Alphonso Spence became an Antioch University Midwest Adjunct Instructor in August 2013, teaching courses in two of the graduate programs and serving as graduate residency adjunct faculty. He first came to the McGregor School of Antioch University in 1996 to teach graduate level Operations Management. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology (Electronics) from Virginia State University and an M.A. in Business Management (Management & Supervision) from Central Michigan University. He has taught Organizational Behavior as an Adjunct Instructor and Visiting Instructor at Wittenberg University’s Business School and since 2002, in Bluffton University’s Organizational Management Accelerated Degree program. He also was an Adjunct Instructor for the United States Army’s Command and General Staff College.
His non-academic achievements are highlighted by over 25 years as an Army officer where he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, served almost a 20 year management career with General Motors Corporation serving in staff, operational, and leadership assignments. He also founded Trinity Corporation, a successful organizational management consulting, coaching, and training practice in 1993. His consulting practices outcomes have included successful turnarounds of multi-million dollar small to medium size enterprises. He also founded the nonprofit Making A Difference International in 2000, initially focused on faith-based mentoring of children and has recently transitioned to providing strategic capacity building services for inner-city focused nonprofits working to eliminate poverty.