Division of Business Faculty and Staff

School of Professional Studies

Division of Business Faculty and Staff

Garret Lahr, Chair

Chair, Division of Business
Assistant Professor of Business

Jesse Dunn 222
(580) 327-8510
galahr@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

DBA – University of Phoenix

MBA – Southwestern Oklahoma State University df

BBA – Northwestern Oklahoma State University

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • General Business
  • Personal Finance
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Research
  • Internship Coordinator

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

  • Personal Finance
  • Management and Leadership
  • Small Business Sustainability

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Division of Business Chair – Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • Completed Doctorate in Business Administration
  • Faculty Member at NWOSU Since 2018
  • Part Owner of Lahr Cattle
  • Member, NOC Business Advisory Council
  • Member, Delta Mu Delta
  • Member, Alva, Oklahoma City Council
  • Member, City of Alva Finance Committee

Teri Allen

Teri AllenInstructor of Business 

Woodward Campus, Room 138
Alva Campus, Jesse Dunn 201A
(580) 254-2530
(580) 327-8483
tgallen@nwosu.edu

EDUCATION

North Central University- Achieved Doctoral Candidacy in 2012 while pursuing Ph.D. in Business Administration with a specialization in Financial Management.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University- Master of Business Administration - 1993

Southwestern Oklahoma State University- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance     1990

LICENSURE

Certified Managerial Accountant

Enrolled Agent with the IRS

Oklahoma Secondary School Teaching Certification – Career Tech Business and Industry

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

Financial Accounting

Managerial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting

Business Finance

Financial Reporting & Analysis

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

“Supervising a Student Managed Investment Portfolio” presentation at Administrative Issues Journal Academic Conference, Norman, OK November 2013.  Served as session chair, and abstract published in conference proceedings.

Poster presentation of research “The Value of the PEG” at Oklahoma Research Day, Edmond, OK, March 2013

Oral presentation of research “Using the PEG Ratio to Choose Investments”, Academy of Business Research, New Orleans, LA, March 2013.  Served as session chair; abstract published in conference proceedings.

Presented “The Importance of Incorporating Personal Finance Objectives in the College

Classroom.”  Administrative Issues Journal Academic Conference, Norman, OK October 2012.  Served as session chair, and abstract published in conference proceedings.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

University Faculty August 2007 to May 2016

Institute of Management Accountants, Professional Member since 2016

A small business owner since 1995

Over 30 years of industry experience in accounting & finance

Member of Delta Mu Delta

Roger Brown

Dr. Ralph BourretAssociate Professor of Business

Jesse Dunn 201C-Alva
(580) 327-8509 
rsbrown@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management, 2014

(Formerly) University of Texas Pan American, currently UTRGV

Masters in Business Administration, 2003

(Formerly) University of Texas Pan American, currently UTRGV

Masters in Professional Accounting, 2000

University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1996

University of the West Indies, Mona Campus

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • General Business

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Management, Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship and Leadership

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Combined three years’ experience at a big four accounting firm
  • Over three years’ experience working in accounting at a university
  • One conference research award for an academic conference in Dallas, Texas
  • Four refereed journal publications
  • Five conference presentations
  • Three years’ experience as an adjunct lecturer at the university level
  • Honorary Delta Mu Delta member

Jerry Gustafson

Dr. Jerry GustafsonProfessor of Business

Northwestern Enid 112
(580) 213-3184
jjgustafson@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Kansas State University (2010-2011) (18 graduate semester hours)

Financial Planning Graduate Certificate (G.P.A. = 4.0)

Oklahoma State University Graduate Studies in Computer Science (G.P.A. = 4.0)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1980-1984) Ph.D. in Mathematics Edu

cation (G.P.A. = 4.0);

University of Nebraska-Omaha (1976-1979) M.A.T. In Mathematics Education (G.P.A. = 3.9);

University of Northern Iowa-Cedar Falls (1968-1972) B.A. In Mathematics and Education 

       (G.P.A. = 3.7) Summa Cum Laude.

LICENSURE

  • Registered Level IV Stock Options Trader
  • First came to NWOSU in fall of 1998.

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Personal Finance

.Statistics

  • Business Math

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Complex Stock Options Trading Strategies

Trend Following Investment Systems

Numerous presentations/papers at national and international business conferences

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Owner of Love Wedding Photography
  • Owner of Gustafson Rental Properties
  • President of Bestboots.com
  • Registered Stock Options Trader
  • Taught all high school mathematics courses for 12 years
  • Professor of Mathematics for 14 years
  • Professor of Computer Science for 3 years
  • Professor of E-Commerce for 9 years
  • Professor of Business since 2010

 

Gary Tucker

Instructor of Business

gdtucker@nwosu.edu

Northwestern-Alva
Jesse Dunn 227B (580) 327-8440

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

M.B.A. (Leadership and Organizational Development) Oklahoma Christian University, 2005
B.S. (Marketing/Accounting) Southern Nazarene University, 1992
Additional Master’s level coursework to achieve teaching competency in Marketing, and Accounting

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Principles
  • Principles of Marketing
  • International Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Governmental/Non-Profit Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Entrepreneurship, Organizational Development, Marketing Strategy

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Faculty member at NWOSU since 2009 (Full-Time 2009-2013, 2023-present.  Adjunct 2013-2022)
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate business courses since 2003
  • Department Chair-Lone Star College, University Park
  • Department Chair-Oklahoma City Community College
  • Multiple years of assessment and degree management
  • Work Experience: Serial entrepreneur.  Various service, logistics, merchandising, and retail positions
 

 

Joseph Paul

Associate Professor of Business

Enid 112
(580) 213-3132
jspaul@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

DBA in International Business–Argosy University, FL (ACBSP accredited)

MBA, Texas A&M – Commerce, TX (AACSB accredited)

B. Com (major in Financial Accounting), O.U. India

M.Com (major Managerial Accounting and Taxation), O.U. India

BCJ (Communication & Journalism) O.U. India

LICENSURE

Six-Sigma Black Belt Professional

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Management
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • International Management

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Monitor and analyze offshore outsourcing of the U.S. MNCs

Corporate America – Trends in Corporate Level Strategies   

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • International Visiting Scholar at Modern College of Business & Science in Oman (Middle-East)
  • Recipient of the award “Most Innovative & Learning Professor of Oklahoma Christian University," (OC) for 2011
  • Made several competitive presentations (domestic & international) including at ACBSP conference
  • Management consultant for Dr Pepper & Snapple Group international Operations
  • Worked as a Senior Operations and Finance Analyst at DFW International Airport
  • Worked for KPMG and Andersen consultancy firms as an IT Manager of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
  • CPE (Continuing Professional Education) instructor at Arthur Andersen
  • For over six years worked as Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Trained in Project Management based on PMI curriculum, DFW, TX
  • Trained in Tableau Visual Data Analytics
  • Total Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction Training of Stephen R. Covey’s Career Track, DFW, TX
  • Trained in SAS language programming, SAS Institute Inc. Cary, North Carolina

Dana Roark

Dana RoarkInstructor of Business

Jesse Dunn 201B
(580) 327-8504
dkroark@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

North Central University- Received ABD status while pursuing Ed.D. in Education with specialization in Curriculum and Teaching.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University- Master of Education - Business Option 2002

Northwestern Oklahoma State University- Bachelor of Science in Business - Accounting     1989

LICENSURE

Certified Public Accounting - State Of Oklahoma

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Individual and Business Income Tax
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Survey of Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Agriculture Accounting

PUBLICATIONS

"Are Routine Retiring CEOs More Closely Monitored in their Last Years" Bourret, R. and Roark, D. Mustang Journal Of Accounting And Finance, Volume 3 (2013). The Mustang Journal of Accounting and Finance is an official publication ofMustang Journals, Inc., PO Box 2193, Edmond OK 73083

 “A Second Look at Retiring CEOs to Determine That They Are More Closely Monitored In Their Last Years” Bourret, R. and Roark, D. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • NWOSU Faculty August 2007 to May 2015, Adjunct August 2015-2020

  • Member Oklahoma Society of CPA

  • Small business owner since 1994

  • Over 30 years of experience in income tax and public accounting

  • Member National Business Educators Association

  • Sigma Beta Delta

  • Honorary Member of Delta Mu Delta

  • Monty Thompson Continuing Education Foundation President 2018 to present

John Stockmyer

Dr. John StockmyerProfessor of Business

Northwestern-Alva
Jesse Dunn 216
(580) 327-8512

Northwestern-Enid
Room 112
(580) 213-3183
jlstockmyer@nwosu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (Marketing) University of Missouri, 1999
M.B.A. (Marketing Emphasis) Rockhurst University, 1992
B.S.E. (Physics/Physical Science) University of Central Missouri, 1987
 

LICENSURE

  • State of Missouri - Life Teaching Certificate
  • Physics/Physical Science Grades 7-12

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Technology and E-Commerce
  • Services Marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Research

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Crisis Management, Retail Design, Cognitive Biases, Ethics and Marketing, Pedagogy (Teaching with Technology)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Faculty member at NWOSU since 2013
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate business courses since 1993
  • Helped initiate, design and install Disc Golf course on the NWOSU-Enid campus.
  • M.B.A. Program Director – Eastern New Mexico University
  • Department Chair – Eastern New Mexico University
  • AMA-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Fellow (University of Missouri – 1997)
  • Work Experience: Various Service, Warehouse, and Retail Industry jobs.

Wei Zhou

Professor of Business

Jesse Dunn 227A-Alva
(580) 327-8505
wzhou@nwosu.edu 

Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida, 2011
M.S., Finance, University of Florida, 2007
B.S., Agricultural Economics and Management, China Agricultural University, 2000

B.S., Applied Physics, China Agricultural University, 1998

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Survey of Economics
  • Personal Finance
  • Survey of Finance
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Farm Management

RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY INTERESTS

Dr. Zhou concentrates her research in applied economics. Her most recent presentation, "Economic Impact Study: an analysis of the rodeo program on the northwestern region of Oklahoma,” was at the Annual MBAA International in Chicago (2016). She also co-authored research on the international students in "Bridging the Gap: an analysis of the international students' program on Oklahoma". This study was presented in 2013 at the MBAA International Conference in Chicago, IL. Another presentation in Chicago the same year, "Why do we need to invest in art and music? A case study in northwestern Oklahoma region" reflects her interest beyond economics.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Taught at colleges and universities for 10+ years.
  • VP and Program Chair in international organization
  • Faculty advisor for international business student organization
  • Seven conference presentations

Adjunct Instructors

Ms. Stacey Bailey
Adjunct Instructor of Business
sbbailey@nwosu.edu

Dr. Norman Grey
Adjunct Instructor of Business
nlgrey@nwosu.edu

Ms. Brandi Peace
Adjunct Instructor of Business
bapeace@nwosu.edu

Dr. David Pecha
Executive Vice President/Adjunct Instructor of Business
dmpecha@nwosu.edu

Ms. Karen Sneary
Adjunct Instructor of Business
kasneary@nwosu.edu

Dr. Clifford Tuck
Adjunct Instructor of Business
cttuck@nwosu.edu

Mrs. Alexa Humpries
Adjunct Instructor of Business
ashumphries@nwosu.edu

 

 

 

Carli Seabolt

Secretary for the Division of Business 

Carli Seabolt
Jesse Dunn 227
Phone: (580) 327-8615
cjseabolt@nwosu.edu 

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