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Our Academic Leaders

McKinley College’s faculty is dedicated to your success. We provide:

  • Professional one-on-one support for your education and career
  • Experienced, degree-holding faculty in your subject area
  • Quality curricula and timely delivery of all course materials

Our Executive Team

Janet Perry, Vice President of Academics and Compliance
Janet has served adult students in non-traditional education settings for over 20 years.
Janet’s Bio

Jill Bear, Dean of Faculty
Jill’s passion is to empower students to meet their goals and dreams.
Jill’s Bio

Leslie Ballentine, Dean of Curriculum
She has ten years of instructional design experience.
Leslie's Bio

Our Degree Faculty

Name: Education/Credentials: Courses Taught:
Jill Bear
  • B.A., Social Work
  • Masters, Social Work – Colorado State University
Social Work
Brenda Blomberg
  • B.A., Liberal Arts with concentration in business and journalism
  • CPC – Certified Professional Code
Medical Specialties
Nicole Kolopanis
  • B.S., Business Management, University of Phoenix
  • Masters, Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing, University of Phoenix
Marketing and Business
Karyn Madison
  • B.S., Fashion Design, Colorado State University
  • Masters, Fashion Design, University of Maryland
Fashion Merchandising
Valerie Monahan
  • B.S., Accounting, Rutgers University
  • Masters, Business Administration, Rowan University
Licensed CPA
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Preety Sathe
  • B.Com., Danielson Degree College
  • Masters, Personnel Management, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
  • Certification Human Resources Planning and Development, Colorado State University
Human Resources