BA Augustana College Rock Island, IL 1989
MBA Northwestern University Evanston, IL 1996
Higher Education Administration – Oakton Community College
12 Years in Higher Education Administration
2010-2011 President Alumni Board – Augustana College
Brad Wooten who is a current Board Member for the MGEF graduated from Augustana College in 1989 with a degree in Business Administration. He then continued on to earn an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, in Evanston, IL . After working for 2 Fortune 500 companies, Brad made a career change into the field of higher education. Brad taught at Concordia University and Triton College, before becoming an administrator–holding Associate Dean positions at Triton College and later, Joliet Junior College. Since 2005 Brad has served as Dean of Social Sciences and Business at Oakton Community College.
In addition, Brad is near completing his Doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Community College Executive Leadership, at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Mr. Wooten is a former president of the Majestic Gents while a student on Augustana’s campus, and also served as President of the college’s Alumni Board for 2010-2011. Brad Wooten has a firm commitment to higher education and helping others fulfill their potential through this channel. He is involved in a number of organizations and is a prime example of a person striving to achieve, but never too busy to encourage and provide assistance to others in their pursuit of achievement.