Dr. Hochberg is a Reiki Master/Teacher and herbalist trained in the classical Japanese Usui Reiki style. He is the Founder and Owner of (https://tranquilityspadfw.com) He has practiced Reiki and herbal medicine for more than 16 yrs. Drj has a Doctorate degree in Education, a MBA degree in Global Business, and was a Mid-Career fellow at Princeton University. His career includes: Serving as a senior investment officer at the Overseas Private Investment Corp. (www.opic.gov), as the Associate Director of EMBA and MBA programs at the University of Texas @ Dallas, as the first Middle School teacher at the Robert Muller Center for Living Ethics, and currently teaches online MBA courses on Global Business at Walden, Regis, and SNHU Universities.
UT Dallas Executive MBA Program
Associate Director and Senior Lecturer
Responsible for developing business leaders with the necessary skills, tools, and competencies to lead socially responsible organizations in today’s global marketplace. Managed all aspects of student recruiting including creating non-traditional events with professional organizations. Led the upgrade and launch of ACT! (Contact management database) and assure all staff is trained on the new software. Manged ACT! for recruiting new EMBA classes and corresponding with EMBA alumni. Hired and supervise admissions coordinator to ensure a seamless process for applying to the program (from co-presenting at information sessions to the final interview of prospective students). In cooperation with others, called on companies to sell customized corporate training programs and to recruit EMBA students. Started the development of an alumni outreach program. Created and launched the first alumni e-newsletter and plan alumni educational events on campus. Managed all aspects for AACSB accreditation data gathering and reporting. Taught: International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Global Strategic Management in the Student Directed Activity (SDA) program.
UT Dallas Global Leadership (Online) Executive MBA Program
Associate Director and Senior Lecturer
Responsible for all marketing and advertising activities for the program including: radio, print, internet, and non-traditional networking events. Acted as the key point person for new student recruiting. Taught three of the key international business courses Online in the program: International Corporate Finance, Sustainable Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management for the Multinational Firm. Assisted in the development of curriculum, present at workshops/retreats, and provide instructional technology advancement. Presented workshops on: Working effectively in global teams, critical thinking, and effective communication skills to all incoming students in the GLEMBA Program. Additionally, assisted the program director with implementing and communicating the goals and objectives of the program to all faculty, staff, and executives.
AmerAsia Intertrade Services, Inc.
1994 to Present
Assist international and U.S. clients to develop international entry strategies, market products and services, and access financing for overseas ventures. Primary sources of funds for client projects include: Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Export-Import Bank (EXIM), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
School for Professional Studies Online- MBA Program
Taught: Business Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, International Finance and International Business courses in the Online MBA Program since 1996. Taught International Management, International Finance, and Managing Small Business courses in the undergraduate business program from 1993-1996.
Southern Methodist University
Cox School of Business
Associate Director, MBA Admissions
Managed admissions for the part-time MBA Program which included a total of 700 working professionals. Responsible for marketing the program and recruiting 210 new students each year. Developed marketing events at Fortune 500 corporations in the Dallas marketplace and presented the Cox School and the part-time MBA program. Conceptualized the e-business institute at Cox (ebi@Cox), which was structured as a consortium of corporations (GTE, IBM, EDS, Ernst &Young, A.T. Kearney, Nortel, Travelocity, Sabre, Oracle, and Fujitsu) in partnership with the Cox School of Business.
Director of International Marketing and Finance
Designed, structured, and implemented projects for clients’ ventures and global expansion plans in new markets. Worked on change management initiatives with clients. Developed strategies for clients’ international investments including: joint venture matching, foreign exchange exposure, regulatory compliance, and foreign government approvals. Tied into network of overseas contacts in Latin America, Asia, and Europe from previous positions at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Responsible for developing new clients for consulting services including international logistics, market entry strategies, and project financing.
Acted as an independent contractor to a strategic management-consulting firm.
Provided oversight as a financial advisor and strategy analyst on Fortune 500 contracts. Sample of projects include: Assisted Amoco Oil Company executives to analyze the financial viability of vendors bidding on the next generation of PC-based point of sale systems. Provided oversight as a project team leader in developing a five-year international strategy plan for Global Information Systems (GIS) the former NCR/AT&T.
Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Investor Services Officer
Implemented the consulting practice of newly formed Investor Services Department. Acted as in-house financial consultant to develop business plans enabling overseas projects to qualify for OPIC loans and political risk insurance. Charged with expanding OPIC’s customer base by engineering global investment opportunities for American businesses. Advised U.S. corporations on potential joint ventures in Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the NIS. Led investment missions of U.S. business executives to Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Egypt, Tunisia, and Israel to foster strategic investment opportunities.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS/GM)
Assisted in the preparation and automation of a $1 billion budget for government contracts. Worked under Budget Director to coordinate customer financial reporting to corporate office. Generated marketing reports, business analyses, and other graphics and spreadsheet summaries for senior management presentations.
University of Economics, Krakow School of Business;
International Business and Global Finance, Summers: 2010-2016, Krakow, Poland.
Nova Southeastern University;
Ed.D. Instructional Technology and Distance Education, 2001
ORT University, Montevideo, Uruguay;
Fulbright Scholar, 1997
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School;
Mid-Career Fellow, 1992
George Washington University;
M.B.A., International Business, 1987
Monterey Institute of International Studies;
Chinese Program, Summer, 1986
University of Colorado;
B.A., Cum Laude, International Affairs, 1984
Universidad de Granada;
Spain, Spring 1983