Baker Hall 327
M.B.A., Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
B.A. with College Honors, Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Valerie has over 20 years of business experience, primarily at Baxter Healthcare Corporation and Kemper Insurance Companies. She has extensive corporate training experience in management and professional development, as well as experience in human resource management, strategic planning and marketing. She holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation and is a member of the University of Chicago Women’s Business Group.
Valerie has taught in the graduate and undergraduate program focusing on general management, leadership skills, human resources, and risk management. She is a member of the Study Abroad faculty and has taught in Vienna, Austria. Valerie holds an assessment certification from the Center for Creative Leadership and has served as an executive coach.
She currently teaches these courses:
- BMA 352 Managing in Organizations
- BMA 356 Human Resource Management
- BMA 315/ASB 315 Risk and Insurance