John Mendola, MBA, EDS, Ph.D

dr john Mendola

Assistant Professor


Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Liberty University 2021

EDS., Education Specialist, University of Western Georgia 2016 

Ph.D., Theology, Atlantic Coast Theological Seminary 2015

Master of Theology, Liberty University, 2014

MBA-Master of Business Administration, Liberty University, 2012

Bachelor of Arts, Theology, CCBC, 2011 

AS, Global Business, Saddleback College, 2011

AA, Humanities, Irvine Valley College, 2010

AA, Liberal Studies, Irvine Valley College, 2009


Lean Six Sigma

Dr. John M. Mendola is a business professional who offers a unique set of perspectives that sets him apart from his industry and academic peers. As a senior executive for IRM Consulting Group, John provides clients with a valuable set of business tools and methodologies that includes sales and marketing, e-commerce management, branding and promotions, budgeting and accounting, financial planning, contract negotiations, and P&L management, as well as guiding clients in the unique needs of the retail automotive sales industry. 

Intrinsic in John’s personality is his thirst for knowledge. He holds 3 associate degrees in the humanities, liberal studies, and global business, a BA in Theology, and an MBA from Liberty University along with a dual Master in Theology. With a Ph.D. in Theology, and a pre-doctoral Educational Specialist Degree (EDS) from the University of Western Georgia. John is currently enrolled in his second doctoral degree, Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA).

His drive, vision, and business acumen, developed over a 21-year span in the industry, currently helps luxury automotive brand dealers maximize sales, build consumer loyalty, and increase revenues and profitability dramatically. He possesses sound knowledge in Data Science and a high degree of expertise in quantitative and qualitative research methods, all of which give John the tools to deliver exceptional marketing results to his automotive clients. 

John is known as a serial entrepreneur and has several corporations in multiple industries including, Entertainment / Music, Automotive, and Education Industry, including a Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WFOE) Education company in Shanghai, China.