Organization Management Faculty      

Dr. Roy Scheive 
Organization Management Program Director
Office: Room 511
Phone: (219) 473-4228


Dr. Roy Scheive is the Chair of the Business Management and Technology Department and the Director of the Organization Management Program.  In addition, he is also a faculty member in the Masters in Science Management Program.  Dr. Scheive earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in Organization Management. He has also earned a Masters Degree in Education from Purdue University and a Masters Degree in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Recently Dr. Scheive completed his Doctoral degree in Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.  His dissertation studied the impact of Academic Administrators Transformational Leadership styles on Faculty’s perceptions and participation in shared governance.

Dr. Scheive has been involved with volunteering for Junior Achievement to teach personal finance for third to seventh grade students. He attended CCSJ’s mission project in Guatemala twice and has helped raise money for the mission since 2006. He also enjoys traveling. He has taught in both the traditional and accelerated programs the following courses:

  • Business Ethics

  • Human Resources for Managers

  • Business Mathematics

  • Organizational Behavior

  • Integrated Project

  • Integrated Mathematics Concepts

  • Business Writing

  • Marketing

Joseph Ferrallo 
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 630-947-3102


Joseph Ferrallo is the lead Marketing professor in the Organization Management program at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ), Whiting, Indiana. Joseph is currently teaching ORMN 408 Principles of Marketing Management. This course gives students an overview into the science and art of 21st century marketing.

Joseph also teaches undergraduate courses in Marketing Research, Public Relations, Supervisory Management, Ethics, Business Communications, Compensation and Benefits and Labor Relations. Joseph also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Resources Management in both face-to-face and online formats.

Joseph is the founder and President of Client Contact Center Solutions, an innovative consulting firm, whose specialty is performance improvement, organizational development and change processes, training and training development as well as diversity and inclusion programming.
Prior to launching Client Contact Center Solutions, Joseph held senior leadership positions in global customer care, sales and training and operations initiatives in the Telecommunications, Commercial Property Management and Financial Services industries.

Joseph has presented at various educational, leadership and professional development conferences and most recently delivered training at the 6th Annual Diversity and Business Symposium Job Fair in Merrillville, Indiana.

Joseph holds B.B.A., M.B.A. and M.S.T.D. (Master of Science in Training and Development) degrees all from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois. Joseph is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Business Administration.

In 2011, Joseph was awarded the "Notable 90" award from the University of St. Francis. In celebration of the University's 90th founding year, the "Notable 90" award recognizes distinguished alumni for having made significant professional, personal and civic contributions to improve the communities in which they live and work.

In 2013, Joseph was recognized by Calumet College of St. Joseph with the Faculty Appreciation award. The award is given to faculty who consistently inspires students to achieve outstanding academic excellence as a foundation for assuming demanding 21st century careers.


Brian Lowry
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 219-682-8620


Brian Lowry is an instructor for the Liberal Studies courses. He served CCSJ for a decade in a number of administrative roles before becoming the Director of Community Development for Whiting’s Mayor Joe Stahura. He left that position to found Shoreline Consulting, a marketing firm whose clients include regional and national corporations and units of municipal government.

Brian serves on the boards of a number of local civic organizations and holds appointments to numerous government commissions. He has taught at several institutions, focusing primarily on courses in the humanities and communications. He has been an instructor in the Organization Management program since 2000.

Brian holds a degree in English from Calumet College of St. Joseph and a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from The University of Chicago. He and his wife Jerri have three children and reside in Whiting, IN.


Jeannine M. Pellettiere
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 312-422-9933



B.A. History, Quincy University, B.G.S. (concentration in Business & Economics), Indiana University Northwest, M.P.A., Roosevelt University. The instructor has held various positions in the Chicago legal community for 35 years and is currently the Legal Administrator for Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyth LLC.


Deanne Shimala, CPA
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 219.218.7171



Deanne is an Adjunct Accounting Instructor at Calumet College of St. Joseph. She earned her Master's degree in Taxation (MST) from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana. She is a Registered CPA in Illinois and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Deanne has taught live and online accounting courses at Calumet College of St. Joseph and at another university.

Deanne is currently providing accounting consulting services to various clients. She has previously held the following professional positions: public accountant in the auditing and tax field, Tax Director of a national insurance company, Controller of a not-for-profit community organization, and VP of Business and Finance for Calumet College of St. Joseph.


Joanne Jakubowski
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 630-956-9814



Twenty five years of experience in Learning & Development, Human Resources, Labor and Employee Relations, Organizational Development and Performance Effectiveness roles. Certificate in Organizational Development – National Training Laboratories. Various positions for 25 years in a variety of organizations and industries including Inland Steel, ComEd/Exelon, Citizens Water Operations (now American Water and Frontier Communications), municipal government, and Kellogg Company. ASTD member with SPHR Certification. I am currently an internal Sales Learning and Development Consultant for a CPG company.

Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN
- Master of Science in Human Resources
Seton Hill University
- Bachelor of Arts in Business


Mary Severa
Adjunct Professor
Phone: 219-473-4321



B.S. Organization Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph; M.S. Organizational Leadership from Indiana Institute of Technology. Past work experience includes middle management positions with responsibilities related to budget, management and planning.