BUS-Ilene Ringler

Ilene Ringler, DM

Dr. Ilene Ringler has been teaching in the MBA program at Purdue Global (formerly Kaplan University) for many years, focusing on business and leadership courses. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of business and individual growth and supported many leading edge companies.

Dr. Ringler is the faculty advisor for the Purdue Global Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, whose mission is to inform, support, and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Mentoring Program, the Arizona Entrepreneurs, and the Women's Enterprise Foundation (WEF). She was also a guest lecturer in the Maricopa County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) NxLeveL business development program and was a business analyst. In addition, Dr. Ringler has served as an advisor to the APS Academy for the Advancement of Small, Minority, and Women Owned Enterprises (AAAME) program.


  • DM, Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix 
  • MA, Public Administration & Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 
  • BA, State University at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY


  • Textron
  • Bose
  • Oracle
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Smartbridge
  • Albertsons