Dr. Krieg Tidemann and Dr. Fernando Naranjo have been appointed to new roles within Niagara Univesity's Holzschuh College of Business Administration.

Two faculty members in Niagara University’s Holzschuh College of Business Administration have been named to new positions within the college.

Dr. Krieg Tidemann, assistant professor of economics, has been appointed director of college enrollment and operations. Dr. Tidemann joined the faculty of the college in 2019 and teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has presented and published several articles focusing on research interests including applied microeconomics, centered at the intersection of labor, public, and urban economics; market ethics; and pedagogical innovation. He earned a Ph.D. from Syracuse University, and a master’s and a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University.

“Dr. Tidemann brings valuable experience in AACSB accreditation and enrollment management to the position, and has been instrumental in organizing recruitment events and developing strong relationships within the university’s Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing,” said Dr. Mark Frascatore, dean of the college.

Dr. Fernando Naranjo, assistant professor of management, has been appointed director of the college's Center for Supply Chain Excellence. He joined Niagara University in 2021, after having worked in managerial positions in the automotive, consulting, and textile industries in multinational companies including General Motors and Sara Lee Corp. He has also taught a variety of courses internationally in the fields of engineering and business, and his research has appeared in journals and proceedings of academic and managerial conferences. He earned a Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School at Western University, Canada; an MBA and master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology; and a bachelor’s degree from the National Polytechnic School, Ecuador.

“Dr. Naranjo brings extensive experience in both academia and industry, having held significant managerial roles and teaching positions,” said Dr. Frascatore. “He aims to advance the center's mission and foster innovation in supply chain management, and his leadership will enhance the center’s impact on both academic research and industry practices.”