Business and Accounting Faculty


David Birkett
David Birkett
Assistant Professor of Business and Accounting

MBA, Xavier University, Industrial Relations
BA, Xavier University, French

Office Phone: 563.589.3241
Email: dbirkett@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 110 Charles and Romona Myers Center
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David went to Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio where he received his BA in French and MBA in Industrial Relations. David worked for the Bemis Company for 30 years as a Plant Manager for six different packaging, converting and graphics plants before being promoted to President of MacKay Inc., a wholly owned division of Bemis in 2002.  At the University of Dubuque, David is involved with the Enactus program (formerly Students in Free Enterprise.)


Sam Deaver
Sam Deaver
Professor Emeritus - Business and Accounting

MBA, University of Dubuque
BS, Peru State College



Office Phone: 563.589.3709
Email: SDeaver@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 121 Charles & Romona Myers Center

Dennis George
Dennis George
Associate Professor of Accounting
Director of Summer School Program

MBA, University of Dubuque; Business Administration
BA, Loras College; Accounting

Office Phone: 563.589.3192
Email: dgeorge@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 108 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Fax: 563.589.3322
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Dennis teaches courses in accounting and finance. He has 20 years of applied industry experiences in various financial and management positions including CFO of a publicly traded technology company. Dennis has special interest in leveraging his vast financial and technological experience by incorporating technology into the class room.  He earned his MBA at the University of Dubuque and BA in accounting from Loras College.


Molly Hein
Molly Hein
Assistant Professor of Business

Ed.D, University of Phoenix
MS, Western Illinois University
BA, Loras College



Office Phone: 563.589.3709
Email: MHein@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 121 Charles & Romona Myers Center

Jacqueline R. Jaeger
Jacqueline R. Jaeger
Adjunct Business Faculty

MBA, St. Ambrose University
BA, Loras College



Email: JJaeger@dbq.edu 
Office Location: Charles & Romona Myers Center
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Jackie teaches business topics. She has 30 years of professional career experience in the financial services industry, where she learned marketing, management, and was investments-qualified. She earned the Certified Financial Planner designation in 2000 and remains in good standing.


Craig Marty
Craig Marty
Associate Professor of Business

MBA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Office Phone: 563.589.3250
Email: cmarty@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 119 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Fax: 563.589.3322
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Craig teaches courses in marketing and marketing communication.  Prior to coming to the University of Dubuque in 2007, Craig had twenty-plus years of experience in various marketing and sales management positions for a Fortune 100 company.  He earned his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a triple major in political science, history and geography.


Linda McKeag
Linda McKeag
Assistant Professor of Accounting

CPA, State of Minnesota
MBA, St. Thomas University
BS, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

Office Phone: 563.589.3256
Email: lmckeag@dbq.edu 
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Linda McKeag teaches courses in accounting.  She earned her MBA from the University of St. Thomas & her BS in Accounting  from the University of Wisconsin -  LaC rosse. She has taught various accounting courses at St. Norbert College, Lakeland College, Concordia College, Augsburg College, the University of St. Thomas, & Metropolitan State University in Minneapolis.  She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has held positions in Internal Audit & Financial Accounting in both the retail & banking industries and as  a Financial Analyst in the banking industry.


Erica Scheidecker
Erica Scheidecker
Assistant Professor of Business and Accounting

CPA, State of Iowa & Illinois
MAS, Northern Illinois University
BS, Iowa State University

Office Phone: 563.589.3729
Email: escheidecker@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 107 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Fax: 563.589.3184
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Erica teaches courses in accounting. She earned her Masters of Accounting Science (M.A.S.) from Northern Illinois and a B.S. in psychology from Iowa State. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and has extensive work experience in public accounting focused primarily on income tax.


Rafic Sinno
Rafic Sinno
Business and Accounting Department Chair
Associate Professor of Business

MBA, University of Dubuque, Business Administration
BA, Clarke University, Communications



Office Phone: 563.589.3193
Email: RSinno@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 106 Charles & Romona Myers Center
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Rafic is an experienced entrepreneur, author, teacher, motivational speaker, consultant and marketing professional.  Rafic established Sinno Communication, a family based business serving the Tri-State region with visual communication products and services.  As a teacher, Sinno teaches a variety of courses at the intersection of business and communication.  His passion for integrated marketing communication has led him to develop courses in web content and design, social media marketing, and web search and promotion.  He earned his MBA at the University of Dubuque and BA in communications from Clarke University.


James Sullivan
James Sullivan
Adjunct Business Faculty

MAC,University of Dubuque
BS, Loras College

Office Phone: 563.589.3300
Email: jsulliva@dbq.edu 
Office Location: 121 Charles & Romona Myers Center
Fax: 563.589.3322