Academic Affairs Office

David Stradal   

Department Chairperson                  


Dave has teaching and facilitating experience in many different business subjects including; marketing, customer service, entrepreneurship, consumer behavior, leadership, advertising, and personal finance. In addition to faculty duties he is the Program Coordinator for Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurial Studies.  As the developer of the current entrepreneur program featuring interdisciplinary degrees he has presented the College’s programs to state and nation wide community college organizations.

Dave has owned and operated three businesses; a software distribution company, a local payroll services company, and a business brokerage. He has represented owners of distribution, manufacturing, marketing, and professional services industries.

He also has fifteen years of experience with two Fortune 500 companies; Brunswick and GTE (now Verizon).  His positions included staff, national account sales, and senior executive with marketing/sales responsibilities for global manufacturing divisions.  He has lived in many states and conducted business around the world. 

Dave serves the community as a founding member of Emerge, the Lakeshore Area’s entrepreneur support organization.  He is the chair of the youth education sub-committee responsible for bringing entrepreneur education and events to grades K – 12.  He is also a co-founder of a community business owner round-table group designed to address the concerns and opportunities of start-up and stage one businesses. 


MBA - University of Connecticut

BS, Finance - Lehigh University.   


  • Bus 121 – Introduction to Business
  • Bus 122 – Principles of Management
  • Bus 131 – Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Bus 230 – Entrepreneurial Planning
  • Bus 260 – Principles of Marketing 


Office: Room 142            Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Office Hours Fall 2014:

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Tuesday

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Wednesday

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Thursday

10:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday

Phone: (231) 777-0304    Fax: (231) 777-0417