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School of Business Faculty & Staff

  • Wendy Acker

    Wendy Acker

    Chair, School of Business
    Director of Graduate Business Development
    Phone: 816.501.3798

    B.S., Kansas State University; M.B.A., Avila University; Ph.D., University of Kansas

  • Grant M. Beck

    Grant M. Beck

    Associate Professor of Accounting
    Phone: 816.501.3724

    B.S.B.A., Rockhurst University; M.A.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Missouri- Columbia

  • Brian Buckler

    Brian Buckler

    Professor of Marketing
    Director of Undergraduate Business Development
    Office: Whitfield 505D
    Phone: 816.501.3723

    B.S., M.B.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Texas - Arlington

  • Doris Ann Frede

    Doris Ann Frede, CPA

    Professor Emerita

    B.S., M.A., University of Central Missouri

  • Daniel George

    Daniel George

    Professor of Management
    Phone: 816.501.3799

    Associate Professor of Management B.Sc., University of Calcutta; Ph.D., University of Southern California

  • Judy Gibbs

    Judy Gibbs

    Professor Emerita

    B.A., Graceland College J.D., University of Missouri- Kansas City

  • Malcolm Gold

    Malcolm Gold

    Associate Professor of Economics
    Phone: 816. 501.3656

    B.A. University of Minnesota-Morris; M.S. Baylor University; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Tammy Shinn

    Tammy Shinn

    Office Manager
    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S. Geography, University of Central Missouri

  • Richard Woodall

    Richard Woodall

    Professor Emeritus

    B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., University of Iowa D.A., Illinois State University

  • Ling Zhang

    Ling Zhang

    Assistant Professor of Finance
    Phone: 816.501.3697

    B.A. Nankai University China; M.S. Southern Illinois University; Ph.D. Temple University

Adjunct Faculty

  • J. Richard Anderson

    J. Richard Anderson

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Rockhurst University
    Primary Teaching Area: Finance

  • David Bower

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.A.,  University of Missouri - Kansas City; M.B.A., Avila University
    Primary Teaching Area: Business Communication, Management

  • Christine Brough

    Christine Brough

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.A., Rockhurst University; M.S., Texas Women’s University; Ph.D. candidate, University of Southern California
    Primary Teaching Area: Health Care Administration

  • Sara Carvalho

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S., DeVry University M.B.A., Avila University
    Primary Teaching Area: Accounting

  • Reginald Dixon

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S. Business Management, Oakwood College; M.S.M., University of Alabama; Doctorate of Management, University of Phoenix
    Primary Teaching Area: Management

  • Andrew Lutz II

    Andrew Lutz II

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S.B.A., Kansas State University; M.B.A., Avila University
    Primary Teaching Area: Marketing

  • Jeff Randolph

    Jeff Randolph

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.A., University of Missouri- Kansas City M.B.A., Avila University
    Primary Teaching Area: Marketing

  • Stan J. Silvia

    Stan J. Salva

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S., University of Missouri- Kansas City M.S., University of Kansas M.B.A., Central Missouri State University
    Primary Teaching Area: Management

  • Jon Weimer

    Jon Weimer

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S., St. Vincent College; Ph.D., Texas Tech University
    Primary Teaching Area: Quantitative Methods

  • Rex Wiant

    Rex Wiant

    Phone: 816.501.3720

    B.S., Iowa State University; M.L.I.R., Michigan State University
    Primary Teaching Area: Economics

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