Information Systems and Technology Faculty Profiles

The College of Information Systems and Technology has over 1290 faculty members with an average of 22.7 years of professional experience and 9.4 years of University of Phoenix teaching experience. Faculty members include Chief Technology Officers, Vice Presidents and IT Directors. We invite you to meet some of our outstanding faculty, below.

Steve Northam, DPA

Steve Northam is a faculty member and Campus Chair at University of Phoenix, where he has been teaching for over 20 years. His professional experience encompasses more than 25 years in information technology, including 24 years at Hewlett Packard/Agilent Technologies. 

Steve teaches online and at the Atlanta Campus. During his time with the University he has also taught in ...

Troy Tuckett, MS

Troy Tuckett holds a Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems and teaches database management and computer programming courses at University of Phoenix. He has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry and currently manages software development teams for one of the largest financial services companies in the United States.

Vlad Genin

Vlad Genin is an innovator in higher education and global business development with over 30 years of experience.

Vlad serves as the Chair of the University of Phoenix School of Business and the College of Information Systems & Technology at the Bay Area Campus. Since 2001, he has taught both undergraduate and graduate ...

Craig Urrizola

Craig Urrizola is an online faculty member at University of Phoenix, where he has been teaching since January 2012. Urrizola received his M.B.A from California State University, Fresno and holds a Master’s in Information Systems Management degree from University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree, also from University of Phoenix....

Daniel Testerman

Daniel Testerman is a faculty member at University of Phoenix, where he has been teaching online for over five years. His professional experience is based on more than 20 years working in information technology, including 17 years at Automatic Data Processing (ADP).

Daniel worked for ADP in Customer Support, LAN Support, Corporate Support, and Tech & Application ...

Fred Holmes IV, MA

Fred Holmes IV has been a faculty member at University of Phoenix for over six years. Fred earned a Master of Arts in Information Systems/Management from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of South Alabama.

His professional experience is based on more than 23 years working in Information Technology. Fred began his ...

Yen Hoe Lee

Yen Hoe Lee is an online faculty member at University of Phoenix, where he has been teaching for 11 years. 

He has been working in the field of Information Systems and Technology for 21 years and has worked at companies such as United Health Group, BCD Travel, Accenture, and Creative Lab. Yen Hoe is currently a Director of ...

Karen Diggs, IN

Karen Diggs has been a faculty member at University of Phoenix since 2008.  Her professional experience in Information Systems and Technology is based on 15 years in the field, including eight years as the Chief Technology Officer at the K-12 educational level.

During her time with University of Phoenix she has taught courses in Communications and Management of ...

Rosa Williams

Rosa Williams is an associate member of the IS&T faculty at University of Phoenix.

Rosa leads teams of IT developers in the design and development of business systems applications in her role as Senior Lead Project Engineer at a software engineering company in Atlanta, Georgia.    ...

William Glassen

William Glassen is currently in his 12th year of teaching online courses in Information Technology.

Over the past 40 plus years William has held positions in three different industries, giving him a vastly different perspective on business, life and Information Systems.

Gary Page

Gary has taught at University of Phoenix for 12 years, both online and at the Chicago campus.  

His varied professional experience in information technology spans over 35 years.  He is currently a Senior Member of Technical Staff for Verizon.  He has spent the last 27 years focused on telecommunications, acting as the Chicago Regional ...