Dr. Kathleen Shriver is a business, management, and technology professional with experience in consulting, business and financial management, and computer information systems. Dr. Shriver earned undergraduate degrees in Paralegal Studies from Hilbert College and in Organizational Management from Houghton College, an MBA in Business Administration with a Technology emphasis from Baker College, and a Doctor of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis on Financial Management, from Northcentral University.
Dr. Shriver has over 30 years of professional experience, much of which was acquired at the Buffalo City School District in New York. She was directly involved with the business management and operation of the organization in dealing with staffing, budgets, data analysis, and overall functions of the Instructional Division. She also spent time working with graduate students from area colleges who were completing thesis papers on the Buffalo City Schools. In 2009, Dr. Shriver began working as an adjunct instructor, teaching undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level business, management, and finance courses, primarily for online schools. Research interests have been primarily on current financial issues and improving management skills in today's changing economy.
Online education has provided numerous opportunities for Dr. Shriver, not only in being able to complete her advanced degrees, but also in opening the door to teaching and mentoring online learners. To help learners succeed, it is important to respond to their issues in a timely fashion. Dr. Shriver now lives in North Carolina and in her spare time, enjoys traveling to new places, taking long walks, bike riding, reading, completing home improvement projects, and spending time with her family.