Dr. Amanda Tanner is a consultant and a lifelong educator with an innate curiosity toward all trending technological gadgets. Her motto is “TEEching you to work smarter, not harder, since 1994”.

She is a licensed vocational business and IT educator by the State of Michigan. A former business owner and retired vocational education teacher, Dr. T is an award-winning professor, teaching business and leadership courses at the graduate level to students worldwide.

A SME and content developer for education and business, she enjoys developing and streamlining content and deliverables that meet the customer’s needs. She and her husband Paul reside in northern Michigan. Amanda quilts in the winter and enjoys fishing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding in the summer. Dr. Nana loves spending time with her three grandchildren, Jackson, Erin, and Landon. She is the Associate Editor and Production Manager of CORALS' Journal of Applied Research (C'JAR).

DBA, Capella University, 2022
MBA, Lake Superior State University, 1997
BS, Lake Superior State University, 1991

  • Information Technology
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Published article: Ashwood, S., & Tanner, A. (2023). Leading From behind the screen: Business leaders adapting to virtual performance management. CORALS'Journal of Applied Research, 1(2), 24-24.
  • Published article: Tanner, A., & Preiksaitis, M. (2023). Perspectives of learning and training practitioners on gamification. CORALS’ Journal of Applied Research, 1(1), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.58593/cjar.v1i1.12
  • Presented “Chutes and Ladders – Changing the Mix. Overcoming obstacles to promote student success” with Dr. Jim Alstott at the 2022 Capella University virtual conference in November 2022. 
  • Presented "Transforming Faculty Performance in Competency-Based Education with a Community of Practice" with Dr. Kathe Kacheroski at the Higher Learning Commission conference in April 2018.