Executive Director,  Tina Facca-Miess, Ph.D.

75ll Franklin Boulevard

Cleveland, Ohio 44102 USA

E-mail: tfacca@jcu.edu

Tel: 440-570-3038

Professional Info

Executive Director of Inspired Foresight, Dr. Facca-Miess is also an Assistant Professor of Marketing at John Carroll University in the Boler School of Business. Dr. Facca-Miess' areas of research interest include applied statistics, marketing education, social innovation research, and social entrepreneurship. Her industry experience includes executive marketing positions with multinational franchised firms in varied industries including foodservice, hospitality and executive recruiting. Dr. Facca-Miess earned her Ph.D. in Economics at Göttingen University, Germany. She holds a Master of Science in Statistics from Case Western Reserve University as well as a Master of Applied Communication Theory and Methodology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Cleveland State University.

 

Dr. Facca-Miess serves as President-Elect of the Colleagues in Jesuit Business Education (CJBE), Chair of Jesuit Friends and Alumni Network (JFAN), and on the board of the Jesuit Retreat House (Parma, OH, USA).

 

Experience
Assistant Professor of Marketing, John Carroll University
 2008 - Present

Recently approved for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, September 2014, undergraduate courses taught include the capstone marketing course Strategic Value Co-creation, and Market Analysis, and graduate level Principles of Marketing for those working on masters in Non-profit Administration, Communications Management or MBA. Previous teaching experience includes Applied Engineering Statistics at Case Western Reserve University, Quantitative Methods (JCU), and Statistics for Business and Economics, Cleveland State University.

 

Teaching innovations include experiential service learning in the context of for-profit corporations, non-profits, entrepreneurship, or social enterprise using an Ignatian Pedagogy which features the nearly 500-year-old education process of understanding context, experience, reflection, analysis, and evaluation. Her areas of research interest include applied statistics, marketing education, marketing ethics, social innovation research, and social entrepreneurship.

Languages

SPSS

R/SPlus

SAS

  
Skills

Consumer Attitudes and Behaviors

Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis

Research for Strategic Planning

Event Production
WOM Marketing
Social Media Marketing

Executive Marketing Positions

VP Marketing, Management Recruiters International (Franchised, $500MM)

Director of Marketing, TravelCenters of America ($200MM)

VP Marketing, Damon's International (Franchised, $300MM)

2010 - present

2010 - present

President, The Foresight Group

1987- Present

Dr. Facca-Miess established her marketing and research consultancy, The Foresight Group in 1987 and remains active in the business community taking on complex statistical analyses that facilitate her research and publishing agenda. She has authored “Classification and Analysis of Management and Marketing Data: Statistical Applications for Strategic Planning” and multiple academic journal publications. Her experience includes executive marketing positions with multinational franchised firms in varied industries including foodservice, hospitality and executive recruiting.

 

The idea for Inspired Foresight came from extensive discernment on how to offer highly professionalized services for those working toward the greater good.

 

Education
Georg-August Goettingen University, Germany

2010 - Ph.D. Economics

Dissertation: Classification and Analysis of Management and Marketing Data: Statistical Applications for Strategic Planning

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA

 2008 - Master of Science, Statistics

Masters Thesis: Improved Density Estimation Using Stationarity: An Innovative Non-parametric Approach

Cleveland State University, Cleveland Ohio, USA

 1994 - Master of Applied Communication Theory and Methodology
 Master Thesis: Audience Research in Live Entertainment Settings: Predicting Potential for Profitability

 

Cleveland State University, Cleveland Ohio, USA
1987- Bachelor of Arts, Communication

Concentration: Promotional Communication