Ms Gertler started her studies at the Department of Finance of the University of Economics in Bratislava. Her interests have been mainly in the area of corporate finance and financial risk management. Financial risk, and mainly credit risk and market risk measurement was also her major area of study in her Master and PhD thesis. Her doctoral thesis has benefitted gravely from her Fulbright fellowship research at the Department of Finance of the George Washington University.

Since 2011 she holds a position of associate professor at the department of Finance and lectures courses as Risk and Uncertainty in Finance, Pricing of Financial Assets and other courses. She has been involved in numerous projects and grants. She has been actively publishing domestically and also in foreign journals.

Ms Gertler is also a leading expert in regulation and ICAAP implementation (Basel III), portfolio management, capital adequacy and liquidity management. Since 2007, she is a member of the Slovak Banking Association.

Mr. Tumpach started his studies at University of Economics in Bratislava, with major in economic information and control (accounting). In 2015 he became the first full professor of accounting in Slovakia and currently serves as the chair at the Department of Accounting and Auditing of the University of Economics in Bratislava.

After finishing his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Commerce, University of Economics in Bratislava, Dr Miklosik has continued his academic career at the Faculty. He has taught, developed and, in the position of an associate professor, guaranteed both Information Systems in Marketing and Knowledge Management classes. He has lectured a range of other marketing and management classes.

Dr Miklosik is a seasoned manager with experience in working on big IT projects and managing large cross-department teams. His hands-on approach fosters cooperation between business and academia generating benefits for all stakeholders.

Dr Miklosik holds an ITIL Foundation Certificate, PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate, Certificate in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Dr Miklosik is the author of 170+ publications including numerous scientific monographs, university textbooks and scientific papers. He is a reviewer for a number of journals including Knowledge Management Research and Practice, Central European Review of Economic Issues, Communication Today and Scientia Commercialia Bratislavensia. He has been the principal investigator or team member of ten different research projects.

Mr. Volek graduated from the Universtiy of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna. After the university he worked for an austrian bank. He also represented the world´s largest language-travel organisation Education First in Slovakia for 12 years. Mr. Volek founded a leading language school Volis Academy. He attended an Executive MBA programe in Vienna with concentration on online marketing.

Dr. Blštáková has graduated from University of Economics, Faculty of Business Management, Masters’ program Personnel Management. She has completed her PhD. studies in 2010. Right after, she has become full member of the Department of management teaching courses in Bachelor program:  Human Resources Management; and Masters’ program: Compensation and Benefits, Corporate Culture, Organizational Behavior.

She is involved in the research projects as the coordinator of membership of Slovak universities in CRANET (The Cranfield Network on Human Resources Management) and research projects on process orientation applied in HRM, Strategic orientation of Human Resource Management, Corporate Culture influencing HR strategy application.

She is the board member of the Consortium for Double Degrees since 2017, and the member of the board of supervisors in Slovak Academic Association for International Cooperation since 2016. She has been member of the faculty leadership since 2015 as the vice-dean for foreign affairs. Her hobbies include long-distance running and art hobby.

Ms. Joanna Williamson started her studies The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH in US where she majored in both Journalism and later in Business Administration. Here she received her Bachelor's Degree in 1977 and MBA Degree in 1979. She then continued her studies at Capital University in Columbus, OH where she obtained her Degree of Juris Doctor in 1992 majoring in Law and later at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC where she obtained her Doctoral Degree in 2010.   

Ms. Williamson´s University teaching experience includes courses like Marketing Management, Applied Communication Theory, Internship, or Applied Marketing Communication Theory. She also has a broad external teaching experience in various other universities in FL, CO, OH and AZ states around US. Ms. Williamson was both President and CEO of Williamson Works & Associates, LLC from 2000 to 2011. From 2013 she is Department Chair of Management & Marketing and Program Chair of Master of science in Marketing & Communications at the Department of Management & Marketing at Franklin University in Columbus, OH. She also a proud member of American Advertising Federation, American Marketing Association and Ohio Bar.

Mr. Wendell Seaborne started his studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN in US where he majored in Political Science and received his Bachelor's Degree in 1981. He obtained his MBA Degree at Anderson University in Anderson, IN in 1997. In 2000 he received his Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA where he also obtained his Doctoral Degree in 2003 specializing in Organizational Leadership.

Mr. Wendell´s University teaching experience includes courses like Business Environment, Organizational Leadership, Strategic Management, MBA Foundations and Business Ethics for Leaders. From 2006 to 2011 Mr. Wendell was Professor of Management at Anderson University and since 2017 he started working at Franklin University in Columbus, OH as Department Chair of Business Administration & Director of Doctoral Studies. Currently he is Dean of Doctoral studies here, as well as Department Chair of Business Administration and Lead Faculty of MBA Program.

Mr. Alan D. Rogers started his studies at Franklin University in Columbus, OH in US where he majored in accounting in 1986. He then continued his studies at The Ohio State University where he received his MBA Diploma in 1988 and later at the Walden University in Minneapolis, MA where he obtained his Doctoral Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) in 2016.

Mr. Roger´s University teaching experience includes courses like Managerial Accounting, Fed Income Tax, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting Theory, Cost Management, Financial Leadership or Principles of Finance. Mr. Roger also held the position of Regional Manager / Assistant Vice President of Fifth Third Bank and Star Bank and Vice President of Lending in Credit Union in Columbus, OH. Currently he is Program Chair (Master of Science in Accounting) at Franklin University in Columbus, OH and President of Alan D. Rogers and Associates in Reynoldsburg, OH. Mr. Roger is a Professional Member of Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Garry L. McDaniel started his studies at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX in US where he majored in both Geography and Counseling. Here he received his Bachelor's Degree in 1975 and Master's Degree in 1978. He then continued his studies at University of Texas in Austin, TX where he obtained his Doctoral Degree in 1998 majoring in Educational Administration.

Mr. McDaniel´s University teaching experience includes courses like Human Resource Management, MBA Foundations, Organizational Leadership, Principles of Management or Training / Development. Mr. McDaniel was the President of People Works Association in Austin, TX from 2002 to 2006 and later became Lead Faculty of MBA and Human Resources Management. Currently he is Program Chair of Human Resource Management (Masters of Human Resources) at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and also a proud member of three associations – American Society for Training and Development, The Society for Human Resource Management and Organization Development Network.

Mr. Ayegbeni (Andy) Igonor started his studies at University of Ibadan in Nigeria where he majored in both Soil Science in Agriculture and Information Science. Here he received his Bachelor's Degree in 1992 and Master's Degree in 1997. He then continued his studies at University of the West of England in Bristol, England (Bristol Business School) where he obtained his Doctoral Degree in 2007 majoring in Management and Information Systems. He has also earned numerous Licensures & Certifications.

Mr. Igonor´s University teaching experience includes courses like MBA Foundations, Health Data and Health Info Management, Application Security or Health Informatics. Mr Igonor was Assistant Professor (Information Security) at Concordia University in Edmonton, AB in Canada from 2005 to 2008 and later Chair (Instructional Faculty) in Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton from 2008 to 2014. Currently he is Dean of Ross College of Business and Co-Executive Director of Center for Public Safety & Cybersecurity Education (College of Business). He is also a proud member of Information Systems Control, Audit Association and also American Health Information Management Association.

Mr. Bruce A. Campbell started his Bachelor studies at University of Oregon in Eugene, OR majoring in Russian language in 1975. In 1979 he obtained his Master's degree at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN majoring in Slavic languages and literature and also in 1990 at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH majoring in Economics. Mr. Campbell obtained his MBA Degree in 1981 at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and his Doctoral degree in 2002 at Kent State University in Kent, OH majoring in Finance.

Mr. Campbell´s University teaching experience includes courses like Corporate Finance, Managerial Economics, MBA Foundations, Global Finance, Principles of Finance, Finance Internship and Leadership or Intro/Microeconomics. Among many others, Mr. Campbell held the position of Vice President of PNC Bank (Cleveland Loan Production Office), the position of Academic Dean / Civic Education Project Lecturer at International Christian University in Kyiv in Ukraine, and was also the Director of MBA Program at Myers University. Since 2014 he is Program Chair of MBA and Financial Management at Franklin University in Columbus, OH and a he is also a proud member of Columbus State (Community College) Finance Advisory Board.