Marquette Business welcomes 10 new faculty members

Ten new full-time faculty members have joined the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management beginning this fall semester. Click on the names below to meet the newest members of the Marquette Business family:

Gary A. Adams
Professor of Management

Jay Caulfield
Assistant Professor of Management

Martin Hassell
Assistant Professor of Management

Kalin Kolev
Assistant Professor of Management

Joseph Matthes
Assistant Professor of Marketing

Paul McInerny
Instructor of Leadership & Sports Leadership Studies

Andrew Meyer
Assistant Professor of Economics

Alexander Milovic
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing

Nga Nguyen
Assistant Professor of Finance

Brian Spaid
Assistant Professor of Marketing

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Supply chain management program among best in nation

Marquette Business' undergraduate supply chain management program has been named among the best in the country by Gartner Inc., the nation’s top supply chain industry organization. Marquette was ranked 16th among the list of the top 25 programs, lauded for its broad, diverse scope and a curriculum that aligns well with a modern, real-world corporate supply chain model.


Kimberly-Clark CEO Falk to keynote annual Business Leaders Forum

Thomas J. Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Business Leaders Forum, Wednesday, Oct. 1. The event will begin with a noon luncheon, followed by Falk’s presentation, “The Sustainable Enterprise,” at 12:30 p.m. More information, including registration, is available online.

David Clark, professor of economics, commented on the Milwaukee metro housing market’s recent stabilization after a tough winter, saying he doesn’t see a spike in rates coming soon. “The Fed doesn’t seem to be indicating much of a push for significantly higher interest rates,” Clark said.

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 27, 2014

Abdur Chowdhury, professor of economics, commented on a new government report highlighting Wisconsin’s stable reliance on manufacturing jobs, saying, “Unlike most of the other states in the U.S., the fundamental nature of the Wisconsin economy has not changed in the last two decades.”

Story appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 2, 2014

AIM, Real Estate alumnus David Martin featured on CNBC

Marquette Business alumnus David Martin was a guest on the Aug. 12 edition of “Street Signs” on CNBC.  Martin, the fourth generation working at family business H.J. Martin and Son, a Green Bay, Wis.-based interior contracting firm, discussed “the real state of the economy” and “small business optimism in July.” Martin is a 2009 graduate of the college’s Applied Investment Management and real estate programs. Video of Martin’s appearance is available online.

Accounting alumnus named CFO of the Year

Jonathan Sohn, a 1995 accounting alumnus and senior vice president and chief financial officer for Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, was named CFO of the Year by the Business Journal of Milwaukee. In its fifth year recognizing southeast Wisconsin’s accomplished CFOs, the Business Journal honored Sohn in the Large Private Companies ($250 million+) category.

EMBA alumna named executive director of nation’s largest youth orchestra

Linda Edelstein, a 2011 executive MBA alumna, has been named executive director of the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, the largest youth orchestra in the United States. She leaves her role as the chief operating officer for the United Performing Arts Fund.