Business Faculty and Advisory Team | OCTC

Business Faculty and Advisory Team

Andrea Andrea "Nikie" Ward 
Teaches: BAS 274 
Background: M.S. of Human Resources Management (Brescia University), B.A. of Psychology, Summa cum Laude Graduate 
Enjoys: Photography, cooking, embroidery, Owensboro Lions Club, helping the homeless in our community.


Matt Bruner

Matt Bruner 
Teaches: BAS 283 and QMS 101 
Background: A.S. Aviation Maintenance Technology (Vincennes University) B.S. Industrial Technology (Purdue University) M.S. Management (Brescia University), Industrial Engineer at UniFirst Corp. 
Enjoys: Avid runner (marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K)


Lorraine Sturgeon

Lorraine Sturgeon
Teaches: BAS 260, 270, and BAS 287 
Background: B.S. in Business Administration, B.S. in Computer Information Systems (Columbia College), M.B.A. (Lindenwood University)
Enjoys: Dancing, volunteering, CEO of Good-To-Go PC Repair



Michael Boyd

Michael Boyd
Teaches: BAS 160, 282, 283, and 284
Background: A.A. in Business Administration (Crowder College), B.S. in Management (Missouri Southern State University), M.B.A. (Missouri State University).
Enjoys: Promoting aviation and encouraging people to fly



Al WallaceAl Wallace
Teaches: ACC 201, ACC 202, BAS 120 and all ACT courses. 
Background: B.S. in Accounting (Western Kentucky University), M.B.A. (Xavier University), C.P.A. 
Enjoys: Running


Business Administration Advisory Team

Rob SouthardRob Southard 
Learning Specialist II
Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline



Karen RoseKaren Rose
Internal Audit and Compliance Specialists
First Security Bank



Sharla Austin-DarnellSharla Austin-Darnell 
Director Risk Management and Strategic Planning 
Big Rivers Electric Corporation




JT Taylor"JT" John Taylor
Operations Consultant/Continuous Improvement Team
Kimberly-Clark Corporation



Ed HancockEd Hancock
Family Support Services
Cabinet for Health & Family Services




Lisa BartlettLisa Bartlett
Assistant Manager - General Affairs
Toyotetsu Mid-America