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Brian Young

Brian Young

Brian Young
Title: Faculty
Dept: Business Administration
Office: 232
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2320
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: bjyoung@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Midstate College
Attn: Brian Young
Faculty
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General 232 M 3:00pm–5:00pm
BUS 390 eLearning Office Hours M 5:00pm–6:00pm

Biography

Midstate College (June 2000 - Present)

Peoria, Illinois

Instructor of Business Administration

Currently teaching a wide variety of Business courses from Introduction to Business to Managerial Finance. Most of the curriculum is a combination of lecture, class discussion, tests, and projects.

I was born in Peoria Illinois and attended Peoria High School. I lived in Denver for 13 years and returned to Peoria in 1996. Currently, I am working towards a PHD from Illinois State University. In addition, I have business experience in both Banking and Management consulting. During my off hours, I enjoy golf, physical fitness, and I am an avid reader.

Education

  • PHD in Educational Administration (Pursuing)
    Illinois State University

    Working towards a PHD degree that involves a combination classroom studies and research.

  • MBA, 1983
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Received Masters degree with a concentration in Finance.

  • BA, 1979
    Monmouth College

    Received Bachelors degree from Monmouth College which is a small liberal arts college in Monmouth, Illinois

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (2000–present)
    Instructor

    Midstate College (June 2000 - Present)

    Peoria, Illinois

    Instructor of Business Administration

    Currently teaching a wide variety of Business courses from Introduction to Business to Managerial Finance. Most of the curriculum is a combination of lecture, class discussion, tests, and projects.

  • Homeamerica Mortgage (1991–1994)
    Mortgage Sales Coordinator

    Originated loans through persistent sales calls to Realtors and Builders. Teamed with co-workers to meet customers' needs quickly and accurately. Learned to handle tough customers to reach mutually beneficial solutions. Originated, processed and closed greater than $20,000,000 in loans for 1993.

  • Johnson and West Consultants (1985–1986)
    Management Consultant

    Counseled clients to maximize earnings through revenue producing and cost cutting techniques. Listened to management and employees explain their problems and created solutions to make their jobs easier. Helped a large Minneapolis defense contractor save $600,000 in annual costs.

Awards and Certifications

  • Certificate of Achievement, 2009

    Award given to participants who attended a discussion on how to motivate and teach students from low income families.

  • Academic Quality Improvement Project award, 2004

    Award given to participants in a regional conference to improve quality of education in higher education