Author • Speaker • Educator • Golfer
R.J. has taught at the University of Phoenix for the past 29 years as an adjunct instructor. He teaches primarily in the MBA program. He has served and chaired on numerous councils, committees and programs. He is currently area chair for undergraduate business. He also is an evaluator for newly hired instructors.
In addition to the University of Phoenix, R.J. instructs part time at the Golf Academy of America. His passion for golf and education is combined at the Academy. He teaches business courses and golf.
As an educator, his educational seminars focus on improving teaching skills for instructors of adults, and business and organizational strategies for newly appointed school administrators.
One of R.J.’s passions is golf. He is a certified golf instructor. He has been an adjunct instructor at the Golf Academy of America-Arizona Campus for the last 12 years. He also teaches the academy students attitude and motivation, verbal communications, marketing, career development and entrepreneurship.
He has given golf clinics and golf instruction to a variety of audiences. R.J. also incorporates golf in some of his seminars where seminar participants play golf to reinforce the seminar topic. By combining a seminar with golf, R.J. makes it fun, entertaining and highly outcome-driven.
- A graduate of the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird)
- Over 21 years in corporate arena both domestically and internationally with IBM, Ramada Inns and the University of Phoenix
- President of The Education and Learning Institute LLC
- Adjunct faculty member for over 25 years in the MBA program at the University of Phoenix
- Volunteer for Hospice of the Valley
- Adjunct faculty member of the Golf Academy of America since 1997
- Founder and President of Coolbutt Golf Products LLC
- An energetic, passionate, and humorous "edu-tainer."