Corey Eakins

Senior Director, Graduate Programs

(651) 962-4228
cmeakins@stthomas.edu

Corey Eakins, St. Thomas MBA alumnus and Opus Dean's Distinguished Scholar, is the lead administrator for the flexible graduate business degree and certificate programs.  He has over 10 years of experience in leading graduate business program operations, admissions, advising, co-curricular programming, and short-term study abroad offerings.  Corey has a B.S. from St. Cloud State University in mass communications and public relations, and joined St. Thomas after ten years in leadership positions in sports marketing and management.

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Meendering, Tim

Tim Meendering

Director, Graduate Student Services

(651) 962-4319
timothy.meendering@stthomas.edu

Tim Meendering serves as director of graduate student services and operations.  He has over twelve years of higher education experience at small liberal arts, large state-run and online undergraduate and graduate institutions, focusing on traditional, distance and at-risk student advising, academic operations, persistence and retention efforts, and leadership development. Tim has a MS in College Counseling and Student Development from St. Cloud State University and a B.A. from Luther College in Psychology.

 

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Meendering, Tim

Tim Meendering

Director, Graduate Student Services

(651) 962-4319
timothy.meendering@stthomas.edu

Tim Meendering serves as director of graduate student services and operations.  He has over twelve years of higher education experience at small liberal arts, large state-run and online undergraduate and graduate institutions, focusing on traditional, distance and at-risk student advising, academic operations, persistence and retention efforts, and leadership development. Tim has a MS in College Counseling and Student Development from St. Cloud State University and a B.A. from Luther College in Psychology.

 

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Alex Lapides

Program Advisor

(651) 962-4847
alapides@stthomas.edu

Alex Lapides serves as an academic advisor for graduate business students. Alex provides student service and program support, counseling students while also planning co-curricular events and programs. Before joining St. Thomas, she worked as a graduate program coordinator at Hamline University. She holds a B.A. from Hamline, and an M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota.

 

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Alex Lapides

Program Advisor

(651) 962-4847
alapides@stthomas.edu

Alex Lapides serves as an academic advisor for graduate business students. Alex provides student service and program support, counseling students while also planning co-curricular events and programs. Before joining St. Thomas, she worked as a graduate program coordinator at Hamline University. She holds a B.A. from Hamline, and an M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota.

 

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Tanisha Andrews

Program Advisor

(651) 962-4200
tanisha.andrews@stthomas.edu

Tanisha Andrews serves as an academic adviser for graduate business students. She has worked in both undergraduate and graduate programs at St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota. Andrews holds two degrees from St. Thomas, a B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in human resources and change leadership. 

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Tanisha Andrews

Program Advisor

(651) 962-4200
tanisha.andrews@stthomas.edu

Tanisha Andrews serves as an academic adviser for graduate business students. She has worked in both undergraduate and graduate programs at St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota. Andrews holds two degrees from St. Thomas, a B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in human resources and change leadership. 

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