Photo of Michael Blackwell C.P.A., M.B.A. Michael Blackwell, C.P.A., M.B.A. 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. 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. 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., Business Administration, 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 Activities: Board of Commissioners member for the International Accreditation Council for Business Education Former PSSI Stadium Corp. game day field…

Photo of Tina DeWitt M.B.A. Tina 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 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 CFP®, C.P.A., M.S.B.A. Michael Jesse, CFP®, C.P.A., M.S.B.A. Instructor of Finance

Degrees: M.S.B.A. California University of Pennsylvania (Business) B.S. California University of Pennsylvania (Finance)   Certifications: Certified Financial Planner ™ 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 MGT and Econ, Interim Dept. Chair – MGT & CIS

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 Sherry Rocchio Ph.D. Sherry Rocchio, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of General Business, Interim Department Chair – Accounting, Finance, General Business & Marketing

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 Ann Saurbier D.M. Ann Saurbier, D.M. Dean, Gary E. West College of Business

Degrees: Ph.D. Management - Executive Leadership, Walsh College 2013 M.B.A. in Management, with high distinction, Wash College 1993 B.S. in Accountancy, Miami University 1986 Accomplishments: Innovative New Program Development Academic Program Review Experience Partnership and Relationship Building Success Advancement of Academic Excellence Walsh College - Committees and Service: Member - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council…

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