Department and Program Directory

Rebecca Giorcelli

Interim Dean, Chair of Marketing and Management Studies, Professor of Information Systems Management, Director of Assessment, Graduate Faculty

JH 109-B


B.S., M.S., Ph.D. West Virginia University

Expertise/Research Interests

Information Systems Education, Technical Project Management, Requirements Elicitation & Management

Gina Fantasia

Professor of Business, Director of Accreditation, Graduate Faculty

JH 107-A


B.S., Fairmont State College, M.S.I.R., West Virginia University, J.D., University of Houston

Expertise/Research Interests

Human Resource Management, Corporate Governance, and Business Ethics

M. Raymond Alvarez

Program Coordinator Healthcare Management

JH 207-B


D.H.A. Central Michigan University, M.P.A. West Virginia University, B.A. West Virginia University, Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

Expertise/Research Interests

Quality Outcomes and Nurse Staffing in Post-Acute Care, Long Term Care Leadership and Strategy, Physician Engagement in Healthcare Organizations, History of Healthcare in Marion County and West Virginia

Timothy Bayne

Flight Program Manager



B.S. Aviation Administration, Fairmont State University, Commercial Single and Multi-engine Airplane, CFI, CFII, and MEI

Expertise/Research Interests


Macgorine Cassell

Professor of Business Administration, Graduate Faculty

JH 213


B.B.A. Fort Valley State College, M.P.A. Clark Atlanta University, M.B.A. National University, Ph.D. United States International University

Expertise/Research Interests

Organizational Leadership, Organizational Change and Development, Employee Empowerment and Motivation

Sandra Coleman

Aviation Program Coordinator, Aviation Faculty

Hangar B, Bridgeport, WV


M.S. Criminal Justice, Fairmont State University

Robert Cutlip

Director, Cybersecurity and Data Analytics Programs, Visiting Professor, Information Systems Management and Data Analytics

JH 201


Ph.D. Mechanical and Bioengineering, M.S.M.E. Mechanical Engineering, B.S.M.E. Mechanical Engineering, Full Member - Sigma Xi Research Honorary, American Physiological Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, CITI Full Certification in Human Subjects Research and Institutional Review Board Qualified

Expertise/Research Interests

Research Interests in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Critical Infrastructure

James Davis

Associate Professor of Business Administration

JH 206-G


B.S. Business Administration, West Virginia University, M.B.A., West Virginia University

Expertise/Research Interests

Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sales, Small Business Management

Gary Edwards

Visiting Assistant Professor, Information Systems Management

JH 201-A


B.S. Business Administration, Fairmont State, M.B.A., WV Wesleyan

AA Liberal Arts, BS Liberal Arts, ATP- Single Engine, Multi-Engine, CFII-Airplane Single Engine, Multi-Engine, Rotorcraft Helicopter, FE- Turbo-Propeller Powered

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T. Jean Engebretson

Professor of Accounting

JH 102-A


B.S. B.A., M.P.A. West Virginia University, D.B.A. Cleveland State University, Certified Public Accountant

Janet Floyd

Associate Professor of Business Administration

JH 116-D


B.S. Operations Management, West Virginia University, M.B.A., West Virginia University, A.B.D., Liberty University

Expertise/Research Interests

Management, Organizational Behavior, Marketing

Jason Frazer

Instructor of Finance and Economics

JH 116-A


B.S. Business Administration, Fairmont State University, M.B.A., Fairmont State University

M.E. Yancosek Gamble

Associate Professor of Business

JH 206-D


M.A., Marshall University

Expertise/Research Interests

Business Communication, First and Last Year Studies

Amy F. Godfrey

Associate Professor of Economics

JH 116-C


B.S. West Virginia University, M.A. West Virginia University, Ph.D. West Virginia University

Expertise/Research Interests

State and Local public finance, Economic impact analysis, Economics of student achievement, Economic forecasting

Gregory T. Hinton

Senior Professor of Business Law

JH 215-A


A.B. Fairmont State College, J.D. West Virginia University

Clifton Jackson

Assistant Professor of Information Systems Management

JH 201-A


B.S. Electronics Engineering Technology, Masters Business Administration

Joel Kirk

Director and Chief Instructor, Aviation Center of Excellence

Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center


B.S. History, Kennesaw State University, Advanced Warfighting Skills U.S. Marine Corps University Graduate, Naval Aviation Instructor Training Course Graduate, Air Command and Staff College United States Air Force Graduate, SERE Level C Graduate, ATP, MEI, CFI, CFII Rotary and Fixed Wing

Expertise/Research Interests

Leadership, Strategic Planning, Aviation Training, Aviation Program Operations Management and Deployment

Joseph Kremer

Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Associate Professor of Finance

JH 116-B


B.S., B.A. University of Delaware, M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. University of South Carolina, CFA Professional Certification

Expertise/Research Interests

Portfolio Management, Behavioral Finance, Financial Ethics, Financial Planning, Warrant Valuation

Leisa Muto

Associate Professor of Accounting

JH 102-C


B.S.B.A., M.P.A. West Virginia University

Timothy Oxley

MBA Director, Professor of Business, Graduate Faculty

JH 111


B.S. Concord University, M.S., Ed.S., Ed.D. Marshall University

Expertise/Research Interests

Leadership, Interpersonal and supervisor skills training

Eric Pulice

Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management

JH 206-E


Kelly Sampson

Academic Success Coordinator

JH 112-C


B.S. Business Administration, Fairmont State University, M.B.A., West Liberty University

Serena Scully

Academic Business Manager

JH 111-B


Sunil Surendran

Professor of Management and Marketing, Graduate Faculty

JH 206-H


B.S., M.B.A. Gujarat University, Ph.D. in Strategic Management and Marketing, Kent State University

Expertise/Research Interests

Strategic Planning, International Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management