Wayne State College

Trisha Kolterman

Trisha Kolterman is an associate professor of management at Wayne State College. She teaches management, business research, personal finance, business logistics, entrepreneurship, and introductory business courses. She also specializes in nonprofit work. She serves as a nonprofit foundation consultant, grant writer, and sponsorship coordinator.

Dr. Kolterman owns and operates Trikent, Inc., and Paul's Machine & Tool, Inc. Through her business enterprises, she brings to the classroom real-life business experiences and examples to enhance the collegiate learning experience. She is an active member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, the National Business Education Association, the Torch Club, and Lions Club International.

Ph.D., Management, Capella University, 2016
MBA, Wayne State College, 2010
M.S., Nutritional Physiology, Iowa State University, 1993
B.S., Biology, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1989

Academic Interests
Kolterman's teaching interests include studying the emotional intelligence of leaders, the effects of intrinsic and extrinsic rewards, and the motivation of employees.