Skinner School of Business and Technology

FACULTY

JAMES T. HIATT, Dean, Skinner School of Business and Technology; Associate Vice President for Academic Programs; 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.

TIMOTHY S. MYATT, Chair, Department of Technology and Design, Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management, 2012—
BA, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1981; MS, The Ohio State University, 1983; MBA, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2010; DBA, Anderson University, 2017. 

DEAN DIEHL, Director of Music Business Program; Assistant Professor of Music Business, 2008—
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1987; MBA, Middle Tennessee State University, 2011. 

RICK MANN, Director, Graduate and Professional Studies; Professor of Leadership and Strategy, 2013—

BS, Western Michigan University, 1979; MDiv, Canadian Theological Seminary 1983; MA, Ohio State University, 1986; PhD, Ohio State University 1986; MB A, University of Minnesota, 2009.

BRANDEE NORRIS, Director, Master of Healthcare Leadership and Innovation Program; Associate Professor of Health Care Programs and Management, 2012—

BA, University of Alabama, 1996; MS, Barry University, 2002; PhD, Capella University, 2014.

JAMES E. AGEE, III, Professor of Business, 2000—

BBA, Eastern Nazarene College, 1994; PhD, University at Albany, 2000.

EDWARD ANTHONY, Professor of Information Technology, 2002-2013; 2016—
BS, Southern Connecticut State, 1979; MS, Southern Connecticut State, 1982; MBA, University of New Haven, 1991; ScD, University of New Haven, 1996. 

ANTONY BECKHAM, Associate Professor of Management and Leadership, 2017—
BA, Morehouse College, 1978; MBA, Azusa Pacific University, 1988; MA, Vanguard University, 2003; PhD, Biola University, 2009. 

ANDREW M. BERRY, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, 2009—

BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2005; MS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2007; PhD, Nova Southeastern University, 2018.

JONATHAN B. BURCH, Professor of Management and Leadership, 2000—

BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1997; MBA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1999; EdD, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2003.

KENNETH J. BURGER, Professor of Marketing and Management, 2003—

BS, North Dakota State University, 1967; MBA, Kent State University; DBA, University of Kentucky, 1981.

CHARLOTTE HOUKE, Professor of Business, 2018—

BS, University of North Alabama, 1981; MBA, Augusta University, 1997; DBA, Argosy University, 2011; CGMA, CPA, North Dakota.

J. ALLEN JINNETTE, Associate 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; CPA Tennessee.

JOSHUA LOMELINO, Associate Professor of Information Technology & Digital Design, 2017—

AAS, Illinois Central College, 2001; BS, Illinois State University, 2003; MA, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006; MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2010.

CORLIS MCGEE, Professor of Business, 2017—
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1975; MBA, University of Tennessee Nashville, 1979; DA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1987. 

MARY ANN MEINERS, Professor of Economics, 1990—

BSFS, Georgetown University, 1975; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1988.

ROY PHILIP, Associate Professor of Marketing, 2005—

BCom, Bishop Heber College, 1990; MBA, Bishop Heber College, 1994; DBA, Anderson University, 2009.

PHILIP K. RICKARD, Professor of Accounting and Strategy, 2018—

BS, Concord University, 1985; MBA, Marshall University, 1995; DBA, Northcentral University, 2016; CGMA, CPA, Tennessee.

TY J. TABERNIK, Professor of Information Technology, 2006—

BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2000; MS, Purdue University, 2002; MBA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2005; MHIIM, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, 2017; 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.

Skinner School of Business and Technology General Information

The purpose of the Skinner School of Business and Technology (SSBT) 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.

The SSBT includes the Department of Business Administration, the Department of Technology and Design, and several additional programs. The Department of Business Administration offers both Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Science in Business degrees.  Concentrations available within the BBA program include: accounting, community development, entrepreneurship and small business management, information technology, international business, management, marketing, and music business. For those seeking a two-year degree, an Associate of Science in Business is also available.

The offerings of the Department of Technology and Design include Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science, Graphic Design, Information Systems, and Information Technology, with concentrations in cybersecurity and digital forensics, game design, rich media design, social media and digital marketing, software engineering, specialized computing, UX design, and web design and development.  Also offered are Associate of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, and Graphic Design. 

Other programs housed in the SSBT are accelerated degree-completion programs for working adults in Computer Information Technology (CIT) and Health Care Administration.  Rounding out the offerings are graduate programs in management (Master of Science in Management and Master of Business Administration) and the Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership and Innovation.