Faculty & Staff
Christine Lombardo-Zaun, Esq.
Acting Department Chair
B.S.B.A. — Business Management, Shippensburg University
B.A. — Speech Communication, Shippensburg University
M.B.A. — Business Administration, Penn State University
J.D. — Penn State The Dickinson School of Law
Christine has over 14 years of sales and sale management experience in a variety of industries: retail, pharmaceutical and higher education. She is currently a licensed attorney in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her focus is in family law (divorce, custody, support and PFA's), employment law (for employer and employee, unemployment compensation, handbook review), juvenile delinquency and dependency appointments through Lehigh County Courthouse, Wills and Estates, and finally some debt collection matters.
Christine is also the new faculty advisor for SHRM at Cedar Crest College.
Memberships & Awards
Since 2011, Christine has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lehigh Country Bar Association, and the Northampton County Bar Association. She also became a member of the New Jersey Bar Association in March 2012.
In addition, Christine is also a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority, as well as St. Joseph the Worker Church in Orefield, PA.
In her free time, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband Jason, her daughters Madison and Katie, her cats Jagger and Jezebel, and her fish Wild Thing. She also enjoys running, playing softball, playing tennis, playing golf, riding her bike, reading, scrapbooking, and photography.
In addition to all of her hobbies, Christine also enjoys doing community service. She is a coach for Girls on the Run at Cetronia Elementary School, a Volunteer for Spirit of the Lehigh Valley, as well as an SPYA softball coach for U10 girls.
Director of the MBA Program
Michael has over 17 years of classroom experience in higher education, and more than 9 years of experience in educational program management. In addition to management and critical thinking, he has taught classes in information systems management and business communications, and works with both programming languages and the Adobe Creative Cloud. He is a former web and multimedia author for the research division of a telecommunications company, and occasionally consults as a content creator and web experience designer under his own consulting brand, Code Aqua. Michael's academic research focuses on technology, culture, and narrative; he has been a peer reviewer for AMCIS's UX track.
Memberships and Awards
Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society
Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society
Michael's interests include recording and editing music; he is an avid electric guitarist and enjoys the NJ Shore.
In addition, he enjoys working with Adobe Animate, Photoshop, Premiere, and Audition, as well as programming in C++ and Java.
B.A. in Economics, Muhlenberg College
M.S., Lehigh University
Chris is an assistant professor and the faculty advisor for the Cedar Crest Investment Club since its creation in 1997. The club provides students with hands-on experience of managing a portfolio which has grown from an initial $25,000 to its current $55,000.
Memberships & Awards
From 2010 to the present, Chris has served on the Urban Observatory Board, which sponsors and conducts research on urban policy issues for the Allentown city government. He also served on this board from 2000 to 2005. Chris has also served as a consultant to the city of Allentown.
Chris is also a member of the Global Interdependence Center.