Mark Kelnhofer

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Lecturer, Department of Human Sciences


Mark Kelnhofer is a lecturer in the hospitality management program and is president and CEO of Return On Ingredients®. With more than 20 years of experience in bottom line-boosting accounting, Mark has spent that experience in managerial cost accounting refining his methods, including seven years in restaurant cost management. When these two areas of expertise are combined, his one-of-a-kind methodology was born.

Mark holds a masters in business administration and a bachelor of arts majoring in accounting and business administration from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio. Mark also is currently an adjunct faculty member at Ohio Dominican University instructing several undergraduate accounting courses. Mark’s business and professional associations include the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA).