Business Administration at Aquinas College

Brian Kraus, M.B.A.

Adjunct Lecturer of Business Administration


Brian Kraus has served as an adjunct faculty member at Aquinas since 2015, having taught Culture in International Business and Supply Chain Management. Brian currently serves as Vice President, Global Manufacturing at Amway and has led in a variety of global executive roles since joining Amway in 2002. Prior to Amway, Brian was a Finance Transformation Consulting Manager with Deloitte and a Commercial Lending Relationship Manager with National City Bank. Brian earned his BSBA from Aquinas College in 1995 and MBA from Western Michigan University in 1998. Brian has also earned the designations of Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified in Financial Management (CFM). Brian is an alum of Leadership Grand Rapids and has participated in executive education programs at Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Finally, Brian serves as the Past Chair of Kids’ Food Basket and Past Chair of the Rockford Education Foundation.


  • BSBA, Aquinas College
  • MBA, Western Michigan University
  • PMP, Project Management Institute
  • CMA, Institute of Management Accountants
  • CFM, Institute of Management Accountants