M.B.A., Bradley University
B.S., Broadcast Management, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Friendly, Available to meet anytime, Nitpicky, Humorous, Casual (call me Henry), Well Dressed, Encouraging, Helpful, Optimistic
My career at Alma began in
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.
Balfanz, H. (First Quarter 2018) Radio Daze. Journal of Business Cast Studies.
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.
Balfanz, H. (March 2018, Mt Pleasant, Michigan Radio Daze, MASAL
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:
Andison Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018
Outstanding Faculty Member, Social Sciences Division 2018
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
Faculty Advisor Rotaract Club of Alma College
Faculty Advisor Entrepreneurs in Action
Faculty Mentor Advisor Mens and Women’s Cross Country