School of Business and Management


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

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

JONATHAN B. BURCH, Director of Graduate Business Programs; Associate Professor of Management, 2000
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1997; MBA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1999; EdD, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2003.

EDWARD C. ANTHONY, Director of the Trevecca Institute of Computer Information Technology; 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.

DEAN DIEHL, Director of the Music Business Program; Instructor of Music Business, 2008
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1987.

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

ANDREW M. BERRY, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, 2009
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2005; MS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2007.

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

LINDA HOWELL, 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; PhD, The University of Mississippi, 2010.

MICHAEL J. LEIH, Associate Professor of Information Technology, 2009
BA, Point Loma Nazarene College, 1988; MS, California State University at Fullerton, 1994; PhD, Claremont Graduate University, 2009.

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; DBA, Anderson University, 2009.

MICHAEL S. PORTER, Assistant Professor of Music Business, 2005
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2001; MS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2004.

TY J. TABERNIK, Associate Professor of Information Technology, 2006
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2000; MS, Purdue University, 2002; MBA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2005; PhD, Capella University, 2008.

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 the Department of Management and Adult Studies. Within the Department of Management and Adult Studies are housed the programs in Management and Human Relations (MHR), Computer Information Technology (CIT), and Graduate Management (MSM & MBA). 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.