Steven Verrone

Steven Verrone

Faculty / Subject Matter Expert


Walden University

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Life after high school...mindless job, financially hurting, no path.
Joined the Air Force...learned teamwork, focused attention, financially sound, academics emphasized, Bachelors degree, Masters Degree
Retired from the Air Force...Financially sound, family oriented, educated, trained, focused, disciplined
Professional Career...Director of Marketing, managerial skills honed, life skills, focused on social impact emphasis
Consultant...a means to provide guidance and solution based results, higher education focus, Doctoral degree
Faculty/SME...teach learners the skills necessary to succeed in business and make a social impact on their surroundings

Education

High School
Timberline High School
Bachelor
Bachelor of Science in Business / Marketing
University of Phoenix
Graduate
Master of Business Administration
Baker College of Flint
Doctorate
Doctor of Business Administration
California Southern University

Career

Faculty / Subject Matter Expert

I teach business and marketing courses.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Education
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

I read student papers, grade work, provide feedback and interact in the classroom. I provide specific guidance in competency based learning modules and guide students.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Real world experience comes with time and applying the tools learned in your discipline provides a foundation for future success. Being open minded, able to listen, focused, team oriented, problem solving skills and a willingness to make a social impact are some of the skills helpful to succeed in a faculty career.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Stay focused, be persistent, follow your instincts, use the tools you learned in school, never give up.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Bachelor of Science in Business / Marketing
graduate
Graduate
Master of Business Administration
doctorate
Doctorate
Doctor of Business Administration

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"You shouldn't focus on your academic goals ahead of professional obligations."

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student