Dr. Mohammed Khayum
Dean, Romain College of Business
"Our program involves a focus on things that have value for individuals immediately. We want individuals in our program to make a difference from day one. From the day they enter the program, we want them to have something that they can take back to their organization and see that difference impacting what they do."
Dr. Jack Smothers
Assistant Professor of Management and MBA Program Director
"The best investment you will ever make is in your education."
Dr. Jason Fertig
Associate Professor of Management
"Learn to follow before you learn to lead."
Dr. Jill M. Oeding
Assistant Professor of Business Law
"You will never regret getting an education! Hard work pays off. When you make ethical decisions, others will."
Dr. Dinko Bačić
Assistant Professor at USI
"[I started teaching] to learn and make an impact."
Dr. Tim Schibik
Assistant Dean & Professor of Economics
"I love economics and trying to help people become better decision-makers—which is the primary emphasis of economics. The best way to help anyone is to teach."
Dr. Sudesh Mujumdar
Chair, Department of Economics & Professor
"My passion as an economist is to try and really understand what’s driving something to happen that may not be obvious at first glance."
Jamie Seitz, CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
"Not only in the MBA program do you learn management skills, but if you aspire to be a controller or CFO, you’ll need to learn to safeguard the assets. We accomplish that with auditing."
Dr. Chad Milewicz
Associate Professor of Marketing
"Develop habits that lead you to become the best version of yourself."
Dr. Curtis R. Price
Associate Professor of Economics
"Learning is like an athletic endeavor. Your coach cannot play the game for you. As a student you must follow directions and practice on your own or you will get very little from your education."
Dr. Ernie Hall
Professor of Management
"You will never regret getting an education! Hard work pays off. When you make ethical decisions, others will notice your character and courage"
Dr. Gary Black
Associate Professor of Decision Science
"Work hard and good things will come."