Faculty & Staff

College of Business Administration

COBA’s collection of business and technology faculty represents an outstanding combination of teaching, research and student engagement. Many of our professors and staff have extensive professional careers in addition to their academic experience, and all are driven by an abiding commitment to teaching and research informed by the Christian faith.

COBA’s collection of business and technology faculty represents an outstanding combination of teaching, research and student engagement. Many of our professors and staff have extensive professional careers in addition to their academic experience, and all are driven by an abiding commitment to teaching and research informed by the Christian faith.

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About Us

Students are the reason we teach, inviting them to join us as we explore the depths of our respective disciplines. Be prepared to grow and develop as a student and professional through classwork and hands-on experiences, like assisting with a professor’s ongoing research. The relationships you build here with your professors and mentors will carry you for years to come. Our professors don’t just teach the material — they practice it as professionals outside of the classroom, leading you as experts, mentoring you as future peers.

Staff

Jane Clark
Enrollment and Student Success Manager
jmc22b@acu.edu

Jasmine McCabe-Gossett
Professional Development & Internship Director
jcj05c@acu.edu

Mandy Scudder
Academic Support Manager
scudderm@acu.edu

Jenni Trietsch
Assistant Dean for Operations
jpt95f@acu.edu

MC Jennings
Student Engagement and Marketing Manager
mxj08b@acu.edu

Tim Johnston
Assistant Dean for External Engagement
johnstont@acu.edu

Department of
Accounting

David Perkins, PhD
Department Chair
Professor
perkinsd@acu.edu

Clint Buck, DBA
Assistant Professor

Curtis Clements, PhD
Professor
cxc05e@acu.edu

Bill Fowler
Associate Professor
fowlerb@acu.edu

Paul Wertheim, PhD
Professor
pxw00b@acu.edu

Department of Management Sciences

Phil Vardiman, PhD
Department Chair
Professor
pxv02b@acu.edu

Laura Phillips, PhD
Assistant Department Chair
Associate Professor
lcp05a@acu.edu

Mark Phillips, PhD
Professor
mhp04a@acu.edu

Katie Wick, PhD
Associate Professor
kjw13b@acu.edu

Orneita Burton, PhD
Professor
oxb00a@acu.edu

Brad Crisp, PhD
Dean of College of Business Administration, Associate Professor
brad.crisp@acu.edu

Matt Deeg, PhD
Assistant Professor
tgm21a@acu.edu

Sarah Easter, PhD
Associate Professor
sge02a@acu.edu

Daniel Garcia
College Instructor
jdg99t@acu.edu

Jennifer Golden, DBA
Assistant Professor
jennifer.golden@acu.edu

Ryan Jessup, PhD
Professor
rkj95n@acu.edu

Andy Little, JD
Associate Dean, Associate Professor
agl95t@acu.edu

Jim Litton, JD
Director, Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy
Associate Professor
pxw00b@acu.edu

Monty Lynn, PhD
Professor
lynnm@acu.edu

Joseph Manga, PhD
Assistant Professor
ajm21r@acu.edu

Dennis Marquardt, PhD
Director, Lytle Center for Faith and Leadership
Associate Professor
djm08b@acu.edu

Trent McNamara, PhD
Assistant Professor
tgm21a@acu.edu

Don Pope, PhD
Associate Professor
pxw00b@acu.edu

Brent Reeves, PhD
Associate Professor
bnr01a@acu.edu

Ian Shepherd, DA
Professor
ixs03a@acu.edu

School of
Information, Technology & Computing

John Homer, PhD
Department Chair
Professor
jdh08a@acu.edu

Brian Burton, PhD
Associate Professor
bgb07a@acu.edu

James Prather, PhD
Associate Professor
jrp09a@acu.edu

Arisoa Randrianasolo, PhD
Assistant Professor
sar04b@acu.edu

Brent Reeves, PhD
Associate Professor
bnr01a@acu.edu

Karen St. John
College Assistant Professor
kss16b@acu.edu

Rich Tanner
College Assistant Professor
rwt07a@acu.edu