Walsh College Names Jenny Tatsak, Ph.D., as Chair, Business Communications and Director of Executive Success Center

Walsh College has named Jenny Tatsak, Ph.D., as Chair, Business Communications, according to Michael A. Rinkus, DBA, interim executive vice president and chief academic officer.

In addition to her current role as Professor of Business Communications teaching undergraduate and graduate classes, Dr. Tatsak will now oversee the Business Communications Department and lead the Executive Success Center, including tutoring services, faculty workshops, and curriculum-driven programing, as well as professional development initiatives.

“Dr. Tatsak’s expertise in communication strategy supports the College’s expanded focus on developing the executive communication skills of our students” said Dr. Rinkus. “This focus extends to the Executive Success Center, where she will oversee initiatives designed to develop the skills necessary for professional and personal success of our students.”

Dr. Tatsak has extensive leadership communication experience as a senior strategist and primary spokesperson for municipal, statewide, regional, and national campaigns. She developed and enacted crisis communication and image restoration plans and served as a speech writer and media coach for on-camera interviews and debate preparation.

Dr. Tatsak earned a doctorate in communication, completed under the Edward Wise Dissertation Fellowship, from Wayne State University. She holds degrees from Eastern Michigan University, including a master’s in communication, a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication, with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.

Upcoming events hosted through the Executive Success Center may be found at www.walshcollege.edu/sass.

Spring registration begins February 13, 2017. For more information on Walsh College, visit www.walshcollege.edu.