Michael Faulkner is an associate professor in the College of Business and Management at DeVry University and the Keller Graduate School of Management. He has spent 30 years in a variety of leadership and management positions with Fortune 500 firms such as Dun & Bradstreet, as well as the nonprofit Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and entrepreneurial start-ups. He holds an MBA in marketing from New York Institute of Technology, an MS in direct marketing communications from New York University, and a PhD in organizational management and nonprofit association leadership from Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Andrea Nierenberg is an educator and business expert who has taught business development courses to undergraduate and MBA students at top educational institutions, including the University of Chicago, Washington University, and New York University. Prior to establishing The Nierenberg Group in 1993, she was publisher and sales director of Target Marketing Magazine and worked in various sales and marketing positions for companies such as Macmillan Publications, Avon, Saks Fifth Avenue and Ziff Davis.