Faculty and Staff

Michele Ryan

Name: Michele Ryan
Title: Assistant Professor – Business Administration

Office Location: SB-114-N
E-Mail: ryanml@lewisu.edu
Phone: (815) 836-5373

Education & Certifications:

  • MBA, Management, University of St. Francis
  • MA, Communication, Western Illinois University
  • BA, Public Communication and Human Relations, Western Illinois University


Michele Ryan is an instructor for the Business Administration program. Prior to becoming full-time faculty, Michele worked for almost fifteen years in Lewis University’s College of Business as the Director of Admission (DOA) for the Graduate School of Management. Michele worked with students who were pursuing an MBA, MS in Finance, MS in Project Management, MS in Information Security, or an MS in Business Analytics. During her position as DOA, Michele was also an adjunct for the College of Business teaching undergraduate and graduate business communication courses. Michele is pursuing her Doctor of Business Administration at George Fox University.

Courses Taught:

  • Business Communication
  • Managerial Communication
  • Cornerstone Seminar for freshmen
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Service Management