Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

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Tad Brinkerhoff

Assistant Dean MBA Programs
Graduate Studies Office (Crosby MBA)
Cornell Hall
(573) 882-2750

Assistant Dean at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Trulaske College of Business. Oversee the full time MBA and the execMBA programs. Extensive leadership and administrative experience in executive education, international initiatives and programs, international and domestic student recruiting, corporate development, career development and student services. Spent 8 years in corporate roles in finance, marketing and operations. Earned MBA from Brigham Young University. My business experience and educational background helps me provide the optimal management educational program experience for both full-time MBA and executive MBA students. I am passionate about the student educational experience and very focused on how business schools enhance the student career development. Four years experience in Japan and two years in Latin America. Speak Japanese, Spanish and some Portuguese.

Specialties: speak, read and write Japanese, Spanish and some Portuguese, MBA degree, international marketing and production control, MBA and MS business program administration and recruiting, career management for MBA students


PhD, ABD, Educational Leadership and Foundations, Brigham Young University, 2006-2013; research focus - International student and program career development

MBA, Brigham Young University, 1991-1993; major - Strategy and International Business, minor - Japanese

BA, Southern Utah University, 1989; major - Spanish, minor - Chemistry