Dr. Deb Oliver has returned to the Iowa Quality Center as an Organizational Development Professional!! Deb has a passion for everything that involves organizations and management. She has a rich history of more than 25 years working in several different types of organizations. Her formal education includes a degree in Management (HR Emphasis) in 1994 from UN, a Master degree in Organizational Behavior in 1996 from BYU in Utah.
Deb taught for several years at UNI and Mount Mercy as a “hobby” along with working fulltime for 8 years at Rockwell Collins as a Lean Consultant. After Deb left Rockwell, she worked for the Iowa Quality Center for 2+ years and developed the Workplace Lean Program which focuses on Continuous Improvement in the office/service areas of organizations.
Deb accepted a fulltime faculty position at Mount Mercy in 2007. She earned her PhD in 2009 from Capella University and served as the Director of Mount Mercy University’s MBA Program (’08-’15). In 2012, she developed the Master of Strategic Leadership Program also at Mount Mercy University and also served as its Director (’13-’15).
While Deb enjoyed her time at MMU (especially the students), she is excited to again be working alongside a variety of the community’s organizations in their journey toward excellence. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.