School of Business and Management


JAMES T. HIATT, Dean, School of Business and Management; Chair, Division of Management and Adult Studies; Professor of Business, 1983—
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1976; JD, University of Tennessee, 1979; MBA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1991.

GREG RUNYAN, Coordinator, Department of Business Administration; Associate Professor of Business, 1987—
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1979; CMA, CFM, CPA, Tennessee; MBA, Tennessee State University, 1989.

KENNETH J. BURGER, Director, Graduate Management Programs, Professor of Marketing and Management, 2003—
BS, North Dakota State University, 1967; MBA, Kent State University; DBA, University of Kentucky, 1981.

JAMES E. AGEE, III, Associate Professor of Business, 2000—
BBA, Eastern Nazarene College, 1994; PhD, University at Albany, 2000.

EDWARD C. ANTHONY, Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management, 2002—
BS, Southern Connecticut State University, 1979; MS, Southern Connecticut State University, 1982; MBA, University of New Haven, 1991; ScD, University of New Haven, 1996.

JONATHAN B. BURCH, Associate Professor of Management, 2000—
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1997; MA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1999; EdD, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2003.

LINDA H. EVERETT-GARRARD, Associate Professor of Business, 1993-1998, 2002—
BA, University of Montevallo, 1968; MBA, Samford University, 1974; PhD, University of Memphis, 1992.

J. ALLEN JINNETTE, Assistant Professor of Accounting, 2004––
BBA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1992; MS, Middle Tennessee State University, 1993; MPA, Georgia State University, 2000.

JOSHUA T. LOMELINO, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, 2005—
BS, Illinois State University, 2003; MA, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006.

MARY ANN MEINERS, Professor of Economics, 1990—
BSFS, Georgetown University, 1975; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1988.

ROY PHILIP, Assistant Professor of Marketing, 2005––
BCom, Bishop Heber College, 1990; MBA, Bishop Heber College, 1994.

TY J. TABERNIK, Assistant Professor of Information Technolology, 2006—
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2000; MS, Purdue University, 2002; MBA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2005.

SCOTT D. WARD, Professor of Finance, 2006—
BS, University of Southern California, 1980; MBA, Indiana University, 1982; MA, University of Rochester, 1988; PhD, University of Rochester, 1992.

School of Business and Management General Information

The School of Business and Management includes the Department of Business Administration, and under the Division of Management and Adult Studies, the Department of Management and Human Relations, and the Graduate Management Program. A bachelor of Business Administration degree with concentrations in accounting, community development, information technology, E-commerce, digital multimedia communication, music business, management, and marketing, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology with concentrations in digital graphic design and multimedia, web development, and specialized computing are offered for traditional students. Non-traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs in management are offered for working adult students.

The purpose of the School of Business and Management is to enable students to develop strong competencies in their chosen career fields, thereby preparing them to make positive contributions to their profession and society. Programs focus on fulfilling the mission of the University by seeking to develop business leaders and managers who understand and appreciate Christ's call to servanthood as the foundation of effective leadership.