Genesee Community College Arcade Faculty Member Featured in Buffalo Business First

Arcade, NY - Continuing the commitment to providing quality higher education to local communities, the Arcade Campus Center of Genesee Community College is proud to announce Business adjunct instructor Dr.

Arcade, NY- Continuing the commitment to providing quality higher education to local communities, the Arcade Campus Center of Genesee Community College is proud to announce Business adjunct instructor Dr. Dionne Kress was featured as a ‘Rising Star’ in Buffalo’s Business First journal.

Dr. Dionne Kress is featured in the November 2010 issue. The article recounts her previous work experience as a sales representative, as well as her new role as an executive trainer. Leaving a 16 year career, she founded her own company, DM Kress LLC, and now is building a roster of clients from around the country. In addition, she also teaches various business classes at the Arcade Campus Center.

Dr. Dionne Kress is a Leadership Development Professional. She practices leadership, health or sales coaching to help businesses, entrepreneurs, and professionals in leadership roles define and accomplish personal and professional goals. As an executive/leadership coach, Dr. Kress encourages professionals to explore challenges, successes, general obstacles, and transitions in their personal life, relationships, and profession leading to more effective leadership skills.

Prior to establishing her leadership development and coaching practice Dr. Kress had 15 years of successful business management and sales experience including two Fortune 500 companies. While working with her most recent organization she designed and facilitated a leadership-coaching program for high potential sales representatives and managers. Dr. Kress also has six years clinical practice experience as a family therapist where she facilitated the process of positive change for both individuals and families.

Dr. Kress published her research on Proquest Dissertation and published the article “A Systems Approach to Governance Programs” in the International Journal of Applied Institutional Governance. She also writes a weekly motivational personal column in The Villager, where she inspires the public with stimulating thoughts and insights. Finally, she publishes a Leadership Blog where she shares her expertise about leadership with those who strive to reach their greatest potential. Find out more at www.dmkress.com. The full Buffalo Business First article can be accessed online at: http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/print-edition/2010/11/26/a-passion-fo....

For further information please contact the Arcade Campus Center at 585-492-5265.

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Editor’s Note: A photograph of Dr. Dionne Kress is available at http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/Dionne_Kress.jpg

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