About Us


Meet the Banjac’s:

 

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Joyce A. Banjac PhD

Joyce A. Banjac, president of the JAB Group, brings years of adult learning instruction, inter-organizational collaboration, meeting facilitation, and learning-focused event planning to the firm. While employed at Myers University, Joyce’s ability to connect, communicate and collaborate with internal employees and external stakeholders helped her to advance from an adjunct B-school graduate lecturer to interim university president in less than ten years. In this capacity, and in her other senior higher education administrative posts, she collaborated with her staff and contractors to design learning events, workshops and programs that engaged insiders and external stakeholders.

She is the founder of Business Smarts Inc. a training and technology firm that was subsequently sold to a private investor. As a certified female business enterprise, Banjac’s client base included Fortune 500 firms and government agencies. With a Ph.D. from the University of Akron in post-secondary adult education and a MBA from Baldwin-Wallace, Joyce combines her business acumen and learning leader experience to advance organizational growth irrespective of sector. She is a certified curriculum designer and focus group moderator and is the MBA director at Notre Dame College.   

 

Bob Banjac MBA

Bob Banjac business experience and achievements include being an award-winning salesman for Fortune 100 companies,partner of a start-up digital ad agency, marketing professor, business advisor and an entrepreneur.  He has been instrumental in helped start-ups, existing businesses and organizations in designing and implementing effective sales and marketing programs.  His clients include Fortune 500 corporations, non-profits , and Small & Medium Enterprises.  Bob has help organization in changing/updating their marketing strategies resulting in significant increases in their return on their marketing investment (ROMI).  He can work with your in-house marketing department or with your outside agency of record.

He was a co-founder of a Cleveland based computer VAR company, partner of a start-up digital agency who’s clients clients included the Cleveland Clinic, Sherwin Williams, GOJO, and Marc’s.  The agency provided services in website design,e-commerce, e-mail marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and Pay-Per-Click.  Bob has also been an adjunct professor of marketing for over a dozen years.  He taught at the University of Akron and at Myers University.  In recent years he has taught marketing full time at Notre Dame College and three years at John Carroll University, both at he undergraduate and graduate level. Course he taught were Digital Marketing, Advertising, Global Marketing, Consumer Behavior and Professional Sales.