Joseph Sulentic

Associate Professor of Practice

Sulentic, winner of the Collegiate Teaching Award, has taught at Iowa JPEC since 1998. He is consistently recognized by graduating seniors as one of the top 20 faculty/staff campus-wide as having the greatest impact on their undergraduate experiences. Sulentic started his first business as an undergrad at UCLA and has been involved with one or more businesses continually since that time. Most recently, he is a principal with Fenix Uprising, a strategic and tactical management consulting company that applies Navy SEAL methodology to improve organizational and personal performance. Fenix Uprising secured General Motors as its third client. The SEAL mentality of emotional resilience is especially applicable to entrepreneurs and books written by SEALs are now required reading in his courses. A committed environmentalist, Sulentic lives in the Iowa countryside on 77 acres with his wife Katherine, their daughter Carrera, and their German shepherd Harley von Hundstein.

Joseph Sulentic
MBA, University of Iowa, 1988
BA, University of California-Los Angeles, 1984
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