Montressa is the co-director of the Shenandoah University’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and an Assistant Professor of Management. Montressa worked in the management consulting industry for 17 years specializing in change management, technology adoption and business transformation before transitioning into academia. She teaches courses in Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking. She holds a Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) - SCP certification and teaches courses in Human Resources at the university as well as for SHRM. She enjoys mentoring and coaching students about career choices as well as nominating high performing students to the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society for which she is a member. Montressa’s education credentials include a PhD in Management from Case Western Reserve University MBA – International Business and Marketing from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in English from the University of Maryland College Park. Montressa is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zonta International and Leaderships Maryland and Howard County.