Trinity Evangelical Divinity School



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Faculty Since 2001

Jay Simala, PhD

Director of REACH Academic Programs


BBA, MBA University of Wisconsin
MA, MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
PhD, Loyola University, Chicago


In his current role, Dr. Simala directs seven adult undergraduate degree programs – including business administration, organizational leadership, nonprofit administration, and psychology. He currently teaches as an adjunct instructor in Trinity’s REACH Program and at another university in their graduate programs in business and leadership. His most significant interests involve training students in leadership, strategic planning, and marketing. He has a particular love for adult students and for helping them to accomplish their personal and professional goals.