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Corporate Education Center

Jay Banick

Program Director Professional Truck Driving

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(605) 718-2990

Education and Credentials

Jay Banick has been the Program Director for the Professional Truck Driving Program since 2018. He has 30 years of driving experience with 3 million safe miles. During his 30-year driving career, Banick assisted in training and mentoring new drivers, provided input and served as an advocate for company safety programs, and built decades-long relationships with customers.

Jody Brower

Corporate Education Coordinator

(605) 718-2410

Chandra Calvert

Director of Industry Relations & Grant Management

(605) 718-2419

Education and Credentials

B.S. in English/Music Ed at University of Mary

M.A. in English at Colorado State University

Mark Cropley

Truck Driving Instructor

Education and Credentials

Mark Cropley started in the trucking industry in 1981 as a tow truck driver for a small company and later worked for WR Grace. In 1985, he became an independent trucker and later became a truck broker. At the peak of his company, he owned five trucks and five to seven brokered trucks depending on time of year. Cropley has all commercial driving endorsements including school bus. He closed his company in 2019 and began working at Western Dakota Technical College as an instructor in Fall 2022.

Tiffany Howe

Vice President for Teaching and Learning

(605) 718-2905
Admin - D220

Education and Credentials

A.A.S. in Surgical Technology at Presentation College

B.A. in Organizational Management - Biology at Ashford University

M.B.A. in Project Management at Colorado Technical University

M.B.A. in Healthcare Management at Colorado Technical University

Tiffany Lenneman

Administrative Assistant IV - Corporate Education

(605) 718-2962

Education and Credentials

A.A.S. in General Studies at Black Hills State University

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