Ervin Ziese
Phone: 715-346-4382
Office: CPS 474

Professional Titles:
Associate Lecturer of Business


Professor Ziese started at UWSP in 2005, thus achieving his life-long goal of teaching at University level.


MBA Honors Graduate University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Presentation: E.J. Ziese and D.B. Bandy, “Simulation of a Whey Processing Facility,” Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado (October 24-27, 2004)
BS in Secondary Education with Scholastic Honors from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Who’s Who in America’s Junior Colleges
  • Wisconsin Honor Scholar

Academic Experience:

Associate Lecturer UWSP School of Business & Economics 2004-Present
  • 2005-2009 Principles of Management
  • 2009 - Principles of Personnel & Human Resources
  • 2009 - Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Adviser
  • 2012 - Theory of Organization Behavior

Professional Affiliations:

  • Beta Gamma Sigma 
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Stevens Point Area Human Resources Association (SPAHRA)

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Foremost Farms USA
    • Production Supervisor, Batching Coordinator and Trainer, & Network Support
    • Dairy Management Systems Implemention Team
  • Ponderosa Steakhouse
    • General Manager
      • Management Trainer for Corporate and Franchise Units
      • Area 5 Manager of the Year

Community Leadership Experience

  • Lions International 
    • Wisconsin Lions Founda​tion Director 2014-17
    • President of Two Clubs
    • Cabinet Secretary-Treasurer Multiple District 27 C-1
  • Village of Patch Grove, Patch Grove WI.
    • President 1985-86
      • Oversaw Completion of new Village Hall/Fire Station and Village Sewer Plant