Doermer School of Business MBA Programs

Class Profile

Lawrence Manuel Lawrence Manuel graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in 2004 with concentrations in marketing, operations management, and distribution logistics. Lawrence has been the Director of Strategic Accounts at Biomet Inc. in Warsaw, Indiana since 2012. While he grew up in theWarsaw area, he spent time in Florida and Southern Indiana working in Sales. Following graduation,Lawrence hopes to use the skills learned in the MBA program to broaden his leadership abilities in orderto obtain his longterm goal of assuming a senior leadership role in his company. Megger RyanRyan Megger received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from The Ohio State University. Since 2013, he has been a Product Surveillance Engineer at Zimmer Holdings in Warsaw, Indiana. Ryan is originally from Chardon, Ohio. He plans on using his MBA degree from IPFW to initially become a Director of Engineering within the orthopedic industry and, in the longterm, start his own biomedical consulting firm.
Jia LiJia Li earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Cell Molecular Biology and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2007. He is also working on a Masters in Systems Engineering from Purdue University. Jia has spent time in Beijing, Oakland, Toronto, Ottawa, Singapore, and Detroit. He has worked at Zimmer Inc. in Warsaw, Indiana since 2010 and he currently holds a position as a Principal Engineer in the Custom Products division. Jia hopes to use his MBA to move into a leadership role and eventually a product development management role.
Ensley JoeJoseph Ensley graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science with a Computer Science concentration from Purdue University. Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Joseph has been employed by Broadridge Financial Solutions as a Senior Programmer Analyst since 2008. He hopes to develop strong business acumen through the MBA program and eventually obtain an upper management role where his decisions affect the direction of the company.
Cordes JohnJohn Cordes is an IPFW alum who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology in 2012. He was born and raised in Garrett, Indiana where he currently resides. John has worked for Eaton Corporation for the past ten years and is currently the Product Support Manager. He hopes to use his MBA to gain needed skills to fill his current role but would like to enter the product planning areas in a management role in the longterm.
Coleman Amber Amber McElhiney earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in Environmental Health in 2008. She has a minor in Organizational Leadership Supervision, as well. Amber is employed with Eaton Corporations as a Manufacturing Manager in Van Wert, Ohio. She has held positions in Florida, North Carolina, and Ohio. Amber is hoping to be promoted to a plant manager after obtaining her MBA and eventually pursue a role in talent management.
Creekmore Crystal Crystal Creekmore is currently employed at SYM Financial Advisors in Warsaw, Indiana. She started her career at SYM upon graduation from IPFW in June of 2000. She accepted an entry level position at SYM and began her career as a Client Service Representative and after several other promotions, was ultimately promoted to Vice President of Operations. She is currently responsible for their trading department, financial planning team, along with ensuring day to day operations are running smoothly. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.
Clawson David David Clawson graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from IPFW. David works at J.D. Byrider Systems, LLC as the Treasury Services Manager in the Accounting Department and has been with them since 2008. He is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana but currently resides in Indianapolis. In the long term, David hopes to use his MBA to obtain a position as a Vice President of Financial Planning or beyond.
Coleman Amber Amber Coleman received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology in 2006 from State University of New York in Cortland, New York. She currently works for Parkview Health as a Pharmacy Compliance Officer. She has worked at Parkview since 2007. Amber is originally from Johnson City/Binghamton, New York. After she receives her MBA, Amber wants to move up the corporate ladder within Parkview and enhance her abilities to be a strategic level thinker. 
Sharone RawsonSharone Rawson earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 2003 from Colorado University. She has been the Director of Analytics at Verde Associates in Chicago, Illinois since 2014. Sharone’s hometown is Chicago. She is hoping that her MBA will help her as she plans on using her background in Apparel design combined with her experience as an analyst to eventually pursue her own business.  
Aimee JohnsonAimee Johnson grew up in Huntington, Indiana but currently resides in Roanoke, Indiana with her 14-year old son and dog. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting from IPFW in 2008. Aimee works as a Senior Auditor at Defense Contract Audit Agency (a division of the Department of Defense) and has been employed there since 2008. After graduation, she would like to obtain a supervisory position within her agency or a Forensic Accountant position with FBI.