Professional Background

Dr. Terri Friel is Dean of Heller College of Business at Roosevelt University whose expertise includes continuous improvement, business process restructuring, and organizational change management. Dr. Friel has had corporate management experience at Procter & Gamble, Fries & Fries, PepsiCo and academic management experience at Butler and Roosevelt University. With 17 years of teaching experience, Dr. Friel combines her skills and works to maximize individual performance and creatively build organizations. She currently serves on the board of many nonprofits and is an active member of the Chicago nonprofit community. She is a strong supporter of New Sector, and served as a resource for New Sector’s Chicago launch in 2013 by providing space for Fellows’ leadership development trainings.

Educational Background

Dr. Friel has a Doctor of Engineering and MS in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University. She also has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and B.A. in French.