Academics

Henry Balfanz

Title

Assistant Professor

Discipline

Business Administration

Educational Background

M.B.A., Bradley University
B.S., Broadcast Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

I am...

Friendly, Available to meet anytime, Nitpicky, Humorous, Casual (call me Henry), Well Dressed, Encouraging, Helpful, Optimistic

Rank

Assistant Professor

My career at Alma began in

2013

My expertise:

Before joining the ranks of Academia, I ran radio stations and newspapers in Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.

Also was Vice President of an ad agency before landing my first fulltime teaching position

I bring experience and many examples to the classroom.

Recent publications:

Balfanz, H. (Fourth Quarter 2017) Don’t Let Fear Guide Your Path. Journal of Business Case Studies

Balfanz, H.  Verran, B. (First Quarter 2015) Alma Chrysler: Home of Buddy, the Four Legged Greeter. Journal of Business Case Studies

Balfanz, H. (Second Quarter 2014) Downtown Eyecare:Focusing on the Community, Journal of Business Case Studies

Balfanz, H. & Brunswick, G. (July 2013) Everybody Loves Joe, Journal of Business Case Studies

Skokanova, D.& Balfanz, H. (February 2012) Marketing Importance of Body Image, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 19 (1), 822-837

Balfanz, H. Brunswick, G,, & Sklar, M. (July 2012) Healthy Skin Naturally, Journal of Business Case Studies.

Recent presentations:

Balfanz, H. (March 2017, Kalamazoo, Michigan)  Don’t Let Fear Guide Your Path, MASAL.

Balfanz, H. (February 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada)  Marketing Importance of Body Image, American Society of Business and Behavior Sciences Meeting.

Balfanz, H. (April 2011, Peoria, IL) Betty Friedan and Jeannette Rankin:Two Women Who Changed America. Bradley University Library

Other recent accomplishments:

Outstanding Faculty Member, Social Sciences Division 2016

Scotty Award Plaid Posse, 2016

Great Scot Award, Feb 2016

Adviser of the Year, 2012-13, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan