Consulting for small businesses.
Dean S. Tripodes, MBA
is CEO and founder of
. Since 1998, he has
helped small businesses and non-profit organizations. By focusing on the marketing needs
of small business, Dean has first hand
experience with many varied startup organizations.
Dean received his MBA degree in 2000 from Claremont Graduate University
the honor of taking five classes from the late
Peter F. Drucker
, considered by many to be the father of modern
Since 2002 he has been teaching graduate and undergraduate business classes at the University of Phoenix
southern California campus.
He teaches Marketing, Management (Problem Based Learning and Theory of Management), Managing the Business Enterprise, Communications, Creativity, E-Business, Organizational Behavior, and Organizational Leadership.
Consulting for non-profit organizations.
Dean is a member and participant in many non-profit organizations, including local
churches, cultural organizations such as AHEPA, a Greek-American non-profit organization that promotes education and
philanthropy. He has led non-profits in leadership positions, holding regional governing positions covering 4 states,
and holding all offices from the chapter level (secretary, vice-president, and president) to the regional level
(district secretary, district lieutenant governor, and district governor). He has chaired cultural festivals, and
worked with projects such as the Tournament of Roses® by helping fund-raise and market for a local float entry.
Dean offers marketing promotion to the Greek American segment through the following services:
- HollywoodGreeks.com — Greek American events in southern California, southern Nevada, and Arizona.
- HellenicFestival.org — Greek Festivals in southern California, southern Nevada, and Arizona.
- GreekBallroom.com — Event planning and Greek Ballroom and hall rentals.
- Orthodoxy.biz — Pan-Orthodox events in southern California, southern Nevada, and Arizona.
- YiaYiaMary.org — Your virtual Greek grandmother for product and service endorsements and event promotion.
- GreekObituary.com — Tributes to those of Greek ancestry, their spouses, and friends of the Greeks.
- AmericanObituary.com — Tributes to those of American ancestry and their spouses.
The classroom brought to you.
In the past, Dean also taught at Pasadena City College, Marymount College, and the University of California at Irvine. Dean is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Programs and in 1998 he won the
Henry R. Kravis Entrepreneurship Award from Claremont Graduate University.
|Managing the Non-Profit
We have updated our signature guest lecture series, Managing the Non-Profit. Based on the classic
business book by Peter F. Drucker, and personal notes that Dean took in class with Professor Drucker.
Our interactive lecture is approximately an hour long, and is ideal for lunch time presentations or whenever
an impact topic is needed and time is limited.
Introduction to the effective executive is our most popular training session. Training can
be customized from one 4 hour session to six 4 hour sessions. Focus on how you learn, what are
your strengths, managing by objectives, personality assessment, and enjoying and bring a
positive attitude to work.