Gail S. Gillis, MBA

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Office: 418G, Wimberly Hall

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MBA: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1993.

B.S.: Mechanical Engineering,
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981.

Certified Global Business Professional - NASBITE International - 2007
Teaching Certificate -Mechanical Design Technology - Wisconsin Technical College - 2003
Professional Mechanical Engineering License State of Minnesota - 1997                                                                      

After receiving my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981, I worked in industry for almost 20 years for the following companies: The Trane Company in La Crosse, Wisconsin; Badger Equipment Company in Winona, Minnesota; and TRW Automotive Electronics in Winona, Minnesota.
I am a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of Minnesota.

After that, I worked as an Instructor of Mechanical Design for Western Technical College in La Crosse. During that time, I taught and wrote curriculum for the following courses: Advanced Parametric Design, Design Analysis, Design Problems, Interpreting Engineering Drawings, Mechanisms & Dynamics and Statics & Strength of Materials.

I have spent the last five years here at UW-La Crosse in the College of Business Administration's Management Department at the recommendation of my favorite master professors, Dr.Dary Reis and Dr.Leticia Pena. I have also served as the President of the Campus Dames, a UW-L organization that sponsors activities for the partners and spouses of Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff.

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Teaching and Teaching Interests
  • MGT 393 - Production and Operations Management (Currently)

  • MGT 395 - Management Science (Currently)

  • BUS 735 - Research Methods – with Dr. Kuang-Wei Wen  (Fall 2006)