Photo of Michael Blackwell C.P.A., M.B.A. Michael Blackwell C.P.A., M.B.A. Undergrad Program Director, Instructor of Accounting

Degrees: M.B.A. Wheeling Jesuit University 2000 B.S. Business Administration in Accounting, West Liberty State College 1997   Awards West Liberty University Faculty Service Award, 2008-2009   Committees: College of Business Curriculum Committee College of Business Assessment Committee Interdisciplinary Studies Chairs & Program Directors Council Kappa Delta Kappa Fraternity – Advisor University Curriculum Committee University Retention…

Photo of Gregory Chase Ph.D. Gregory Chase Ph.D. Dean, Professor of Economics/Finance

Degrees: PhD, Major: International Economics/Minor: Finance, Kent State University MBA, Business, University of Central Florida BBA, Major: Business/Minor: Finance, Eastern Michigan University   Publications: International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, 2018, Title: Microfinance in the Philippines: A Case Study, Vol. 12, No. 1. Journal of International Business Research and Marketing, 2016, Title: Freedom of Religion,…

Photo of Lihua Chen Ph.D. Lihua Chen Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management

Degrees: B.S., Management Science, University of Science and Technology of China, China M.S., Business Management, University of Science and Technology of China, China Ph.D., Operations Management, Kent State University   Publications: Journal Articles:      Chen, L. Shapley value based transfer pricing in supply chains with stochastic demand.         Decision Science Letters, 4, pp. 1-14, 2015.…

Photo of Craig Crow Ed.D. Craig Crow Ed.D. Professor of Management, Director of Assessment

Degrees: Ed.D., Educational Leadership, West Virginia University M.S., Sport Management, West Virginia University B.S., Business Administration, West Liberty State College   Committees: WCOB Assessment Committee, Chairperson General Studies Assessment Committee Program Review Committee   Professional Memberships: Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)   Past Professional Memberships: North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) College Sport…

Photo of Gayle Jesse D.Sc. Gayle Jesse D.Sc. Associate Prof., Computer Information Systems, Graduate Faculty Status

Degrees D.Sc., Robert Morris University (Information Systems and Communications) K-12 Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate (Technology Business Education), Robert Morris University M.S.B.A.; California University of Pennsylvania B.S.; Robert Morris University (Information Systems Management) A.S.; Community College of Allegheny County   Professional Certifications Microsoft Master Instructor - Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Adobe Certified Expert Educator (ACE) - Web…

Photo of Michael Jesse C.P.A., M.B.A. Michael Jesse C.P.A., M.B.A. Instructor of Finance

Degrees: M.B.A. Wheeling Jesuit University 2000 (Business) B.S. California University of Pennsylvania (Finance)   Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (Pennsylvania)  

Photo of Louis Leonhart M.S. Louis Leonhart M.S. Instructor of Computer Information Systems

Degrees: M.S. Organizational Management, La Verne University B.S. General Studies, Cameron University   Work Experience: Instructor, West Liberty University Regional Manager, General Dynamics IT for U.S. Army’s Distance Training Facilities U.S. Army Band, Clarinetist, Platoon Sergeant, and Operations Manager  

Photo of Ingrid Loy M.B.A. Ingrid Loy M.B.A. Instructor of Marketing

Degrees: B.S. Business Administration, West Liberty University  Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Wheeling Jesuit University  Leadership West Virginia - Class of 2017 Graduate   Presentations: West Liberty University Interpersonal Communications Training required for the entire university                               (Please enter the password to…

Photo of Vishakha Maskey Ph.D. Vishakha Maskey Ph.D. Professor of Management and Economics

Degrees: Postdoctoral Bridge to Business Certificate, Management and Marketing, Tulane University Ph.D., Natural Resource Economics, West Virginia University M.S., Ecology and Environment Sciences (Concentration:  Resource Economics and Policy), University of Maine   Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Maskey, V. & Bajracharya, S. (2016). Students’ Awareness, Values, Perceptions, and Behaviors toward Environmental Sustainability (ES): A Comparative Study. …

Photo of Katie Phillips C.P.A., M.B.A. Katie Phillips C.P.A., M.B.A. Instructor of Accounting

Degrees: M.B.A Robert Morris University, Moon, PA B.A. Accounting – Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA B.A. Political Science - Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA   Professional Experience: Deloitte and Touche, LLP – Audit Senior Manager Certified Public Accountant, Licensed 2011   Memberships: AICPA PICPA   Personal Interests: She lives on a farm in…

Photo of Mark Pissos M.B.A. Mark Pissos M.B.A. Instructor of Computer Information Systems

Degrees: B.S. Business Administration, West Liberty State College M.B.A., West Virginia University   Committees: Technology Committee WCOB Curriculum Committee WCOB Assessment Committee   Community Service: R.S.V.P. (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) Volunteer, The House of Carpenter   Former Technology Business Owner

Photo of Christine Reilly-DeWitt M.B.A. Christine Reilly-DeWitt M.B.A. Instructor of Finance and General Business

Degrees: B.A. Business Management, WLU (2019) BA Business Administration Accounting and Finance, WLU (2017)   Work Experience Controller; Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV) Past Co-Manager for Bath and Body Works   Affliations Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda inc. Alumni – WLU Chapter Member of the Tri-State BeeKeeper’s Association  

Photo of Sherry Rocchio M.B.A. Sherry Rocchio M.B.A. Instructor of General Business

Degrees: M.B.A., Franciscan University  B.S. Business Administration, West Liberty University, Cum Laude, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society A.S. Business Administration, West Virginia Northern, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society   Past Work Experience: D'Anniballe & Company, Inc - Accountant Troy Group, Inc - Contracts Administrator Marsh Bellofram Corporation - Quality/Marketing/Sales Coordinator   Adjunct Experience: West Liberty…

Photo of Sean Ryan Ph.D. Sean Ryan Ph.D. Director MBA Program, Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management, Graduate Faculty Status

Degrees: Ph.D. Management - Leadership and Organizational Change, Walden University 2017 M.S. - Strategic Studies, Army War College, Carlisle, PA 2006 M.B.A. Touro University, Cypress, CA 2003 B.A. - Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York 1982   Publications ­Ryan, S. (2018). Integrating Social Media and Other Publicly Available Information into Unconventional Warfare Exercises.…

Photo of Donna Schuler A.A.S. Donna Schuler A.A.S. Administrative Assistant

Degrees: Associate's Degree, Penn Commercial   Experience: Washington Hospital Wheeling Hospital Reynolds Memorial Hospital   Interests: Spending time with family Traveling Baking

Photo of Neeley Shaw D.B.A. Neeley Shaw D.B.A. Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Director of B.I.C.

Degrees: Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Organizational Leadership, Northcentral University Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Waynesburg University B.S.B.A., Finance, West Virginia University     Professional Activities: Site Visitor for International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education Content reviewer for Organizational Behavior 1e by Lamm/Tosti-Kharas QM Peer Reviewer   Certifications: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM – CP) Associate…

Photo of S. Michael Turrentine J.D. S. Michael Turrentine J.D. Professor of Business Law, Former Dean of the Gary E. West College of Business

Degrees: B.S. Business Communication, Ohio University J.D., Duquesne University   Committees: Past Faculty Representative, West Liberty University Board of Governors Athletic Advisory Council Tenure and Promotion Committee   Professional Activities: Jefferson County Bar Association Steubenville City Schools Foundation   Nothing but the FACS Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YCegdeJh5Q