Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Stephanie Hoon, DM

Faculty Mentor, Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Psychology and leadership, emotional intelligence, compassionate leadership, spirituality and meaning in the workplace


Dr. Stephanie Hoon is a writer and educator who resides in Phoenix, Arizona. She holds a Doctor of Management – Organizational Leadership degree from University of Phoenix where she focused her research interests around compassionate leadership. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in communications from Marquette University, a Master of Education in educational psychology from Northern Arizona University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ripon College. Since 1996, she has owned her own freelance communication business, Blue Gecko Communications.

She has taught in higher education for more than 15 years and has instructed and designed online courses since 1999. Her areas of specialty are ethical and compassionate leadership and group dynamics. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies, reading and practicing yoga.

Educational Background

DM, University of Phoenix, Arizona; MEd Counseling, Northern Arizona University; MA Journalism, Marquette University, Wisconsin; AB Theatre and English, Ripon College, Wisconsin

Courses Taught
  • ENG 1200 - American Literature
  • MGT 7997 - Doctoral Project I
  • MGT 7998 - Doctoral Project II
  • MGT 7999 - Doctoral Project III
  • MGT 86500 - Business Organization and Management
  • MGT 86507 - Strategic Management
  • MGT 86535 - Management of Change
  • MGT 87500 - Organizational Development and Design
  • MGT 87515 - Information, Organization and Strategy


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