Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics
Monty Bohrer joined the DWU faculty in 2011, after teaching at East Texas Baptist University and the University of Sioux Falls. Prior to his teaching career, Monty worked with a variety of businesses, including GMAC, Gateway, Godfather’s Pizza, Holiday Inn, Oracle and Aramark. He has also done consulting with small business owners. Monty has a B.A. in business from Concordia College, an M.B.A. from USF, and a Ph.D. from Anderson University. His primary teaching areas are marketing and management. In addition to teaching, Monty has participated in DWU theatre productions. He has six children and four grandchildren. His hobbies include sports and gardening.
Assistant Professor of Sports Management and Business
Darryl Greene joined the DWU faculty in 2010, after previously teaching at Tiffin University and Spring Arbor University. In addition to teaching, Darryl has been a certified NBA player agent for 14 years, an owner and coach of a minor league basketball franchise, and a professional and manager in the financial services industry. Darryl has a B.S. in marketing from Wayne State and an M.B.A. from Heidelberg University. His primary teaching area is sports management. He has 3 children.
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics
(605) 995-2722Jerry Luckett joined the DWU faculty in 1989. Before and during her time at the university, she has held a variety of management positions in the Mitchell area, as well as running her own business. Jerry has a B.A. in business education from DWU and a Master of Business Education from Northern State University. Her primary teaching areas are management and marketing. In addition to teaching, Jerry has been active with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, as well as being a DWU cheerleading coach. She has four children and seven grandchildren. Her hobbies include rodeo, training horses, sports and volunteer work.
Instructor of Accounting and Business Administration
Christine Mauszycki joined the DWU faculty in the 2010. She had previously worked in the accounting field for several local firms, as well as owning her own business. Christine has a B.A. in accounting from DWU and is a certified CPA in South Dakota. Her primary teaching area is accounting. In addition to teaching, Christine has been very active in raising funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, including the creation of a nonprofit organization for that purpose. She has two children.
Professor of Business Administration and Economics
Dave Mitchell joined the DWU faculty in 1972 as director of the university’s general education program, after previously teaching for two years at Boston University. Before coming to DWU, he was employed as a systems analyst with Procter and Gamble. Dave has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and an Master of Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master of Theology and Ph.D. from Boston University. His primary teaching areas currently are ethics and economics, but he has also taught sociology and interdisciplinary core courses. In addition to teaching, Dave has been an active leader in both the United Methodist Church and local political and community activities. He has two children and six grandchildren. His hobbies include travel, reading, model trains and sports.
KATHRYN J. MORRISON, PH.D., CFP®Assistant Professor of Finance
Katie Morrison joined the DWU faculty in 2014, after advising, coordinating and instructing in the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA) Family Financial Planning (FFP) Master of Science program at South Dakota State University, where she also served as faculty chair of the eight member institutions.
Morrison has been granted the highest level of certification in SDSU’s Online Instructor Certification Program and was awarded the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance Faculty Excellence Award in 2014. In 2009, she completed a Ph.D. in family and consumer science education from Iowa State University with an emphasis in family financial planning. Her dissertation looked at perceived financial wellbeing among individuals in South Dakota. She received a Master of Science degree in health, physical education and recreation in 2004, and a Bachelor of Science degree in consumer affairs in 2002, both from South Dakota State University.
She has developed and taught numerous courses in financial planning, consumer affairs, leadership and first-year experience. She develops courses and teaches online for North Dakota State University, as well. In addition, Morrison has served as a Personal Financial Consultant for MHN Government Services, providing financial education and resources for Service Members and their families. She is a CFP® Professional.
Morrison, her husband and two children enjoy being active in the Mitchell community.
Dean and Professor of Graduate Studies and New Ventures
Ed Plastow rejoined the DWU faculty in 2012 after previously serving at the university
from 1988 to 1999. In the interim he served as the founding chair of the College of Business and Legal Studies for Southeastern University, where enrollment grew to more than 500 students. Before coming to DWU in 1988, he spent 15 years working as a CPA and as a senior financial manager. He worked extensively with professional sports teams in the Denver area. Ed has a B.A. in accounting from DWU, an M.B.A. from National University and a Ph.D. from Walden University. He has also been CPA-certified in three states. His primary teaching areas are accounting, finance and management. In addition to teaching, Ed has been a college-level basketball coach, including nine years as head coach at SEU. He is an active missions and ministry leader, and is ordained with the Assemblies of God. He has 10 children and 20 grandchildren. His hobbies include model trains, music and sports.
Fredel Thomas joined the DWU faculty in 2012 as the executive director of the Kelley Center for Entrepreneurship. In her role, she works with a variety of economic development specialists in assisting businesses in the Mitchell region. Previously, she was director of project management for CHR Solutions, a technology firm in Mitchell, where she oversaw product planning, marketing and finances for CHR’s managed services. Fredel has a B.S. in computer science from the University of South Dakota, as well as being certified as a Project Management Professional. Her primary teaching area is entrepreneurship. She has three children. Her hobbies include sports and shopping.