Entrepreneurship and Innovation

John Pappas

John Pappas

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation





MBA in General Management, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
BS, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University

Academic Experience

Lake Forest College (2017present)
ENTP 110 Innovation, Design thinking, and Entrepreneurship
ENTP 120 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
ENTP 250 Small Business Leadership and Management
ENTP 350 Intrapreneurship
ENTP 370 Entrepreneurial and Social Ventures: Launch
ENTP 380 Entrepreneurial Ventures
FIYS 150 Entrepreneurship in Action

DePaul University (20152017)
ICS 392 Business Capstone

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (19922017)
MKT 5210 Marketing
BUS 5807 Ethical Leadership and Decision-Making
MKT 5871 Leading the Sales Function
Marketing Bench Facilitator (201017)
Marketing Specialization Development Team Leader (201117)

Professional Experience

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (2004present)
Chairman of the Board (2017present)
Member, Board of Directors (2004present)

Chicago Collaborators, (2014present)

Coleman Cable Inc. (19842014)
Senior Vice President - Corporate Marketing (20112014)
Senior Vice President - U.S. Retail Group (20052011)
Vice President and General Manager - OEM Group, (20002005), Corporate Vice President of Marketing (19932000)
Director of Marketing (19871993)
National Sales Manager (19841987)

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Faculty Award (Teacher of the Year), Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (2014, 2008, 2000)

Contribution to Learning Excellence Award, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994)