Wendy Ziems-Mueller, D.M.
Dr. Wendy Ziems-Mueller is a fulltime Assistant Professor of Management/Graduate Program Chair for the School of Graduate and Distance Education at Tiffin University. Previously, Wendy served as the Program Chair for the BA in Professional Studies for Degree Completion, the BBA Program Chair for Degree Completion and the Dean of Associate’s Degree Programs for Tiffin University. Wendy has extensive higher education administration experience overseeing associate level and bachelor level programs. Before Tiffin, Wendy was the Dean of Academics for an occupational college in Toledo for 8 years and was responsible for programs in Business, Criminal Justice, Medical Programs, Legal Studies, Veterinary Technician Programs and General Studies. Wendy served at the Dean level for more than 10 years where she was responsible for more than 150 fulltime staff and adjunct faculty, managed curriculum, course development, and operations for colleges and universities.
Wendy teaches Leadership, Accounting, Philosophy, Business, Management, Marketing, and Mathematics. Additionally, she has taught previously both online and in a traditional seated capacity for various colleges and universities. Wendy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration focusing in finance and accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Heidelberg University. She completed her Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership Degree in October of 2011 with an approved dissertation in strategic planning and higher education administration.
Outside of academia, Wendy participates heavily in philanthropy and non-profit administration. She has served on several Nonprofit Boards and is currently involved in the restructuring of a medium-sized Latino Resource Center in Toledo, Ohio. Wendy believes paying it forward and community service is necessary by everyone in the community and believes success comes from hard work and giving. Support from “womb to death” is a motto she lives by. Her experience in business management, human resources and leadership has led to her sharing that knowledge with her teaching and non-profit management.
Wendy is married to Axel and they have 4 children, Meagan, Lauren, Zachary and Elizabeth and reside in Perrysburg, Ohio. Wendy loves to read and write fiction; she loves to travel and spend time with her family; but most of all she loves the education industry and teaching. Wendy believes that education is a lifelong journey that builds on intellectual discovery and stimulates growth of the integrated student.