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1 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE Accountancy Management and Marketing Aguir, Wail Baril, Joan Ahl, Anita Bauerly, Ronald Anderson, Chrisa Belsito, Carrie Coe, Marty Chakravorti, Samit Diehl, Kevin Conrad, Craig Elfrink, John Dobson, Joseph Ford, Amy Drea, John Hunt, Steve Gates, Janice Ludlum, Lisa Grachev, Mikhail McGarry, Jennifer Hunt, Ryan J. Pendergast, Susanna Jennings, Barton Pryor, Charles Kenny, James Westen, Cheryl Leezer, Laura Woodruff, Gregg Liao, Yin-Chi Yoon, Soon Suk March, Douglas Patterson, James Finance Priya, Kanu Calvert, M. Patricia Rands, Gordon DeBoeuf, David Sauerbrei, Christopher Gray, Stephen Sawhney, Rajeev Johnson, Don Shaw, Milt Kenny, Peppi Shike, Sarah Lee, Hongbok Singh, Mandeep Pillutla, Padmaja Solymossy, Emeric Yan, Zhiqiang Stewart, Susan Economics and Decision Sciences Tracey, Michael Dehkordi-Vakil, Farideh Walsh, Ann Duley, Kayla Walter, Rodney Fosu, Joseph Wiencek, Donna Gruidl, John Yang, Tae Harriger, Jessica Yi, Xiang Jones, Warren Zimmerman, Honey Kaul, Tej K. Business Communications Man, Kasing Harper, Jeri Melkumian, Alla Humphrey, Suzanne Polley, William Mahr, Rebecca Rock, Steven Onion, Cathy Sadler, Thomas Tarrant, Cecil Sanders, Shane Steadman, Keva Valeva, Anna K. Walia, Bhavneet Westerhold, Tara

2 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Wael Aguir RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accounting Information Systems/Fraud Examination CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. in Accounting Year conferred: December 2011 Institution: The University of Texas at San Antonio Major field: Accounting Dissertation title: Two essays in audit firm differentiation Other degree(s) earned: Master of Science in Accounting Year conferred: 2005 Institution: Texas Tech University Major field: Accounting Other degree(s) earned: DEA in Accounting Year conferred: 2003 Institution: University of Manouba Major field: Accounting Other degree(s) earned: B.S. in Accounting Year conferred: 2000 Institution: University of the Center Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Cabinet dEtudes de Projets et dAssistance en Comptabilit Position: Manager Dates: 2001-2002 Firm: Compagnie Tunisienne des Experts Comptables Position: Auditor Dates: 2000-2001 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor

3 TEACHING ACCT 451 Accounting Information Systems ACCT 457(G) Fraud Examination ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ACCT 547 Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Auditor characteristics and the pricing of discretionary accruals. 2013 (with Linxiao Liu and Sharad Asthana), International Journal of Economics and Accounting, Vol. 4, No. 4, 350364. Pension disclosures and the value relevance of interim financial reports: The case of SFAS 132R. 2012 (with Sharad Asthana), International Research Journal of Applied Finance, Vol III. Issue 10 (October, 2012), 14501467. Presentations Auditor reputation and financial statements credibility. presented at the AAA 2013 American Accounting Association Auditing section Midyear Meeting January 2013. Accounting accruals and auditor choice, presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC August 2012. Auditor characteristics and the pricing of discretionary accruals, presented at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO August 2011. Auditor characteristics and the pricing of discretionary accruals, presented at the American Accounting Association Southwest Regional Meeting, Houston, TX March 2011 (presented by Asthana) Auditor characteristics and the pricing of discretionary accruals, presented at the American Accounting Association Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL October 2010. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Identity theft panel College of Business and Technology: Organized the identity theft panel with the help of my colleague Amy Ford and CBT staff. Panelists included Sheila Henderson, a Senior Vice-President in Operations in MidAmerica National Bank, Corporal Ted Anderson from WIUs Office of Public Safety, and Amy Ford, an accounting faculty and a victim of identity theft. Participated in Beta Alpha Psi activities WIU, 2010-2013 Participated in the Accounting and Finance Department Advisory Board meeting WIU 2012

4 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department of Accounting and Finance Chair Search Committee WIU, member. Department of Accounting and Finance Signature Program Committee WIU, member. Department of Accounting and Finance Faculty Search Committee WIU, member. Department of Accounting and Finance Curriculum Committee WIU, member. Department of Accounting and Finance Graduate Committee WIU, member. Department of Accounting and Finance Library liaison WIU, member. Community (local, state, national, international) Macomb Youth Team Tennis, Macomb IL 2013

5 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Anita Ahl RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Accounting & Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Science in Accountancy Year conferred: 1999 Institution: Bradley University Major field: Accountancy Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: 1996 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Caterpillar, Inc Position: Financial Reporting Manager; Certified 6 Sigma Black Belt; Cost Management Consultant; Forecasts, Business Statements & Rates Supervisor; Normals & Service Charge Coordinator; Undercarriage Enterprise Accountant; Commodity Accountant; Profit Center Closing Coordinator; Internal Auditor Dates: 8/1996- 6/2008 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Bradley University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor of Accounting 1/2000 5/2008 Institution: Drake University Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting 8/2008 5/2011 Institution: Des Moines Area Community College Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor of Accounting 8/2011 5/2012

6 TEACHING ACCT451 Accounting Systems & Controls ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting ACCT 200 Introduction to Accounting PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Registered CPA, State of Illinois

7 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Chrisa L. Anderson RANK Adjunct Instructor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Taxation and Accounting Principles CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Part time, Supporting, Scholarly Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Accountancy Year conferred: 2011 Institution: Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Major field: Accountancy Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Arts in Accounting Year conferred: 2006 Institution: Saint Martins University, Lacey WA Major field: Accountancy Other degree(s) earned: Associates in Arts and Sciences Year conferred: 2001 Institution: Olympic College, Bremerton, WA Major field: Accountancy PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: CL Anderson & Associates, PC Position: CPA Firm Owner/Manager Dates: 2/12-Current Firm: March, McMillan, DeJoode, & Duvall, PC Position: CPA/Tax Accountant Dates: 10/10-7/13 Firm: TD &T Financial Group, PC Position: CPA/Senior Staff Accountant Dates: 10/8-4/10 Firm: Frost & Company, PS Position: CPA/Staff Accountant, Small Business Department Dates: 1/06-8/08

8 Firm: H & R Block, Olympia, WA Position: Tax Associate Dates: 2004 tax season Firm: H & R Block, Bremerton, WA Position: Tax Associate Dates: 2003 tax season TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor/8/12-Current TEACHING Accounting 371- Introduction to Taxation Accounting 202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting Accounting 471(G) - Advanced Federal Taxation INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Pryor, Charles R., Jones, Christopher R., & Anderson, Chrisa L. (2011). Tax Preferences for Education Are Simpler but Not Simple. CPA Journal, 81(12), 58-64. (Practice) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional work experience in tax practice and consulting 2000 or more hours annually 2009-2014 CPA Review Instructor 2012-Current/Regulations Obtaining or maintaining professional certifications or licenses CPA IL License# 065035535 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Curriculum Committee (ad hoc member) 2012-Current Community Little Swan Lake Board 2010-Current Board member and long-term planning committee organizer

9 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Martin J. Coe RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Business Administration Year conferred: 2013 Institution: St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa Major field: Management Dissertation title: Intention to sit for the CPA Examination an Investigation of Cost, Exam, Support and Career Factors. Other degree(s) earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: 1992 Institution: St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa Major field: Business Administration Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Arts Year conferred: 1984 Institution: St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Vistabon Position: President Dates: 1999 to present Firm: MidAmerican Energy Company Position: Information Technology Audit Manager Dates: 1994 to 1999 Firm: Rochelle Utilities Position: Chief Financial Manager Dates: 1992 to 1993 Firm: Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company Position: Accounting Supervisor Dates: 1990 to 1992

10 Firm: Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company Position: Internal Auditor Dates: 1989 to 1990 Firm: Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company Position: Accountant Dates: 1988 to 1989 Firm: The Kartridg Pak Company Position: Accountant Dates: 1984 to 1988 Firm: Heart of America Restaurants Position: Assistant to the Controller Dates: 1983 to 1984 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor/2011 to present Associate Professor/2006 to 2011 Assistant Professor/2000 to 2006 Adjunct Instructor/1993 to 1999 TEACHING ACCT 441 - Advanced Accounting I ACCT 442G - Advanced Accounting II ACCT 451 - Accounting Systems and Control ACCT 457G - Fraud Examination INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Coe, Martin J, and John S. Delaney. "Trabeck prepares for IFRS: An IFRS case study." Journal of Accounting Education 31, no. 1 (2013): 53-67. Coe, Martin J, and John S. Delaney. "Somethings Fishy at Jones Company - a Fraud Investigation Classroom Case." Fraud Magazine, 2009.

11 Other Intellectual Contributions Presentations at academic or professional meetings With Josh Connors, presented Data and Cyber Security, Institute of Internal Auditors 2013 Midwest District Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, August 12, 2013. Presented Trabeck prepares for IFRS: an IFRS case study, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, August 6, 2013. With John Delaney, presented Somethings Fishy at Jones Company - a Fraud Investigation Classroom Case, Fifth Annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference, Savannah, GA, June 4, 2011. With John Delaney, presented Ethics, Joint Meeting of the Illinois CPA Society and Institute of Management Accountants, Davenport, IA, April 20, 2011. External or internal grants (peer-reviewed) Received an $8,000 competitive research grant from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy to research a students intention to sit for the CPA exam (2014). PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting activities totaling 80 hours or more during the five year period Western Illinois University allows me to work at Vistabon outside of my WIU work hours. Vistabon is a small business that offers audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to a small number of select clients including Berkshire Hathaway Energy and EMC Insurance. As the company president, I provide strategic leadership for the company and I am responsible for all engagements. I am regarded as an expert in the fields of accounting, accounting information systems and information systems auditing. Developing and presenting executive education programs With John Delaney, presented Fraud Investigation, MidAmerican Energy Company Internal Audit Department, Des Moines, IA, July 22, 2010. Significant participation in business professional organizations Illinois CPA Society (Accounting Principles Committee in 2013) Information Systems Audit and Control Association (Certification Officer since 2002) Institute of Management Accountants Institute of Internal Auditors Association of Government Accountants Association of Certified Fraud Examiners American Accounting Association Academy of Management

12 Obtaining or maintaining professional certifications or licenses Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Illinois license Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Curriculum Committee (chair) Strategic Planning Committee (chair) Personnel Committee Graduate Committee Faculty advisor to the WIU Quad Cities Beta Alpha Psi chapter College Computing and Technology Committee University Information Technology Governance Instructional/Scholarly Alliance Community (local, state, national, international) City of East Moline Strategic Planning Committee

13 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Kevin A. Diehl RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Tax, Managerial, and Financial CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: JD Year conferred: 2001 Institution: University of Iowa College of Law Major field of highest degree: Law Other degree(s) earned: MAcc Year conferred: 2007 Institution: University of Northern Iowa Major field: Accounting Other degree(s) earned: BA with international business certificate Year conferred: 1998 Institution: University of Northern Iowa Major field: Accounting TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/Fall 2014 present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/Fall 2008 Spring 2014 TEACHING ACCT 307 Accounting for Managers and Management Decisions ACCT 351 Managerial Accounting ACCT 371 Principles of Taxation ACCT 471 Advanced Federal Taxation

14 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Diehl, Kevin A. (2013). Temporary Book-Tax Differences Under IFRS. Taikomoji Ekonomika: Sisteminiai Tyrimai, 7: 1, 99-116. Diehl, Kevin A. (2012). Why Higher Levels of Auditor-Provided Tax Services Lower the Likelihood of Restatements. Accounting and Taxation, 4: 2, 13-30. Diehl, Kevin A. (2012). How IFRS Fair Value Elections Create Market Signals Resulting in Stock Premiums and Lower Cost of Debt. Applied Economics: Systematic Research, 6: 2, 113-25. Diehl, Kevin A. (2012). Chartered Accountant and Public Accounting Experience Non-Executive Directors on UK Boards: Signals of Quality Earnings Reporting to Investors Prompting Price-to-Earnings Growth. Corporate Ownership and Control, 9. Diehl, Kevin A. (2012). Lower Taxes or Higher Executive Bonuses: How Inventory Valuation Choices Best Exhibit US Corporate Governance Failings. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 126-29. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). How Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities Influence US Stock Prices. Taikomoji Ekonomika: Sisteminiai Tyrimai, 4: 2, 83-94. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). Scandinavia v. the Baltic: Whose Trend in Financial Statements Reporting of Property, Plant, and Equipment Will Prevail, and What Are the Strategic Consequences? Management of Organizations: Systematic Research, 56: 21-32. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). Ratio of Deferred Tax Liabilities over Shares Predicts Stock Prices. Accounting and Taxation, 2: 1, 95-105. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). Commission v. UK: Literal, Not Teleological, Interpretation Rules the Day in Financial and Insurance Services Decision. British Tax Review, 4: 330-33. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). How Contract Interpretation and Corporate Principles Can Determine Tax Results: Orica Ltd v FC of T [2010] FCA 197 (2010 ATC 20-168). The Tax Specialist, October 2010. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). VAT Applicability to Employee Retail Vouchers. EC Tax Review, 19: 5, 228-30. Diehl, Kevin A. (2010). Telecommunications Companies: One Meeting with Any Competitor Is Enough to Violate the EUs Competition Laws and Result in Fines. Telecommunications Policy, 34: 4, 248-50. Diehl, Kevin A. (2009). In re Natural Gas: Commodity Supply Contracts Can Be Swap Agreements Under the Bankruptcy Code. Derivatives: Financial Products Report, 11:9. Diehl, Kevin A. (2009). Reversion to the Mean: The Interaction Between GDP and Corporate Tax Rates in the Member Countries of the European Union, European Journal of Economics, Finance, and Administrative Sciences, 16, 31-36.

15 Diehl, Kevin A. (2009). The Real Cost of IFRS: The Relationship Between IFRS Implementation and Audit, Tax, and Other Auditing Fees, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 37, 96- 101. Diehl, Kevin A. (2009). Cost or Fair Value: FTSE 100 Response to IFRS IAS 16s Choice on Treatment of Property, Plant, and Equipment and the Implications for US Companies, European Journal of Economics, Finance, and Administrative Sciences, 16, 66-73. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Continuing Profession Education 60 hours every two years under the Illinois State BAR VITA Program Interactions Individual preparation for each years tax preparations Memberships American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Bar Association Illinois Society of CPAs Illinois State Bar Association Certifications Certified Public Accountant; Chartered Global Management Accountant Member of the Bar; Eligible by Reciprocity in any State UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Faculty Coordinator of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Curriculum Committee Advisory Council Twice Every Year Career Fair Honors Committee Since Fall 2011 (effectively the QC chair in awarding grants in aid) Assessment Activities College Global Education Committee (Chair of the Committee Fall 2010 Semester) University Graduate Committee QC Faculty Council (attended every meeting my first two years) Community

16 VITA - Faculty Coordinator of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program (Every Spring, Saturdays until April 15 (60 or more hours), involving 300 or more returns prepared each year with close to 20 students involved spending over 500 student hours each year)

17 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME John A. Elfrink RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Financial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full Time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest Degree Earned: Doctor of Philosophy Year Conferred 1987 Institution St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO Major field Accounting Minor field Marketing MBA Year Conferred 1976 Institution Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO Major Field Accounting Bachelor of Science Year Conferred 1971 Institution Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO Major Field Mathematics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Rank/Date Interim Dean (July 2014-September 2014) Professor (August 2012-June 2014) Professor and Associate Dean (June 20092010) Professor and Chair (August 2006- June 2009 and July 2010- 2012) Institution: University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO Rank/Date: Dean (October 2004-2006) Professor and Chair (July 1993-2004) Director of Financial Planning Program (July 19992002)

18 Institution: Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI Rank/Date: Professor and Chair (December 1990-July 1993) Institution: Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO Rank/Date: Assistant Professor (August 1986-December 1990) Instructor (January-May 1976) Institution: McKendree College, Lebanon, IL Rank/Date: Assistant Professor (August 1984-August 1986) Institution: Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO Rank/Date: Assistant Professor (August 1980-August 1984) Institution: William Woods College, Fulton, MO Rank/Date: Instructor (August 1982-August 1984) Instructor (August 1976-August 1979) TEACHING Acct 611 Graduate Outcome Assessment Acct 441 Advanced Accounting I Acct 342 Intermediate Accounting II Acct 201 Principle of Financial Accounting INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Pryor, C. and J.A. Elfrink, Strategic Planning for Small Accounting Practices" The CPA Journal, February 2014, pp. 56-60. Elfrink, J.A. and S. Hunt New AACSB Standards on the Impact of Research: Implementation and Measurement Issues The Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, Spring 2014, pp. 67-76. Elfrink, J. A. and M. Ellison, Accounting for Emission Allowances: An Issue in Need of Standards The CPA Journal, February 2009, pp. 30-33. Proceedings Elfrink, J.A. and S. Hunt, New AACSB Standards on the Impact of Business Schools' Education and Research: Implementation and Measurement Issues Proceedings of the Mid- Atlantic American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, May 2014 .

19 Elfrink, J.A., K. Man and G. Mangalaraj, Financial Literacy and the Sociodemographics of College Students: Implication for Business Education Proceedings of the North American Accounting Society, March 2014. Elfrink, J.A. and J. Drea, Developing a Registered CFP Program in the Current University Environment Proceedings of the North American Accounting Society, March 2012. Leadership Positions in National Organizations President, The North American Accounting Society, 2010-2011 Vice President and Program Chair, The North American Accounting Society, 2009-2010 Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Reviewed submissions to the CPA Journal, 2010-14. Reviewed conference papers for North American Accounting Society Annual Meeting, 2009 through 2014. Invited Presentations "New AACSB Standards," North American Accounting Society, March 27, 2014. "Accounting Education and the Profession in the U.S." Xiamen University (China), Mary 31, 2013. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT Certifications Registered Certified Public Accountant AACSB Activities Served on Accounting Continuous Improvement visit teams as chair and team member, 2009-2013.

20 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE (At Western Illinois University) Department Chair of the Department, 2010-2012 Assessment Committee, Chair 20092014 Strategic Planning Committee, 20132014 Personnel Committee, 2013-14 College Assessment Committee Chair 20092014 MBA Advisory Committee-2009-2014 Assessment Coordinator- 2009-2014 Community Volunteer St. Peter and Paul Homeless Shelter, 2009-present Treasurer, Macomb Kiwanis Club, 2009-present Accounting Advisory Committee for Carl Sandburg College, 2009-2013

21 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Amy Ford RANK Senior Associate Faculty DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Principles of Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Masters of Accountancy Year conferred: 2002 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Accountancy Minor field: N/A Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: 2001 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Accountancy PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: McGladrey & Pullen, LLP Position: General Services Supervisor Dates: June 2002 August 2006 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Senior Associate Faculty (2014 present) Associate Faculty (2007-2014) Temporary Instructor (2006-2007) TEACHING ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ACCT 307 Accounting for Managers and Management Decisions ACCT 455 Advanced Management Accounting

22 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Other Intellectual Contributions Peer-Reviewed CMA Exam Item Writing Assignments September 2012 assignment: ACCEPTED 1/14/13 2 essays written, 2 essays accepted 20 multiple choice questions written, 17 accepted June 2012 assignment: ACCEPTED 1/14/13 6 essays written, 6 essays accepted 30 multiple choice questions written, 28 accepted November 2011 assignment: ACCEPTED 5/16/12 2 essays written, 2 essays accepted 20 multiple choice questions written, 18 accepted Publications IMA Life Story, Strategic Finance, May 2012 The Amazing Accounting Race", Strategic Finance, April 2011 Presentations CMA Survivor, IMA sponsored webinar, online, December 2013 CMA Survivor, IMAs Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2012 CMA Survivor, IMAs 12th Annual Student Leadership Conference, Cincinnati, OH, November 2011 The Amazing Accounting Race Budgeting Game, IMAs Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 2011 The Amazing Accounting Race Budgeting Game, IMAs 11th Annual Student Leadership Conference, Anaheim, CA, November 2010 Book Reviews: Textbook Manuscript Review (4 chapters), Management Accounting by Jozsi and Cainas, December 2012 Book review online and technology, Financial Accounting by Spiceland, Thomas and Herrman, Second ed, March 2012 Book review, Financial Accounting by Spiceland, Thomas and Herrman, Second ed, March 2011 Book review, Financial Accounting: Information for Decisions, Wild, Fifth ed, November 2010 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Accounting Consultant, E.A. Mellinger Foundation, Monmouth, IL Consulting activities total 40-50 hours each year during the most recent 5 year period

23 CMA Exam Essay Grader January-February 2014 exam testing window: 314 essays graded May-June 2013 exam testing window: 397 essays graded January-February 2013 exam testing window: 326 essays graded September-October 2012 exam testing window: 318 essays graded May-June 2012 exam testing window: 24 essays graded January-February 2012 exam testing window: 34 essays graded September-October 2011 exam testing window: 79 essays graded Registered Certified Public Accountant (2002-present) Certified Management Accountant (2011-present) Maintained Continuing Professional Education (CPE) 30 hours per year required CMA Certificate of Distinguished Performance Earned one of the top scores world-wide during May/June 2011 testing window 2011 IMA Academic Mentor of the Year Illowa Chapter of the IMA Board Member (September 2010 December 2011) Facilitate 2-4 sessions of the CPA Excel Review Course each semester Presentations: CMA Awareness, WIU Beta Alpha Psi and SCIMA Presentation, Macomb, IL, March 2014 Identify Theft panel, WIU, Macomb, April 2012 Illowa Chapter of the Institute of Management Accounts, Student and Young Professionals Night, Executive Panel, Davenport, IA, September 2011 How to Motivate and Grow your IMA Student Chapter, IMAs 10th Annual Student Leadership Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2009 CMA Awareness,, WIU Beta Alpha Psi and SCIMA presentation, Macomb, IL, November 2009 Illowa Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants Student Night panel, Davenport, IA, October 2009 Field Trips and Conferences Attended: IMA Annual Conference, June 2012 DOT Foods plant tour and presentation, Mt. Sterling, IL, March 2012 IMA Student Leadership Conference, November 2011 IMA Annual Conference, June 2011 IMA Student Leadership Conference, November 2010 ILLOWA Chapter Meeting Personal Finance, Rock Island, IL, October 2010 IMA Annual Conference, June 2010

24 IMA Student Leadership Conference, November 2009 Knapheide Manufacturing plant tour and presentation, Quincy, IL, October 2009 IMA Annual Conference, June 2009 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Faculty Advisor, SCIMA (2006-present) Scholarship Committee (2007-present) Department Chair Search Committee, 2009-2010 Community Secretary/Treasurer, West Central Little League Association (2014-present) Secretary/Treasurer, Stronghurst Summer Ball Association (2014-present) *Assisting these new non-profits with applying for tax exemption

25 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Steven C. Hunt RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Auditing, Financial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration Year conferred: January 1991 Institution: The University of Florida Major field of highest degree: Accounting Minor field of highest degree: Psychology Dissertation title: Certain Cognitive Factors Affecting Performance Evaluation In CPA Firms Other degree(s) earned: Master of Accountancy Year conferred: May 1974 Institution: University of Georgia Major field: Accounting Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Administration Year conferred: May 1972 Institution: University of Georgia Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Associated Regional Accounting Firms Position: CPE Manager Dates: 1979-80 Firm: Ernst & Ernst Position: Incharge/Staff Dates: 1974-1978 (on leave during school year of 1975 to teach at Clark College as part of a firm effort to reach out to historically Black colleges) TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (2004-present) Assistant Professor (1998-2004)

26 Institution: University of Wisconsin-Platteville Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1996-1998) Institution: University of North Texas Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1991-1996) Instructor (1989-1991) Institution: University of Florida Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant (1984-1989) Institution: Clayton Junior College Rank/Dates: Instructor (1980-1984) Institution: Morehouse College Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1978-1979) Institution: Clark College (Atlanta) Rank/Dates: Temporary Instructor (1975-1976) TEACHING ACCT 341 - Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 342 - Intermediate Accounting II ACCT 480 - Financial Auditing ACCT 547 - Corporate Financial Reporting INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Hunt, S.C. Research on the Value of AACSB Accreditation in Selected Areas: A Review and Synthesis. Accepted for publication May, 2014. American Journal of Business Education. Hunt, S.C., and J. Elfrink. 2014. New AACSB Standards on the Impact of Research: Implementation and Measurement Issues. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues 20:1 67-76. Hunt, Steven C., and K. Jones. 2014. How Schools Cope with the Inability to Hire Qualified Faculty. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal. 18:4 25-36 (accepted 9/2013). Presentations (all delivered by Steven Hunt) Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. Interviewing at the AAA National Meeting and RookieCamp: Schools Experiences and Impressions. AAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, King of Prussia, PA, April, 2014. (This represents the addition of a second major research project to the paper presented in 2013). Hunt, S.C., and J. Elfrink. New Accreditation Standards on the Impact of Business Schools Education and Research: Implementation and Measurement Issues. AAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, King of Prussia, PA, April, 2014. (This paper dealt with two major aspects of the standards. A paper dealing with

27 only one of them was later published. See Peer Reviewed Journals above). Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. Interviewing at the AAA National Meeting: Schools Experiences and Impressions. AAA Western regional meeting, San Francisco, April, 2013 Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. University Recruitment: Selection of Accounting Faculty in a Difficult Market. AAA national meeting, Denver, August, 2011 Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. University Recruitment: Selection of Accounting Faculty in a Difficult Market, AAA Southeastern regional meeting, Destin, FL, April, 2011 Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Reviewed paper for AAA Mid-Atlantic regional meeting, Spring, 2014 Reviewed paper for MBAA meeting, Spring, 2011 Reviewed two articles submitted to journals in accounting and finance, 2011 Reviewed 15 manuscripts for AAA midyear teaching and curriculum conference, Winter, 2010 Other Presented two papers by Alan Reinstein at AAA Mid-Atlantic regional meeting after he became injured and was unable to attend, April, 2014 Articles Submitted to Journals: Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. University Recruitment: Selection of Accounting Faculty in a Difficult Market. Submitted to Issues in Accounting Education, Sept. 2011, revised and resubmitted Nov., 2012. Was rejected during second round of review. Is currently in second round of reviews at Global Perspectives on Accounting Education. Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. Interviewing at the AAA National Meeting and RookieCamp. Submitted to Issues in Accounting Education and was rejected during second round of reviews. Currently under review at Advances in Accounting Education. Work in Process: Hunt, S.C., and K. Jones. Effects of Different Business Accreditation on University Recruitment of Accounting Faculty. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES With Society of Accountancy students, ran annual business career fair bringing firm representatives into contact with WIU-QC students on WIU-QC campus Fall 2009-2011 (in 2012 and 2013, when the fair was primarily organized by WIU student services, worked with that group to promote the fair). As advisor to Society of Accountancy, attended monthly meetings of that organization and interacted with speakers (mostly business leaders) 2009-2014. Attended most Institute of Management Accountants student night meetings to support our students and interact with business professionals 2009-2014. Attended most departmental advisory board meetings 2009-2014.

28 Chief Financial Officer of successful construction safety company (Carnie Cap., Inc), March 2004- present. Attended several national trade shows during 2009-2014 period to promote products. Conferences Attended Attended AAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, King of Prussia, PA., April, 2014 Attended AAA Western Regional Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2013 Attended AAA National Meeting, Denver, CO, August, 2011 Attended AAA Southeastern Regional Meeting, Destin, FL, April, 2011 Attended AICPA IFRS conference, New York City, October, 2009 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Took online course on online teaching through WIU to become eligible to teach online courses in the future Spring, 2014. Co-chair of department chair search committee 2009-2010; 2011-2012 Organized and made presentation at several resume writing workshops 2009-2012 Supervised 3 independent study courses 2009-2014 Co-led numerous orientation programs for new accounting students 2009-2014 Ran annual or semiannual Etiquette Reception and Dinner programs for students 2009-2014 Taught 4 sessions of Auditing in a CPA review course offered through WIU 2010 Departmental Academic Field Trips Took group of Beta Alpha Psi (student accounting honor society) members to regional meeting in St. Louis, Mo, April, 2012. Took group of students to accounting leadership conference at Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Feb., 2012. Field trips to Chicago Board of Trade and Federal Reserve each spring 2009-2014. Took group of students to CPA Career Awareness Conference in Des Moines, IA, October, 2009. College Served on College Strategic Planning Committee, 2009-2014 University Served on Writing in Disciplines Committee, 2009-2010 Community Gave presentation on resume writing to students at Midwest Academy, Keokuk, IA, 2012.

29 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Lisa L. Ludlum RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Supporting, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree in process: Doctor of Business Administration (in process) Expected year to be conferred: May 2015 Institution: Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia Major Field: Accountancy Dissertation Title: Agency cost tradeoffs: The impact of structuring both executive and director compensation to align with shareholder interests. Dissertation Chair: Divesh Sharma, Ph.D, Kennesaw State University Other degree(s) earned: Master of Accountancy Year conferred: May 1995) Institution: Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois Major Field: Accountancy Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: (May 1981) Institution: Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois Major Field: Accountancy TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor (2012-present) Institution: McGladrey & Pullen, LLP Rank/Dates: Director of Audit Services (1996-2012) Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor (2010-2011) Institution: Carl Sandburg College Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor (2005-2006) Institution: Monmouth College Rank/Dates: Instructor (1995-1996)

30 TEACHING Acct 442 Advanced Accounting II (Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting) Acct 480 Financial Auditing Acct 580 Operational Auditing Additional Course Teaching Experience: Acct 341 Intermediate Accounting I (FA2012, 2 sections) Acct 201 Principles of Accounting I (FA2012) WIU Adjunct Instructor: Acct 442 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting SP2011 WIU Adjunct Instructor: Acct 480 Auditing FA2010 WIU Adjunct Instructor: Acct 480 Auditing SP2010 McGladrey LOPE Instructor: Professional Standards Codification October 2009 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Instructor: Accounting Principles FA2005, SP2006, FA 2006 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Instructor: Business Mathematics SP 2006 and FA 2006 McGladrey LOPE Instructor: Professional Standards Risk Assessment Suite June 2007 McGladrey LOPE Instructor: Professional Standards Update September 2006 Monmouth College Instructor: Audit, Principles, Intermediate I & II, Tax FA1995 and SP1996 Western Illinois University Teaching Assistant: Principles I SP1995 Gleim CPA Review Facilitator SP1995 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Research Work in progress: CEO outside directorships and firm performance (working paper through data analysis) Corporate compensation and other incentives and financial reporting quality (dissertation working paper in proposal status) Relevant doctoral research coursework at Kennesaw State University: Accounting Research: Dr. Divesh Sharma, Dr. Dana Hermanson, and Dr. Dennis Chambers Finance Research: Dr. Gabriel Ramirez Quantitative Methods I and Research Design & Methods: Dr. Joe Hair Quantitative Methods II: Dr. Gabriel Ramirez, Dr. Xiao Huang Macro Research Theories: Dr. Lance Brouthers and Dr. Scott Widmer Micro Research Theories: Dr. Torsten Pieper KSU Doctoral Global Scholar Seminars: Business Inquiry: Dr. Victoria Crittenden, Boston College Ethics Seminar: Dr. O.C. Ferrell and Dr. Linda Ferrell, University of New Mexico Compensation and Agency Theory Seminar: Dr. Steve Werner, University of Houston Real Options Theory: Dr. Keith Brouthers, North Carolina State University Gender Roles Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Eddleston, Northeastern University Auditing Research Seminar: Dr. Robert W. Knechel, University of Florida Cultural Research, Religion and Cross-level Modeling Seminars: Dr. K. Praveen Parboteeah, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater Resource Based View Seminar: Dr. Richard Makadok, Emory University

31 Methods Seminar: Dr. Arthur Money, Professor Emeritus Henley Management College, U.K. Methods Seminar: Dr. Fernando Diaz, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile Research and Publication Seminar: Dr. Franz Kellermanns, University of Tennessee and WHU Journal Editor Panel: Dr. Michael Hitt, Texas A&M University; Dr. James Boles, Georgia State University; and Dr. Lucy Ackert, Kennesaw State University Methods skills: Software: SPSS, SAS and STATA Secondary databases: WRDS (Audit Analytics, Corporate Library, Compustat, and CRSP PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Conferences: AAA Auditing Section Mid-Year Meeting, January 2013 AAA Auditing Section Doctoral Consortium, January 2013 Professional Certifications: CPA, CMA, CIA Professional Memberships: AICPA, Illinois CPA Society, American Accounting Association Academic Service: External Service: 2013 AAA Annual Conference Anaheim, CA (two paper reviews submitted February 2013) Internal Service: Accounting Curriculum Meeting 2012 Attended Beta Alpha Psi FA2012. FA2013 Initiation Meetings Graduation Commencement SP2014 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Community Service: Accounting Advisory Committee, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL (20052013) WIN of Galesburg (professional womens group) (1996-present) WIN scholarship committee (2002-2003) Church AWANA volunteer (2009-2011) YFC Junior High Youth Group volunteer (2010-2012) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Sponsor (1995-1996)

32 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Jennifer McGarry RANK Adjunct Instructor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accountancy CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Part time, Supporting, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: M.S. Year conferred: 2005 Institution: St. Ambrose University Major field: Masters of Accounting Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1999 Institution: University of Iowa Major field: Finance PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Winkel, Parker & Foster CPA PC Position: CPA Dates: 12/11-present Firm: Schuster & Co, PC Position: CPA Dates: 12/10-12/11 Firm: Anderson, Lower, Whitlow PC Position: CPA Dates: 11/08-12/10 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor/ Fall 2013-present Institution: St. Ambrose University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor/Fall 2013-present

33 Institution: Scott Community College Rank/Dates: Adjunct Instructor/Spring 2012 TEACHING ACCT 201-Financial Accounting ACCT 202-Managerial Accounting ACCT 441-Advanced Accounting MGT 151-Management Communications (Scott Community College) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Fall 2014 Commenced Doctor of Business Administration at St. Ambrose University Maintain Iowa CPA Maintain NASD Series 7 and 66 Women in Agriculture speaker, Managing Farm Finances, March 2012 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Community DeWitt Clover Kids Leader DCDC Golf Committee Volunteer Youth Golf Camp leader

34 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Susanna D. Pendergast RANK Associate Faculty DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Principles of Financial Accounting Principles of Managerial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATION Full Time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Accountancy Year conferred: 1995 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Accountancy Other degree(s) earned: Bachelors of Science Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Physical Education, emphasis in Athletic Training PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1987-1989: Staff auditor, McGladrey & Pullen, Burlington, Iowa 1989-1992: Senior auditor, Clifton, Gunderson CPA, Macomb, IL TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor (August, 1994 - present) TEACHING Acct 200 Introduction to Accounting - Nonbusiness Majors Acct 200 Introduction to Accounting Acct 201 Principles of Financial Accounting Acct 202 Principles of Financial Acct Acct 202 Principles of Managerial Acct - Online

35 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Beta Alpha Psi Beta Gamma Sigma Certifications Registered Certified Public Accountant (1988-present) Administrative Role in the College Master of Accountancy Graduate Advisor Fall 2009 to current As the graduate advisor for the Master of Accountancy program, I play a key role in providing proper guidance and planning steps for each graduate student seeking help. Assist students in planning their education and career in a knowledge. Monitor academic progress of students, assist students class schedules and degree plans, and establish and maintaining good relationships with other departments and advisors. Duties include: advising all current and prospective graduate students, monitor the performance of Master of accountancy students, coordinate the selection of graduate assistants, assign responsibilities to them and supervise their performance of such duties. In addition, I respond to inquiries regarding the master of accountancy program, assist in updating and maintaining the graduate catalog, participate, when necessary, in graduate student ceremonies and events, consult with the departmental assessment committee on planning, and conducting and reporting on graduate assessment activities. Other responsibilities include traveling to meet potential graduate students a, visit schools to promote the program, design brochures and other materials to promote the Master of accountancy program, provide assistance in developing and maintaining the graduate program home page. Tutor Lab Coordinator: Organized a formal tutoring program open to students in financial, managerial, intermediate accounting and finance. The lab is conducted on an open door basis where students were able to receive assistance with their courses as they needed it. Professional Interaction/Professional Presentations attended: Professional Courses taken Using a Flipped Classroom Model to Increase Student Engagement and Results, Sponsored by McGraw Hill and presented by Jason M. Seitz, Georgia Perimeter College, April 4, 2013. Making sense of MOOCS in higher education, sponsored by McGraw Hill and presented by Dr. Ann Taylor, Penn State University, March 27, 2013. Evaluation Tools in Desire 2Learn Workshop, presented by Chad Dennis, Malpass Library, April 12, 2012. Desire 2Learn Workshop, presented by Chad Dennis, Malpass Library, March 1, 2012. Using Connect: A Hands-on workshop, Anna Theus, McGraw Hill, April 12, 2012.

36 Connect Accounting Information Webex, Developing Your Accounting Course in Connect, Sponsored by McGraw Hill, February 23, 2012. Connect Accounting Information Webex, Developing Your Accounting Course in Connect, Sponsored by McGraw Hill, September 27, 2012. New CPA Exam Education Requirements, Illinois Board of Examiners, November 9, 2011, Webinar. Professional Presentations attended CAT Excel Bootcamp, hosted by CAT representatives, Matt Baier and Martha Zimmerman on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Student to Professional, presented by representatives Janet Stevens, Alex Lippert, Paul Valius and Brittany Bell from Clifton Larson Allen, April 23, 2014. Communication Skills, presented by representative Matt Baier and Martha Zimmerman, CAT, March 19, 2014. Jobs in the Private Sector, presented by representative of John Deere, Michael Wenz, Seth Holmstrom, and Dan Miller, February 19, 2014. Internal Auditing, given by Martha Zimmerman, CAT, November 6, 2013. Essential Business Skills and Requirements to sit for the CPA exam, given by ICPAS representatives on October 23, 2013. Dress for Success, Susan Creasy, Professor Western Illinois University, September 11, 2013. Enhancing Your Presentation Skills, given by Cory Gall and Jordan Valle, McGladreys, September 4, 2013. College to Work Force Transition, Clifton Allen Larson, Janet Stevens and Alex Lippert, April 17, 2013. Going From Student to Professional, Gray Hunter Stenn, Stephen Koester, Carmryn Bidding, March 20, 2013. Goals in the Workforce, John Deere, Patty Lake, Michael Wenz, March 6, 2013. Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, CAT, Rhonda Hafner, Matt Baier and Chris Leighton, February 20, 2013. Governmental Auditing, Jim Dahlquist, Illinois Office of the Auditor General, February 13, 2013.

37 Accounting in a Manufacturing Setting, Peggy Perry, a DOT representative, November 7, 2012. CAT the Company, Matt Baier, Caterpillar, October 24, 2012. Surviving the Interview Process and Dress for Success, Anna Kyer and Matt Barr, McGladreys, September 12, 2012. Auditing Financial Institutions, Janet Steven, Senior Manager, and Alex Lipper, Senior Associate, Clifton Larson Allan, April 18, 2012. Student to Professional," ILCPA Society, March 21, 2012. CPA Exam Requirements and CPA Excel, Tony Mirk, March 7, 2012. Role of Internal Auditors, ADM, February 15, 2012. Leadership Qualities, Larry Patten, November 9, 2011. Internship Experiences, Gregg Woodruff and interns from CAT, John Deere, McGlareys and Clifton Larson Allen, October 19, 2011. Presenting Yourself in a Professional Manner, Anna Kyer and Matt Barr, McGladreys, September 14, 2011. Auditing and Accounting in Difficult Economic Times, Janet Steven, Senior Manager, and Alex Lipper,Clifton Gunderson, April 20, 2011. Six Sigma, Matt Baier, Caterpillar, April 13, 2011. How to Prepare Financially for Life after School, Jaqueline Babb, ICPAS, March 30, 2011. Increase Your Exposure to Accounting and Opportunities, Anna Kyer and Mary Essman, McGladreys, March 23, 2011. Role of an Internal Auditor, Tracy Toohill, Archer Daniels Midland, February 23, 2011. Governmental Auditing, Jim Dahlquist, Illinois Office of the Auditor General, February 9, 2011. Ten Fundamentals for Graduate/Professional Recruitment Programs, given by representatives from Noel-Levitzs on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Cost Accounting, Steve Hensely, Controller, NTN Bower, November 17, 2010. Todays Economy, Craig Neader, Neader Financial Group, November 10, 2010. Work Life Balance, Nancy Pechloff, CPA in Residence, November, 3, 2010.

38 Round table discussion/luncheon with Nancy Pechloff, CPA in Residence, November 3, 2010. Consulting for Accenture, Colleen McDonald and Randy Cottingham, Accenture, October 20, 2010. Preparing for the CPA Exam, Russ Friedewald, Executive Director for the Illinois Board of Examiners, October 13, 2010. Spotlight on John Deere, October 5, 2010. Dress for Success, presented by Professor Susan Creasy, September 15, 2010. Internship Experiences, presented by interns from John Deere, McGladreys, CAT, and Clifton Larson Allen representatives, September 8, 2010. Working for Deere, Steve Wenz, John Deere, April 21, 2010. Going from Student to Professional, Justin Novotney, Grant Thorton, April 14, 2010. Doing Business in Nepal, Bikram Maharjan, Master of Accountancy Student, March 29, 2010. CMA Awareness, Dallon Christensen, March 3, 2010. Internal Controls, James Dahlquist, Illinois Office of the Auditor General, March 3, 2010. Manufacturing Accounting with CAT, Matt Baier and Craig Meller, February 17, 2010. Professional Interaction Meet the Firms Fall 2013 Meet the Firms Fall 2012 Meet the Firms Fall 2011 Meet the Firms Fall 2010 Fieldtrip Fieldtrip to CAT on March 24, 2014 to Peoria, Illinois with faculty and 13 accounting students. This included a 2 hour question answer session with CAT executives Rhonda Haffner, Craig Meller, Corey McGrath, Matt Baier, Alan Lefler, Chad Beachler and Chris Raap followed by lunch and a plant tour of the Foundry. Beta Alpha Psi Conferences Beta Alpha Psi Regional meeting on March 28 and 29, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana Beta Alpha Psi Regional meeting on April 5 and 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois Beta Alpha Psi Regional meeting on April 13 and 14, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting on April 1 and 2, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting on March 26 and 27, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois

39 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Principles of Accounting Evaluation Committee member Curriculum Committee member External Relations Committee member Faculty Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi -2003-2006 Master of Accountancy Graduate Advisor 2007to present Accounting Challenge Assisted Coordinator 2007-2013 College Represented CBT at Discover Western, March, 2014 Represented CBT at Discover Western, September 15, 2012 Participated in Delta Sigma Pi mock interview sessions held the spring of 2012 Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship selection committee spring 2011 Community Bike MS, Tour de Farms, participant and fundraiser, Spring 2014 Wounded Warrior Walk fund raiser and participant, Fall 2013 Macomb Bomber Booster Treasurer and Board Member 2009

40 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Charles R. Pryor RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting & Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full Time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2008 Institution: Mississippi State University Major field: Accounting Dissertation title: Conservatism & the Cost of Equity Capital: An Information Perspective Other degree(s) earned: B.S. Year conferred: 2003 Institution: Mississippi State University-Meridian Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Turfworks Landscaping Position: Owner/Operator Dates: 1991-2000 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (Aug. 2008 May 2014) Institution: Mississippi State University Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant (2005 2008) TEACHING ACCT 202 - Principles of Management Accounting ACCT 341 - Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 351 - Management/Cost Accounting ACCT 537 - Corporate Financial Reporting & Analysis ACCT 540 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting ACCT 551 - Advanced Management Accounting

41 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Pryor, Charles R.; Elfrink, John. (2014) Strategic Planning for Small Accounting Practices. CPA Journal, 56- 60. Jones, Christopher R., & Pryor, Charles R. (2013). Supreme Court Rulings May Not Eliminate Tax Complexities Unique to Same-Sex Couples. CPA Journal, 83(9), 32-34. Lynch, Nicholas C; Pryor, Charles R. (2012) Properly Assessing the Reverse Mortgage Option. Journal of Accountancy. 214(1) 42-48. Woodruff, Gregg S., Pryor, Charles R. and Lynch, Nicholas C. (2012) Family Limited Partnerships: Business & Tax Benefits Come With Caution. Journal of Taxation of Investments. 29(4) 75-88 (14). Pryor, Charles R., Jones, Christopher R., & Anderson, Chrisa L. (2011). Tax Preferences for Education Are Simpler but Not Simple. CPA Journal, 81(12), 58-64. Lynch, Nicholas and Pryor, Charles. (2010) Cost Segregation Studies: A Tax-Saving Tool. Journal of Taxation of Investments, 27(4): 27-45. Other Intellectual Contributions Proceedings You Will Know Them By Their Fruits: The Impact of Religiosity on Business Ethics, at the March 2012 North American Accounting Societys annual, peer-reviewed conference. Is The Pricing of Conservatism Conditional On Information Asymmetry?, at the March 2011 North American Accounting Societys annual peer-reviewed conference. Conservatism, Bias & the Cost of Equity Capital, at the American Accounting Associations October 2010 Midwest Conference. The annual, regional conference is peer-reviewed. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Membership Institute of Management Accountants

42 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Chair Search Committees, Member Faculty Search Committee, Chair Faculty Search Committee, Co-chair Faculty Search Committees, Member Curriculum Committee, Member Assessment Committee, Member Graduate Committee, Member College Business Core Review Committee, Vice Chair Curriculum Committee, Member Grade Appeals Committee, Member University Radiation Safety Committee, Member Graduate Faculty, Member

43 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Cheryl Westen RANK Associate Faculty DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Financial/Managerial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master in Business Administration Year conferred: 2000 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Finance Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: 1992 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Accountancy PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2000 present: Account for and operate a residential real estate corporation. Corporation owns and manages over $5 million in real estate assets. 1997 2002: Accountant, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois 1995 1997: Accounting Manager, Union National Bank, Macomb, Illinois 1993 1995: Staff auditor, McGladrey & Pullen, Galesburg, Illinois PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Registered Certified Public Accountant, 1994 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor, Senior Associate Faculty (August 2001 to present) TEACHING Acct 202 - Principles of Managerial Acct Acct 201 - Principles of Financial Acct Acct 201 - Principles of Financial Acct Acct 200 - Introduction to Accounting

44 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Textbook Reviews March 2011 Reviewed the textbook, Financial Accounting, second edition, Spiceland, Thomas, and Hermann, publisher McGraw-Hill PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Beta Alpha Psi Beta Gamma Sigma Certifications Registered Certified Public Accountant (1994-present) Professional Interaction February 26 -27, 2011 attended McGraw-Hill focus group session and teaching conference in Bonita Springs, FL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 6 hours, Spring 2014, WIU, Macomb, IL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 7 hours, Fall 2013, WIU, Macomb, IL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 7 hours, Spring 2013, WIU, Macomb, IL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 6 hours, Fall 2012, WIU, Macomb, IL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 11 hours, 2011-2012, WIU, Macomb, IL Beta Alpha Psi professional presentations, 17 hours, 2010-2011, WIU, Macomb, IL Conferences Attended Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 6-8, 2014 Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, March 27-28, 2014 Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, August 8-10, 2013 Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 5-6, 2013 Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, Baltimore, MD, August 2-4, 2012 Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 13-14, 2012 Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, Denver, CO, August 11-13, 2011 Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, April 1-2, 2011 Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, San Jose, CA, August 5-7, 2010 Beta Alpha Psi Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 26-27, 2010** **Our chapter was the co-host of the meeting Beta Alpha Psi National Meeting, Brooklyn, NY, August 6-8, 2009 Professional Awards Awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Advisor of the Year, 2014 Departmental Academic Field Trips March 24, 2014 coordinated and attended student fieldtrip to Caterpillar corporate headquarters and Caterpillar Mapleton Foundry

45 March 22, 2013 coordinated and attended student fieldtrip to Caterpillar corporate headquarters and CAT Visitor Center March 9, 2011 coordinated tour to Caterpillar testing site Other Professional Activities Spring 2014 Coordinator of the CPA Excel review course for Macomb and Quad City campus Fall 2013 Coordinator of the CPA Excel review course for Macomb and Quad City campus Fall 2013 Facilitated 4 sessions of CPA Excel review course Spring 2013 Coordinator of the CPA Excel review course for Macomb and Quad City campus Spring 2013 Facilitated 8 sessions of CPA Excel review course Fall 2012 Coordinator of the CPA Excel review course for Macomb and Quad City campus Fall 2012 Facilitated 11 sessions of CPA Excel review course Fall 2010 Facilitated 8 sessions of CPA Excel review course Spring 2010 Facilitated 6 sessions of CPA Excel review course Fall 2009 Facilitated 6 sessions of CPA Excel review course UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Curriculum Committee member Recruiting Committee member Scholarship Committee (2007-present) Faculty Advisor, Beta Alpha Psi (2005-present) Wrote article for department newsletter, annually 2009, 2010 & 2011 Faculty Mentor/Coach for student competing in National BAP competition, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014 Coordinator of the BAP Annual Alumni and Friends Golf Outing, Harry Mussatto Golf Course, WIU, (2008 through 2014) Editor of BAP bi-annual newsletter to alumni, faculty and friends, (since March 2010 through current) Held 1st WIU BAP alumni event in Chicago, IL, Spring 2010 Presenter at annual accounting awards banquet (2005 through current) Faculty Mentor/Coach for the KPMG Best Practice Team competition at BAP Regional Meeting, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2014* *WIU chapter wins first place Faculty Mentor/Coach for team competition in the BAP National Gold Challenge, 2009*, 2010, & 2014** *our chapter is one of only 10 to receive this prestigious award **our chapter is one of only 15 to receive this prestigious award Tutor at IL CPA Study Night offered each semester before finals (2010-2013) Mentor of the IL CPA Society Ambassador, (2009 through current) College Member of search committee for Chair of Department of Accounting and Finance, Spring 2012 Member of CBT Faculty Awards Committee, Spring 2012 Meet the Firms Career Fair Coordinator (2006 present) Faculty mentor/coach for BAP team entering the CBT week case competition, 2011, 2012, 2013 Accounting Challenge coordinator, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

46 Attend CBT Awards Banquet, 2010, 2011, 2012 University Provosts Awards of Excellence Committee, Fall 2012 Community Lincoln School Teacher Assistant (2011/2012 school year)- worked an hour a week assisting teacher with projects Angel Tree Program Coordinator (2006 present) Built Chandler Park Playground with Kiwanis, October 2010 Worked and sold tickets to Kiwanis pancake day, 2010, 2011, 2012 Participated in United Way Project Homeless at BAP National meeting, 2010, 2011 Participated in day of service at BAP National Meeting, 2012-2014

47 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Gregg S. Woodruff RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Taxation/Financial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration Year conferred: December 2003 Institution: The University of Memphis Major field: Accountancy/Concentration in Taxation Minor field: Economics Dissertation title: An Evaluation of Economic Assertions for Estimating the Magnitude of Court Determined Minority Interest Discounts for Estate and Gift Taxation Other degree(s) earned: Master of Accountancy Year conferred: May 1993 Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Major field: Taxation Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: May 1992 Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Major field: Accountancy TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/Department Chair (2012-present) Associate Professor/2007-2012 Assistant Professor (2001-2007) Institution: McKendree College Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1998-2001) Institution: The University of Memphis Rank/Dates: Instructor (1997-1998) Teaching Assistant (1994-1997)

48 TEACHING Acct 620 Grad. Internship in Accountancy Acct 471 Advanced Federal Taxation Acct 420 Internship in Accountancy Acct 371 Principles of Taxation Acct 371 Lab Acct 201 Principles of Accounting FIN 620 Grad. Internship in Finance FIN 400 Internship in Finance Other Activities Supporting the Teaching Mission Internal Presentations: CPA Certification and Licensing presented to Beta Alpha Psi in Macomb, spring 2012. CPA Certification and Licensing and The Internship Program presented to Beta Alpha Psi and the Accounting Society in Moline, fall 2011. The CPA exam, CPA reviews, and the Internship Program presented to Beta Alpha Psi in the spring of 2010 Macomb. Student Internships presented to Beta Alpha Psi in the fall of 2009 Macomb Student Internships presented to Beta Alpha Psi and the Accounting Society in the fall of 2009 Moline CPA Review Units Taught: 2013-2014 5 Units, 2012-2013 10 Units, 2011-2012 22 Units, 2010- 2011 25 units, 2009-2010 22 units, 2008-2009 18 units, and 2007-2008 4 units INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Woodruff, Gregg S., Pryor, Charles R. and Lynch, Nicholas C. (2012) Family Limited Partnerships: Business & Tax Benefits Come With Caution. Journal of Taxation of Investments. 29(4) 75-88 (14). Other Intellectual Contributions Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2014, On the models and estimation of discretionary accruals, The Annual Meeting, Korean Accounting Association, Pyungchang, Korea Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2013, A new approach to performance control in earnings management studies, 2013 Midwest Region Meeting, American Accounting Association, Oak Brook, Illinois Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2013, A study on the estimation of discretionary accruals, The 49th MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois Elfrink, J. A. and G. S. Woodruff, Financial Responsibility and Literacy: Roles for Financial Institutions and Accounting Education, Proceedings of the North American Accounting Society, March 2009. (L).

49 Citations of Research Woodruff, G.S. and R. Crowley. Weigh Choices to Optimize the Sales or Income Tax Deduction Practical Tax Strategies March 2007 cited in Taxation of Business Entities 2009 and 2010 Editions by Smith, Raabe, and Maloney, South Western Cengage pg 16-58 (2009) and pg16-63(2010) as a recommended reading. Non-refereed Presentations: CPA Certification and Licensing Augustana University, Rock Island Illinois, Fall 2011 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional Certifications CPA Professional Memberships: Beta Gamma Sigma The American Accounting Association o Consulting activities totaling 80 hours or more during the five year period o Developing and presenting executive education programs o Significant participation in business professional organizations o Practice oriented intellectual contributions resulting in a significant impact on the public or the profession as detailed in AACSB Standard 2 o Active service on boards of directors relevant to the primary teaching area o Participation in professional events that focus on the practice of business, management, and related issues o Obtaining or maintaining professional certifications or licenses o Invited professional public speaking o Sabbatical leave focused on professional development o Administrative roles in the college (e.g. Dean, Associate Dean, Chair, etc.) where ones primary duties frequently require interaction with business and organizational leaders. o Other activities that place faculty in direct contact with business or other organizational leaders Serving as Department Chair/ 2012, - Attended more than 40 presentations from the fall of 2009 through the spring of 2014 by external professionals making presentations to Beta Alpha Psi and SCIMA Served/Serve as Internship Coordinator 2008- o Supervisory visits included but were not limited to: John Deere in Cedar Falls Iowa, John Deere World Headquarters in Moline Illinois, Caterpillar Headquarters in Peoria Illinois, NTN Bower in Macomb Illinois, RIA Federal Credit Union in Moline Illinois, McDonough Telephone Cooperative in Colchester Illinois, Sears Holding Company Kmart Store in Moline Illinois, The Rock Island Arsenal TACOM unit, Blessing Hospital in Quincy Illinois, FS-

50 GROWMARK in Bloomington Illinois, McGladrey LLC in Davenport Iowa, The City of Davenport Iowa, Wesley Care Center, Macomb Illinois, Black Hawk Bank and Trust in Moline Illinois, and The U.S Social Security Administration and Grey Hunter and Stenn in Quincy Illinois and ADM in Decatur. Conferences Attended AACSB Annual Accreditation Conference St. Louis Mo. September 2013 AACSB Accounting Programs Leadership Group San Diego California, February 2013 American Accounting Association National Meeting August 2012 American Council On Education Leadership Conference, Athens Ohio, July 2012 American Accounting Association National Meeting August 2009 Departmental Academic Field Trips: Finance Field Trip, MB Financial, Chicago IL, (Department Mentor) Spring 2014 IMA National Leadership Conference, Charlotte North Carolina, (Department Mentor) November 2013. Caterpillar, Peoria Illinois, (Department Mentor) Spring 2013 Finance Field Trip, Federal Reserve, Chicago Il, Spring 2013 Dot Foods, Mt. Sterling Illinois, March 2, 2012 (Department Mentor) Accounting Summit 2010, The University of Iowa, February 25-26, 2010 (Faculty Mentor) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Faculty Search Committee - Committee Co-Chair 2009- 2010, 2012) CPA Review Coordinator 2009-2012 Internship Coordinator 2008- Graduate Committee Chair 2009-2012 Honors Coordinator 2001- Curriculum Committee (Member) 2001-2006, 2009-2012 Department Chair Search Committee (Member) 2009-2010 College Quality Management Committee (Chair) spring 2008-2010 Faculty Council Board of Directors (Chair) 2007-2009, Vice-Chair 2009-2010 Faculty Council Board of Directors (Member) 2010-2011

51 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Soon Suk Yoon RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Financial Accounting CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1987 Institution: University of Wisconsin - Madison Major field: Accounting Minor field: Statistics, Finance Dissertation title: Economic Consequences of SFAS No.2: Its Impact on Investors and Business Firms Other degree(s) earned: M.S. Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Seoul National University Major field: Accounting Other degree(s) earned: B.B. Year conferred: 1978 Institution: Chonnam National University Major field: International Trade PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: YuHan-Kimerly, Ltd., Korea Position: Capital Budgeting Manager Dates: June 1979-June 1982 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Chonnam National University Rank/Dates: Professor/1987-2012 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Visiting Professor /2012-2013 Professor/2013-present

52 TEACHING ACCT 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting ACCT 341 - Intermediate Accounting I ACCT 540 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting ACCT 537 - Issues in International Accounting INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Yoon and Kim, 2013, A Study on the Models for the Estimation of Discretionary Accruals, Korean Accounting Review Kim, Jo and Yoon, 2013, Controlling Shareholders' Opportunistic Use of Share Repurchases, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting Seo and Yoon, 2011, A Study on the Earnings Management Vehicles through Tax Decomposition of Accruals, Korean Accounting Review Kim and Yoon, 2010, The Impact of Controlling Shareholders Wedge on Share Repurchases and Cash Dividends, Korean Management Review Yoon and Kim, 2010, Firm Characteristics, Earnings Management and Performances of Different Security Issuers, Korean Accounting Review Yoon and Kim, 2010, The Impact of the Wedge on Corporate Governance and Earnings Management, Korea Accounting Information Review Scholarly books Qu, Yoon and Kim, 2011, IFRS Principles of Accounting - with Key Words in Chinese, Lixin Accounting Publishing House, China Yoon, Hedge Accounting, 2010, Chonnam National University Press, Awarded as an Excellent Book by the National Academy of Sciences, the Republic of Korea Yoon and Kim, KIFRS Principles of Accounting with Key Words in Korean, 2010, Shinyoung Publishing Company, Korea Yoon, Song and Kim, KIFRS Financial Accounting, 2009, Shinyoung Publishing Company, Korea (6th edition, February 2014) Song, Yoon and Choi, KIFRS Intermediate Financial Accounting, 2009, Shinyoung Publishing Company, Korea (6th edition, February 2014) Proceedings Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2014, On the models and estimation of discretionary accruals, The Annual Meeting, Korean Accounting Association, Pyungchang, Korea Yoon, Kim and Lee, 2014, Financing and capital structure policies in Korea, The 50th MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2013, A new approach to performance control in earnings management studies, 2013 Midwest Region Meeting, American Accounting Association, Oak Brook, Illinois Yoon, Kim and Woodruff, 2013, A study on the estimation of discretionary accruals, The 49th MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois Kim and Yoon, 2011, How does cross-holding influence corporate governance and financial reporting? 1st Annual JIAR Conference, American Accounting Association, Xiamen, China Yoon and Kim, 2010, Earnings Management of Different Security Issuers in Korea, International Association for Accounting Education & Research, Singapore

53 Awards for research or scholarly activities 2011-2014 Samil (Price Waterhouse Coopers) Distinguished Professor, Korean Accounting Association 2012 Outstanding Research Professor Award, College of Business Administration, Chonnam National University PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES August 2011~July 2012: Chief editor, Accounting & Audit Research, Korean Institute of Certified Public Accountants January 2010~December 2011: Leader of the Working Group of the International Accounting Standards Board on Foreign Exchange Differences (IAS21) Adjunct professor(unpaid), 2011 ~Present, Xiamen University, China Advisory Board Member (unpaid), August 2010~Present, Chiba University of Commerce, Japan UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE University Helped WIU sign an MOU with some international universities (Xiamen University, China; Chiba University of Commerce, Japan; Harbin University of Commerce, China)

54 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Mary P Calvert RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 1998 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Finance Other degree(s) earned: BB Year conferred: 1980 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Finance PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ING Financial Products Financial Services Representative: 2006 - 2008 UnionTrust Financial Services Raymond James Financial Advisor: 2003 UnionBank/West Vice President and Senior Loan Officer: 2001 2003 Director of Marketing 1998 - 2001 Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, FKA Commissioner of Banks and Trust Companies Bank Examiner: 1980 - 1985 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor: August 2006 - Present Associate Faculty: August 2005 2006 Adjunct Faculty: August 2003 August 2005

55 TEACHING FIN 311 Introduction to Finance FIN 331 Financial Management 1 FIN 341 Financial Institutions FIN 371 - Investments FIN 441 Bank Management FIN 493 Seminar in Banking PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting activities Consulted with the Western Illinois Credit Union on re-writing the entire policy manual to cover all supervisory and general policies regarding the board of directors, personnel, compensation and benefits, bank operations, internal routines and controls, compliance, membership, lending and credit, asset and liability management, and investment policies. The mission statement was also updated. Active service on boards of directors Board of Directors, Western Illinois Credit Union through 2012 Professional certifications or licenses State of Illinois Insurance License Life State of Illinois Insurance License Accident and Health State of Illinois Insurance License - Variable Contracts National Association of Securities Dealers Series 7, 66 Securities License (through 2010) Other activities that place faculty in direct contact with business or other organizational leaders Recruited over 25 business professionals to interact with students and faculty. Maintained many relationships through the financial crisis to create contact points for professional development and possible jobs for students. Planned an annual trip to the Financial District of Chicago to visit the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank and one business. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department 2009 Present - Curriculum Committee University 2003 Present - Faculty Advisor, Finance Club

56 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME David A. DeBoeuf RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Corporate Finance CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration Year conferred: July 1995 Institution: Louisiana State University Major field of highest degree: Finance Minor field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: The Analysis of Employee Stock Ownership Plans within Asymmetric Information, Insider Ownership, and Insider Trading Frameworks. Other degree(s) earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: December 1989 Institution: Illinois State University Major field: Finance Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: May 1985 Institution: Illinois State University Major field: Accountancy TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (Fall, 2004 Present) Associate Professor (1998 - 2004), Assistant Professor (1995 - 1998) TEACHING FIN 331 - Financial Mgmt I FIN 311 - Intro to Finance FIN 565 - Financial Management FIN 585 - International Financial Management FIN 497 - Seminar in Finance

57 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer-Reviewed Journals: DeBoeuf, David A., Peppi Kenny and Hongbok Lee, An Intuitive Approach to Teaching Financial Forecasting, Advances in Financial Education, 2014, Vol. 12, No. 1&2 (Forthcoming) (Accepted in early 2014). DeBoeuf, David A., Hongbok Lee and Alex Stanley, Improved Alternatives to Price Multiple and Earnings Growth Ratios Used by Bottom-Up Investors, Applied Financial Economics, 2013, Vol. 23, No. 22, 1745-1754. DeBoeuf, David A., 2010, Owners Excess Cash Flow (OECF): A Common-Sense Alternative to Free Cash Flow, International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, Summer 2010, Vol 4. Proceedings: DeBoeuf, David A., Don T. Johnson, Maksim Masharuev and Jonathan Bohn, Improving the Internal Rate of Return Measure, MBAA International Conference, March, 2014. DeBoeuf, David A., Hongbok Lee and Alex Stanley, Bottom-Up Investing Ratios, MBAA International Conference, February, 2013. DeBoeuf, David A., Peppi Kenny and Hongbok Lee, Improved Textbook Coverage of Financial Forecasting, MBAA International Conference, February, 2013. Johnson, D.T., DeBoeuf, D.A. and H.B. Lee, The Readability of Value Line Analyst Reports, MBAA International Conference, March, 2010. DeBoeuf, David A., Stock Market Valuation and the EPBY Ratio, The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, October, 2009. Note: The two most-recent papers were collaborated with WIU students. "Blind-Reviewer" of Papers for a Journal or Conference: 2011 North American Accounting Society. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Finance Recruitment committee (Fall 1997 - Present) Finance Curriculum committee (1997 - present) Departmental Personnel Committee (Fall 03 - Present) Honors and Awards (Fall 2011 Present) Grade Appeals (Fall 2011 Present) College Global Education Advisory Committee (2010) University Sanction and Termination Pool (2011-2014)

58 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Stephen S. Gray RANK Associate Faculty DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 1997 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Masters of Business Administration Minor field of highest degree: Other degree(s) earned: BS Year conferred: 1984 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Agriculture Education PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: A-1 Security Lock Shop Position: Owner Dates: 1999 to Present Firm: A-1 Security Snow Removal Services Position: Owner Dates: 1999 to Present Firm: A-1 Property Management Services Position: Owner Dates: 2005 to Present Firm: Western Snow Products Sub-Dealership Position: Owner Dates: 2011 to Present TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Senior Associate Faculty/August 2005-Present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Faculty/Fall 1997 to 2005

59 Institution: R.O.V.A. Community School District, Oneida, IL Rank/Dates: Instructor of Agriculture/1984-1986 TEACHING FIN 301 Personal Financial Planning FIN 311 Introduction to Finance FIN 321 Real Estate FIN 331 Financial Management I FIN 351 Principal Risk Management and Insurance MGT 349 Principals of Management MGT 448 Business Organization Structure/Theory MGT 474 Small Business Management PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Alpha Zeta Delta Sigma Pi Associated Locksmiths of America, Inc., Active Member since 2002. Macomb Chamber of Commerce, Active Member since 2010. Certifications Department of Insurance, State of Illinois, Active October 2013 to October 2015 Original Producer License Issue October 1992 Casualty April 1992 Fire June 1992 Accident/Health December 1997 Life December 1997 Locksmith, Department of Financial and Professional Regulations, State of Illinois, Active May 2014-May 2015 License #191-000786 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Presenter, IDN H. Hoffman, Inc., Improving Business Profitability, March 16, 2011 Presenter, IDN H. Hoffman, Inc. Trade Show, Improving Business Profitability, October 16, 2010 Consultant, IDN H. Hoffman, Inc., Developed and Presented: Improving Business Profitability, September 21, 2010 Doctorate of Business Administration St. Ambrose University DBA 901 Research Methods I Fall 2010 DBA 931 Special Topics in Training & Development Fall 2009

60 Classes and Workshops: Insuring Major Risks, 10 credit hours, September 2013 Protecting Consumer Rights, 11 credit hours, September 2013 Ethical Standards for Insurance Agents, 3 credit hours, May 2013 Ethics Class, 3 credit hours, September 2011 Everyone Needs Insurance, 11 credit hours, September 2011 Limiting Your Professional Risks, 10 credit hours, September 2011 Ethics for Insurance Professionals, 15 credit hours, October 2009 Insuring Everyday Risks, 15 credit hours, October 2009 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE College Guest Speaker, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Theta Pledge Class, October 2013 Guest Speaker, Delta Sigma Pi, February 2013 Guest Speaker, SHRM, September 2011 Presenter, WIU-QC Marketing 497, Dream On, April 22, 2011 Guest Speaker, LEJA Security Class, November 2010 University Guest Speaker, Black Student Summit, March 2014 Guest Speaker, Omicron Kappa, February 2013 Community Youth for Christ, Board Member, June 2013 to present Macomb Assembly of God, Praise and Worship Musician, 2012 to Present Kiwanis International, Guest Speaker, May 17, 2011 Macomb CUSD #185 Grade School Guest Speaker, 2009 to 2011 Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Donor, 2011 to Present

61 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERISTY FACULTY VITAE NAME Don T. Johnson RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest Degree Earned: Doctorate of Philosophy Year Conferred: 1992 Institution: University of Georgia Major field of highest degree: Real Estate Minor field: Finance Dissertation title: Accuracy in Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Appraisals Other Degrees Earned: Masters of Business Administration, 1984 University of Southern Mississippi Concentration: Finance Bachelors of Business Administration, 1982 Georgia Southern College Economics Notable: Student Government President, 1981-82 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University, Department of Marketing and Finance Rank/Dates: Professor of Finance, 2001 present Associate Professor of Finance, 1995 2001 (tenure in 1995) Assistant Professor of Finance, 1988 1995 Institution: University of Georgia, Department of Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies Rank/Dates: Duties for my Doctoral Assistantship included teaching 1-2 sections of Principles of Real Estate each semester and handling all undergraduate advising, 1985-88. Institution: University of Southern Mississippi, British Studies Program Rank/Dates: Instructor, Summer 1985 Assisted with six-hour finance class, London School of Economics. Institution: McNeese State University, Department of Economics and Finance Rank/Dates: Instructor of Finance, June 1984May 1985

62 Institution: University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Economics and Finance Rank/Dates: Graduate Assistant, 1982-84 TEACHING FIN 301 Personal Financial Planning FIN 321 Real Estate FIN 421 Real Estate Finance and Investment FIN 495 Seminar in Real Estate FIN 535 Real Estate Investment and Valuation INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Refereed Journal Articles Achieving Superior Performance with Morningstar's Tortoise and Hare Portfolios, with Peppi M. Kenny and Robert A. Kunkel, Applied Financial Economics, 2013, Vol. 23, No. 24, pp. 1865-1870. Using Syllabi to Determine the Core Journal and Monographic Literature in Doctoral Finance Programs, with Jeanne Stierman, John Stierman, and Brian Clark, Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 191-207. Do Jim Cramers Mad Money Recommendations Have the Same Impact in a Bear Market as in a Bull Market? Journal of the Academy of Finance, 2010 (Fall), Volume 8, 169-177, with Peppi Kenny. (acceptance rate 30%) Home Ownership and Mixed-Asset Portfolio Allocations. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2009, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 484-500, with Doug Waggle. (acceptance rate 10-15%) Refereed Presentations Improving the Internal Rate of Return Measure, with David DeBoeuf, Maksim Masharuev and Johnathan Bohn, Academy of Financial Services, March 2014. The Academy of Finance: 1987-2014, with Peppi Kenny, Academy of Financial Services, March 2014 Corporate Communication Differences between Countries that Use the Same Language, with Padmaja Pillutla and Arun Pillutla, Academy of Financial Services, March 2014. The Communication Quality of Mutual Fund Literature: An Examination of the Prospectus, with Hongbok Lee, Academy of Financial Services, October 2013. "Communication Quality in Real Estate Higher Education," Academy of Finance, February 28, 2013.

63 Meet the Editors, with Ron Bauerly, North American Accounting Society Annual Meeting, March 2012. Corporate Communications: Huh?, with Peppi Kenny, Academy of Finance Annual Meeting, March 2012. Examining the Use of a Morningstar Tortoise and Hare Portfolio Strategy, with Peppi Kenny, Academy of Finance Annual Meeting, March 2012. Top Insurance Papers: Do They Communicate?, with Zhiqiang Yan, Academy of Finance Annual Meeting, March 2012. Why Do a Few Authors Write Most of What Finance Professors Read?, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Finance, March 2011. A Review of Undergraduate Finance Program Requirements, with Peppi Kenny, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Finance, March 2011. After the Economic Downturn: Does Jim Cramer Still Have as Much Influence?, Academy of Finance, March 2010, Chicago, with Peppi M. Kenny. An Evaluation of Financial Advertisements, Academy of Finance, March 2010, Chicago, with Ann D. Walsh. The Readability of Value Line Analyst Reports, Academy of Finance, March 2010, Chicago, with David DeBoeuf and Hongbok Lee. Community Bank Failures in 2009: A Look at How Quickly Things Can Go Bad, Academy of Finance, March 2010, Chicago, with James Tripp and Marke E. Harrison. Editing a Journal Editor-in-Chief of Managerial Finance. Managerial Finance was first published in 1975, is currently published by Emerald Publishing, is listed full-text in the ABI/INFORM database and is listed in Hecks Finance Literature Index, 2005. It has also been identified as an influential finance journal (Jean Heck and Philip Cooley, Prolific Authors in Finance Literature: A Half Century of Contributions, Journal of Finance Literature, Vol. 1, Winter 2005, pp. 46-69). The journal publishes 12 issues per year with 5 articles per issue for a total of 60 articles per year. In 2013, Managerial Finance had over 190,000 downloads of articles, making it one of the most used Emerald journals. The journal has been moved up to a Category 3 journal (second highest category) on the Australian Business Deans Council official journal ranking list and is under consideration for a higher ranking on the Academic Business Schools ranking list in the U.K. (which is widely used in many countries). The journal had over 1200 citations in Scopus in the past three years, exceeding the citations of Financial Management, Financial Review and the Journal of Financial Research. http://info.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=mf

64 SERVICE ACTIVITIES External Service MBAA-International. Advisory Council, 2011-2015; Immediate Past President, 2010-11 President, 2009-10 Academy of Finance. Executive Director, 2011-15; Member, Board of Directors, 2006-13 President, 2005-06 and 2014-15 Discussant. Academy of Finance, most years 1991-2014 Session Chair. Academy of Finance, several years, 1991-2014 External Reviewer for Tenure and Promotion, 10 application packages at five different universities, 2004-2013 Editorial Board, Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 1993-96. Member American Real Estate Society Financial Management Association Academy of Finance UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Departmental Departmental Personnel Committee, 20 years, Chair 12 years (including 2003-14). The DPC evaluates faculty in the Department (Marketing and Finance through 2010 then Accounting and Finance, 2010 to present, for retention, tenure, promotion, and post-tenure Professional Achievement Awards. The DPC also consults with the Department Chair in rewriting Departmental Criteria and the post-tenure review achievement award criteria. Members are elected by tenured and tenure-track faculty within the department. College College Personnel Committee, 2007-14 (Chair 2010-11). The CPC serves essentially the same function as the UPC, but at the College level prior to the files going to the Dean. The CPC is also responsible for reviewing Department Criteria from each of the eight departments within the college and post-tenure review packages in conjunction with the Dean. College of Business and Technology MBA Committee (5 years).

65 University University Personnel Committee, 2004-13. Elected to a three-year term as representative from the College of Business and Technology and reelected twice to additional three-year terms. The UPC reviews applications for retention, tenure, promotion, and post-tenure Professional Achievement Awards where there have been conflicting recommendations prior to the application reaching the President. The UPC also reviews all sabbatical requests. I was term limited out after my most recent term. Elected as departmental representative to the Tenured Faculty Sanction and Termination Pool, 2003-2007, and 2009-10, 2011-13. University Parking and Traffic Committee, 2003-05 and 2006-09. University Benefits Committee, 2004-07 and 2013-16. BOT/BA Degree Advisory Board, 2007-16. Community North Central Accreditation Reaccreditation Task Force (2 years) Advisor for the Rho Epsilon Real Estate Fraternity, 1988-2010. Recent Accomplishments WIU Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, 2010. DFL is the highest honor available to faculty at WIU. It is based on a lifetime record of teaching, research and service with greater weight being given to research. The DFL recipient leads all graduation ceremonies during the year, speaks at various convocations, is honored with a campus wide dinner and gives the annual DFL lecture. Cecil P. McDonough Endowed Chair of Business, awarded January 2008 for 3 year term, renewed January 2011 for another 3 year term. This is the first endowed chair in the College of Business and Technology.

66 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Peppi Michelle Kenny RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Supporting, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. in Business Administration Year conferred: 1993 Institution: Oklahoma State University Major field of highest degree: Finance Minor field of highest degree: Quantitative Methods, Management Information Systems Dissertation title: Information in the Treasury Bill Auction Results Other degree(s) earned: Masters in Business Administration Year conferred: 1987 Institution: Oklahoma State University Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Administration Year conferred: 1985 Institution: Texas A and M University Major field: Accounting TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2001-present) Associate Professor (1995-2001; tenure granted 1997) Assistant Professor (1991-1995) Institution: University of Lethbridge Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor (Summer 1994) Institution: Oklahoma State University Rank/Dates: Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1987-1992

67 TEACHING FIN 301 Personal Financial Planning FIN 331 Financial Management I FIN 431 Financial Management II FIN 496G Options and Futures FIN 555 Investment Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals DeBoeuf, Dave, Peppi M. Kenny, and Hongbok Lee, An Intuitive Approach to Teaching Financial Forecasting. Accepted for publication and forthcoming in Advances in Financial Education Kenny, Peppi, Don Johnson, and Robert Kunkel, Achieving Superior Performance with the Morningstars Tortoise and Hare Portfolios. Applied Financial Economics, 2013 (23:24), 1865-1870. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09603107.2013.856999] Kenny, Peppi M. and Don Johnson, Do Jim Cramers Mad Money Recommendations Have the Same Impact in a Bear Market as in a Bull Market?, Journal of the Academy of Finance, 2010 (Fall), Volume 8, 169-177. Other Intellectual Contributions Presentations at academic or professional meetings The Academy of Finance, 1987-2013, presented at the Academy of Finance 2014 annual meeting, Chicago with Don Johnson. Examining the Morningstar Tortoise and Hare Portfolios using the Fama/French/Carhart Models, presented at the Academy of Financial Services 2013 meeting, Chicago with Don Johnson and Robert Kunkel. Improved Textbook Coverage of Financial Forecasting presented at the Academy of Finance 2013 annual meeting with Dave DeBoeuf and Hongbok Lee. Corporate Communications: Huh? presented at the Academy of Finance 2012 annual meeting with Don Johnson, Chicago. Examining the Use of a Morningstar Tortoise and Hare Portfolio Strategy? presented at the Academy of Finance 2012 annual meeting with Don Johnson, Chicago. A Review of Undergraduate Finance Program Requirements, presented at the Academy of Finance 2011 annual meeting with Don Johnson, Chicago.

68 Do Jim Cramers Mad Money Recommendations Have the Same Impact in a Bear Market as in a Bull Market? presented at the Academy of Finance 2010 annual meeting, Chicago. Text Reviews Reviewed Parrino, 3rd edition, Spring 2014 Southwestern-Cengage Learning Text Reviews/Focus Groups, Spring 2011. John Wiley Publishers Focus Group Text Review, Spring 2011. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Member of the Editors Committee for the Journal of Finance Issues. Spring 2014-present. Outstanding Professor of Finance Award Selection Committee, Academy of Finance Spring 2014. Member of the Advisory Council for the Midwest Business Administration Association International (2009-2013) Member of the Editorial Review Board for Managerial Finance (2009-present) Member of the Editorial Review Board for The Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, (2009 - present) Academy of Finance Session Chair and Discussant (2010-2012 meetings) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department of Accounting and Finance Strategic Planning Committee (Fall 2010 2014) Departmental Personnel Committee (2009-2014) Curriculum Development Committee (Chair, 2011-2014) Department Chair Search Committee (2011-2012, Chair) College Masters in Business Administration Committee (2009-2014; Chair 2010-2014) Student Job Search Checkup Reviewer (Fall 2013) Space Task Force, College of Business and Technology (Fall 2010) Ethics Day Committee (Fall 2009) University Student Leadership Awards Committee Judge (Spring 2014) Center for Innovations in Teaching and Research Research Symposium Committee (2009-2012) University Benefits Committee (2010 2013) Center for Innovations in Teaching and Research Advisory Committee (2009-2012) Provosts Award of Excellence in Teaching with Technology Committee (2009- 2011) Community Loaves and Fishes Food Bank volunteer, Collect and record monetary donations; 2013-2014

69 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Hongbok Lee RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2002 Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri Major field: Finance Dissertation title: Issuance and Calls of Preferred Stock Other degree(s) earned: M.S. Year conferred: 1998 Institution: University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Major field: M/S in Economics Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1983 Institution: Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea Major field: Economics PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Korea Exchange Bank, Seoul, Korea Position: Manager Dates: 1983-1996 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: University of Missouri, Summer 1999 Spring 2002 Western Illinois University: Fall 2002 Present Rank/Dates: Professor, Fall 2012 Present

70 TEACHING FIN 301 Personal Financial Planning FIN 311 Introduction to Finance FIN 371 Investments FIN 471 Security Analysis FIN 565 Financial Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals An Intuitive Approach to Teaching Financial Forecasting, with David DeBoeuf and Peppi Kenny, Accepted for publication and forthcoming in Advances in Financial Education. How Do Capital Structure Policies of Emerging Markets Differ from Those of Developed Economies? Survey Evidence from Korea, with Sekyung Oh and Kwangwoo Park, 2014, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 50, No. 2, 34-72. Improved Alternatives to Price Multiple and Earnings Growth Ratios Used by Bottom-Up Investors, with David A. DeBoeuf and Alex Stanley, 2013, Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 23, No. 22, 1745-1754. The Long-run Equity Performance of Zero-leverage Firms, with Gisung Moon, 2011, Managerial Finance, Vol. 37, No. 10, 872-889. Other Intellectual Contributions Presentations at academic or professional meetings Restatements of Financial Statements and Their Effects on Firm Value over Long Horizons, with Gisung Moon and Doug Waggle, Society of Business, Industry, and Economics (SOBIE) 2014 Conference, April 8-11, 2014, Destin, Florida. Financing and Capital Structure Policies in Korea, with Soon Suk Yoon and Hyo Jin Kim, 2014 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), March 26-28, 2014, Chicago, Illinois. Readability of Financial Literature, with Don T. Johnson, The Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Academy of Financial Services, October 17-18, 2013, Chicago, Illinois. Improved Textbook Coverage of Financial Forecasting, with David DeBoeuf and Peppi Kenny, 2013 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), February 27-March 1, 2013, Chicago, Illinois. Bottom-Up Investing Ratios, with David A. DeBoeuf and Alex Stanley, 2013 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), February 27-March 1, 2013, Chicago, Illinois. Capital Structure: Theories vs. Evidence, 2012 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), March 28-30, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

71 Debt Capacity and Stock Returns of Zero-leverage Firms, with Gisung Moon, 2011 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), March 23-25, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. Risk-Based Pricing: An Examination of the Sales Qualification Processes in Financial Sector, with Craig Conrad and Timothy Dolan, The 18th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, February 24-27, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Long-Run Stock Performance of Zero-Leverage Firms, with Gisung Moon, 2010 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), March 24-26, 2010, Chicago, Illinois. The Readability of Value Line Analyst Reports, with Don T. Johnson and David DeBoeuf, 2010 MBAA International Conference (Academy of Finance), March 24-26, Chicago, Illinois. Serving as an officer in a recognized academic society or association Treasurer, Academy of Finance, 2009-2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Departmental Assessment Committee: June 2009 May 2014 Departmental Personnel Committee: June 2009 May 2014 Departmental Honors and Awards Committee: June 2009 May 2014 Finance Curriculum Committee: June 2009 May 2014 College College Quality Management Committee: June 2009 May 2014 College Grade Appeal/Academic Dishonesty Committee: Jan May 2014 WIU Investment Group Advisor: June 2009 May 2013 University University Honors Council: June 2009 Dec 2011, June 2013 May 2014 State Universities Retirement System Members Advisory Committee (SURSMAC): June 2009 May 2014 Faculty Mentor: June 2010 May 2011

72 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Padmaja Pillutla RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Accounting and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Finance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2002 Institution: Washington State University Major field: Finance Minor field: Economics Dissertation title: The Role of Institutional Investors in the Price Adjustment Process Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1989 Institution: Institute of Rural Management/Anand, India Major field: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Engineering Year conferred: 1987 Institution: Osmania University Major field: Civil Engineering TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor, 2007 to present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 2000-2007 Institution: East Tennessee State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 1998-2000 Institution: University of Idaho Rank/Dates: Instructor, 1997

73 TEACHING Personal Financial Planning (FIN 301) Intro to Finance (FIN 311) Financial Management (FIN 331) Markets and Institutions (FIN 341) Investments (FIN 371) Investments (FIN 555) Financial Management (FIN 565) International Finance (FIN 585) INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Presentations Corporate Communication Differences between Countries that Use the Same Language (2014) Presented at the MBAA Conference, Chicago, IL, with Dr. Don Johnson and Dr. Arun Pillutla. (This presentation is currently a working paper to be sent for publication) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Serve on the Board of Directors for a local not-for-profit organization ($11 million in assets) called Family Resources (2013 present). Also serve as a finance committee member. Executive Education through the Executive Studies Center. Finance workshop for an engineering firm (KJWW) 2009. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member, Assessment Committee Member, Curriculum Committee Member, Personnel Committee Member, Recruitment Committee College Member, Assessment Committee, 2011-2014 Member, Curriculum Committee, 2009-2011 Member, Engineering DPC, 2012- present Member, Accounting and Finance chair search, 2012 Member, Mechanical Engineering faculty search, 2012 University Member, QC Faculty Council, executive committee, 2009-2012 Chair, QC Faculty Council, executive committee, 2012-present Member, long term planning committee, 2012- present Quad Cities Honors Advisory Board, 2008-present Quad Cities Student Care Advisory Council, 2010-2012 QC Scholarship selection committee, 2012 QC Business Advisor search committee, 2012

74 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME: Zhiqiang Yan RANK: Assistant Professor of Finance DEPARTMENT: Accounting & Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING: Insurance CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance Year conferred: August 2009 Institution: Georgia State University Major field: Risk Management and Insurance Minor field: Economics Dissertation title: Reinsurance Contracting with Adverse Selection and Moral hazard: Theory and Evidence Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: 2004 Institution: University of Oklahoma Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1999 Institution: Wuhan University (China) Major field: Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Finance, August 2009 present Institution: Georgia State University Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant (unsupervised), August 2006 May 2009 TEACHING FIN 311 Introduction to Finance FIN 331 Financial Management I FIN 351 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance FIN 451 Foundations of Estate Planning FIN 452 Commercial Property and Liability Insurance

75 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Yan, Zhiqiang and Liang Hong, Testing for Asymmetric Information in Reinsurance Markets, accepted in February 2014 at The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice. Zhiqiang Yan, Testing for Moral Hazard in Reinsurance Markets, (2013) Managerial Finance, Volume 39 Issue 8: 696-713. Presentations Redlining and Spatial Correlation in Homeowners Insurance, presented at the 2014 MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2014. Bayesian Foundations of Insurance, with Liang Hong and Ryan Martin, presented at the 48th Actuarial Research Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2013. Underwriting Cycles and the Winners Curse, with Hua Chen, presented at the 2012 ARIA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2012. Top Insurance Papers: Do They Communicate? with Don Johnson, presented at the 2012 MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2012. Testing for Moral Hazard in Reinsurance Markets, presented at the 2011 FMA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 2011. Testing for Moral Hazard in Reinsurance Markets, presented at the 2011 ARIA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, August 2011. Insurance Contracting with the Coexistence of Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard, with Hua Chen, presented at the 2011MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2011. Testing for Asymmetric Information in Reinsurance Markets, presented at the 2010 Western Risk & Insurance Association Annual Meeting, Napa Valley, California, January 2010 Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Reviewer for Managerial Finance, 2009 2010, 2012 2013 Reviewer for Managerial Auditing Journal, 2011 Reviewer for the Track Awards for Academy of Finance, 2009 Serving as Discussant at academic or professional meetings Discussant at the 2014 MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2014. Discussant at the 2012 MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2012. Discussant at the 2011 FMA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 2011. Discussant at the 2011MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2011. Serving as an officer in a recognized academic society or association Treasurer for Academy of Finance, 2013 present

76 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions: Treasurer for Academy of Finance, 2013 present Professional association memberships: Academy of Finance, 2010-2014 American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), 2011-2013 Financial Management Association International (FMA), 2011-2014 Conferences Attended: Academy of Finance, Chicago, 2010-2014 American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), 2011, 2012 Financial Management Association International (FMA), 2011 Departmental Academic Field Trips: Finance Club annual trip to Chicago (visits to Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago Board of Trade, cars.com), 2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department: Library Committee, 2009 2014 Finance Curriculum Committee, 2009 2014 Finance Honors and Awards Committee, 2009 2014 College: CBT Faculty Council Board of Directors, 2010 2014

77 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Farideh Dehkordi-Vakil RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics & Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Statistics CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Statistics Year conferred: December 2001 Institution: University of Iowa Major Field of highest degree: Statistics Minor field of highest degree: Biostatistics Dissertation title: A Bayesian Method for Estimating Smooth Monotone Functions Other degree(s) earned: M.S. of Biomathematics Year conferred: December 1985 Institution: University of Washington Major Field: Biostatistics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: June 1989 Institution: University of Washington Major Field: Mathematics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: June 1976 Institution: Tehran University Major Field: Biology TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (2008-present) Assistant Professor (2001-2008) Instructor (1988-2001) Institution: City University (Bellevue, Washington) Rank/Dates: Instructor (1985-1987) Institution: University of Washington Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant (1982-1984)

78 TEACHING DS 303 - Applied Business Forecasting & Regression Analysis DS 533(G) - Applied Business forecasting and Planning DS 490G - Statistical Software for Data Management and Decision Making DS 503(G) - Business Statistics for Managerial Decision Making DS 523 (G) - Managerial Decision Making & Problem Solving Research Positions Position: Post Doctoral Research Fellow Dow Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa (2006-2007) Position: Statistical Consultant Geology Department, Western Illinois University (20022004) Position: Research Assistant School of Nursing, University of Iowa (1997-2001) INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals S. Prabahakaran, M. Soltanolkotabi, AR. Honarmand, RA. Bernstein, VH Lee, JJ. Conners, F. Dehkordi- Vakil, A. Shaibani, MC. Hurley, SA. Ansari (2014). Profusion Based selection for endovascular reperfusion therapy in anterior circulation acute ischemic stroke. AJNR Am J Neuroradiology 2014 July; 35(7):1303-8. In press. P. Vakil, J. Vranic, M.C. Hurley, R.A. Bernstein, A.W. Korutz, A. Habib, A. Shaibani, F.H. Dehkordi, T.J. Carroll, and S.A. Ansari (2013). T1 Gadolinium Enhancement of Intracranial AtheroscleroticPlaques Associated with Symptomatic Ischemic Presentations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiolgy 2013 34: 2252-2258. In press. Ali Fakhry, Farideh Dehkordi-Vakil, Anneliese Heiner, Herbert Dircks (2010). Methodology for measuring the in vitro seating and unseating forces of prefabricated attachment systems used to retain implant overdentures. Journal of Prosthodontics. In press. Franzman MR, Burnell KK, Dehkordi-Vakil Farideh H., Guthmiller JM, Dawson DV, Brogden KA (2009). Targeted antimicrobial activity of a specific IgG-SMAP28 conjugate against Porphyromonas gingivalis in a mixed culture. Int J Antimicrob Agents. In press. Warren JJ, Weber-Gasparoni K, Marshall TA, Drake DR, Dehkordi-Vakil Farideh, Dawson DV, Tharp KM (2009). A longitudinal study of dental caries risk among very young low SES children Comm Dent Oral Epidemiol. In press.

79 Presentations The paper An outpatient Clinic Queueing Model was presented on August 2009, at the Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) Washington, DC. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT Professional association memberships American Statistical Association Biometric Society Certifications Certificate of the SAS training in Advance Business Analytics July 2011 Consulting Statistical Consultant for the research supported by the National Institute of Health grant. The results were published in 2011 in the Journal of Magnetic resonance Imaging 33:225-231. Professional Interaction Chaired a Panel Discussion on Bayesian Model Selection, Variable selection, and longitudinal data in August 2010 Joint Statistical Meeting in Vancouver BC, Canada. Continuing Education I attended a Week long workshop on Advanced Business Analytics training at SAS Institute July11-15 in Cary, North Carolina (2011). I attended a 2-hour continuing education course on Introduction of the MCMC procedure in SAS/STAT software, at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meeting in Washington, DC. Participated in the Special Presentation Introductory Overview Lecture: Designing Longitudinal Studies at the 2009 Joint Statistical Meeting in Washington, DC. Attended a one-day workshop on Applied Longitudinal Analysis sponsored by Northeastern Illinois Chapter of American Statistical Association, June 5, 2008. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY Department Member of the Department Personnel Committee (Fall 2011-Spring 2011, Fall 2014) Member of department Ad Hoc New Program committee (Fall2007-Spring 2014) Chair of Decision Science Sub-committee (Fall 2007-2014) Member of Faculty Search Committee (Fall 2010-Spring 2012) Member of EDS Certificate program committee (2011-present) Member of department Ad Hoc New Program committee (ISDS) (Fall 2008- Spring 2010) Member of IS program Review Committee (Fall 2009-Spring 2010) Member of Library Committee (Fall 2009-Spring 2010)

80 College Member of Stipes Task Force Committee (Fall 2010-Spring 2011) Member of College Curriculum Committee (Fall 2007-present) Member of MBA Advisory Committee ( Fall 2008-present) Member of Business Core Committee (Fall 2010-Spring 2011) University Served as Gonfalonier for the College of Business and Technology during the spring 2010 commencement ceremony. Member of Provosts Circle of Excellence Selection Committee (Fall 2010, Fall 2012)

81 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Kayla Duley RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Department of Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economics CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Arts in Economics Year conferred: (May 2010) Institution: Western Illinois University Macomb, IL Major field of highest degree: Concentration in Information Systems Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: (December 2008) Institution: Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Major field: Marketing TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University, Macomb IL Rank/Dates: Instructor (2010-present) Graduate Assistant(August 2009-May 2010) TEACHING Econ 100 Intro to Economics Econ 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Advisor, ESA (2011-present) Member, Undergraduate General Assessment Committee (2011-present) Member, Committee on Online Distance Education Standards and Best Practices (2012-present) College Member, CBT Week Committee (2012) University Member, Bureau of Cultural Affairs (2012-present) Mentor, Building Connections Program (2012)

82 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Joseph Fosu RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics Department PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economic Development CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1987 Institution: Iowa State University Major field of highest degree: Economic Development Minor field of highest degree: International Trade Dissertation title: "Impacts of Government Pricing Policies on Agricultural Production and the Achievement of Government Policy Objectives in Zambia." Other degree(s) earned: M.Sc. Year conferred: Institution: 1979 Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: B.Sc. Year conferred: 1976 Institution: University of Ghana Major field: Agricultural Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (Retired), 1992-Present Institution: University of Ghana Rank/Dates: Lecturer, 1979-1982 TEACHING Econ 232, Principles of Micro Economics II Econ 420G, Economic Development Econ 515, Economic Development

83 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Fosu, Joseph. "Sub-Saharan Africa: The challenge of integration into the global trading system." Perspectives on Global Development and Technology 10.1 (2011): 115. Presentations Global Studies Association of North America, Annual Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, May 2010. Presented the paper titled Sub-Saharan Africa: The Challenge of Integrating into the Global Trading System." Missouri Valley Economic Association, Annual Conference, St. Louis, Mo., October 28-30. 2010. Presented the paper titled "Peasant Rationality, Problem of Incentives and Long Term Agricultural Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa." PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Member, Missouri Valley Economics Association. Member, Midwest Economics Association. Conferences Attended Global Studies Association of North America, Annual Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, May 2010. Missouri Valley Economic Association, Annual Conference, St. Louis, Mo., October 28-30. 2010. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member, Department Grade Appeals Committee Member, Graduate Committee College Member, Quality Management Committee University Member, University Honors Council Community Served as co-chair, The International Trade Committee, Peoria Black Chamber of Commerce. The international trade committee was charged with educating Black Businesses about business and investment opportunities in Africa, developing and promoting business contact between Black Businesses in Illinois and Africa. Participant and Speaker The Black Chamber Of Commerce Convention, Atlanta, GA. Spoke on behalf of the International Trade Committee of The Peoria Black Chamber Of Commerce on the theme The Macroeconomic Environment and Investment Opportunities in Ghana.

84 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME John J. Gruidl RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs/Economics PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Community Economic Development, Urban and Regional CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Supporting, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1989 Institution: University of Wisconsin - Madison Major field of highest degree: Agricultural and Applied Economics Minor field of highest degree: Community Economics Dissertation title: "A Dynamic Analysis of Migration and Employment Change in Selected States of the United States." Committee Chair: Dr. Glen Pulver. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: 1990 - present Institution: University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Rank/Dates: Lecturer, 1987-1990 TEACHING ECON 460 - Urban and Regional Economic Analysis ECON 535 - Small Community Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship - Taught at Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajarra, Mexico INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals With Ronald J. Hustedde. (forthcoming). Towards A Robust Democracy: The Core Competencies Crucial to Community Developers. Journal of the Community Development Society, Special Issue on Community Development and Democratic Practice. Book chapters written With Brock Stout, Entrepreneurship and Community Development in Introduction to Community Development. Robert Pittman and Rhonda Phillips (eds.). Taylor and Francis/Routledge, 2nd edition, forthcoming 2014.

85 Non-refereed publications Green Entrepreneurs: A Series on Small Green Businesses. 2011. IIRA. Ann Dougherty, Learn Great Foods, http://www.iira.org/pubs/publications/IIRA_CS_718.pdf George Hermann, Ean Cargoe, http://www.iira.org/pubs/publications/IIRA_CS_721.pdf Jeanie McKewan, Brightflower Nursery, http://www.midwestcdi.org/pdf/brightflowernursery.pdf More Green Entrepreneur profiles forthcoming. With Ilya Markov 2010. Which Green Jobs Look Promising for Rural Illinois? Rural Research Report, IIRA, Vol. 20, Issue 6. Presentations With Jean- Charles Chaucon et. al. 2012. Les motivations et la croissance des femmes entrepreneures: une tude international presented to the Atlantic Schools of Business Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Which Green Jobs Look Promising for Rural Illinois? Keynote Presentation, November 15, 2011, Global Entrepreneurship Week at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL With Ronald Hustedde, July 2011, Addressing Value Differences at the Community Level, presented to the Annual Meeting of the international Community Development Society, Boise, ID. With Ronald Hustedde, July 2011, The Language of Poetry and Community Development, presented to the Annual Meeting of the international Community Development Society, Boise, ID. With Mary Emery, September 2010, National webinar on The Application of Appreciative Inquiry to Community Development, CDS Webinar series With Ronald Hustedde, July 2009, Theory U as a Mechanism for Community Change, presented to the Annual Meeting of the international Community Development Society, Memphis, TN. Grants WIU Project Co-Director, Capacity-Building in Southern Mexico, funded by the United States Agency on International Development (US-AID) The goal of this project is to build the capacity of the Universidad Tecnologica de la Selva (UTS) located in Chiapas, Mexico to provide technical assistance to small producers, especially coffee and cheese producers, and eco-tourism centers, so as to boost their incomes and the welfare of their communities. The project has resulted in the formation of a Center for Rural Development at UTS which is coordinating faculty outreach to producers in the region. WIU Project Director, Alliance to Enhance Entrepreneurial Impact to Stimulate Economic Growth among Underserved Groups in North America Consortium among six universities (two each in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.), funded by the Fund for Improvement of Post-Secondary Education.

86 Serve as WIU Project Director in this initiative which provides for student study-abroad opportunities, faculty exchanges, and faculty research around the theme of entrepreneurship among underserved populations. Founder and Director, Midwest Community Development Institute, www.midwestcdi.org, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, 2005- current The Midwest Community Development Institute trains development professionals, community leaders, public officials, and graduate students in the latest approaches to community development. The CDI takes place every August in Moline and has three levels of training. The CDI is part of a network of five sites across the U.S. accredited by the Community Development Council, a non-profit organization that also administers a certification program. Through the CDI, individuals can qualify for a nationally-recognized certification as Professional Community and Economic Developers. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Evaluation Team, Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute, a community development project sponsored by the University of Kentucky, 2006-2010 Board of Directors of the international Community Development Society, an international organization of community development practitioners and researchers, from July 2006-09 Board of Directors of the Community Development Council, a national organization that oversees certification program and six training institutes across the country, 2005 present. Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Community Development Council, 2011- present. Numerous departmental committees, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, 1990-2011. Consulted on development projects in Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Mexico, various years.

87 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Jessica Harriger RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economics CBT CLASSIFICATION Fulltime, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: August 2010 Institution: Binghamton University Major field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: Conspicuous Consumption & Inequality: Theory and Evidence Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: August 2006 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: August 2005 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2010-Present) Instructor (2009-2010) TEACHING Econ 100 - Introduction to Economics Econ 232 - Principles of Microeconomics Econ 310: Law and Economics Econ 351- Global Economic Poverty Issues Econ 381: Math Techniques I Econ 390: Health Economics Econ 408G: Economics for Decision Makers Econ 481G: Mathematical Techniques II Econ 504 - Price Theory Econ 509 - Fundamentals of Economic Theory

88 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Presentations Delgado, Harriger, and Khanna (2014). The Value of Status Signaling. 2014 AERE Sessions of the Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 21 23. Delgado, Harriger, and Khanna (2013). The Value of Status Signaling. AERE Session of the 2013 Southern Economic Association meetings, November 23 25. Munger and Harriger (2013). The Supply of Higher Education. Missouri Valley Economic Association Meetings, October 17 19. Delgado, Harriger, and Khanna (2013). The Value of Status Signaling: The Case of the Toyota Prius. 2013 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Meetings, June 6 -8. Harriger and Duley (2013). Divorce Laws & Spousal Homicide. 2013 Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 22-24. Munger and Harriger (2013). Supply of Higher Education: Lessons for Policy Makers. 2013 Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 22-24. Harriger and Duley (2012). Divorce Laws & Spousal Homicide. 2012 Missouri Valley Economics Association, October 25-27. Munger and Harriger (2012). Supply of Higher Education: Lessons for Policy Makers. 2012 Missouri Valley Economics Association Meetings, October 25-27. Harriger and Duley (2012). Divorce Laws and Spousal Homicide. 2012 Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 30 April 1. Harriger, Khanna, and Pape (2012). Conspicuous Consumption and Inequality: Theory and Evidence. 2012 Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 30- April 1 Harriger, Khanna, and Pape (2010). Conspicuous Consumption, Peer Group Effects and Inequality: An Empirical Application. 2010 Southern Economics Association Meetings, November 19-22. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships American Economic Association, 2010-2014 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Coordinator, Economics Day, 2011-present Chair, Teaching and Technology Committee 2013-present Chair, Standards and Practices in Online Teaching Committee, 2013-present Member, Marketing and Image Committee, 2010-present Co-Advisor to Economics Student Association, 2010-2014 Coordinator, Economics Tutoring Center, 2010 - present College Member, College Curriculum Committee, 2011-present Co-Advisor, Delta Sigma Pi, 2010 present

89 University Chair, Council on Graduation, Admissions, and Academic Standards (CAGAS) 2013 Vice-Chair, CAGAS 2012 Member, CAGAS 2011 Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Medical Absences 2012, 2013

90 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Warren Jones RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Economics PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Public Finance CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1982 Institution: The University of Iowa Major field of highest degree: Economics Minor field of highest degree: Not applicable Dissertation title: The Impact of Social Security of Saving in a Life-Cycle Framework Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Administration Year conferred: Institution: 1968, University of Iowa Major field: Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor, Fall 2010-Fall 2013 Assistant/Associate Professor/Chair, 1983-2010 Institution: University of Alaska - Fairbanks Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 1981-1983 Institution: University of South Dakota Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor, 1980-1981 TEACHING Econ 170 The Global Economic Environment Econ 231 Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 232 Principles of Microeconomics Econ 432G Public Finance Econ 433 Honors Reading

91 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME: Tej K. Kaul RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Decision Sciences CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D Year conferred: 1976 Institution: Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India Major field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: "An Econometric Study of the International Short-Term Capital Movements." Other degree(s) earned: Masters of Science Year conferred: 1970 Institution: South Gujarat University, Surat, India. Major field: Statistics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelors of Science Year conferred: 1967 Institution: Jammu & Kashmir University, Kashmir, India. Major field: Physics and Mathematics PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Post-Doctoral Research Associate (1976-1981), Department of Economics, Iowa State University, Ames. Economist (1976-1978), Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR), New Delhi, India. Consultant (June 1976), NSF project under the supervision of Professor Karl A. Fox: "Measurement and valuation of Social System Outcomes, Santa Barbara, California. Research Associate (April 1976-September 1976), Center for the Study of Science, Technology and Development, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India. University Grants Commission (UGC) Junior Research Fellow (October 1970-April 1975), Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India.

92 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Professor and Chair (2010 - ), Department of Economics & Decision Sciences (EDS), Western Illinois University. Professor and Chair (1991- 2010), Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences (ISDS) [formally known as the Information Management & Decision Sciences (IMDS) Department and Management Information Resources (MIR) Department respectively], Western Illinois University. Professor and Acting Chair (1990-1991), Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences, Western Illinois University. Professor (1990-2010), Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences, Western Illinois University. Associate Professor (1985-1990), Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences, Western Illinois University. (Tenure Granted in 1987) Assistant Professor (1981-1985), Departments of "Quantitative and Information Sciences (QIS)," and Information Systems & Decision Sciences," respectively, Western Illinois University. TEACHING DS 423 - Management Science Techniques and Business Analysis DS 523 - Management Science Techniques and Business Analysis INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Other Intellectual Contributions Work in progress: Methods and Models of Applied Regression Analysis. Book manuscript under preparation. The following three chapters have already been completed. These chapters total close to 400 typed pages. "Simple linear regression and correlation: Determining and measuring the relationship between two variables by ordinary least squares." Chapter 2 in Methods and Models of Applied Regression Analysis. "Inferences in regression analysis and applications of the regression model: Interval estimation, hypotheses testing, and prediction in simple linear regression and correlation." Chapter 3 in Methods and Models of Applied Regression Analysis. "Least squares and the standard linear model: Matrix approach to multiple regression and correlation." Chapter 4 in Methods and Models of Applied Regression Analysis.

93 "How Complex are Complex Decisions?: Identifying the Information Needs of Business Executives and Simulating the Decision Making Process for Building Ideal Business Decision Support Systems," a research project currently being written for funding from internal and external funding sources. "Approaches to communication and description at a submicro level, in Informetrics: Methods of measurement and valuation of social system outcomes, a book manuscript under preparation. "Aggregation, equilibrium, and change in human communities: Alternative conceptualizations," in Informetrics: Methods of measurement and valuation of social system outcomes, a book manuscript under preparation. "Quantifying the value of improvements in information as a basis for setting priorities in the national statistical systems," in Informetrics: Methods of measurement and valuation of social system outcomes, a book manuscript under preparation. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Treasurer, Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS) [formerly known as Association of Indian Economic Studies (AIES)]: I have been a student of the Indian economy for over three-decades. I have served as the President and the Treasurer of the Association of Indian Economic Studies and I have been significantly involved in the Indian economic development through research and scholarship. As a result of my involvement with the AIES, I have been able to network with some of the many important and distinguished Indian economists of our time. External reviewer of a doctoral dissertation in Management submitted to Maharishi University of Management. External reviewer of a portfolio for promotion to professor at the Division of Management and Education, University of Pittsburg at Bradford. Conferences Attended Southern Economic Association Meeting, Atlanta, GA Allied Social Sciences Associations (ASSA) Meetings in Chicago, IL Other Professional Activities Associate Editor, International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR), an official journal of the Information Resource Management Association (IRMA).

94 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Serve as the Department Chair/Internship Coordinator College College Chairs Council- ongoing. University Parliamentarian, Faculty Senate (2007- ); Ex-Officio, Faculty Senate Executive Committee Member, Executive Council, University Chairs/Directors Council Community Macomb Rotary Club: Member, Board of Directors, (2006-2007); Member, (1995- ).

95 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Kasing Man RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Decision Sciences CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy Year conferred: 1996 Institution: The University of Chicago Major field of highest degree: Business Statistics Minor field of highest degree: Finance Dissertation title: Three Issues of Temporal Aggregation Other degree(s) earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: 1989 Institution: The University of Chicago Major field: Finance Other degree(s) earned: Master of Philosophy Year conferred: 1984 Institution: Chinese University of Hong Kong Major field: Statistics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Administration Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Chinese University of Hong Kong Major field: Marketing Minor field: Statistics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2011-present) Associate Professor (2006-2011) Institution: Syracuse University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (2005-2006) Assistant Professor (1999-2005) Institution: Georgetown University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1996-1999)

96 Instructor (1993-1996) Institution: The University of Chicago Rank/Dates: Lecturer (1992 for one quarter) Institution: Hong Kong Polytechnics Rank/Dates: Assistant Lecturer (1986 for one semester) TEACHING DS 303 - Applied Business Forecasting and Regression Analysis DS 435G - Applied Data Mining for Business Decision-Making Econ 506 - Econometrics I DS 203 - Business Statistics for Managerial Decision Making INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Man, K., Wang, J., and Wu, C., "Price Discovery in the U.S. Treasury Market: Automation vs. Intermediation," Management Science, March 2013, vol. 59, issue 3, 695-714. Man, K.S., "Extended Fractional Gaussian Noise and Simple ARFIMA Approximations," Journal of Time Series Econometrics, 2010, vol. 2: issue 1, article 7. Man, K. and Wu, C., Empirical Analysis and Forecasting of Volatility Dynamics in High Frequency Returns with Time-Varying Components, Journal of Forecasting, 2010, vol. 29, issue 7, 595-616. Presentations Price Discovery in the U.S. Treasury Market: Automation vs Intermediation, Central Illinois Chapter of the American Statistical Association (CIASA) Fall meeting, September 28, 2013, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Time aggregation of long memory time series Central Illinois Chapter of the American Statistical Association (CIASA) Spring meeting, March 5, 2011, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. Temporal Aggregation of Long Memory Processes and ARFIMA Approximations, Joint National Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Statistical Methods session, August 6, 2009, Washington, DC. Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals Investor Characteristics and the Disposition Effect submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on July 11, 2014.

97 The interrelation of stock markets in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong and their constructional portfolio's Value-at-risk estimate submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on June 3, 2014. A State-Price Volatility Index for China's Stock Market submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on May 10, 2014. An Empirical Examination of the Lead-Lag Relationship between Spot and Futures Market: Evidence from Thailand submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on September 15, 2013; and report for the revised manuscript on January 30, 2014. Asymmetric dynamic conditional correlation analysis of Chinese equity indices submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on December 7, 2013. 6 The Co-Movement of Chinese and U.S. Aggregate Stock Returns submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Charles Cao on May 24, 2013; and report for the revised manuscript on December 2013. Investigating the Impact of Training Influence on Employee Retention in SMEs: A RCaRBS Analysis on Sparse Data submitted to Expert Systems. Referee report was submitted to the Editor Prof. Chandra Amaravadi on January 7, 2013; and report for the revised manuscript on September 2013. The Price Impact of Options and Futures Volume in After-hours Stock Market Trading submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report submitted to Prof. Charles Cao on January 30, 2012; and report for the revised manuscript on May 2012. Enter the Dragon: Interactions between Chinese, US and Asia-Pacific Equity Markets, 1995-2010 submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report submitted to Prof. Charles Cao on September 18, 2011; and report for the revised manuscript on December 2011. How Close a Relationship Does a Capital Market Have with Other Such Markets? The Case of Taiwan from the Asian Financial Crisis submitted to Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Referee report submitted to Prof. Charles Cao on June 8, 2011; and report for the revised manuscript on November 2011. Generalized hybrid ARIMA and ANNs model for foreign exchange rate forecasting submitted to Expert Systems. Referee report submitted to Prof. Chandra Amaravadi on August 25, 2010; and reports for revised manuscripts on February and July 2011. Asymmetric Time Aggregation and its Potential Benefits for Forecasting Annual Data submitted to Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. Referee report submitted to Prof. Dean Croushore on June 28, 2010. Efficient Estimation of Logarithmic Autoregressive Conditional Duration (Log-ACD)

98 Models using Estimating Functions: A Simulation Study submitted to Computer and Mathematics with Applications. Referee report submitted to the Editor on May 28, 2010. A New Simple Test Against Spurious Long Memory Using Temporal Aggregation submitted to Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. Referee report submitted to Prof. Liqiang Ni on July 2009; and report for the revised manuscript on October 2009. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Treasurer, Central Illinois Chapter of the American Statistical Association, December 2007 - present Professional association memberships The American Statistical Association Conferences Attended I attended the following Central Illinois Chapter of the American Statistical Association (CIASA) meetings: September 28, 2013, March 5, 2011, and May 2, 2009, Bradley University, Peoria, IL. April 14, 2012, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL November 7, 2009, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. Other Professional Activities Grant reviewer I was external reviewer of the proposal "A Study in Causal Relationship Between Oil Prices and Positions in the Futures Market" (RGC RefNo 492513) submitted to the Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong, China. The amount requested was HK$302,000 (about US$38,000). Reviewer report was submitted through the RGC website on April 16, 2013. Session Chair in Professional Conference Unit Roots and Cointegration session, session chair, Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, DC, August 3, 2009. WIU Masters thesis committee Member of Cynthia Mutheu Musembi masters thesis committee. Title: A Cointegration between Exchange Rates, Inflation and Interest Rates in Kenya, December 2013. Chair of M.G. Nuwan Indika masters thesis committee. Title: Marriage and Wages: An Empirical Analysis for Men, December 2013. SAS workshops I attended the following SAS full day workshops in their North Carolina campus in July 2012: * Data Manipulation and Analytics Using SAS(R) Enterprise Guide(R): July 23 (one day) * Applied Analytics Using SAS(R) Enterprise Miner(TM): July 24-26 (3 days) 8

99 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department Personnel Committee, Undergraduate Assessment Committee Undergraduate Admissions and Retention Committee, Scholarship and Awards Committee Academic Dishonesty Committee Graduate Committee Graduate Assessment and Program Committee. I served as chair of a department taskforce to develop a new post-baccalaureate certificate program in Business Analytics. I also served in the New Program Initiatives Committee to develop a new joint graduate degree program in Applied Statistics and Decision Analytics between the EDS and Mathematics Departments. Before the college re-organization in Spring 2010, in the Information Systems and Decision Sciences department, I served on a number of departmental committees: Assessment Committee, Ad Hoc New Program Committee, Decision Sciences sub-committee, Awards Committee. College Colleges Assessment Committee, member, from 2008 to 2014 Spring. Involved in re-accreditation and various assessment activities; reviewed student projects for assessment purpose. MBA Committee, member, 2006 Fall to 2010 Spring. Involved in the MBA curriculum and other important issues regarding the MBA program. I served as Secretary of the committee in the 2009-10 academic year. Strategic Planning Committee, member, 2009 Fall assignment Curriculum Committee, Alternate, 2009 Fall assignment University Council on Talent Grants and Tuition Waivers, faculty member, 3 years term beginning Fall 2008 and another 3 years term beginning Fall 2012. Full member in the Graduate Faculty since November 2006.

100 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Alice A. Melkumian RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Macro Economics, Monetary Economics CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2003 Institution: West Virginia University Major field of highest degree: Financial Economics Minor field of highest degree: Monetary Economics Dissertation title: Essays on the Opportunity Cost of Constrained Portfolio Strategies The Opportunity Cost of Being Constrained by the Mean-Variance Framework The Opportunity Cost of Being Constrained by the Number of Assets in Ones Portfolio The Opportunity Cost of Being Restricted from Short-Selling Other degree(s) earned: M.A., Economics Year conferred: 2002; Institution: West Virginia University Major field: Macroeconomics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/Fall 2003 May 2009 Associate Professor/June 2009 May 2014 Professor/June 2014 - present Institution: West Virginia University Rank/Dates: Graduate Assistant /Fall 2000-Fall 2002 TEACHING Econ 170 Global Economics Econ 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 325 - Money, Banking, and Credit Econ 331 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory Econ 425 - Money Markets, Capital Markets Econ 471 - International Monetary Economics Econ 525 - Monetary Theory and Policy

101 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Publication of a peer-reviewed journal article: Optimal Diversification and Risk-Taking: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis with Professor James Yunker, published in peer-reviewed journal of Applied Economics, Fall 2013 The opportunity cost of sub-optimal diversification with Professor James Yunker was accepted for a publication in peer-reviewed journal of Accounting and Finance Research, June 6, 2012. Publication of a peer-reviewed journal article The Opportunity Cost of Holding a Nave Portfolio in the Journal of Economics, February, 2012. Publication of a peer-reviewed journal article The Effect of Capital Wealth on Optimal Diversification: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances, with Professor James Yunker, in Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 50(1): 90-98, February 2010. Publication of a peer-reviewed journal article Is More Always Better? Empirical Evidence on Optimal Portfolio Size, in Eastern Economic Journal, V 35, N1, Fall 2009 Presentations Does Systematic Risk Still Exist in the Flat World? at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, October 2012, Memphis, TN. The Opportunity Cost of International Diversification Discussing the Systematic risk in a Flat World at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, October 2011, St. Louise, MO. The Opportunity Cost of International Diversification at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, October 2010, St. Louise, MO. Small-CAPS or Large-CAPS? Welfare Implications for Investors Under Uncertainty, at Midwest Economics Association, Evanston, IL, March 2010. Are Treasury Bills Important? Empirical Evidence on Optimal Portfolio Size, at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting in Saint Louis, October 23-25 2009). Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Serving as a referee for the Journal of Economic Development and Business Policy: submitted a referee report on Determinants of Money Supply and its relationship with Agricultural Production and Unemployment in Nigeria, May 2007 present. Discussants Discussant at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting in Memphis, TN, October 2012. Serving as a discussant for another presented at my session at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting, October 2011, St. Louise, MO.

102 Discussant at Missouri Valley Economic Association meeting in St. Louise, MO, October 2010. Discussant at Midwest Economics Association Conference, Evanston, IL, March 2010. Discussant at Missouri Valley Economics Association conference in Saint Louis, October 23-25, 2009. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Missouri Valley Economic Association Midwest Economic Association American Economic Association UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member of Undergraduate Curriculum and Assessment Committee, August 2010 present Chair of Marketing and Image Committee, August 2011 present Member of Departmental Personal Committee, August 2010 July 2012 Member of Department Recruitment Committee, July 2011 August 2012 Member of Department Recruitment Committee August 2010 July 2011 Member of Curriculum, Assessment and Student Affairs Committee, August 2009 July 2010 Member of Curriculum, Assessment and Student Affairs Committee, August 2006 July 2009 Departmental representative, Undergraduate and Graduate graduation ceremonies, December 2011, 2012 College Member of Strategic Planning Committee, July 2010 - present Secretary of Board of Directors, CBT Faculty Council, August 2007 - July 2009 University Interim Chair, Summer School Committee, August 2013 August 2014 Secretary, Summer School Committee, August 2012 July 2013 Member of the Student Laureate Committee, August 2009 July 2012 Member of University Sick Leave Bank Committee, August 2009 present Member of Council on Curricular Programs and Instructions (CCPI), August 2005 July 2009 Community Helped organize Macomb Dolphin Invitational swim meet, January 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, YMCA of McDonough county, Macomb IL. Helped to run Math Olympiad at Edison Elementary school, Macomb, IL, Fall 2013-Spring 2014.

103 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME William J. Polley RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Macroeconomics CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1999 Institution: The University of Iowa Major field of highest degree: Economics Minor field of highest degree: N/A Dissertation title: Commitment and Enforcement in International Trade Theory Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: 1997 Institution: The University of Iowa Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: BA Year conferred: 1994 Institution: Concordia College, Moorhead, MN Major fields: Economics, Mathematics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (2009-present) Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2005-2009) Institution: Bradley University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1999-2005) TEACHING Econ 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 315 - Economics of Sport Econ 325 - Money and Banking Econ 328 - American Economic History

104 Econ 331- Intermediate Macroeconomics Econ 500 - Macroeconomics Theory and Policy Econ 502 - Macroeconomics and Growth Theory Econ 528 - American Economic History INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals "The Rhetoric of Opportunity Cost," American Economist, Forthcoming, vol. 58, no. 1 (2015) (Accepted April 2014). "Do Students Recognize an Opportunity Cost When They See One? Evidence from Introductory Economics" Economics Bulletin, vol. 34 no. 3 (2014), pages 1550-1556. (Accepted June 2013). Presentations The Rhetoric of Opportunity Cost, University of Iowa Economics Department Alumni Workshop, Iowa City, IA, April 6, 2013. Costly Auditing and the Revenue Function of Tariffs: Theory and Evidence, Missouri Valley Economic Association, Kansas City, MO, October, 21, 2011. Panel Discussion on the State of the U.S. Economy, Missouri Valley Economic Association, St. Louis, MO, October 28, 2010. Book Reviews Review of Capitalism 4.0: the birth of a new economy in the aftermath of crisis, by Anatole Kaletsky, CHOICE, January 2011, review no. 48-2798. Review of Freefall: America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy, by Joseph Stiglitz, CHOICE, July 2010, review no. 47-6385. Review of The Methodology of Positive Economics: Reflections on the Milton Friedman Legacy, ed. by Uskali Mki., CHOICE, November 2009, review no. 47-1543. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships American Economic Association Econometric Society International Atlantic Economic Society Missouri Valley Economic Association Association of Christian Economists American Mathematical Society Mathematical Association of America Consulting Economic consultant to the law firm of Ludens, Potter, Burch, Melton, and Calvo (Morrison, IL), Wrongful Death Litigation, 2011-2012. Textbook/Chapter Reviews Dornbusch, Rudiger, et. al., Macroeconomics, 2011

105 Tanner, Evan, Intermediate Macroeconomics, 2012 Chugh, Sanjay, A Short Course in Representative-Agent Macroeconomics, Feb. 2014 Public Speaking Engagements On Campus (All of these were on campus, but open to the public. The panels and debates were televised on campus and covered by local media.) Economic Consequences of Budget Sequestration Panel Discussion, WIU Libraries, March 21, 2013 Mock Presidential Debate WIU Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, October 9, 2012 Choosing the Next President: The Role of the U.S. Economy Panel Discussion, WIU Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, February 3, 2012 At the Precipice: The Economics and Politics of Debt Panel Discussion, WIU Libraries, Dept. of Economics and Decision Sciences, and Dept. of Political Science, October 13, 2011 Wall Street Ethics and Main Street Sensibilities: Can the Two Coexist WIU College of Business and Technology Ethics Day, February 10, 2010 Off Campus Recovery or Double-Dip, presentation to Macomb Kiwanis Club, September 7, 2010. Cap-and-Trade: Environmental Necessity or a Stealth Tax Increase on the Working Class? presentation to Illinois Economic Education Workshop for Clergy sponsored by Bradley University Center for Economic Education, March 11, 2010. Where is Your Treasure? Economics Through the Eyes of a Christian Economist presentation to WIU Lutheran Student Association, December 2, 2009; November 30, 2010. Numerous media interviews on the state of the U.S. and local economy, including the following major media markets: Crains Cleveland Business (Jan. 2010), St. Louis Post Dispatch (Sept 2009), St. Paul Pioneer Press (June 2012 and Oct. 2009). UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department WIU Department of Economics, Graduate Adviser 2008-2014 WIU Department of Economics, Fed Challenge Team Adviser 2009-2011 WIU Department of Economics Library Representative 2006-present WIU Department of Economics Personnel Committee 2006-2014 WIU Department of Economics, Economic Student Association co-advisor 2006-present College WIU College of Business and Technology, Economic Outlook Breakfast/Luncheon planning group, 2008- present WIU College of Business and Technology, Faculty Council Board of Directors, 2010-2014, Chair WIU College of Business and Technology, Stipes Hall Space Allocation Committee 2011 WIU College of Business and Technology, Curriculum Committee, 2006-2010 WIU College of Business and Technology, Assessment Committee, 2006-2011 WIU College of Business and Technology, Grade Appeal Committee 2014, Chair University WIU Presidents Roundtable, 2012-2014 WIU Student Judicial Council, 2012-2014 WIU Faculty Senate, 2011-2014, vice chair 2013-2014

106 WIU Graduate Council, 2011-2014, vice chair 2013-2014 WIU Library Dean Search Committee 2013 WIU Committee to Review the Early Warning Grade System, 2012, Chair WIU Provost Search Committee, 2011-2012 WIU Admissions Director Search Committee 2011-2012 WIU Council on Admission, Graduation, and Academic Standards, 2008-2011, Chair 2010-11 Community Member, Board of Directors, Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, Macomb. 2011-presen Treasurer, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Macomb. 2012-present

107 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Steven M. Rock RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Economics PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Managerial Economics, Economics of Poverty CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1975 Institution: Northwestern University Major field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: Redistributive Effects of Mass Transit in the Chicago Area Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: 1972 Institution: Northwestern University Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1971 Institution: Case Western Reserve University Major field: Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (1993-present) Associate Professor (1990-3) Institution: Northern Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (1986-1990) Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (1982-6) Assistant Professor (1978-82) Institution: University of Illinois-Chicago Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor (1975-8)

108 TEACHING Econ 332 Managerial Economics Econ 350 - Economics of Poverty & Discrimination Econ 538 - Economics for Managers Econ 503 - Applied Price Theory PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships American Economic Association Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Certifications AARP Tax Aide (IRS certified at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) Presentations Economic Impact of Higher Education to the Illinois Legislative Education Caucus (2011) Performance Based Funding for Higher Education in Illinois (to Faculty Senate, WIU Chairs, and at an open forum; 2011, 2012) MAP 101 MAP 102 MAP 103 to the Faculty Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (2012-2013) Task Forces Member, State of Illinois Blue Ribbon Committee on Higher Education Mandates (2010) Member, Task Force to examine the idea of bond funding to expand the Monetary Assistance Program in Illinois (2010) Member, Task Force to examine the Monetary Assistance Program in Illinois (2012) Member, Monetary Assistance Program Work Group to examine advising requirements for student receiving awards (2013-2014) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department Personnel Committee, Chair. Graduate Committee Scholarship and Awards Committee, Chair. College MBA Committee (also Secretary 2010-2013) College Personnel Committee (also Chair, 2011-2012)

109 University Faculty Senate, 2011-2014, Chair. Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Membership Coordinator. Faculty Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, WIU representative, Secretary Provost Search Committee, Chair, 2011 University Professionals of Illinois, Chapter Treasurer (2009-2012), Representative to Local Executive Board (2012-2014), Departmental Representative, member of the House of Delegates. Hillel Chapter, 2009-2011, co-advisor. Community Alternatives for the Older Adult, volunteer money manager. AARP Tax Aide Program, volunteer tax preparation for seniors, Local Coordinator

110 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Thomas R. Sadler RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Environmental Economics CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy Year conferred: 1998 Institution: University of Tennessee Major field of highest degree: Economics/Environmental Economics Minor field of highest degree: Economics/Public Finance Dissertation title: The Case for Risk-Based Environmental Taxation Other degree(s) earned: Master of Arts Year conferred: Institution: 1993/University of Missouri Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Arts Year conferred: 1991 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/2010 Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/2005 2010 Institution: Manhattan College Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/2001 2005 Institution: Pace University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/1997 2001 TEACHING Econ 100 - Introduction to Economics Econ 170 - Global Economic Environment Econ 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 232 - Principles of Microeconomics GH 302 - Economics of Sustainable Food

111 Econ 430 - Environmental Economics Econ 465 - Economics of Energy Univ 100 - Personal Growth and Well-Being INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Carbon Capture and a Commercial Market for CO2, International Advances in Economic Research, 2013, 19(2): 189 200. Trade, technology and food security, with William L. Koch, Southern Business and Economic Journal, 2011, 34(3, 4): 75 88. Books Edited Local Food Networks and Activism in the Heartland. 2013. Sadler, Thomas R., McIlvaine-Newsad, Heather and Knox, Bill (Editors). Champaign: Common Ground Publishing. Book chapters written Introduction, in Sadler, Thomas R., McIlvaine-Newsad, Heather and Knox, Bill (Editors), Local Food Networks and Activism in the Heartland. 2013. Champaign: Common Ground Publishing. More than Just Food: Wisdom, Vitality and the Local Food Movement, in Sadler, Thomas R., McIlvaine- Newsad, Heather and Knox, Bill (Editors), Local Food Networks and Activism in the Heartland, 2013. Champaign: Common Ground Publishing. Presentations Strategic Offsetting and Optimal Shot Selection in Basketball, 50th Annual MBAA International Conference, Academy of Business Economics, Chicago, Illinois (March 27, 2014) Strategic Offsetting and Optimal Shot Selection, 43rd Annual Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois (October 26, 2013) Managing Public Environmental Disclosure, 49th Annual MBAA International Conference, Academy of Business Economics, Chicago, Illinois (March 1, 2013) The 2011 NBA Lockout: Bargaining Power, Asymmetric Information, and the Principal Agency Problem, 42nd Annual Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois (October 19, 2012) More than Just Food: Economic Vitality, Community Development, and the Local Food Movement, 2nd International Conference on Food Studies, Champaign, Illinois (October 5, 2012) The Building Blocks of Carbon Capture, 41st Annual Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois (October 28, 2011) The Building Blocks of Carbon Capture, 47th Annual MBAA International Conference, Academy of Business Economics, Chicago, Illinois (March 24, 2011)

112 Trade, Technology and Food Security, with William L. Koch, 74th Annual Midwest Economics Association Conference, Evanston, Illinois (March 20, 2010) Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Conference Discussant: Illinois Economic Association Conference, Oct. 26, 2013 Conference Discussant: Midwest Economics Association, March 20, 2010 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Conference Chair: Academy of Business Economics, March, 2013 Professional association memberships International Society for Ecological Economics Interdisciplinary Environmental Association Conferences Attended Academy of Business Economics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2014. Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 2013. Academy of Business Economics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2013. Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 2012. International Conference on Food Studies, Champaign, Illinois, October 2012. Illinois Economics Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 2011. Academy of Business Economics Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 2011. Midwest Economics Association Conference, Evanston, Illinois, March 2010. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member, Departmental Personnel Committee, 2012-2014 Member, Department Search Committee, 2011-2012 Chair, Undergraduate Admissions, Retention and Recruitment Committee, 2011 Present Director, Center for Economic Education, 2011-Present College Global Education Committee, 2005-2012 University Mentor, Building Connections Mentoring Program, 2012-2014 Member: Council on General Education, Fall 2013 Community Member, Program Committee, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2011-2014

113 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Shane Sanders RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economics CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Economics Year conferred: 2007 Institution: Kansas State University Major field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: Three Essays on the Economics of Contest and Conflict TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1/2011 present) Institution: Nicholls State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (8/2008 1/2011) Institution: Auburn University Montgomery Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (8/2007 7/2008) TEACHING Econ 170 - Global Economic Environment Econ 232 - Intro. to Microeconomics Econ 470G - International Trade Econ 332 - Managerial Economics Econ 481G - Mathematical Economics Econ 445G - Game Theory and Economic Behavior Econ 538 - Economics for Managers GH 302 - Honors Social Science Sem.: Game Theory Teaching at Nicholls State University Econ 255 Survey of Economics Econ 435 International Trade QBA 281 Bus. Stat I QBA 282 Bus. Stat II

114 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals In top overall letters journal in economics (according to Kalaitzidakis 2011) Political Costs and Fiscal Benefits: The Political Economy of Residential Property Value Assessment, Economics Letters . September 2013 (with Michael Makowsky). Lead Article. Highlighted on Marginal Revolution Blog (one of the most popular economics blogs). Shirking and Choking under Incentive-based Pressure: A Behavioral Economic Theory of Performance Production. Economics Letters. 2012 (with Bhavneet Walia). In a Top Field Journal Child Safety Seats on Commercial Airliners: A Demonstration of Cross-Price Elasticities. Journal of Economic Education , 2008. (with D. Weisman and D. Li). A Model of the Relative Income Hypothesis. Journal of Economic Education . 2010. 41(3): 292-305. Pool Revenue Sharing, Team Investments, and Competitive Balance in Professional Sports: A Theoretical Analysis. Journal of Sports Economics, Winter 2009. (with Yang-Ming Chang). Other Peer-reviewed Journal Publications: Social Choice Violations in Rank Sum Scoring: A Formalization of Conditions and Corrective Probability Computations, Mathematical Social Sciences. Forthcoming 2014 (with James Boudreau, Justin Ehrlich, and Adam Winn). Endogenous Destruction in a Model of Armed Conflict: Implications for Conflict Intensity, Welfare, and Third-party Intervention. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2014 (with Bhavneet Walia). Do Economists Understand an Opportunity Cost when they See One? Southern Economic Journal . 2012 (with Joel Potter). Status Spending Races, Cooperative Consumption, and Voluntary Public Income Disclosure, International Review of Economics Education, 2011. (with Damian S. Damianov). The Welfare Implications of Rent Control: A Contest Approach. B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 2010. (with Yang-Ming Chang). National Emissions Standards, Pollution Havens, and Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, forthcoming 2014 (with Abhinav Alakshendra and Bhavneet Walia). Raising the Cost of Rebellion: The Role of Third-Party Intervention in Intrastate Conflict, Defence and Peace Economics. Fall 2009. (with Yang-Ming Chang). Conflict Persistence and the Role of Third-Party Interventions, Economics of Peace and Security Journal . 2010. (with Yang-Ming Chang and Bhavneet Walia).

115 Fallacies in the ANWR drilling debate: A Lesson on Scarcity Rents and Intertemporal Pricing under Different Market Structures. Journal of Industrial Organization Education. 2010. (with R. Morris Coats and Gary Pecquet). Online UC Berkeley Electronic Press Journal Regional Information and Market Efficiency: The Case of Spread Betting in United States College Football. Journal of Economics and Finance. 2011. (with Daniel Kuester). An Instructional Exercise in Price Controls: Product Quality, Misallocation, and Public Policy. Journal of Industrial Organization Education. 2013. (with D. Weisman and M. Moundigbaye). Online UC Berkeley Electronic Press Journal. Why Dont You Two Get a Room: A Puzzle and Pricing Model of Extra Services in Hotels. Journal of Industrial Organization Education. 2013 (with Damian S. Damianov). Online UC Berkeley Electronic Press Journal. Theories of Choice and Conflict in Psychology and Economics Revisited: A Pedagogical Bridge. Journal of Economics and Finance Education. 2012. (with R. Morris Coats). Do More Online Instructional Ratings Lead to Better Prediction of Instructional Quality? Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation. 2011. (with Bhavneet Walia, Joel Potter, and Kenneth W. Linna). Online Journal with < 10% acceptance rate. Does Administrative Location of an Academic Department Affect Educational Emphasis? The Case of Economics.Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. Fall 2009. Presentations Environmental Contests Institute for Human Development, Delhi India, Invited Talks 2010 FDI and Environmental Outcomes Institute for Human Development, Delhi India, Invited Talks 2011 Rent Control and Welfare University of Texas Pan American Departmental Seminar Series 2010 Rent Control and Welfare Academy of Economics and Finance 2010 Endogenously Destructive Conflict Academy of Economics and Finance 2012 Rent Seeking Rent Avoidance Contests Academy of Economics and Finance 2013 Target Destructive Conflict Illinois Economics Association 2012 Lobby Contests and Welfare Illinois Economics Association 2013 Social Choice Violations in Rank Sum Scoring MBAA international Meetings 2012

116 Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences May 2009 May 2014 Defense and Peace Economics B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics Managerial and Decision Economics Journal of Sports Economics Review of Network Economics Journal of Economics and Finance Perspectives on Economic Education Research Southern Business & Economic Journal Academy of Economics and Finance Journal PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional Association Positions Associate Editor, Southern Business and Economic Journal, 2011-present Associate Editor, Academy of Economics and Finance Journal, 2011-present Professional Association Memberships Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Stony Brook Game Theory Center, Academy of Economics and Finance, Illinois Economics Association, Missouri Valley Economics Association UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Graduate Director of Recruitment and Retention, Assigned May 2014 Director of Research Seminar Series, Fall 2013 - College Member, Quality Management Committee Member, Global Education Committee University Elected College Representative, University Graduate Council Member, Writing in the Disciplines Committee Sub-committee Chair, Writing in the Disciplines Seminar Series

117 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Keva Steadman RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economics CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Economics Year conferred: December 2011 Institution: Binghamton University, State University of New York Major field of highest degree: Environmental Economics Dissertation title: Essays on Electricity Theft Other degree(s) earned: Master of Science Year conferred: June 2003 Institution: University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica Major field: Economics Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: June 2001 Institution: University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica Major field: Actuarial Science TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2012-present) Institution: Augustana College Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2011-2012) Institution: Binghamton University Rank/Dates: Instructor (2011) Teaching/Research Assistant (2007-2010)

118 TEACHING ECON 170 Global Economic Environment ECON 232 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 538 Economics for Business Managers At Other Institutions: ECON 408G Economics for Decision Makers ECON 351 Environmental Economics LSFY 103 Environmental Policy for Developing Countries ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 366 Statistical Methods ECON 466 Introduction to Econometrics INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Presentations Steadman, Keva and Omar Alcock. (2014). Electricity Consumption, Distribution Losses, and Economic Growth in Jamaica. Midwest Economic Conference, Evanston, IL. March 20-23. Steadman, Keva and Omar Alcock. (2014). Electricity Consumption, Distribution Losses, and Economic Growth in Jamaica. Eastern Economic Conference, Boston, MA. March 6-9. Steadman, Keva and Omar Alcock. (2013). Electricity Consumption, Distribution Losses, and Economic Growth in Jamaica. Missouri Valley Economic Conference, Kansas City, MO. October 17-19. Steadman, Keva. (2011). Electricity Theft in the United States. Pennsylvania Economic Conference, Carlisle, PA. June 2-4. Steadman, Keva. (2011). Electricity Theft: Just another Property Crime? Eastern Economic Conference. New York, NY. February 25-27. Steadman, Keva. (2010). Electricity Theft: Just another Property Crime? Missouri Valley Economic Conference. St. Louis, MO. October 28-30. Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Midwest Economic Conference, 2014 Eastern Economic Conference, 2011 Missouri Valley Economic Conference, 2010, 2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member, EDS Committee on Online Distance Education Standards and Best Practices, 2013-present Member, Grade Appeals Committee, 2013-present Member, Undergraduate Assessment Committee, 2013-present Member, Undergraduate Committee on Curricular and Program Instruction, 2013-present

119 College Member, MBA Committee, 2013-present University Member, Council on General Education, 2013-present Community Member, U R The Future Board of Advisors, 2013-present

120 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Anna K. Valeva RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Decision Sciences/Statistics CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics and Applied Probability Year conferred: December 2002 Institution: University of California Santa Barbara Major field of highest degree: Statistics and Applied Probability Minor field of highest degree: Finance Dissertation title: On the Bid-Ask Spread in Asymmetric Information Models Other degree(s) earned: MS in Statistics Year conferred: December 1997 Institution: University of California Santa Barbara Major field: Statistics Other degree(s) earned: MS in Mathematics Year conferred: July 1995 Institution: Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria Major field: Probability and Statistics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Decision Sciences (2013-present) Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Decision Sciences (2010-2013) Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences (2006- 2010) Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics (2003-2006) Institution: Duke University Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor (2002-2003) Institution: University of California Santa Barbara Rank/Dates: Teaching Associate (Summer 1998, 2000, 2001) Teaching Assistant (1997-2002)

121 TEACHING DS 303 - Applied Business Forecasting And Regression Analysis GH 303 Applications of Bayesian Quantitative Reasoning and Computation GH 299 Visualizing Quantitative Information INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Albarracin, J., Valeva, A., 2011, Political Participation and Social Capital Among Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Central Illinois, Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 11. George, B., Valeva, A., Mangalaraj, G., 2011. Usable Authentication in EBusiness: Challenges and Opportunities, Journal of Information Privacy & Security, Volume 7, Issue 2. Proceedings George, B., Klems, M., and Valeva, A., A Method for Incorporating Usable Security into Computer Security Courses, SIGCSE '13: Proceedings of the 44th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, March 6-9, 2013, Denver, CO. Valeva, A. K., Dehkordi-Vakil, F., Tasdan, F., August 2009, An Empirical Study of the Registration Process at an Outpatient Clinic. In JSM Proceedings, Statistical Consulting Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. Presentations Albarracin, J., Valeva, A., and Munier, N., Social Connectedness and Social Participation among Latinos: Does Interaction with Other Ethnicities Make People Participate More?Midwest Political Science Association, March 31-April 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, Section: 27 Political Psychology, Session: The Political Impact of Racial and Religious Identities. Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Reviewer for Expert Systems and Managerial Finance, 2012-2013. Grants Co-PI of Grant: NSF-CCLI-Phase I, Award No. DUE-0736643 - "Incorporating Usable Security Concepts into Computer Science Curriculum", duration 06/01/08-10/31/09, award amount $147,549. [Tier 1] PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association memberships Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association. Professional Interaction Delivered a CITR (WIU) workshop: JMP for Data Analysis and Visualization, Spring 2014. [Tier 2] Organized workshop on JMP statistical software package for the WIU campus community, September

122 20th, 2012 [Tier 3] Attended Exploring Interactive and Visual Data Mining workshop organized by the SAS Institute (JMP subdivision), May 11th, 2010, Chicago, IL [Tier 3] Conferences Attended The Big Picture: Data Visualization Techniques Conference, January 31st, 2014, Chicago, IL [Tier 2] Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington, DC, Aug. 2-6, 2009 (Presenter) [Tier 1] UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department (Economics and Decision Sciences) Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, member (Fall 2010-present) Grade Appeals Committee, member (Fall 2010-present), chair (Fall 2014) Undergraduate Assessment Committee, member (Fall 2011-Spring 2012) Marketing and Image Committee, member (Fall 2010-Spring 2011) College Quality Management Committee, member (Spring 2012 present), secretary (Spring 2012) CBT Computing and Technology Committee, member (Fall 2006-Spring 2012) University Council on Instructional Technology (CIT), chair (Fall 2013-present), vice-chair (Fall 2012-Spring 2013) Instructional/Scholarly Alliance, IT Governance (Spring 2014 present) Web Accessibility Committee (Fall 2014-present) FYE Classes (Fall 2013 present) University Honors Council (Fall 2011-Spring 2014) CCPI, member (Fall 2009 Spring 2012), vice-chair (Spring 2012) University Technology Advisory Group, member (Fall 2009 Spring 2012) University Honors Council (Spring 2010 sabbatical replacement) Community Volunteer for the Building Connections program for mentoring incoming freshmen, Fall 2012-2014. Volunteer Reader for the Audio Information Services, Tri-States Public Radio, College of Fine Arts and Communication, WIU, Fall 2006-Spring 2012. President of the Macomb Area Community Tennis Association (2011 present): significantly raised the visibility and interest in a Youth Tennis Program and as a result in Fall 2012 created a unique opportunity for Kinesiology undergraduate students in Physical Education at WIU to get experience in working directly with children (ages 3 to 10) as part of their coursework. Teaching year round tennis clinics for children ages 4-10 under the Quick Start Tennis format.

123 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY CV NAME Bhavneet Walia RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Economics and Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Economics CBT CLASSIFICATION Fulltime, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Economics Year conferred: 2008 Institution: Kansas State University Major field of highest degree: Economics Dissertation title: Three Essays in Health and Labor Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1/2011 present) Institution: Nicholls State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (8/2008 1/2011) TEACHING Econ 231 - Principles of Microeconomics Econ 232 - Principles of Micro Econ 390 - Health Economics Econ 440G - Labor Theory Econ 487G - Econometrics I Econ 507 - Econometrics II Teaching at Nicholls State University BSAD 101, Intro to American Business BSAD 101, Intro to American Business Econ 251, Principles of Macroeconomics Econ 252, Principles of Microeconomics

124 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Publications In top overall letters journal in economics (according to Kalaitzidakis 2011) Shirking and Choking under Incentive-based Pressure: A Behavioral Economic Theory of Performance Production. Economics Letters. 2012 (with Shane Sanders) In a Top Field Journal Ragan Jr, J. F., & Walia, B. (2010). Differences in student evaluations of principles and other economics courses and the allocation of faculty across courses. The Journal of Economic Education, 41(4), 335-352. Other Peer-reviewed Journal Publications: Endogenous Destruction in a Model of Armed Conflict: Implications for Conflict Intensity, Welfare, and Third-party Intervention. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2014 (Shane Sanders). National Emissions Standards, Pollution Havens, and Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, forthcoming 2014 (with Abhinav Alakshendra and Shane Sanders). Conflict Persistence and the Role of Third-Party Interventions, Economics of Peace and Security Journal . 2010. (with Yang-Ming Chang and Shane Sanders). Do More Online Instructional Ratings Lead to Better Prediction of Instructional Quality? Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation. 2011. (with Shane Sanders, Joel Potter, and Kenneth W. Linna). Online Journal with < 10% acceptance rate. Walia, B. (2014). The Home Mortgage Loan Crisis: A Lesson in Ignoring Sunk Costs. Journal of Management, 15(2), 31. Does Administrative Location of an Academic Department Affect Educational Emphasis? The Case of Economics.Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. Fall 2009. Presentations Does Administrative Location of an Academic Department Affect Educational Emphasis? Academy of Economics and Finance 2010 Extra Hospital Care and Early Cognitive Development Academy of Economics and Finance 2012 Birthweight and Early Cognitive Outcomes Academy of Economics and Finance 2013 Very Low Birthweight Health Interventions Illinois Economics Association 2012 Breastfeeding and Scholastic Achievement Illinois Economics Association 2013

125 The Home Mortgage Loan Crisis: A Lesson in Ignoring Sunk Costs. MBAA international Meetings 2012 Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences May 2009 May 2014 Economics Bulletin Journal of Economic Education Southern Business and Economic Journal Academy of Economics and Finance Journal PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Professional association positions President Elect, Illinois Economics Association, 2014 Associate Editor, Academy of Economics and Finance Journal, 2011-present Professional association memberships Illinois Economics Association, Academy of Economics and Finance, Missouri Valley Economics Association UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Director of Post-Baccalaureate Program in Business Analytics, Assigned Spring 2014 Departmental Placement Co-Director, 2013-present Search Committee Service, 2013 College Online Course Evaluation Committee Member, 2011-2012 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2011-2013 Online Course Coordinator, 2011-present University Chair, University Council for International Education 2013- Member, Committee on Information Technology Community International Neighbors Program Host

126 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Tara N. Westerhold RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Economics PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Microeconomics CBT CLASSIFICATION Fulltime, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Economics Year conferred: 1998 Institution: The University of South Carolina Major field of highest degree: Economics/Applied Microeconomics Minor field of highest degree: Economics/International Trade Dissertation title: Efficiency and Equity Considerations of Government Contracts Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 1990 Institution: Jacksonville University Major field: Economics and International Business TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (2004-present) Assistant Professor (1998-2004) Institution: University of South Carolina Rank/Dates: Instructor (1995-1998) TEACHING Econ 170: Global Econ Environment Econ 232: Principles of Micro Econ 330 Intermediate Micro Econ 332: Managerial Econ Econ 381: Econ Prob Solve Econ 432G: Public Finance Econ 497: Senior Assessment Econ 499: Independent Research

127 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Presentations The Millenial Drain on College Faculty, Midwest Economic Association meetings, St. Louis, MO March. 2011. Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Review Board Member, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice (Reporting to Dr. Allen Webster, Bradley University), 2008-2011 Discussant, Midwest Economic Association Meetings, March 2011. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT Professional association memberships Southern Economic Association Midwest Economic Association Consulting F&H Realty Investments, Cost Analysis. Approximately 18 hours to date (Phase I in spring 2014). Phase II will be spring 2015. Ultimately, this data analysis will be used within my class ECON 332: Managerial Economics as a case study spring 2015. Textbook/Chapter Reviews Manuscript Review of Daniels and VanHoose textbook Global Economic Issues and Policies. Professional Interaction Economics Day 2011 (co-coordinator with Dr. Jessica Harriger: coordinating seminars, panelists, keynote speakers for a day of professional development for Economics students). Health Care Reform Panel (co-coordinator with Dr. Jessica Harriger) for Department of Economics and Decision Sciences Fall 2009. This panel had 5 professionals in the area of health care reviewing proposed legislation by President Obama. Conferences Attended Midwest Economic Association, March 2011. Departmental Academic Field Trips Spring 2013: Lexecon Consulting and CME (Chicago, IL) Fall 2012: Development Strategies Consulting and Cardinals (St. Louis, MO) Spring 2011: Chamber of Commerce, Development Strategies, Fed. Reserve Bank (St. Louis, MO). Spring 2010: Lexecon Consulting and visits with alumni (Chicago, IL) Sprig 2009: Chicago Board of Trade, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, JP Morgan (Chicago, IL)

128 Other Professional Activities MA Thesis Committee Member, Ms. Karissa Munger, (2011-2012) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Undergraduate Program Coordinator (4 ACES per year: 2010-present) Internship Coordinator (2013-present) Multiple Section Coordinator (2012-current) Chair, Department Assessment Committee (2011-present) Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2008-present) Chair, Faculty Search Committee (2004-present) Chair, Economics Chair Review 2009. Faculty Advisor, Economics Student Association (1999-present) Department Personnel Committee (2004-present) Course Rotation and Scheduling Committee (2011- present) General Education Assessment Coordinator (2011- present) EDS Committee on Online Distance Education and Best Practices (2011-current) EDS Committee on Teaching and Technology (2011-current) EDS Undergraduate Admissions and Retention Committee (2011-current) EDS Marketing and Image Committee (2011-2013) College CBT Assessment Committee (2014-present; current Chair). CBT College Grade Appeal Committee (2012-2013) CBT Curriculum Committee (2011-2012) Chair, CBT Subcommittee to Review Business Core (2011-2012) CBT Faculty Council (2009-2010) University Faculty Senate, member (2013-current). Illinois Articulation Initiative, WIU Representative on the Business Panel (2009-current) Council on Curricular Programming and Instruction (2007-2012) Building Connections Mentor (2012-2013) Student Judicial, Member, (2010-2013) Ad Hoc Calendar Committee (2009)

129 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Joan Baril RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing and Operations Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 1986 Institution: Marquette University Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Augustana College Major field: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Twin State Technical Services, Davenport, IA Project Manager (2014 Present) The Sedona Group, Moline, IL Director of Business Development (2003 2011) Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA Director of Development (2001 2003) Solution Technology, Inc., Naperville, IA Sales and Service (1999 2001) The Sedona Group, Moline, IL Marketing Development Manager (1993 1999) IBM Corporation, Milwaukee, WI and Moline, IL Advisory Marketing Representative (final position) (1982 1993) TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor/2011-present

130 Institution: St. Ambrose University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Faculty/2001-2011 TEACHING MKTG 327 - Marketing Principles MKTG 335 - Professional Selling OM 455 - Total Quality Management OM 352 - Operations Management OM 457(G) - Project Management PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES MBA Certificate Program, Western Illinois University (2014). Developed course materials and taught Operations Management portion of the program based on The Ten Day MBA by Steven Silbiger. INSEEC Business College, Paris (2013). Instructor, Provided a 15 hour Project Management course for students resident in Chicago as part of a study abroad experience. Faculty Summer Institute, (2013). Selected to attend the conference designed to enhance the use of technology in the classroom. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Society of Business and Technology (SOBAT), Advisor (2012 to Present) Management Curriculum Committee, Member (2012 to Present) SCM/OM Curriculum Committee, Member (2011-2012) OM Search Committee, Member (2012) Management and Marketing Outreach Committee, Member (2014 to Present) University QC Scholarship Award Committee, Member (2012, 2014) QC Assistant Director of Student Services Search Committee Member (2011) QC Faculty Council, Executive Committee Member (2012 to Present) QC Director of Development Search Committee, Member (2014) Community Snowstar Ski Team, Andalusia, IL, Board Member (2010 to Present), Treasurer (2010 to Present) Junior Achievement of the Heartland, Muscatine, IA, Board Member (2006 2011) Camp Shalom, Maquoketa, IA, Board Member (2005 2010), Chairperson, Development Committee (2003 2010) St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, IA, Council (2014 to Present), Confirmation Sponsor (2009 to 2014),Co- Chair, Capital Campaign (2008)

131 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Ronald J. Bauerly RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Part time, Supporting, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest Degree Earned: D.B.A. Year Confirmed: 1989 Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Major Field: Marketing Minor Field: Psychology Dissertation title: "An Experimental Investigation of Humor in Television Advertising: The Effects of Product Type, Program Context, and Target of Humor on Selected Consumer Cognitions" Other Degree earned: MBA Year confirmed: 1977 Institution: University of Iowa, Iowa City Major Field: Marketing Other Degree earned: B.B.A. Year confirmed: 1975 Institution: University of Iowa, Iowa City Major Field: Marketing TEACHING EXPERIENCE 1987-date Western Illinois University, Macomb Illinois, Professor of Marketing Professor of Marketing, 1996 present Associate Professor of Marketing, 19911996 Acting Chair, Jan- June 1995 Assistant Professor of Marketing, 1987 - 1991 1983-1986 Brescia College, Owensboro, Kentucky, Assistant Professor of Marketing 1981-1982 Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri, Instructor of Business 1979-1981 Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, Instructor of Accounting and Business

132 1978 Metropolitan Technical Community College, Omaha, Nebraska, Instructor of Business Management Teaching Interests Research Interests Advertising and Promotion Journal Quality Assessment Retailing Management Readability Issues Advertising Campaigns Online Marketing Consumer Behavior Lookism Services Marketing Humor in Advertising INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Refereed Journal Articles Dobson, Joseph, and Ronald J. Bauerly. Globalization and the Future of Business Education, Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 1, 87-97, Summer 2009. Bauerly, Ronald J. Online Auction Fraud and EBay, Marketing Management Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, 133-143, Spring 2009. Refereed Conference Presentations Bauerly, Ronald J. and Joseph Dobson (2012), Dont Judge a Book by Its Cover?: Lookism Presented at the American Society of Business and the Behavioral Sciences Conference Meeting, February 24, 2012, Las Vegas, NV. Bauerly, Ronald J. and Joseph Dobson (2011). The Pluses and Minuses of Grading Delineations. Presented at the American Society of Business and the Behavioral Sciences Conference Meeting, February 26, 2011, Las Vegas, NV. Bauerly, Ronald J. and Joseph Dobson (2010). The Sky is FallingNOT! (An analysis of the current recession compared with past economic contractions in U. S. history.) Presented at the American Society of Business and the Behavioral Sciences Conference Meeting, February 19, 2010, Las Vegas, NV. Editorship Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 1992 to present, Published by Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL. Editor in Chief 1992-95, Co-editors in Chief with Paul Thistlethwaite, 1995- 2003, with Barbara Ribbens, 2003 to 2008, and Editor in Chief 2008 to present. Serving as a Blind-Reviewer of Papers for a Conference: Served as a reviewer of manuscripts submitted for presentation at the Marketing Management Association meeting held in Chicago in March, 2011. (2 papers)

133 Served as a reviewer of manuscripts submitted for presentation at the Marketing Management Association meeting held in Chicago in March, 2010. (1 paper) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Assessment: 2009-2012 Personnel (DPC): Spring 2010, 2010-2012 Faculty Recruitment: (Chair), 2009-2012 Space Allocation Task Force Committee: 2010-2011 Curriculum: 2009-2012 Dept. Chair Search: 2011-2012 University Graduate Council: 2009-2012 University Summer School Committee: 2011-2012 University Lecturer Award: Chair (2009-2010)

134 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Carrie A. Belsito RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Human Resource Management/Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Practicing Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2008 Institution: Texas A&M University Major field: Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior Minor field: Psychology Dissertation title: Toward an understanding of the impact of discretion upon the HR performance link. Other degree(s) earned: B.S. Business Administration Year conferred: 2001 Institution: California State University, Fresno Major field: Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Sunshine Terrace Foundation Position: Board Member Dates: 2012 Positon: Committee Member, Foundation Quality Committee Dates: 2009-2012 Firm: Bridgerland Applied Technology Position: Board Member, Business Advisory Board Dates: 2009-2012 Firm: Fresenius Position: Dialysis Patient Care Technician Dates: 1993-2000 Position: Inventory Manager Dates: 1995-2000

135 Position: Training &OSHA/Compliance Dates: 1993-2000 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/August 2012-Present Institution: Utah State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/August 2007-May 2012 TEACHING HRM 353 Human Resource Management HRM 446 Human Resources in the Legal Environment MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 445 Organizational Development MGT 472 Entrepreneurship I INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Reutzel, C.R., & Belsito, C.A. 2012. Examining the relative influence of upper echelon ties on IPO underpricing. International Entrepreneurship Management Journal, 8: 1-14. Devers, C.E., Dewitt, J., Mishina, Y. and Belsito, C.A. January 2009. A general theory of organizational stigma. Organization Science, 20(1), 154-171. Other Intellectual Contributions Reutzel, C.R. & Belsito, C.A. HR in the Executive Suite: The Antecedents of HR Executive Presence in IPO Firms. Presented at the International Meeting of the Strategic Management Society. Prague, CZ, October 2012. Bahr, N., Albrecht, C., & Belsito, C.A. Management by Values: The Innovative Management Philosophy for the Future. Presented at the 52nd Annual National Mountain Plains Management Conference. Layton/Ogden, UT. October 2010. Reutzel, C.R., & Belsito, C.A. Female Directors and IPO Underpricing. Presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference. Rome, IT. September 2010. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting Activities: WIU Student Recreation Center, 2014, Macomb, IL, Culture/Climate Training/Counsel

136 Alpine Cleaning and Restoration, 2009, Logan, UT, HR/Employee Relations Issues, Developing Employee Handbooks Executive Education: Professional Supervisor Training Certificate Program, 2014, Macomb, IL HRCI Certification PHR and SPHR, 2009-2012, Salt Lake City, UT HR Field Studies 2011, Led HR Professionals/Executives on an International experience to visit with the HR Executives at Fortune 500 companies in Dubai, UAE; London, England, and Paris, France Active Service on Boards Relevant to Primary Teaching Area: Board Member, Sunshine Terrace Foundation 2012 Committee Member, Foundation Quality Committee 2009-2012 Bridgerland Applied Technology 2009-2012 Participation in Professional Events: SHRM Annual Conference 2009-2011 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Chair, Human Resource Management Curriculum Committee 2012-2014 Member, Member, Management Department HR/OB Programs Committee 2009-2012 College Student SHRM Chapter Advisor 2009-2014

137 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Samit Chakravorti RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2006 Institution: Florida International University Major field of highest degree: Business Administration Minor field of highest degree: Marketing Dissertation title: Customer Relationship Management: A Content Analysis of Issues and Best Practices Other degree(s) earned: Masters of Business Administration Year conferred: 2000 Institution: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY Major field: Business Administration Other degree(s) earned: Bachelors of Science Year conferred: 1993 Institution: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India Major field: Chemistry TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/ Fall 2012-Fall 2014 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/ Fall 2006-Spring 2012 Institution: Florida International University Rank/Dates: Graduate Instructor/Summer 2002-Spring 2006 TEACHING

138 MKTG 317 International Business MKTG 417 International Marketing MKTG 327 Marketing Principles MKTG 441 Customer Relationship Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Chakravorti, Samit (2012) Enhancing Interfirm Relationship and Performance through Internet Driven Management of Knowledge Processes International Journal of Value Chain Management Vol 6, Iss 2, 93-114. Chakravorti, Samit (2011) Managing organizational culture change and knowledge to enhance customer experiences: Analysis and framework. Journal of Strategic Marketing, Vol 19, Iss 2, 123-151. Chakravorti, Samit (2009) Extending Customer Relationship Management to Value Chain Partners for Competitive Advantage Journal of Relationship Marketing, Vol 8, Number 4, 299-312. Dickson, Peter, Walfried Lassar, Gary Hunter and Samit Chakravorti (2009), The Pursuit of Excellence in Process Thinking and Customer Relationship Management, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, 29, 2, 111-123. Proceedings Market Orientation of Firms in International Markets: A Review, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Enterprise Marketing and Globalization, Singapore. April 2013. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT Professional association memberships: Marketing Management Association American Marketing Association Textbook/Chapter Reviews: MM by Dawn Iacobucci, 2009-2010; table of contents, chapters 1 and 4 Conferences Attended Annual International Conference on Enterprise Marketing and Globalization, April 2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department: Marketing Curriculum Committee (Fall 2006 to Spring 2014) International Business Curriculum (Fall 2007-Spring 2014)

139 College of Business and Technology Technology Committee (Fall 2009 Spring 2012) Curriculum Committee (Spring 2009-Spring 2014) University Student Retention Committee (Fall 2009- Spring 2010) Council of International Education ( Fall 2011- Spring 2014) Council of Interdisciplinary Education ( Fall 2011- Spring 2014)

140 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Craig A. Conrad RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management & Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: DBA Year conferred: May 1994 Institution: Louisiana Tech University Major field: Marketing Minor field: Quantitative Analysis Dissertation title: Marketing Culture and Strategy: An Assessment of the Effect of Coalignment on Performance Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: May 1991 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Other degree(s) earned: B.S. Year conferred: May 1989 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Chemistry TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor, September 2012 to Present Associate Professor, September 2005 to 2012. Assistant Professor of Marketing, January 2001 to September 2005 Institution: University of Tennessee at Martin Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Marketing, 1998-2000 Institution: Wingate University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Marketing, 1994 to 1998

141 TEACHING MKTG 327 Marketing Principles MKTG 411 Mobile Marketing MKTG 431 Direct Marketing Management MKTG 475 Mobile Marketing MKTG 497 Marketing Management SCM 400 SCM Insternship INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Ragus, E., H. A. Harmon, and C. A. Conrad (2011), Influencers On The Decision For Bariatric Surgery: A Pilot Study And Proposed Model, American Journal of Health Sciences, 2:2, 87-97. Conrad, C. A., J. T. Kenny, and H. Harmon (2010), Early Indicators of Salesperson Tenure: An Examination of the Survival Trends of the Voluntary Sales Force, 22:1, 85-99. Other Intellectual Contributions Presentations at academic or professional meetings Disintermediation in the 3PL Industry: Threat or Myth?,(2014) American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (21th Annual Conference) with James Kenny and Bill Westerhold. An Examination of Student Group Dynamics: Identifying the Optimal Mix of Behavior Leadership Styles,(2013) American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (18th Annual Conference) with Hongbok Lee and Timothy Dolan. Risk Based Pricing: An Examination of the Sales Qualification Processes in the Financial Sector,(2011) American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (18th Annual Conference) with Hongbok Lee and Timothy Dolan. The dotMobi Universe: An Examination of the Incidence of Academic Cybersquatting (2010) American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (17th Annual Conference) with Jennifer Kincaid (WIU Graduate Student) Salesperson Satisfaction and Motivation: Insights from a Transactional Sales Job (2010) American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (17th Annual Conference) with Jon White (WIU Graduate Student) & James Kenny. Instructional Software (2010-2011) Developed 16 interactive exercises for the McGraw Hill Basic Marketing: A Marketing Strategy Planning Approach textbook (Perrault, Cannon, McCarthy authors). (2009-2010) Developed 32 interactive exercises for the McGraw Hill Essentials of Marketing textbook (Perrault, Cannon, McCarthy authors).

142 Serving as an editor for a peer-reviewed publication Editorial Review Board - International Journal of Mobile Marketing (20010-2011). Editorial Review Board - International Journal of Mobile Marketing (2009-2010). Serving as an officer in a recognized academic society or association Professional Selling Track Chair for the 2014 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference Professional Selling Track Chair for the 2013 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference Professional Selling Track Chair for the 2012 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference Professional Selling Track Chair for the 2011 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference Professional Selling Track Chair for the 2010 American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting activities totaling 80 hours or more during the five year period Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation, (2010 To present), Electronic Marketing Communications Consultant Implemented integrated online communications platform using the open source WordPress Content Management System coupled with the implementation of an online learning environment using the open source ATutor Learning Management System. VitalSigns, Inc., ( 2013 To present), Electronic Marketing Communications Consultant - Implemented integrated online communications platform using the open source WordPress Content Management System. DesMoines Truck Brokers, Inc., ( 2010 To present), Electronic Marketing Communications Consultant - Implemented a mobile WAP solution optimized for Android & IOS (Apple) operating systems. StoneArch Logistics, Inc., ( 2010 To present), Electronic Marketing Communications Consultant - Implemented integrated online communications platform using the open source WordPress Content Management System. Northern Freight Service, Inc., ( 2010 To 2014), Electronic Marketing Communications Consultant Implemented integrated online communications platform using the open source WordPress Content Management System. Developing and presenting executive education programs The Sales Process in the 3PL Industry (2014), Sales Training Seminar for Pioneer Transfer, Inc. Open Source Marketing: Taking Control of Your Business (2010), Savannah, IL EDC through the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs. Leveraging Electronic Media: Telling & Selling Through Sustained Customer Contact (2010) Wyoming, IL Chamber of Commerce through the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs.

143 Marketing Myths & Realities: Finding the Right Target (2010), Better Banks Significant participation in business professional organizations Mobile Marketing Association Awards Selection Committee (2010) Mobile Marketing Association Awards Selection Committee (2009) Active service on boards of directors relevant to the primary teaching area Western Illinois Credit Union, (2010 to 2011), Board of Directors, Vice Chairman & Marketing Committee Chair - The Board of Directors of the WICU sets policy in all aspects of the $13 million member owned financial cooperative including strategic and financial planning, human relations, lending and rates, and compliance. Western Illinois Credit Union, (2009 to 2010), Board of Directors, Vice Chairman & Marketing Committee Chair - The Board of Directors of the WICU sets policy in all aspects of the $13 million member owned financial cooperative including strategic and financial planning, human relations, lending and rates, and compliance. Administrative roles in the college Chair, Department of Management & Marketing, 2013-2014 Interim Chair, Department of Management & Marketing, 2012-2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Departmental Personnel Committee, 2011-2012, Chair Departmental Personnel Committee, 2010-2011 Marketing Curriculum Committee, 20110-2012, Chair Marketing Curriculum Committee, 2011-2010 Marketing Curriculum Committee, 2010-2011 Marketing Curriculum Committee, 2009-2010 Marketing Search Committee, 20010-2011 Chair Evaluation Committee, 2009-2010 College College of Business and Technology Faculty Council (2009-2010), Chair University University Task Force on Mobile Marketing Initiatives (2010-2011) University Task Force on Mobile Marketing Initiatives (2009-2010) Community Vice Chairman - Western Illinois Credit Union Board of Directors (2010-2012) Chairman - Macomb City Fire & Police Commission (2007-present)

144 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Joseph J Dobson RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1993 Institution: John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University Major field of highest degree: Organizational Behavior Dissertation title: The Effects of performance Contingent Rewards on Social Loafing Behavior Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1978 Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Other degree(s) earned: BA Year conferred: 1977 Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Major field: Administrative Sciences TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2000-present) Associate Professor (1994-2000) Assistant Professor (1989-1994) Institution: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Rank/Dates: Instructor (1988-1989) Institution: Washington University in St. Louis Rank/Dates: Research Assistant (1984-1989) Institution: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Rank/Dates: Instructor (1982-1984)

145 TEACHING MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 447 Analysis of Behavior in Organization MGT 470 Seminar in MGT MGT 485 International MGT MGT 520 Organization Behavior and Leadership MGT 570 International Management International Teaching/Training Experience Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Taught Management classes for the Faculty of European Studies. February-June 2014 Course Development Developed the following undergraduate courses: International Management (MGT 485), Organizational Behavior-online version (MGT 350), International Management-online version (MGT 485) and the following graduate course: Organization Behavior and Leadership-online version (MGT 520). INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Journal Articles Bates, C. A. & Dobson, J. J. (2012). Pay Differences Among College Students: Are Women the Weaker Sex? Annuals of Management Science, 1 (1), 97-106 Dunphy, S. & Dobson, J.J. (2012). Using the Three Stooges to Illustrate the Scientific Method, Organization Management Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4. Hackmann, R. & Dobson, J. J. (2009). Measuring National Shares in Global Trade. Journal of U.S.-China Public Administration, 6 (5), 1-8, 24. Dobson, J. J. & Bauerly, R. J. (2009). Globalization and the Future of Business Education. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 20 (2) 87-97 Presentations But Im a Good Student; You Need to Give Me A Better Grade. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Asheville, North Carolina. 2013 Never, EVER, Blow on a Tarantula Part 2. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Asheville, North Carolina. 2013 Bauerly-Dobson Lookism Scale, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2013 Reducing Tardiness to Class: A Conversation about Different Approaches to Help Ensure that Students Arrive on Time. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario. 2012 Never, EVER, Blow on a Tarantula. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. 2012 Organizing and Facilitating Short Term International Study Programs. Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago. 2012 Dont Judge a Book by Its Cover? Lookism. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2012

146 Pop Quiz: What Do You Do When Sexual Harassment Happens to YOU? Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Marquette University , June 2011 Using Our Artistic Talents to Engage and Transform Participants: Opening Ourselves and Others to the Possibilities. Organizational Behavior Teaching Conferene, Marquette University, June 2011 The Pluses and Minuses of Grading Delineations. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada 2011 Passions for the Arts: Daring to Share All Our Talents in the Classroom and the Office. Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 2010 The Sky is FallingNOT! American Society of Business and the Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2010. Globalization and the Future of Business Education. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada. 2009 Work In Progress Working with Mandeep Singh, Professor of Marketing, on an analysis of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as an example of marketing/leveraging social media to drastically raise awareness and funding for research on Lou Gehrigs Disease. The target for this is the American Society for Business and the Behavioral Sciences annual conference (February 2015) and proceedings. Working with Ronald Bauerly, Professor Emeritus of Marketing, on research about the phenomenon of Lookism. This is in early development stage. Journal Reviews Manuscript reviewer for Journal of Management Education. Manuscript reviewer for Journal of Organizational Change Management. Manuscript reviewer for Academy of Management Review. Book Reviews The Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know (3e), by R. Ritti, for John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Management: Theory and Applications (5e), by L. W. Rue & L.L. Byars, for Richard D. Irwin, Inc. Management Fundamentals, by R. N. Lussier, for International Thomson Publishing, Inc. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY Department Variety of department committees Faculty Advisor, Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity College Member, Global Education Committee Member, College Personnel Committee Member, MBA Committee

147 University Volunteer Reader, Audio Information Service, WIUM/WIUW Public Radio Community (local, state, national, international) Treasurer and former President, Executive Board, YMCA of McDonough County, IL Member, Rotary International Member, Humane Society of McDonough County, IL Member, Society of American Magicians Member, International Brotherhood of Magicians Member, Quad-Cities Magic Club

148 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME John T. Drea RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Department of Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Business Administration Year conferred: (1994) Institution: Southern Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Marketing Minor field of highest degree: Higher Education Dissertation title: The Effects of Premiums on Consumption-Related Attitudes and Intentions Other degree(s) earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: (1982) Institution: University of Notre Dame Major field: Marketing and Management Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Arts Year conferred: (1980) Institution: University of Notre Dame Major field: Double major in English and Business Administration/Economics. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor of Marketing, 2004-2014 Rank/Dates: Assistant/Associate Professor, 1995-2004 Rank/Dates: Associate Dean, 2010-2014 Institution: Montana State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Marketing, 1994-95 Institution: John Wood Community College Rank/Dates: Assistant Dean of Instruction, 1886-1994 Rank/Dates: Director of Business and Industry Programs, 1985-86 Rank/Dates: Assistant to President, 1983-85

149 TEACHING MKTG 317 International Business MKTG 327 Marketing Principles MKTG 329 Marketing Research INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Refereed Publication Drea, John T. (2013), "Managing Classroom Behavior through Performance Based Contracts" featured in Tanner, John F. and D. Joel Whalen (2013), "Teaching Moments: Opening the Pipeline to Teaching Innovations," Marketing Education Review (Fall). Proceedings Elfrink, John and John T. Drea (2012), "Developing a Registered CRP Program in the Current University Environment," Proceedings of the MBAA International Conference. Book Drea, John T. and Thomas L. Drea (2010), Ethics in Transportation Brokerage, Transportation Intermediaries Association: Alexandria, VA. Other Drea, John T. (2012), "The Contract for Classroom Behavior," a presentation in the "Teaching Moments session for the Society for Marketing Advances Conference (November 1). Drea, John T. (2011), "Successfully Mentoring Undergraduate Marketing Research Students" (a panel position paper), Proceedings of the Fall MMA Conference. Drea, John T. (2011), "Certification and Brokerage: A Partnership That Makes Sense," Transport Technology Today (February), p. 4. Drea, John T. (2009), "Standing Out from the Crowd: The Benefits of Certification," The Logistics Journal, (January), pp. 4-7. External doctoral thesis reviewer for Sumana Gupta (2012), "A Methodology for Assessing Service Quality of Infrastructure at Indian Railway Stations," Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT --President of 3pl-training.com, a company that delivers on-line training to professionals in third party logistics (COO 2003-2005, President 2006-present). --Paid consulting for clients in Health Care (a county-wide hospital, an eye care clinic) Importing (a Florida-based fresh-cut flower importer) Transportation (a large passenger rail system) Education (feasibility study for a nursing program, evaluation of a grants office)

150 Diversity (a private college in the Chicago area) Logistics (an international package delivery corporation, two trade associations) Publishing (a Chicago-area business newspaper) Other (a symphony orchestra, a campus-based religious group at a private college) --Non-paid consulting for clients in Sports marketing (two major league and two minor league baseball clubs) Health (federal and local health organizations) Financial services (a mid-sized commercial bank and a large commercial bank) Education (six projects in university housing and university technology) Government (market research for a city government on whether to permit OTB) --Research Assistant, Southern Illinois Univ. (1990), Univ. of Notre Dame (1980-81).

151 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Janice Gates RANK Senior Associate Faculty---Instructor DEPARTMENT Management PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Instructional Practioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 1992 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Business Administration Minor field of highest degree: None Other degree(s) earned: BS in Education Year conferred: 1973 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Business Education PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Records/Admissions Officer I and II March 1990-August 1996 Primary responsibilities: Transcript evaluations, CAGAS file preparation, application compliance verification. Firm: Wal-Mart Rank/Dates: Part-time Associate November 1989-June 1998 Primary responsibilities: Cashier, Layaway, Customer Service Manager, Service Desk, and Cash office Firm: Farm Credit Services Rank/Dates:Multiple Positions (see below) October 1974-April 1989 Primary Responsibilities: Accounting Assistant; journalizing, and reconciling functions(1974-1976), Farm Records Coordinator; developed and maintained computerized farm records with our farming clients (1976-1979), Controller; responsible for all data and accounting functions including all loan related accounting, operating expenses accounting, data processing activities, payroll and benefits administration and budgeting and budgeting control (1979-1986) supervised three people directly in our central office and 14 people indirectly in our branch offices, was part of the executive planning team for a seven office central office, worked on budgets and developed internal controls for all the offices, presented reports to the Board of Directors at their monthly meetings, developed a cash flow management system; Vice-President of Accounting for the Western Illinois Region; responsible for all

152 regional accounting functions (1986-1989), supervised three people directly in our central office and 30 people indirectly in our branch offices, in charge of training all clerical personnel, developed a record retention/destruction system, member of the executive planning team, developed a communication flow chart between the offices. TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor/1997-Present Institution: Spoon River College Rank/Dates: Adjunct/Fall 2001 Institution: Dallas City High School Rank/Dates: Business Teacher, 1996-1997 TEACHING MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 472 Entrepreneurship I MGT 474G Small Business Management MGT 490 Business Policies and Strategies OM 352 Operations Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Other Intellectual Contributions Reviews Conducted for Peer Reviewed Journals or Conferences Manuscript Review, SARJ of Business and Management Scholarly and Academic Research Journal, Construction of Optimum Equity Portfolio with Special References to Metals and Banking Sectors in India, March, 2013. Textbook/Chapter Reviews Ad Hoc Reviewer, Intense Chapters 1-3 Review, Wiley, Neck, Houghton & Murray, Organizational Behavior in the 21st Century: A Critical Thinking Perspective , 2014 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Wiley, Neck, Houghton & Murray, Organizational Behavior in the 21st Century: A Critical Thinking Perspective, 2014 Ad Hoc Reviewer, McGraw Hill, Bateman/Snell, Management, 3rd Edition, 2013. Ad Hoc Reviewer, Wiley, Neck, Lattimer, Houghton, Management: A Balanced Approach to the 21st Century, 1st Edition, 2012 Ad Hoc Reviewer, McGraw Hill, Kinicki/Kreitner, OB: Key Concepts and Best Practices 4th Edition, 2010 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Kendall-Hunt Publishing, Aldag/Kuruhare, Organizational Behavior 1st Edition, 2009 Ad Hoc Reviewer, McGraw-Hill, Thomas Bateman and Scott Snell, Management, 1st Edition, 2009

153 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Presentations Preparing for Your Professional Life, Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, WIU, 2014. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of Stereotypes, LEAD Series, Office of Student Activities, WIU, October, 2013. Phi Eta Sigma Initiation, Making the Most of Your College Experience, WIU, October, 2011. Professional association memberships Phi Eta Epsilon, Faculty Member, 2011-Present Delta Sigma Pi, Faculty Member, 2007-Present. Phi Kappa Phi, 1992 Present American Society for Quality, 1997 Present Beta Gamma Sigma, 1992-Present Certifications American Society for Quality, Senior Member Certification, 2005-Present Consulting Flower Shop, Florida---20 hours, Boutique, Quincy IL---16 hours, Construction Company, Newark Delaware---10 hours 2014 through August Ski Apparel Business, Colorado8 hours, Flower Shop, Florida---10 hours, Restaurant, Macomb-- -8 hours, Boutique---Quincy8 hours, Decorating Business, Macomb---10 hours, Baked Goods Business, Atlanta---5 hours, Handcrafted JewelryArkansas---15 hours Total 64 Hours 2013 Art/Photography Studio in Colorado 2010-Present worked on advertising, lease agreements, consignment agreement, helped develop financials for the business plan. Average about 10-12 hours a year consulting. Restaurant in Macomb 2010---Talked about menu, dcor, advertising, characteristics of the Macomb market. Did 3 hours of consulting. Cupcake Bakery in Chicago 2009---Former student and I consulted with the owner on expansion. Owner had been on the Today Show and couldnt do the orders she got after the telecast. Talked about planning for expansion, maintaining alternate supply sources, worked on company policy manual, advertising, breakeven computation. Did 15 hours of consulting. Scuba Diving Business in Texas 2009Former student in MGT 474 starting his actual business. Helped with business plan proofreading and critique, helped with marketing materials, discussed inventory levels needed, services to actually be offered in the beginning. Did 20 hours of consulting. Froots Franchise in Austin Texas 2007-2013 worked on expansion feasibility, keep in tune with franchise workings. On average about 2-3 hours a year consulting Ski apparel business in Colorado 2000-Present work on marketing plans, expansion of product lines, pro forma financial statements as a result of added product lines, discussed techniques for bringing customers back as a result of the downswing in the economy. This business has changed into a year round business with the emphasis on hang gliding, mountain climbing, summer outdoor activities during the non-ski season. On average about 8-10 hours a year of consulting

154 Professional Interaction Workshop---Flipping Classrooms, 2014. Tour Pease Candy Company Springfield, Il 2012 Tour of Harley Davidson Plant and sat in on Quality Council Meeting, Kansas City, MO 2012 Workshop---Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, 2012 Interactive SessionCollege of Business and Technology Advisory Council Meeting. Led session on What Direction Should the College Take in an Entrepreneurship Degree Program?, 2011 WorkshopSuicide Prevention, 2011 WorkshopLeading Student Organizations, 2010 WorkshopDisaster Preparedness Training for Small Business Owners, 2010 Tour Chicago Mercantile/Board of Trade and Federal Reserve Bank, 2008. Other Professional Activities Western Illinois University, "Freshman Orientation Session on Academics to Incoming Freshman", June 2000-2013. Western Illinois University, Director of Summer Program, 5 week program for Mexican and Bolivian Students, 2007-2009. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Management Curriculum Committee, 2012-Present Outreach Committee, 2012-Present Entrepreneurship Minor Committee, Serve as Chair, 2011-2012 Search Committee, Operations Management Faculty, 2012 Management Curriculum Committee, 2011-Present Search Committee, Department Chair, 2011-2012 Department Public Relations Committee, 2011-2012 Search Committee, Strategy Faculty, 2011 Department Chair Review Committee, 2009 Assessment and Promotion Committee, Committee Member, 2005 - Present. College Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Review Committee, 2013 Career Week Planning Committee, 2011-2012 CBT/SOC (College of Business and Technology) Advisor, 2007 Present Program Coordinator 5 week Program for Mexican/Bolivian students. 2007-2009 Delta Sigma Pi Faculty Member, 2007 Presen. Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Selection Committee, 2004 - 2009 SIE Advisor, 1998 Present University Building Connections Mentor for five freshmen, 2013

155 Greek Emerging Leaders Program Committee, 2013 Review Committee for Online Course Proposals, 2012 Faculty Advisor, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, 2012-Present Search Committee Vice President for Administrative Services 2012 Greek Social Policy Review Committee, 2012 Council of Student Activity Funds, 2010-2013 BGS Advisory Committee, 2010-2011, 2012-2014 BOT/BA Advisor Search Committee, 2009 Office of Student Activities Awards Selection Committee, 2009, 2012 BOT/BA Advisory Committee Member 2007-2009 Delta Sigma Phi, Advisor, 2004 Present Judge, Mr. Greek University Contest, 2009 Judge, Sigma Chi Derby Darling Pageant, 2010 New Student, Orientation, Session Leader on Academics for Students and Parents, 2000-2013 Community McDonough District Hospital, Gift Shop Committee Member, 2011-Present McDonough County Genealogical Society Budget and Audit Committee, 2011-2012 McDonough County Genealogy Center, Volunteer, 2010-Present G.E.L. Academy Week Long Summer Camp for High School, 2007 2009 McDonough District Hospital, Volunteer, 1971 - Present Youth For Christ/Western Illinois Board member, Secretary 2007-2008, Treasurer 2000-2011, 2007-2011 Preschool Coordinator, Maple Avenue Christian Church, 2004-Present College Encouragement Ministry Leader, Maple Avenue Christian Church, 2004-Present

156 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Mikhail Grachev RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Russian Academy of Sciences Major field of highest degree: Business Administration/International Economics Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: 1976 Institution: Moscow State University Major field: Business Economics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor/ Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/Fall 2002 TEACHING MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 490 Bus Strat & Policy MGT 590 Strategic Management MGT 481 MGT & Soc Ethics INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS House, R., Dorfman, P., Javidan, M., Hanges, P., Sully de Luque, M. (2013) Strategic Leadership Across Cultures. GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness in 24 Countries. Sage Publications, Inc. (Major Collaborator and Country Co-Investigator). Grachev, M. & Rakitsky, B. (2013) Historic Horizons of Frederick Taylor's Scientific Management, Journal of Management History, 19 (4), 512-527.

157 Bobina, M., Vergnaud, S., Grachev, M., Shane M. & Soparnot, R. (2011) Positioning French Management in a Multinational Landscape, Journal of International Business and Economy, 12 (1), 13-33. Van Beek, M., & Grachev, M. (2009) Building Strategic Leadership Competencies: the Case of Unilever, International Journal of Leadership Studies, 5 (3), 317-332. Grachev, M. (2009) Russia, Culture, and Leadership. Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Managerial Values and Practices. Problems of Post-Communism, 56 (1), 3-11. Proceedings Bobina, M., Grachev, M., Vergnaud, S., & Soparnot, R. (2010) From Cultural Stereotypes to Cross-cultural Analysis: a Case of France, In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cross-Cultural Collaboration, Copenhagen: ACM 227-230. Presentations Wankel, Ch., Grachev, M., and associates (2012, August 4), Research and Teaching Collaborations with Colleages in Underrepresented Nations, 2012 Annual Academy of Management Meeting (Boston, USA). Grachev, M., & Rakitsky, B. (2011, August 15), Historic Positioning of Taylor's Scientific Management: the Case of Russia, 2011 Annual Academy of Management Meeting (San Antonio, USA). Bey, Ch. & Grachev., M. & Bobina, M. (2010, August 9), Eco-Industrial Parks: Towards a Multidimensional View on Alliance Networks, 2010 Annual Academy of Management Meeting (Montreal, Canada). Bobina, M., Vergnaud, S., Grachev, M., & Soparnot, R. (2010, August 20), From Cultural Stereotypes to Cross-Cultural Analysis: a Case of France, 2010 International Conference on Intercultural Collaboration (Copenhagen, Denmark). Grachev, M. (2009, November 26) Le projet de recherche GLOBE: enjeux methodologie et resulats de recherche, Atelier de Cas Pedagogique Le Management Interculturel (Poitiers, France). Awards Awards 2012 Fisher Invitational (former Big Ten) Case Competition, First Prize, University of Iowa's MBA Team Coach 2010 Western Illinois University Professional Achievement Award 2009 The Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award, American Psychology Association Co-Author. 2009 College of Business and Technology, Western Illinois University, Distinguished Award for Excellence in Research

158 Grant 2011 U.S. Department of State, Title VIII-supported research grant, $3,200. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional Memberships Member, Academy of Management (IM, BPS) Founding Member, GLOBE Research Non-Profit Foundation Member, Board of Directors, International Leadership Association Member, International Society for Strategic Management and Planning (Strategic Leadership Forum) Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Ekonomicheskie Strategii (Economic Strategies) Journal Co-Director, Joint MBA Program, Academy of National Economy (Russia)/Kingston University (UK). Co-Founder and Director (Research), Institute for Economic Strategies (Russia) Co-Founder, Zelenograd Business School (Russia) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department International Business Minor Curriculum Sub-Committee Management Curriculum Subcommittee Departmental Personnel Committee 2010-2011 College Curriculum Committee University WIU-QC Assessment and Promotion Committee

159 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Ryan Hunt RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Business Law CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: J.D. Year conferred: 1996 Institution: Drake University Major field: Law Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1993 Institution: Knox College Major field: Political Science TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor, 2011-present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 2005-2011 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Professor, 1999-2005 TEACHING B L 230 Legal Environment of Business B L 431 Law of Commercial Transactions B L 432 Law of Business Organizations INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Hunt, Ryan J., and Kessler, Lara L., Wanna Be Friends: The Potential Impact of Lifestyle Discrimination Statues on Employer Facebook Policies. Journal of Legal Studies in Business 2013

160 Hunt, Ryan J., Kessler, Lara L. and Mower, William T., Dischargeable or Not Dischargeable: Does an Intentional Breach of Contract Fall Within Willful and Malicious Under Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code? Southern Law Journal. 2012 Hunt, Ryan J., Using the Bona Fide Error Defense Controversy to Revisit the Litigation Exception Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Southern Law Journal 2011 Hunt, Ryan J., Kessler, Lara L. and Mower, William T., From Piggybacking to War-Driving: The Legal Aspects of Unauthorized Wi-Fi Use, Southern Journal of Business and Ethics. 2009 Served as Associate Editor, Southern Law Journal (2009) Served as Peer-Reviewer, Southern Law Journal (2009) Presentations Wanna Be Friends: The Potential Impact of Lifestyle Discrimination Statutes on Employer Facebook Policies, Midwestern Academy for Legal Studies in Business, Regional Conference, Chicago, IL, March 23-25, 2011 Dischargeable or Not Dischargeable: Does an Intentional Breach of Contract Fall Within Willful and Malicious Under Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code? Southern Academy for Legal Studies in Business, Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 2-5, 2011 Gaining an Appreciation for Legal Problems as Business Problems: A Negotiation Simulation Exercise for the Classroom, Academy for Legal Studies in Business, National Conference, Richmond, VA, August 3-7, 2010 Using the Bona Fide Error Defense Controversy to Revisit the Litigation Exception Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Southern Academy for Legal Studies in Business, Regional Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 3-6, 2010 Mistakes of Fact and Law Under the Bona Fide Error Defense of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Protection for Debtors or Debt Collectors? Academy of Legal Studies in Business, National Conference, Denver, CO, August 4-8, 2009 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional Association Memberships Academy of Legal Studies in Business Southern Academy for Legal Studies in Business Midwest Academy for Legal Studies in Business Illinois Bar Association Illinois Public Defender Association McDonough County Bar Association Consulting Activities Ryan J. Hunt, Attorney at Law

161 Professional Certifications or Licenses Illinois State License to Practice Law (1996-present) Iowa State License to Practice Law (1996-present) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Chair, Business Law Curriculum Committee, 2009-present Chair, Grade Appeals Committee, 2011-2014 Chair, Business Law Faculty Search Committee, 2009 College Member, College Curriculum Committee, 2009-2011 University Member, Faculty Senate Council on Intercollegiate Athletics, 2009

162 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Barton Jennings RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Practice Academic (PA) EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy Year conferred: December, 1994 Institution: University of Tennessee Major field of highest degree: Business Administration - Logistics and Transportation Minor field of highest degree: Civil Engineering (Transportation) Dissertation title: An Investigation of Transload: The Use of Non-Containerized Multimodal Bulk Freight Shipments within the United States Freight Carrier Industry Other degree(s) earned: Master of Science Year conferred: January, 1984 Institution: University of Virginia Major field: Civil Engineering (Transportation) Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: January, 1982 Institution: University of Arkansas Major field: Construction Engineering Technology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Arkansas Shortlines Position: Manager of Engineering, General Manager Dates: March 1990 - December 1991 Firm: Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Position: Manager of Engineering Dates: October 1989 - March 1990 Firm: Union Pacific Railroad Position: Staff Engineer, Roadmaster, Manager of Track Maintenance Dates: September 1983- October 1989

163 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (August 2010 to Present) Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (August 2004 - August 2010) Institution: University of Tennessee Rank/Dates: Adjunct Professor/Senior Research Associate (January 1992 - August 2004) TEACHING SCM 211 - Supply Chain Management SCM 330 - Warehouse Management (On-Line) SCM 340 - Transportation Management SCM 370 - Inventory Management SCM 465G - Supply Chain Risk Management SCM 539 - Transportation & Warehouse Management (On-Line) INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals (PRJ) Jennings, Barton E. Investigating Private Railroad operations and the Locomotive Issue Journal of Transportation Management, Vol. 20, No. 1, Spring 2009, pp. 48-58. Other Intellectual Contributions - Proceedings from scholarly meetings Tracey, Mike., Honey Zimmerman, Barton Jennings, and James Patterson, Developing a Practitioner-Oriented SCM Curriculum: Closing the Gap between Academic Premise and Industry Need, Proceedings of the Sixth Global Supply Chain Management Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013, Dearborn, MI. Patterson, James L., Mike Tracey, Honey Zimmerman, and Barton Jennings "Detecting Fraud in the Supply Chain," at the Supply Chain Summit, October 15, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee. Jennings, Barton E. Creating a Course in Supply Chain Risk Management: A Response to Industry Needs, at the 17th Annual Marketing Management Association Fall Educators Conference, September 19-21, 2012, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tracey, Mike, Honey Zimmerman, Barton Jennings, and James Patterson Establishing a Curriculum Relevant to the Needs of Industry: An Example from a Supply Chain Management Program, at the 17th Annual Marketing Management Association Fall Educators Conference, September 19-21, 2012, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

164 Other Intellectual Contributions - Presentations at academic or professional meetings To Tell the Truth - The Transportation Marketplace at Food Shippers of America Annual Conference, with Michael Regan, Peter Burke, Derek Leathers, and Jeff Silver, Orlando, Florida, Monday, February 24, 2014. Transportation Carrier Laws - New Changes that Impact Shippers at Institute for Supply Management/NAPM Roundtable, Quad Cities, November 19, 2013. Globalization, the Supply Chain Talent Crisis, and What These Mean for Your Career at Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Global Conference, Track #26 - Young Professionals, with James G. Masotti, Denver, Colorado, Monday, October 21, 2013. Facility Tours as a Component of the Business Curriculum at the Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, with Tim Aurand and Mandeep Singh, St. Louis, Missouri, September 22, 2011. Supply Chain Management: The Secrets for Marketing Professionals at the Marketing Management Association Spring Conference, with Don Adams, Derek Matlock, and John Roberts, Chicago, Illinois, March 23, 2011. Supply Chain Management - Steering Through the Vast Ocean of Opportunities and Risks at the SMMA - The Motor & Motion Association Spring Management Conference, with John Roberts, Ft. Myers, Florida, May 5, 2010. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting activities totaling 80 hours or more during the five year period National Railway Historical Society (2010-2014) - Evaluate convention mission and goals based upon changes in organizational structure and past financial results. The consulting happened between 2010 and 2014 and included attendance at multiple board of director meetings, conventions, and other events. The project resulted in significant changes in convention planning, taking the event from a financially neutral to negative event to record financial contribution for the Society. I also served as convention chair in 2012 and 2014 as a part of the consulting. Estimated time spent during the four years was more than 1000 hours. Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee (2010) - Conduct physical inspection of the facilitys 12-mile railroad after a derailment and create a recommended list of maintenance needs and procedures. Estimated time spent was 40 hours. Developing and presenting executive education programs Railroad Track Inspection and Safety Standards five-day/34-hour seminar. Workshop average attendance is 25 to 50 professionals from the railroad and rail shipper industries. The two workshops in Iowa were held for specific companies for purposes of training employees for promotion. The workshops in Chattanooga are annually scheduled events for the general railroad industry. Dates: May 12-16, 2014 - Waterloo, IA. March 10-14, 2014 - Chattanooga, TN. March 11-15, 2013 - Chattanooga, TN. July 9-13, 2012 - Cedar Rapids, IA. March 12-16, 2012 - Chattanooga, TN. March 15-19, 2010 - Chattanooga, TN

165 Participation in professional events that focus on the practice of business, management, and related issues Speaker: Rail as a Supply Chain Link at CSX Crude Oil Summit, June 5-7, 2013, Philadelphia, PA. Other activities that place faculty in direct contact with business or other organizational leaders Attendance at John Deere Internship Presentations August 7, 2013 August 8, 2012 August 3, 2011 August 3, 2010 August 6, 2009. Planning and participation in Supply Chain Management Day with students, company representatives, and Supply Chain Management Advisory Board SCM Day at Macomb on Monday, September 30, 2013. SCM Day at Macomb on Monday, October 1, 2012. SCM Day at Macomb on Monday, October 3, 2011. SCM Day at Macomb on Monday, October 11, 2010. SCM Day at Macomb on Monday, October 5, 2009. Supply Chain Management Advisory Board meetings in addition to SCM Day events Macomb on April 8, 2014 Quad Cities on March 6, 2012. Leading student tours of facilities involving the supply chain management field: -Dot Foods Facility Tour, Mt. Sterling, Illinois, May 1, 2014. -John Deere C&F Factory, Davenport, Iowa, and Von Maur E-Commerce and Distribution Center facility tour, February 19, 2014. -Dot Foods Facility Tour, Mt. Sterling, Illinois, May 1, 2013. -ADM, Burlington, Iowa, and Walmart, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, facility tours, September 6, 2012. -John Deere Harvester Factory Tour, Moline, Illinois, March 27, 2012. -John Deere C&F Factory Tour, Davenport, Iowa, September 28, 2011. -John Deere Harvester Factory Tour, Moline, Illinois, and Dohrn Terminal, April 5, 2011. -John Deere C&F Factory Tour, Davenport, Iowa, October 6, 2010. -John Deere Harvester Factory Tour, Moline, Illinois, April 8, 2010. -John Deere Seeding Factory Tour Moline, Illinois - September 16, 2009. Taking student groups to professional meetings involving the supply chain management field: -Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals St. Louis Roundtable Business, Education Conference and tour of Monsantos Biotechnology facility, St. Louis, Missouri, October 16, 2013. -Promat International Expo and Trade Show Classroom Day - Chicago, Illinois - January 23, 2013. -Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Education Conference, National Association of Small Trucking Companies, Transportation Lawyers Association Conference - Nashville, Tennessee - November 8-10, 2012. -Modex International Expo and Trade Show - Atlanta, Georgia - February 57, 2012. -Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals St. Louis Roundtable Business, Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri - October 20, 2011. -Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Education Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 6-8, 2011. -ProMat International Expo and Trade Show Spring 2011 Classroom Day Chicago, Illinois - March

166 21, 2011. -Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Education Conference and National Association of Small Trucking Companies Joint Meeting - Nashville, Tennessee - November 11-13, 2010. -Tri-State Transportation Club meeting and tour of The Scotts Factory Ft. Madison, Iowa - April 27, 2010. -Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Education Conference and National Association of Small Trucking Companies Joint Meeting Nashville, Tennessee - October 29-31, 2009. -Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Education and Business Forum - St. Louis, Missouri - October 15, 2009. Job shadowing and meetings with company management -Roquette - Keokuk, Iowa - August 14, 2014 -Maverick Transportation - North Little Rock, Arkansas - July 23, 2014 Vermont Railway - Burlington/Rutland, Vermont - July 14, 2014 -Archer Daniels Midland - Decatur, Illinois - July 8, 2014 -Anixter - Glenview, Illinois - February 25, 2014 -Morton Salt - Chicago, Illinois - February 25, 2014 -Iowa Interstate - Silvis, Illinois - July 30, 2013 -Buckingham Branch Railroad - Charlottesville, Virginia - May 20, 2013 -Archer Daniels Midland - Decatur, Illinois - March 26, 2013 -Fairrington - Bolingbrook, Illinois - January 24, 2013 -TQL - Chicago, Illinois - January 21, 2013 -CH Robinson - Chicago, Illinois - January 21, 2013 -Sterling Railcar - Sterling, Illinois - October 23, 2012 -Cat Logistics - Morton, Illinois - August 9, 2012 -Archer Daniels Midland - Decatur, Illinois - August 1, 2012 -Target Distribution Centers - Cedar Falls, Iowa - February 3, 2012 -Amtrak Passenger Car Shops - Beech Grove, Indiana - January 20, 2012 -Archer Daniels Midland - Mendota, Illinois - January 4, 2012 -Archer Daniels Midland - Caruthersville, Missouri - December 2, 2011 -NTN Bower - Macomb, Illinois - April 8, 2011 -Nestle Purina - St. Louis, Missouri - March 8, 2011 -Monsanto - St. Louis, Missouri - March 8, 2011 -Rockwell-Collins - Cedar Rapids, Iowa - February 25, 2011 -Archer Daniels Midland - Decatur, Illinois - February 17, 2011 -Cat Logistics - Morton, Illinois - February 11, 2011 -Archer Daniels Midland/St. James Stevedoring - New Orleans, Louisiana January 12, 2011 -John Deere Sugar Cane Factory - Thibodaux, Louisiana - January 11, 2011 -Monsanto - Lulling, Louisiana - January 10, 2011 -Dot Foods - Mt. Sterling, Illinois - November 16, 2009 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department -Department of Management & Marketing Chair Search Committee (Fall 2011) -Department of Management & Marketing Grade Appeals Committee (Fall 2011Current) -Department of Management & Marketing Department Personnel Committee (Fall 2010-Spring

167 2014) Chair (Fall 2013-Spring 2014) -Supply Chain Management Assessment Committee (Fall 2005-Current) -Supply Chain Management Curriculum Committee (Fall 2005-Current) Chair (Fall 2005-Spring 2011) -Supply Chain Management Day Committee (Fall 2004-Current) Chair (Fall 2004-Fall 2012) -Supply Chain Management Faculty Unit B Search Committee - Chair (Fall 2010) -Supply Chain Management Faculty Unit A Search Committee (Fall 2013) -Supply Chain Management Recruitment Committee (Fall 2005-Current) -Supply Chain Management Scholarship Coordinator (Fall 2004-Current) -Supply Chain Management Student Association Advisor (Fall 2004-Current) College -College Personnel Committee (Fall 2013-Spring 2014) Chair (Fall 2013-Spring 2014) -CBT Career Week Committee (Spring 2011-Fall 2012) University -Career Development Advisory Committee (Fall 2013 - Present) Community -Chair - National Railway Historical Society 2014 Annual Convention, Springdale, Arkansas, 2013-2014. -Chair - National Railway Historical Society 2012 Annual Convention - Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2010-2012. -Member of State of Illinois Transportation-Distribution-Logistics STEM Program of Study Working Group, 2009-2012. -Member of Transportation Research Board, The National Academies, Maintenance Costs of Track Structure on Rail Transit Properties Committee, 2009-2011.

168 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME James T. Kenny RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Practice Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. in Business Administration Year conferred: 1993 Institution: Oklahoma State University Major field of highest degree: Marketing Minor field of highest degree: Dissertation title: Other degree(s) earned: Masters in Business Administration Year conferred: 1987 Institution: Oklahoma State University Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Administration Year conferred: 1983 Institution: Oklahoma State University Major field: Marketing PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Westin Hotels Position: Marketing, Sales, and Operations Management Dates: 1983 - 1985 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2001-present) Associate Professor (1995-2001; tenure granted 1997) Assistant Professor (1991-1995) Institution: University of Lethbridge Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor (Summer 1994) Institution: Oklahoma State University Rank/Dates: Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1987-1992

169 TEACHING MKTG 435 Sales Management MKTG 431 Direct Marketing MKTG 429 Marketing Measurement and Pricing MKTG 335 Professional Selling MKTG 327 Principles of Marketing INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Conrad, Craig, James T. Kenny, and Tracy Harmon, (Fall 2010), Early Indicators of Salesperson Tenure: An Examination of the Survival Trends of the Voluntary Sales Force, Journal of Business and Behavioral Science. Other Intellectual Contributions Invited Articles: Kenny, James T. (June 2012), Applying Case Study Methodology to Hiring a 3PL Sales Manager, The Logistics Journal, p. 8-15, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA. Kenny, James T. (May 2012), Employee Motivation: Its about the Money, but then again, it Isnt, The Logistics Journal, p. 4-6, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA. Kenny, James T.(November 2009), The Ugly Truth of Market Strategy, The Logistics Journal, p. 1-3, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA. Kenny, James T.(January 2009), Learning Leverage: The Value of Coaching the Coaches The Logistics Journal, p. 1-8, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA. Presentations: Presented: (April 2014), The Name Game!, at the 36th Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, - Great Ideas Conference & Exposition, Tucson, AZ. Presented: (April 2014), Leadership and Strategy: Tactical Behaviors that will Drive your 3PLs Growth, at the 36th Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, - Great Ideas Conference & Exposition, Tucson, AZ. Presented: (November 2013), Hiring the Best and Eliminating the Rest!, at TISAs Fall Education Conference in conjunction with IANA Intermodal Expo and TRANSCOMP (NITLs 106th Annual meeting), Houston, TX. Presented: (September 2013), A Strategic Analysis of the 3PL Brokerage Industry, at Stifel Equity Research Marketing Group Webinar, for Stifel, Nicolaus, Baltimore , MD.

170 Presented: (April 2013), Coaching the Coach: Strategies that will Improve 3PL Sales Management Performance, at the 35thd Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Las Vegas, NV. Presented: (April 2013), The Ultimate Sales and Marketing Quiz!, at the 35th Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Las Vegas, NV. Presented: (November 2012), Selling in the International Market: Considerations for 3PLs, FIATA World Congress, Las Angeles, CA. Presented: (March 2012), Behavior Change and Motivation Strategies for Salespeople (Hint: Its not about the money!), at the 34rd Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, TX. Presented: (March 2012), The Sales Process: Exercises and Tools to Help you Improve your Inside Brokerage Sales Skills, at the 34rd Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, TX. Presented: (November 2011), Successful Selling: The Good, The Bad, & the Ugly, TRANSCOMP (NITLs 104th Annual meeting), Atlanta, GA. Presented: (April 2011), Marketing 4.R: Relationship Marketing in a Digital World, at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Orlando, FL. Presented: (April 2011), Transactional to Contractual: Sales Leadership Strategies for Major Account Selling, at the 33rd Annual Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Orlando, FL. Presented: (February 2011), Marketing and Sales Strategies that Drive 3PLs Growth, 2011 Transportation Intermediaries Association Webinar Series, Washington, D.C. Presented: (January 2011), Establishing a Growth Strategy for 3PLs, 2011 Transportation Intermediaries Association Webinar Series, Washington, D.C. Presented: (November 2010), Its All About Sales: Why 3PLs must Use their Sales Forces to Differentiate, TRANSCOMP (NITLs 103rd Annual meeting), Fort Lauderdale, FL. Presented: (November 2010), Improving Cash Flow & Your Balance Sheet: Implications for 3PLs, 2010 Transportation Intermediaries Association Webinar Series, Washington, D.C. Presented: (October 2010), Differentiation and Positioning: Marketing and Sales Keys that fuel Quantum Growth, Fall Education Meeting of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Las Vegas, NV. Presented: (February 2010), Salesperson Satisfaction and Motivation: Insights from a Transactional Sale Job, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences with Craig Conrad and Jon White, Las Vegas, NV. Presented: (February 2010), The dotmobi Universe: An Examination of the Incidence of Academic Cybersquatting, American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences with Craig Conrad and Jennifer Kincaid, Las Vegas, NV.

171 Presented: (April 2009), Now to Increase Revenue from Existing Customers, Growth in Challenging Times Takes Extreme Leadership at the 31st Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, TX. Presented: (April 2009), Developing Best Practices for Sales Managers: Applications for the 3PL World Growth in Challenging Times Takes Extreme Leadership at the 31st Convention of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, San Antonio, TX. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional consulting work for the following firms: Allen Lund Company, Inc., Los Angeles, CA (2009-2014) Bay & Bay, Rosemount, MN (2011-2013) DAT Services / TransCore Commercial Services, Inc., Beaverton, OR (2013) GIX Logistics, Grand Island, NE (2012-2014) JBS Transportation Services, Glendale Heights, IL (2010) Landstar Brokerage/Carrier Group, Rockford, IL (2009-2011) McKinsey & Co, (2009-2010) Schneider National Logistics Brokerage Services, Green Bay, WI Scott Logistics, Rome, GA (2009- 2013) StoneArch Logistics, Minneapolis, MN (2010-2014) Total Quality Logistics, Cincinnati, OH (2009-2014) Trans Dynamics, Duluth, GA (2012) Transportation Intermediaries Association, Alexandria, VA, (2009-2014) Trinity Transportation, Inc. Bridgeville, DE (2009) Twin Modal, Roseville, MN (2009-2012) Tucker Company, Westville, NJ (2012) UniGroup, Fenton, MO. (2010) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Marketing Search Committee, Chair (2010-2011) SCM Search Committee (2013-1014) Curriculum Committee (2009 present) Curriculum committee, Chair (2012) Outreach Committee (2013-Present) Marketing Club Adviser (2010-2011) College CBT, Faculty Board of Directors (2011-present) CBT, Business Week Planning Committee (2010-2012) CBT, Global Education Advisory Committee (2009-2010)

172 University Member University Research Council (URC) (2009-present) Homecoming Court Selection Committee, Faculty Representative (Fall 2011, Fall 2010) Community Transportation Intermediaries Association Education Committee (1996 Present) Track Chair for MBAA Sales Track (2011)

173 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Laura Swanson Leezer RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Marketing and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing (Professional Selling) CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Supporting, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Science in Education Year conferred: 1998 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Education Minor field of highest degree: Adult Learners Other degree(s) earned: Bachelors of Science Year conferred: Institution: 1984 Major field: Dietetics, Hospitality, and Fashion Merchandising PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Citizens National Bank, Macomb, IL Vice President and Director of Marketing 1995 to present Sales, Professional Development and Training officer, Advertising and public relations coordinator Market research and Sales Development, Bank Referral Program Monitor TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor/ 1996-Present Institution: Spoon River College Rank/Dates: Instructor/1984-2007 TEACHING MKTG 333 Consumer Behavior MKTG 335 Professional Selling

174 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Professional Womans Network International Board Member, 2000-Present Professional association memberships Macomb Chamber of Commerce, 1985-Present National Association of Female Executives, 1997-Present Illinois Bankers Association, Member, 1995-Present Direct Selling Association of America, 1989-2005 Image Consultants International, Past Member American Marketing Association, Past Member Consulting Swanson Consulting, 10680 East 1000th Street, Macomb, IL Owner and Manager 1984 present Consulting and professional development business Conduct Workshops and Seminars for businesses and organizations Provide product and services to individual and business clients Instruct clients on individual professional growth and development plans Specialize in Sales, Customer Service, Marketing, and Communication skills Contributing Author in three books: Becoming The Professional Woman; Customer Service and Professionalism; and The Young Womans Guide for Personal Success.

175 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Yin-Chi Liao RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Strategic Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2010 Institution: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Major field: Strategic Management Other degree(s) earned: M.S. Year conferred: 1999 Institution: National Taiwan University Major field: Urban and Regional Planning Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 1996 Institution: National Taiwan University Major field: Economics PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2002-2004 Assistant Researcher Science and Technology Information Center, National Science Council, the Executive Yuan, Taiwan 1999-2001 Project Manager, Urban and Regional Planner EDS International Inc., Taiwan TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/2011 present TEACHING MGT 490 Business Strategies and Policy MGT 590 Strategic Management

176 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Referred Conference Proceedings Uzuegbunam, I., & Liao, Yin-Chi. 2013. Human capital, intellectual capital, and government venture capital. Proceedings of the USA Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Conference, San Francisco, CA. Chi, L., Liao, Yin-Chi, Han, S., & Joshi, K.D. 2010. Alliance network, information technology, and firm Innovation: Findings from the pharmaceutical industry. 2 Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), St. Louis, MO. Paper under reviews and revisions Liao, Yin-Chi, & Phan, Phillip. Internal capabilities, external network positions, and knowledge creation. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (under review). Liao, Yin-Chi, Yi, Xiang, & Jiang, Xu. Unlock the full potential of absorptive capacity: The role of high commitment work systems. Strategic Organization (under review). Refereed conference presentations Liao, Yin-Chi, Yi, Xiang, & Jiang, Xu. Unlock the full potential of absorptive capacity: The role of high commitment work systems. 2013 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, Aug. 9-13. Liao, Yin-Chi. Leveraging alliance portfolio resources: The role of internal capabilities in knowledge creation. 2011 Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Miami, Florida. Nov. 6-9. Liao, Yin-Chi, & Phan, Phillip. Internal capabilities, external network positions, and knowledge creation. 2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 12-16. Works in progress Uzuegbunam, I., & Liao, Yin-Chi. Human capital, intellectual capital, and government venture capital. Manuscript revised for submission to Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. Liao, Yin-Chi, Wang, Haizhi, & Hasan, Iftekhar. How much is the targets interfirm relationships worth? Manuscript prepared for submission to Strategic Management Journal. Liao, Yin-Chi, Sun, Xian, & Phan, Phillip. The impact of university partnerships on the economic value of firms and their rivals in the marketplace. (Data analysis) Chi, Lei, Liao, Yin-Chi, Han, S., & Joshi, K.D. Innovation in the U.S. pharmaceutical Industry: Harnessing knowledge in the alliance networks through IT-enabled knowledge capabilities. Manuscript revised for submission to MIS Quarterly. Liao, Yin-Chi. Knowledge flows and alliance governance. (Conceptual framework) Liao, Yin-Chi. Knowledge flows and M&A. (Conceptual framework)

177 Liao, Yin-Chi. Performance feedbacks and the U.S. cross-border venture capital investment. (Conceptual framework) Scholarships, grants, & awards 2012 Scholarship to the 2012 Gateway Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Coleman Foundation PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Academic Service Reviewer, Academy of Management Meeting (BPS, TIM, ENT), 2008-present Reviewer, Southern Management Association Meeting, 2013 Reviewer, European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), 2012 Reviewer, Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2012 Reviewer, Journal of Business Venturing, 2007-2010 Professional membership/affiliations Academy of Management UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member, Management Curriculum Subcommittee, Department of Management and Marketing, Western Illinois University, Fall 2011-Spring 2014 Member, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Management and Marketing, Spring 2012 College Assessment Committee, 2012-present Judge, Case Competition in Career Week, College of Business and Technology, Fall 2011 University Member, Council on General Education, Western Illinois University, Fall 2013 Member, Student Laureate Selection Committee, Western Illinois University, Fall 2013 Associate Director, Center of Business and Economics, Presidents Institute, Western Illinois University, Fall 2012-Spring 2013

178 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Douglas March RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Business Law CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: J.D. Year conferred: 1973 Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL Major field of highest degree: Law Dissertation title: N/A Other degree(s): B.S. Year conferred: 1968 Institution: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Major field: Communications TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1/2011 present) Institution: Nicholls State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (8/2008 1/2011) Institution: Auburn University Montgomery Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (8/2007 7/2008) TEACHING BL 431 The Law of Commercial Transactions BL 432 The Law of Business Organizations INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Proceedings "Healthcare Reform the Options" (2009) Academy of Legal Studies in Business (Annual Conference).

179 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional Association Memberships Academy of Legal Studies in Business Illinois State Bar Association McDonough County Bar Association Professional Interaction Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Denver, CO 2009. VHA Mid America Executive Leadership Conference, Scottsdale, AZ 2009. Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute (September 2009). Illinois State Bar Association Real Estate Law Update (November 2009) CAN Managing Risk (2010) Illinois Institute for Continuing Education Gift and Estate Tax Workshop (January 2010) Illinois State Bar Association Federal Tax Conference (February 2010) Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute (September 2010) Illinois State Bar Association Federal Tax Conference (November 2010) 55th Annual Estate Planning Short Course (2012 LLC's v. S Corporations (2012) University of Illinois Tax School Update and Ethics (2012) University of Illinois Tax School Entity and Advanced 1040 Issues (2012) University of Illinois Tax School Update and Ethics (2013) University of Illinois Tax School Entity and Advanced 1040 Issues (2013) Estate Planning in 2013 and Beyond: Estate, Gift, and GST Taxes (2013) General Medicaid, Long-Term Care and Eligibility Updates (2014) Representative Clients Housing Authority of McDonough County contract negotiations Citizen National Bank trust and estate planning Closely held corporations, LLC, and similar entities contracts, business and tax and estate planning UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Grade Appeals Committee Member, 2009-2012. College WIU Foundation, College Representative, 2009-2013. University WIU Foundation, Executive Committee, 2009-2014. WIU Foundation, Summer Stipend Committee, 2009-2014. WIU Foundation, Chairperson, Summer Stipend Committee, 2009-2014.

180 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME James L. Patterson RANK Assistant Dean-Quad Cities, Associate Professor DEPARTMENT College of Business and Technology PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: PhD Year conferred: 1999 Institution: Michigan State University Major field of highest degree: Operations and sourcing management Dissertation title: Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1982 Institution: Western Michigan University Major field: Marketing management Other degree(s) earned: MS Year conferred: 1979 Institution: Institute of Safety and Systems Management Major field: Systems Management Other degree(s) earned: BS Year conferred: 1973 Institution: Western Kentucky University Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Nestle Foods Corporation, City of Industry, CA Position: Director of Manufacturing and Factory Manager Dates: 1988 - 1990 Firm: Coca-Cola Foods, Houston, TX Position: Manager, Contract Packing Dates: 1986 - 1988 Firm: Coca-Cola Foods, Paw Paw, MI Position: Production Superintendent Dates: 1983 - 1986

181 Firm: Coca-Cola Foods, Paw Paw, MI Position: Production Supervisor Dates: 1981 - 1983 Firm: Tri-County Fence & Supply, Inc., Kalamazoo, MI Position: Sales Manager Dates: 1980 - 1981 Firm: Avon Products, Inc., Rye, NY Position: Merchandise Distribution Supervisor Dates: 1979 1980 Firm: Avon Products, Inc., Rye, NY Position: Order Assembly Supervisor Dates: 1978 1979 Firm: United States Marine Corps, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, VA U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, GA Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe, HI U.S.S. Tripoli (LPH-10) Position: Aviation Supply Officer/Material Control Officer Dates: 1973 1978 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Quad Cities Rank/Dates: Assistant Dean (2013 present) Rank/Dates: Assistant/Associate Professor (1995 - present) Institution: Western Illinois University Quad Cities Executive Studies Center Rank/Dates: Founding Director (2005 - 2007) Institution: Michigan State University Rank/Dates: Instructor (1991 - 1994) Rank/Dates: Course Coordinator and Teaching Assistant (1991 - 1992) Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant (1990 - 1994) Institution: Institute of Agricultural Technology Rank/Dates: Instructor (1993 - 1994) Institution: Industrial Development Institute Rank/Dates: Associate Director (1990 - 1992)

182 TEACHING SCM 211 Supply Chain Management SCM 330 Warehouse Management SCM 340 Transportation Management SCM 400 Supply Chain Management Internship SCM 411 Global Supply Chain Management SCM 451 Supply Chain Negotiation SCM 453 Supply Management SCM 460/461 Independent Study in Supply Chain Management I/II SCM 480 Seminar in Supply Chain Management SCM 531 Supply Chain Management SCM 539 Transportation and Warehouse Management SCM 549 Strategic Procurement and Sourcing SCM 600 Independent Research OM 352 Operations Management OM 455 Total Quality Management OM 460 Independent Research in Operations Management I OM 511 Operations Management OM 531 Supply Management OM 551 Integrated Global Operations Management OM 600 Independent Research MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 460 Independent Research in Management MGT 465 Management Internship MGT 470 Seminar in Management MGT 490 Business Strategy MGT 520 Organization Behavior and Leadership MGT 600 Independent Research INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Journal Articles James L. Patterson, "Using the 'Force' in Negotiation Planning," eSide Supply Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, March/April 2012, http://www.ism.ws/pubs/eside/esidearticle.cfm?ItemNumber=22353. Conference Proceedings and Presentations Mike Tracey, Honey Zimmerman, Barton Jennings, and James Patterson, "Developing a Practitioner- Oriented SCM Curriculum: Closing the Gap Between Academic Preside and Industry Need," Sixth Global Supply Chain Management Conference: Building Bridges between Theory and Practice, Detroit, MI, September 26-28, 2013. James Patterson, "Detecting Fraud in the Supply Chain," presented at 2012 Tennessee State University Supply Chain Summit: Risk Management in the Supply Chain and published in Conference Proceedings, Nashville, TN, October 16, 2012, pp. 101-113. Mike Tracey, Honey Zimmerman, Barton Jennings, and James Patterson, "Establishing a Curriculum Relevant to the Needs of Industry: An Example from a Supply Chain Management Program," published

183 in Conference Proceedings, Marketing Management Association, Minneapolis, MN, September 20, 2012, pp. 13-19. Books and Chapters Robert M. Monczka, Robert B. Handfield, Larry C. Guinipero, and James L. Patterson, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, 5th edition, Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning (2012). Robert B. Handfield, Robert M. Monczka, Larry C. Giunipero, and James L. Patterson, Sourcing and Supply Chain Management: International Edition, 5th edition, Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia (2012). James L. Patterson, Instructor's Resource CD for Purchasing & Supply chain Management, 5th edition, Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning (2012). Robert M. Monczka, Robert B. Handfield, Larry C. Giunipero, James L. Patterson, and Donald Waters, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 1st edition, Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia (2010). Robert M. Monczka, Robert B. Handfield, Larry C. Giunipero, and James L. Patterson, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, 4th edition, Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning (2009). Robert B. Handfield, Robert M. Monczka, Larry C. Giunipero, and James L. Patterson, Sourcing & Supply Chain Management: International Student Edition, 4th edition, Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning (2009). James L. Patterson, Instructor's Resource CD for Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, 4th edition, Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning (2009). Invited Presentations "What Would We Do It the Internet Crashed?", "Leverage the Unexpected" 2nd Annual Risk Management Conference, Chicago, IL (2013). "Introduction to the Quad City Foreign Trade Zone #133" Session Four, International Trade & Direct Foreign Investments Conference, Rock Island, IL (2013). "Networking Your Community Connections" WIU-QC Research & Scholarship Symposium, Moline, IL (2013). "Supply Chain Management at the WIU-Quad Cities" Introduction to Logistics class with Scott Lawrence, Scott Community College, Bettendorf, IA. (2013). "Continuing the Journey" Courage to Commit to Complete College seminar for Beta Zeta Epsilon chapter, Phi Theta Kappa, Scott Community College, Bettendorf, IA. (2012). "Writing Your First Textbook" WIU-QC Research & Scholarship Symposium, Moline, IL (2011). "Sourcing Risk in Emerging Low Cost Countries," NAPM-Quad Cities, Inc. luncheon meeting, Moline, IL. (2009) Discussant Presented at the Career Expo, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges and Davenport Central High School, Davenport, IA (2014). Presented at the BHC to WIU Busines Major Workshop, Black Hawk College, Moline, IL (2012, 2013, 2014). Panel Discussant, Quad City High School Business Educators, Moline, IL (2006, 2012). "Logistics and Its Implications for Business" World on a Plate Symposium, QC United, Davenport, IA (2012).

184 Reviewer Paper reviewer, 23rd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Phoenix, AZ (2012) Paper reviewer, 22nd Annual North American Research Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Phoenix, AZ (2011) Operations Management: Contemporary Concepts and Cases, 5th Edition by Roger G. Schroeder, Susan Meyer Goldstein, and M. Johnny Rungtusanatham. McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Chicago, IL. (2011) Paper reviewer, 47th Annual Conference, Marketing Management Association, Chicago, IL (2011) Paper reviewer, 46th Annual Conference, Marketing Management Association, Chicago, IL (2010) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITES President, Quad-City Foreign Trade Zone #133, Inc., Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2012-present) International Trade Show Planning Committee, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2013) Implementation Advisory Committee, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2014-present) Supply Chain Improvement Task Force, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2014) Online Executive Panel, McKinsey Quarterly, Chicago, IL, (2010-Present) Illinois Manufacturers Association Education Foundation, Springfield, IL. TD&L Steering Committee (2014-present). Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Logistics Management (2013-present) International area editor, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Annals of Management Science, (2011- 2013). Advisory Board, Three Rivers Manufacturing & Technology Consortium, Rock Island, IL (2006-2012) State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Board of Education, Illinois Community College Board, Illinois board of Higher Education, Illinois Business Roundtable, Springfield, IL. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL) STEM Program of Study (POS) Working Group (2011). Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, IL. STEM/TDL Working Group (2012-2013). Logistics Advisory Board, Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, Davenport, IA (2012-present). Summer Logistics Camp Planning Committee, Black Hawk College, Moline, IL (2010). Iowa Quad Cities Joint Transportation Committee, Iowa Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2009-2010). Infrastructure Committee, Iowa Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Davenport, IA (2010). Quad Cities International Trade Show Planning Committee, Quad Cities First, Rock Island, IL (2010) Logistics-Supply Chain Industry Council, Quad Cities First, Rock Island, IL (2009-2012) Professional and Industrial Affiliations Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity (1970-present) Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools (2000-present) CAPS Research: A Global Research Center for Strategic Supply Management (1997-present) Food Logistics Advisors (2005-present)

185 Institute for Supply Management (1991-present) Materials Handling & Management Society (2004-present) McKinsey Quarterly (2010-present) Next Level Purchasing Association (2001-present) Phi Kappa Phi national scholastic honor society (2007-present) Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (2010-present) Quad Cities First (2009-present) SCNext (2014-present) Sigma Iota Epsilon (1994-present) Supply Chain Council (2012-present) Supply Chain Talent Academic Initiative (2012-present) The Traffic Club of Chicago (2013-present) Trucking Industry Mobility & Technology Coalition (2009-present) Academic Liaison, Supply Chain Talent Academic Initiative, (2012-present) Article Reviewer, ISM Self-Study Workbook Review Project on Negotiation, Institute for Supply Management (2012) Evaluation Committee Phase I, Institute for Supply Management Michigan State University Awards for Excellence in Supply Management (2011-present) Supply Chain Risk Management Group, Institute for Supply Management, (2011-present) Doctoral Dissertation Committee, Scott Lawrence, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ (2012- present). Panelist, "Supply Chain Management and Supply Chain Engineering" 2014 MHI Executive Summit and Annual Conference, San Diego, CA (2014). UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Emcee, Discover Supply Chain Management in the Quad Cities Day (2012) Discover Supply Chain Management in the Quad Cities Day Planning Committee (2011-2012) Emcee, "Jeopardy Game" Dream On business conference for Marketing 497 class (2011) Chairperson, WIU-QC Unit B Operations Management Faculty Search Committee (2011) Curriculum Committee (2010-2012) Chair, Curriculum Sub-Committee, Supply Chain Management and Operations Management, (2010-2012) Unit B Supply Chain Management Faculty Search Committee (2010) College CBT Undergraduate Academic Adviser Search Committee (2013) Digital Manufacturing Design Initiative Steering Committee (2013) Chairperson, Civil Engineering Faculty Search Committee (2012) Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory Manufacturing Engineer Search Committee (2011) Secretary, Dean Evaluation Committee (2010) Chairperson, Mechanical Engineering Faculty Search Committee (2009-2010, 2012) University Review Committee, Provost's Awards of Excellence Excellence in Teaching (2011)

186 North Central Association Self-Study Committee (2008-2010) Special Emphasis #2 Team: Growing and Strengthening Two Campuses and the Programs That They Provide (2008-2010) Quad Cities Graduate Student Targeting Teach (2014-present) Quad Cities Persistence and Completion Team Higher Learning Commission (2014-present) Faculty Adviser, Student Veterans Organization chapter (2013 present) Facilities Implementation Team II (QC FIT II) (2013-2014) Sustainability Share Fair 2013 Planning Committee (2012-2013) Assistant Director, Graduate Studies Search Committee (2012) Phase III Planning and Programming Committee (2012-present) Robert & Blenda Ontiveros Scholarship Committee (2012, 2014) Lowell N. Johnson Scholarship Committee (2012, 2014) Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship Committee (2011-2014) R.I.A. Federal Credit Union Scholarship Committee (2011) Shirley and Dr. Emeric Solymossy Business Scholarship Committee (2011, 2014) Joe Williams Memorial Scholarship Committee (2010) Personnel Committee, Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory, Rock Island Arsenal, IL (2010-2012) Community Quad Cities Report on Business Core Team, NAPM-Quad Cities, Inc. (2013-present) Synod of Mid-America, Reformed Church in America: Classis of Illinois Delegate, Synod Assembly (2012-2014) Church Planning and Development Committee, Classis of Illinois (2007-2010) Seminary Student Care and Supervision Committee, Classis of Illinois (2006-2009) Bible Study Fellowship International Discussion group leader, Bettendorf, IA evening men's class (2009-2011) Christ's Family Church, Reformed Church in America, Davenport, IA Vice President, Consistory (2014) Co-instructor, "Book of Philippians" adult class (2012) Co-instructor, "Book of Acts" adult class (2011-2012) Elder (2003-2005, 2012-2014)

187 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Kanu Priya RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2010 Institution: University of Georgia Major field: Management, Organizational Behavior Dissertation title: Other degree earned: M.S. Year confirmed: 2006 Institution: Florida State University Major field: Developmental Psychology Minor field: Psycholinguistics Other degree earned: M.A. Year confirmed: 2001 Institution: Panjab University Major field: Clinical Psychology Minor field: Organizational Psychology Other degree earned: B.A. Year confirmed: 1999 Institution: Government College for Girls - 11, Chandigarh, India Major field: Psychology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, Florida State University Dates: August 2004-July 2006. Firm: The Achievers Programme, Chandigarh, India Position: General Manager Dates: January 2004 - July 2004 Position: Psychological Training Dates: November 2003 - July 2004 Position: Clinical Psychologist Dates: August 2001 - December 2003

188 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University August - 2011 to Present Assistant Professor, Arkansas State University, Department of Management and Marketing, August 2010 to July 2012. Graduate Assistant, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, May 2007 to May 2010. TEACHING MGT 349 - Principles of Management MGT 350 - Organizational Behavior MGT 448 - Organizational Theory MGT 445 - Organizational Development INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Refereed Tapis, G.P., Kisska-Schulze, K., Priya, K. and Haser, J. 2011. Balancing Customer Service, Safety Issues, and Legal Requirements: It's All About Safety. Atlantic Law Journal. Volume: 13. Tapis, G.P., Priya, K., Lafond, J.H., and Zampieri, R.K. 2010 Antecedents of ethical decision making: An investigation it moral intensity and jurisprudence. Atlantic Law Journal. Volume: 13. Proceedings Priya, K., Singh, P. & Tapis, G. 2012. How can peanut butter and jelly go tegether? Are American cultural examples losing the international undergraduate students in US classrooms? Proceedings for the 2012 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference. Priya, K., & Ward, A.J. 2011. Model of Identify Transition: CEO's Identity after an Exit. Eastern Academy of Management - International Conference on "Managing in a Global Economy XIV: Global Web of Knowledge Proceedings': 607-629. Tapis, G.P., Kisska-Schulze, K., Priya, K. and Haser, J. 2011. The Legal Complexities of High Risk Industries: Balancing customer Service, Safety Issues, and Legal Requirements. Accepted for publication in the Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business Proceedings: 30-45. Presentations Priya, K. & Singh, P. 2011. International students at ASU: Investigating needs and expectations. Presented at the 7th Annual Teaching Conference of the Arkansas State University: Jonesboro, AR. Nov 2, 2011.

189 Tapis, G.P. and Priya, K. 2011. The True Cost of Everday Low Fares: Is it Tme for Re-Regulation? Regional conference of Rocky Mountain Division of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Vail, CO. October 2011. Tapis, G. P., Priya, K., and Haser J. 2011. Keeping the Family Business in the Family: The Legal Complexities of a Healthy Succession. Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. New Orleans: LA. August 2011. Tapis, G. P., Priya, K. and Haser, J. 2011. Bringing Your Entrepreneurial Spirit to the United States: Key Issues for International Entrepreneurs. Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. New Orleans: LA. August 2011. Priya, K. and Ward A.J. 2011. Model of Identity Transition: CEO's Identity after an Exit. Eastern Academy of Management - International Conference on "Managing in a Global Economy XIV: Global Web of Knowledge". Bangalore: India. June 26-30, 2011. Tapis G.P., Priya K., Weinhold, E., and Haser, J. 2010. Federal Aviation Regulation Section 121.585: Purposely vague or in dire need of interpretation? Regional conference of Rocky Mountain Division of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Val, CO. October 2010. Tapis, G.P., Priya, K., Weinhold, E., and Haser, J. 2010. The Legal Complexities of High Risk Industries: Balancing Customer Service, Safety Issues, and Legal Requirements. Regional conference of Rocky Mountain Division of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Val, CO. October 2010. Priya, K., Tapis, G.P., Ward, A.J. and Hoffman, D.M. 2010. Family Members' Identify and Engagement with a Family Business: A cross-cultural Comparison. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Montreal: Canada. August 2010. Tapis, G.P., Priya, K., Lafond, J.H., & Zampieri, R.K. 2010. Employing children in family owned businesses: Does the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) create a competitive advantage? Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. Richmond: VA. August 2010. Tapis, G.P., Lafond, J.H. & Priya, K., Zampieri, R.K. 2010. Oyez Oyez Oyez: Using Supreme Court and other High Court Opinions as case studies in the classroom. Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. Richmond, VA. August 2010. Tapis, G.P., Weinhold, E., Priya, K., Lafond, J.H. & Zampieri, R.K. 2010 Human resource issues and customer service in high risk industries: An investigation at 30,000 feet. Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. Richmond: VA. August 2010. Tapis, G.P., Priya, K., & Lafond, J.H. 2010. Antecedents of ethical decision making: A jurisprudence perspective. Western Academy of Management Annual Conference. Kailua-Kona: HI. March 2010. Priya, K. and Ward, A.J. 2009 Development of a model of CEO's Identity Transition after an Exit. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago: IL. August 2009.

190 Little, L.M., Priya, K., & Nelson, D. 2009. Identity Management in Indian Call Center Representatives. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago: IL. August 2009. Lafond, J.H., Tapis, G.P., & Priya, K. 2009. Teaching business law and ethics to millennials: What would Cardozo or Holmes do? The Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, Denver, CO. August 2009. Lafond, J.H., Tapis, G.P., & Priya, K. 2009 Personal jurisprudence and the ethical decision making process. The Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference. Denver, CO. August 2009. Papers under review Little, L.M., Ward, A.J., Nelson, D., & Priya, K. Strategies for identity management across cultural boundaries - the case of the Indian call center representatives. (with Personnel Psychology). PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Board member, World Affairs Council, Quad Cities, IL April 2014-present. Board member, WQPT-COR Public Broadcast Station, Quad CIties, IL April 2014-present. Member, Young Professionals Network, QC Chamber of Commerce, December 2013 - present. Editorial Review Board Member, Organizational Management Journal, August 2012-present. Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Management, November 2012 - present. Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Family Business Review, August 2010-present. Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Rocky Mountain Law Journal, October 2010-present. Reviewer, Organizational Management Journal, July 2011-July 2012. Advisory Board Member, Sustainability, Ethics & Entrepreneurship Conference, January 2013- present. Facilitator, SMA Collaboration Luncheon, Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, November 2012. Reviewer, Southwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting, October, 2012. Reviewer, Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, April, 2012. Facilitator, SMA Collaboration Luncheon, Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, November 2011. Editor, RMALSB 2010 Annual Meeting Proceedings, October 2010-October 2011. Reviewer, Eastern Academy of Management International Annual Meeting, June 2011. Chair, Southern Management Association Annual Meeting October 2010. Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2010. Chair, Symposium on Identify Conflict and Management, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2009. Reviewer, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2009. Reviewer, Eastern Academy of Management Annual Meeting, May 2009. Reviewer, Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting, March 2009. Attendee, Junior Faculty Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2010. Attendee, Junior Faculty Consortium, Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting, March 2010.

191 Awards Best Reviewer Award, Innovative Teaching Workshops Track, Southwest Academy of Management, Albuquerque, NM, March 2013. Best Idea Award, Tapis, G., Priya, K. 2011. The True Cost of Everyday Low Fares: Is It Time for Re-Regulation? Regional conference of Rocky Mountain Division of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Vail, CO. October 2011. Best Paper Award. Tapis, G.P., Kisska-Schulze, K., Priya, K. and Haser, J. 2010. The Legal Complexities of High Risk Industries: Balancing Customer Service, Safety Issues, and Legal Requirements. Accepted for publication in the Rocky Mountain Academy of the Legal Studies in Business Proceedings, Vail, CO. Research Award College of Business, Arkansas State University, Summer 2010. Memberships Academy of Management Southern Management Association Eastern Academy of Management American Psychological Association Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Strategic Management Society Academy of Legal Studies in Business Rocky Mountain Academy of Legal Studies in Business UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Serving on several committees

192 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Dr. Gordon Rands RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management & Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1995 Institution: University of Minnesota Major field: Management Minor field: Research Methods Dissertation title: Individual Interpretation of Social Issue Demands Other degree(s) earned: Masters of Organizational Behavior Year conferred: 1984 Institution: Brigham Young University Major field: Organizational Behavior Other degree(s) earned: B.S. Natural Resources Year conferred: 1975 Institution: University of Michigan Major field: Natural Resources TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor, August 2009 to Present Associate Professor, August 1998 to 2009 Institution: Pennsylvania State University (University Park Campus) Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Management and Organization, 1992-1998 TEACHING MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 455 Organizational Development MGT 481G Management and Society MGT 483G Managing Organizations for Environmental Sustainability MGT 520 Organizational Behavior and Leadership

193 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals (PRJ) Starik, M, G. Rands, A.A. Marcus & T.S. Clark, From the Guest Editors: In Search of Sustainability in Management Education, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9: 3, 377-383, 2010. Other Intellectual Contributions Chapters in scholarly books Rands, G.P. & P. Rands, Funerals, Furniture, and Green Consumerism Organizations. In J. Mansvelt (Ed.), Green Consumerism: An A-To-Z Guide, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010. Articles in scholarly encyclopedias Rands, G.P. & P. Rands, Green Business Education" and "Greening the Campus Conference. In J. Newman (Ed.), Green Education: An A-To-Z Guide, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2011. Rands, G.P. & P. Rands, Genuine Progress Indicator. In N. Cohen (Ed.), Green Business: An A-To- Z Guide, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2010. Rands, G.P. & M. Starik, The Short and Glorious History of Sustainability Education in Management. In J.A.F. Stoner and C. Wankel (Eds.), Management Education for Global Sustainability, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2009. Presentations at academic or professional meetings Rands, G., P. Rands & C. Christopherson, Whose Responsibility is it to Address Social Problems Anyway? Assessing Perceived Importance of Institutions Responsibilities for Addressing Social Issues. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, Sydney, Australia, June 2014. Ribbens, B. & G. Rands. Passion Meets Bureaucracy: Understanding the Evolution of Sustainability Coordinator Positions. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, July 2011. Rands, G. Implications of Environmental Sustainability for OD & HR. Presented at the 2011 Brigham Young University Marriott School OBHR Conference, Provo, UT, March 2011. Ellefritz, R. & G. Rands. "Environmental Education and University Co-curriculum: Measuring Changes in Environmental Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, August 2009. Serving as an editor for a peer-reviewed publication Co-editor, Special Issue of Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9: 3, 2010. Editorial Review Board Business Strategy and the Environment (2009-2014). Editorial Review Board - Organization & Environment (2013-2014). Serving as an officer in a recognized academic society or association President, International Association for Business and Society, 2013-14

194 Vice-President, International Association for Business and Society, 2012-13 Conference Chair, International Association for Business and Society, 2011-12 Conference Chair-Elect, International Association for Business and Society, 2010-11 Other participation in academic or professional meetings Panelist and Presenter, A Symposium on the Evolution of a Professional Association: IABS as a Case Study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, Sydney, Australia, June 2014. Panelist and Presenter, Green Pursuits: Design of Workplace Environmental Sustainability Interventions. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA, August 2012. Co-organizer and Presenter, "Sustainability in Management Education I: Transformative Approaches and Outcomes." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011. Session Chair and Discussant, Management, Learning and Motivation for Corporate Environmental Performance. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011. Faculty Participant, ONE Doctoral Consortium. Held at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, August 2011. Presenter, Generating Student Passion for Corporate Social Responsibility Using FIPSE Grants. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 2010. Group Discussion Facilitator, Creating Sustainability Theory for Organizations. Workshop at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 2010. Co-organizer and Panelist, Greening Academic Business Institutions and Stakeholders. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 2010. Table Topic Discussion Facilitator, Incorporating Attention to Sustainability in Small B-School Programs, Annual AACSB Sustainability Conference, Denver, CO, June 2010. Moderator, Invited Scholars Presentation: Sanjay Sharma, Paul Shrivastava and Monika Winn Panel discussion at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 2010. Panelist, Making Organizations More Sustainable. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 2010. Session Chair, Sustainability Reporting. Paper session at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Business and Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 2010.

195 Panelist, Does Green Management Matter in Individual Lives? Incubating Research on the Greening of Careers. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, August 2009. Panelist, Building from the Ground Up II: Green Management and Sustainable Enterprise and Why They Matter. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, August 2009. Presenter, Greening the Academy: Can the Academy of Management Become An Ecologically Sustainable Organization? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, August 2009. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Board of Directors Macomb Food Co-op, (2010-2014), Board of Directors, & Communications Committee Chair - The Board of Directors of the Macomb Food Co-op sets policy in all aspects of the member owned food cooperative, which operates an online market and is progressing toward opening a retail grocery store specializing in local and sustainable food items. The Communications Committee is in charge of communication with member-owners and the news media regarding the co-op, including publication of a semi-monthly newsletter. Administrative Offices Interim Chair, Department of Management & Marketing, 2010-2012 Interim Chair, Department of Management, 2009-2010 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Departmental Personnel Committee, 2013-2014 Management Curriculum Committee, 2013-2014, Chair Management Curriculum Committee, 2012-2013 College College of Business and Technology MBA Committee, 2011-2014 University University Sustainability Committee, 2013-2014 Center for International Studies Advisory Committee, 2011-2014 University Sustainability Committee, 2012-2013, Chair University Sustainability Committee, 2009-2012, Co-Chair Community Macomb Food Co-op, 2010-2014, Board of Directors, & Communications Committee Chair

196 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Christopher Sauerbrei RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Part time, Supporting, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: in process Institution: Capella University Major field: Organization and Management Other degree(s) earned: M.B.A. Year conferred: 2006 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Supply Chain Management Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: 2003 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Board of Trustee PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE John Deere Dubuque Works Supply Chain Integration Team Leader/2013- Current John Deere Corporate Supply Base Manager Hydraulic Cylinders/ 2009- 2013 John Deere Corporate Cost Management Specialist/2008-2009 John Deere World Wide Product Development Strategic Supply Management Specialist /2006-2008 John Deere Harvester Works Operational Supply Management Specialist/2005-2006 John Deere World Wide Logistics Logistics Technology Analyst/2004-2005 Expeditors International Ocean Export Lead Agent/ 2003-2004 United States Air Force Aerospace Control & Warning Systems Operator/1994-1999 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor/2013-present

197 TEACHING SCM 340 Transportation Management PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Other Certifications/Training: Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Project Management Professional (P.M.P.), Supply Chain Management Development Program at WIU (188hrs), Six Sigma Green Belt (32hrs), Leadership Strategies (24hrs), Certified Supplier Quality Auditor (40hrs), Value Stream Mapping (16hrs), Presentation Skills (16hrs), Strategic Sourcing Process (16hrs), Project Management (24hrs), Targeted Selection Interviewing (16hrs), Business Objects Training (8hrs), John Deere Contract Management (6hrs), Dale Carnegie Course (12 wks), Leadership Presentation & Image (16hrs), Working Globally (16hrs), Win-Win Negotiations (16hrs) Project Management Academy (32hrs), ISM membership, PMI membership Lead a Value Improvement one day lock-in at the Waterloo, Iowa tractor factory aimed at generating $1 million dollars in cost reduction ideas for the hydraulics commodity in 2009, and the cross-functional team delivered $4.6 million dollars in ideas, earning recognition from the Plant General Manager, and the Supply Management Manager Lead a Product Delivery Process for the electrical/electronics system on the John Deere Combine that was $400 over cost target one year out from implementation to beating cost target, saving the company over $2.8 million dollars annually

198 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Rajeev Sawhney RANK Professor of Management DEPARTMENT Management PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Operations Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1999 Institution: University of Western Ontario Major field of highest degree: Productions and Operations Management Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1988 Institution: Boston University, Massachusetts Major field: Other degree(s) earned: BA Year conferred: 1979 Institution: Delhi University, Delhi, Indian Major field: Economics-Honors TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor/2008-Present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/2004-2007 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/1999-2004 Institution: Canadian Institute of Management, London, Canada Rank/Dates: Instructor/1998-1999 Institution: Boston University, Boston, Mass. Rank/Dates: Senior Lecturer/1991-1994 Institution: Boston University, Boston, Mass. Rank/Dates: Instructor/1987-1989

199 Institution: Delhi University, India Rank/Dates: Lecturer/1982-1983 TEACHING OM 352 Operations Management OM 531 Supply Management OM 511 Operations Management OM 455 Total Quality Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Journals Allen, J.M. and Sawhney, R., "Administration and Management in Criminal Justice: A Service Quality Approach," Sage Publications, 2nd Edition, 2014. Sawhney, R. "Implementing labor flexibility: A missing link between acquired labor flexibility and plant performance." Journal of Operations Management, 2013. Other Business Condition Forecasting Index (published monthly) along with Dr. Mike Leenders, I have developed the "Ivey Purchasing Managers Index" that is joint sponsored by the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) and Richard Ivey School of Business. Proceedings Sawhney, S. and Sawhney, R. "Impact of self-development modalities on trust development: Implications for stronger partnerships - Academy of Management, Orlando, FL., August, 2013. Sawhney, S. and Sawhney, R. "Trust and supply chain management: Directions for future research - The 12th International Decision Sciences Institute Conference in conjunction with The 18th Asia Pacific DSI Conference, July 9-13, 2013, Bali, Indonesia. Sawhney, R. and Sawhney, S. "Bridging human resource management and operations management: HRM practices, workforce agility, and plant performance" - 5th ICMBS 2012 International Conference in Haridwar, India, (June 2012) (refereed). Sawhney, R. and Sawhney, S. "HRM Practices and labor flexibility: Improving plant performance through reduced overtime and enhanced ability to transfer workers to bottleneck stations" - 4th National Conference on Contemporary Management Research, New Delhi, India (May 2011) (refereed). Sawhney, R. "A value chain approach to studying antecedents of delivery flexibility", ICOSCM Conference in Hong Kong and Guanzhou, China, July 2010 (refereed).

200 Sawhney, S. and Sawhney, R. "Developing trust in a supply chain: Use of TM technique", The Second Global Studies Conference, Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2009 (Refereed). Sawhney, R. "Redesigning MBA programs: Refocusing on environmental greening using supply chain paradigms", National Conference on Innovations in Management Practices, New Delhi, India, June 12, 2009 (refereed). Sawhney, R. and Sawhney, S. "Bringing greater emphasis on environmental greening in MBA programs", International Decision Sciences Conference, Nancy, France, June 24-27, 2009 (refereed). Grants 2006-2010 FIPSE Grant ($200,000) Principal Investigator on the "Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education" (FIPSE) grant for developing and implementing the program, "Greening the Supply Chain: Promoting Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Economic Development". The project involves conducting applied research projects, developing new courses, and offering workshops that will promote environmentally and socially responsible supply chains across NAFTA. There are five partner institutes, one from the U.S. and two each from Canada and Mexico. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Regular reviewer for the following Journals: Journal of Operations Management Production and Operations Management Journal International Journal of Operations and Production Management International Journal of Integrated Supply Management Professional association memberships Midwest Business Administration Association, 2000 - Present. Institute of Supply Management, 1999 - Present. Decision Science Institute, 1997 - Present. Production and Operations Management Society, 1997 - Present. Awards 2014 - College of Business and Technology Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship Academic Community 2009-10 Invited speaker at the Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi, India : Growing Importance of Supply Chain Management with application to the Indian Context 2010-11 Session chair 4th National Conference on Contemporary Management Research, New Delhi, India 2010-11 Invited Speaker sustainability brownbag Alternative Energy: What does a supply chain mean? (WIU)

201 2010-11 Invited speaker - Homeland security Research Program Terrorist Threats in AfPak-India Region and its implications for the U.S. (WIU) 2010-11 Invited Speaker Keokuk, IA Rotary Club Negotiating for Success 2011-12 Session Chair - 5th ICMBS 2012 International Conference in Haridwar, India 2011-12 Invited guest lecture in Dr. Noh FCS- 476 course (Global issues affecting fashion merchandising) on the topic Developing sustainable supply chain in the apparel and textile industries. 2012-13 Invited Speaker at the Plenary Session at the 3rd International Conference, Apeejay School of Management, India 2012-13 Track Chair - The 12th International Decision Sciences Institute Conference in conjunction with The 18th Asia Pacific DSI Conference, 2013 Bali, Indonesia UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department 2009-10 Chair, Department Personnel Committee 2010-11 Operations Management search committee 2010-11 SCM search committee 2010-11 SCM-OM curriculum subcommittee 2011-12 Chair of Operations Management Search Committee 2011-12 SCM-OM curriculum committee 2012-13 Management Committee 2013-14 Department promotion committee 2013-14 Management Committee College 2009-10 College Quality Committee 2009-10 Chair, College Personnel Committee 2010-11 College quality Committee 2011-12 Chair of College Quality Committee 2012-13 Quality Committee University 2009-10 University Academic computing committee 2010-11 University Academic computing committee 2011-12 University Academic computing committee 2013-14 University personnel committee

202 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Milton Shaw RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Supporting, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Masters of Business Administration Year conferred: 2000 Institution: Kent State University Major field of highest degree: Business Administration Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 1987 Institution: North Carolina A&T State University Major field: Accounting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE John Deere, Moline, IL., Supply Chain Manager, 2002-present U.S. Army, Various positions, 1988-2000 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Moline, IL Rank/Dates: Instructor/August 2007 - present TEACHING SCM 211 Supply Chain Management SCM 411 Global Supply Chain Management SCM 451 Supply Chain Negotiation

203 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Sarah E. Shike RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Supporting, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: 2003 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Marketing and International Business Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 2001 Institution: Southern Illinois University Major field: Plant and Soil Science PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Western Illinois University Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, Macomb, IL Position: Faculty Assistant Dates: 2009 - 2012 Firm: Western Illinois Entrepreneurship Center (WIEC) , Macomb, IL Position: Director/Program Manager, Interim Director, Faculty Assistant Dates: 2005 - 2009 Firm: Perry Broughton Trucking and Excavating, Springfield, IL Position: Operator/Seeding Forman Dates: 2004 2005 and 1993 - 2003 Firm: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Galesburg, IL Position: Management Trainee Dates: 2003 2004 Firm: Management Department and College of Business and Technology Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Position: Graduate Assistant Dates: 2001 2003

204 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor (2009 present) TEACHING MGT 481 Management and Society: Ethics and Social Responsibility MGT 349 Principles of Management MKTG 327 Principles of Marketing HRM 353 Human Resource Management PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Contracted by the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce to lead workshop on Integrating Ethics in Business. 2013 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE University Member, Campus Sustainability Committee, 2011-2013 Community National Value-Added Agriculture Conference Planning Committee, 2010-2011 Board of Directors for Illinois Organic Grower Association, 2011-2012 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agri-tourism, and Organic Conference Planning Committee, 2012 Mercer County Economic Development Organization Board, 2008-2011 Womens Opportunity Network Advisory Board, 2007-2009

205 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME: Mandeep Singh RANK: Professor DEPARTMENT: Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING: Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full Time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: DBA Year conferred: 1994 Institution: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Major field: Marketing Strategy Minor field: Research Methods Dissertation title: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination of Infomercials Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1987 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Finance Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: 1986 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Finance PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: British Airways Position: Marketing Officer Dates: August 1989 June 1990 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Professor (8/04 present) Associate Professor (8/99 7/04) Assistant Professor (8/95 7/99) Department of Marketing and Finance Western Illinois University Assistant Professor (8/94 5/95) Department of Business and Economics Chadron State College

206 Teaching Assistant (8/90 6/94) Department of Marketing Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Study Abroad Experience Faculty Co-leader (Spring 2010, 2011, and 2013) Planned, recruited, coordinated, and facilitated a study abroad trip for student groups visiting London and Paris. TEACHING MKTG 317 International Business MKTG 327 Marketing Principles MKTG 331 Promotional Concepts MKTG 421 Seminar in Marketing Technologies BAT 300/600 Global Study MKTG 371 Internet Marketing MKTG 475 Marketing Technologies INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Gundala, Raghava, Mandeep Singh, & Andrew Baldwin (2014), Student Perceptions on Live-Case Projects: Undergraduate Marketing Research, International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 26(2) in press. Spiers, Sherrard, Raghava Gundala, and Mandeep Singh (2014), The Impact of Culture on Consumer Behavior - A Comparative Study of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica, International Journal of Marketing Studies, August, Vol. 6, No. 4. Singh Mandeep (2013), Personal Branding An Audit featured in Tanner, John F. and D. Joel Whalen (2013), Teaching Moments: Opening the Pipeline to Teaching Innovations, Marketing Education Review. Journal Publications Under Review Muhammad Nazreen, Raghava Gundala, Mandeep Singh, and Jessica Harriger, (2014) Graduate Marketing Students Satisfaction in the Caribbean: A Longitudinal Case Study accepted for publication by Quality Approaches in Higher Education. Spiers, Sherrard, Gundala Raghava, and Mandeep Singh, Culture and Consumer Behavior Study of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica, tentatively accepted for publication Journal of Marketing Studies. Text Book under Development: Slated for Publication Spring 2015 Gundala Raghava and Mandeep Singh, Basic Marketing An Interactive Text, Submitted to the publisher for final edits. Anticipated Release Spring 2015.

207 Other Intellectual Contributions Conference Presentations Singh Mandeep and Raghava Gundala, (2014), Consumer Beliefs About Socially Responsible Marketing: An Exploratory Study of Income, Race, and Gender Differences American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 21st Annual Conference, February 20-23, Las Vegas, NV. Singh Mandeep, et al., (2013), Apps for Academics: An Exploration of Apps to enhance Teaching and Learning, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, September 18 -20, New Orleans, LA. Singh, Mandeep and Suzzane Nasco (2013), Making Connections for Research, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, September 18 -20, New Orleans, LA. Hills, Stacey, Fred Hoyt, Mandeep Singh, and Lyle Wetsch (2013), Keeping Pace: Best Practices for Maintaining Relevance with students and Practioners, Marketing Management Association Spring Conference, February 27 March 1, Chicago, IL. Singh, Mandeep and Roger Runquist (2013), Blogging: A Marketing Asset American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 20th Annual Conference, February 21-24, Las Vegas, NV. Singh Mandeep et. al., (2012), Personal Branding An Audit this presentation was part of a special session titled, Creating Teaching Moments, Society for Marketing Advances, October 31-November 3, Orlando, FL. Nasco, Suzzane and Mandeep Singh (2012), Making Connections for Research, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, September 19-21, Minneapolis, MN. Mich, Claudia, Singh, Mandeep and Joseph Dobson (2012), Best Practices in Online Education, MBAA International Conference, March 28-30, Chicago, IL. Singh, Mandeep and Maureen Storm (2012), Utilizing A Social Media Strategy What do we know? American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences 19th Annual Conference, February 23-26, Las Vegas, NV. Nasco, Suzzane and Mandeep Singh (2011), Making Connections for Research, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, September 21-23, St. Louis, MO. Aurand, Tim, Jennings, Barton, and Mandeep Singh (2011), Facility Tours as a Component of the Business Curriculum, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, September 21-23, St. Louis, MO. Nasco, Suzzane and Mandeep Singh (2011), Making Connections for Research Collaboration (a.k.a. Research Speed Dating), MBAA International Conference, March 28-30, Chicago, IL. Singh, Mandeep, Carrie Trimble, and Peter Knight (2010) Using Virtual Environments to Foster Student Learning, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

208 Singh, Mandeep, and Roger Runquist (2009), Educating the Digital Native in a Virtual World: Second Life, Marketing Management Association Fall Conference, St. Louis, MO. Grants Singh, Mandeep (2013), iFlip College Wide Deployment, grant funded by the College of Business and Technologys Advisory Board . Grant Value $40,000. Singh, Mandeep (2012), iFlip iLearn grant to flip two courses and to introduce this teaching methodology to the college at large. Grant value $75, 000. Certifications Google Ad Words Certified (2013 Present) Black Board Certified Trainer (2006 - 2011) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Director, American National Hall of Fame Board (2011- Present) President, Marketing Management Association (2011 2012) President Elect and Spring Conference Chair, Marketing Management Association (2010-2011) Board Member, Marketing Management Association (2004 2012) Served as a judge for the 2013 Links Simulation & MMA Foundation Legacy Fund Outstanding Doctoral Student-Scholar Competition held as part of the Marketing Management Associations Fall Conference, September 20-22, New Orleans, LA. Served as a judge for the 2012Links Simulation & MMA Foundation Legacy Fund Outstanding Doctoral Student-Scholar Competition held as part of the Marketing Management Associations Fall Conference, September 19-21, Minneapolis, MN. Served as a judge at the 2012 SMA Distinguished Teaching Competition, held in conjunction with the Society for Marketing Advances Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. Reviewer for 2012 Special Issue of Marketing Education Review on Teaching Innovations in Marketing (June 2011). Reviewer (2011, 2012), Marketing Management Association, Fall Conference. Vice President of Marketing, Marketing Management Association (2009-2010) Webmaster, Marketing Management Association (2009 2011) Member, Publications Council, Marketing Management Association (2001 - 2008)

209 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Dissertation Committee Roger L. Runquist, A Prototype HTML Training System for Graphic Communication Majors, 2010 committee member. University Service Senator, representing the College of Business and Technology, WIU Faculty senate (2013 Present) Member, WIU Sanctions and Terminations Committee (2012 Present) Senator at large, WIU Faculty senate (2009-2012) Member, WIU University Personnel Committee (2009-2012), (2013 - Present) Member, Presidents Advisory Board (2012) Member, Provosts Advisory Board (2012) Member, Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Committee (2010-2012) Member, President and Provost Evaluation Committee (2010-2011) Member, WIU Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (2009-2010) Secretary, Phi Kappa Phi (2008-2010) College Service Secretary, College of Business and Technology, Quality Management Committee (2013) Member, MBA Committee (2008 2011) Secretary, MBA Committee (2008 - 2009) Department Honors Advisor (2008 2012) Community Service Volunteer (2006 2010), Tri States Audio Information Service, read on air for the visually impaired

210 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Emeric Solymossy RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management and Entrepreneurship CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 1998 Institution: Case Western Reserve University Major field: International Entrepreneurship Dissertation title: Dimensions of Entrepreneuership Other degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 1994 Institution: Colorado State University Other degree earned: BS Engineering/BS Liberal Arts Year conferred: 1991/1969 Institution: Century University/Marquette University Major field: Engineering/Liberal Arts PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE A&E Electric Inc., Casper, WY., an electrical engineering/construction and maintenance firm doing business in a 5 state area. Chairman, C.E.O., 1981 - 1989 A& E Petroleum Systems; Casper WY., a firm installing retail and bulk petroleum dispensing and storage systems, including environmental remediation services. Founder, Owner, General Manager, 1984 - 1989 Custom Electronics; Casper, WY., a business that designed and installed custom electronic premises protection systems. Owner, General Manager, 1983 1992 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor/ 2007

211 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/2002 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/ 1998 M szaki Egyetem (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Hungary; 2013 Fulbright Senior Specialist (Technology Transfer), 2010; National University of General Sarmiento University, Buenos Aires, Argentina Fulbright Hays Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship for Central Europe 2009; Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary Szchnyi Istvn University, Gyr, Hungary 2009 Pcs Tudomnyegyetem, Pcs, Hungary 2009 TEACHING E-Commerce Certificate On-Line, US-EU Consortia Entrepreneurship Undergraduate (for those outside of a business culture): Prishtine University, Kosovo Entrepreneurship & International Marketing Graduate level; IMC / Central European University, HU Innovation / Creativity Undergraduate and Graduate level: Western Illinois University - QC Small Business Management / Entrepreneurship: 1999 - Present; Western Illinois University - Quad Cities Technology Entrepreneurship Interdisciplinary, team taught Western Illinois University International Entrepreneurship Graduate level: International Management Center / CWRU, Hungary International Management: Western Illinois University Quad cities U.S. Business Culture On-Line, US-EU Consortia Appraising & Developing Employees: Western Illinois University - Quad Cities General Business Graduate level: Veszprm University (Hungary) Goal Setting / Performance Management Executive Education: Western Illinois University Quad Cities Human Resources: (Undergraduate and graduate level) Western Illinois University - Quad Cities Management: Augustana College Managerial Decision Making; Western Illinois University Operations Management: International University Vienna (Austria) Organization Theory & Structure: Western Illinois University - Quad Cities Principles of Management: Western Illinois University Speed reading for managers and professionals Western Illinois University Quad Cities Strategic Management Graduate level; Western Illinois University - Quad Cities Strategic Management Post Graduate Executive Education; Veszprm University, (Hungary) Research Methods Quantitative and Qualitative: Western Illinois University - MBA Structural Equation Modeling Post-Doctorate, intensive seminar, Western Illinois University

212 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Solymossy, Emeric and A. Gross, 2014. Taking The Engineering Path To Business Leadership And Entrepreneurial Success In Canada And USA International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, ISSN: 1554-7191 (Print) 1555-1938 (Online) E.Solymossy, J. Chowhan, A. Gross, 2012. Taking The Engineering Path To Business Leadership And Entrepreneurial Success In Canada And USA, ISBM Blue Book Emeric Solymossy, Edward Knod, Jr, Melinda Harris and H. Martin Shane, 2011. The Skills Shortage: A Challenge For The Small And Medium-Sized Enterprise, Global Review of Business and Economic Research, Vol 7: 1, pp. 39-55. Gross, A. and E. Solymossy, 2011. Economic and Social Theory Insights: Relationship Building at Two Top Engineering Schools, International Journal of Educational Advancement, Vol 11:1 Solymossy, Emeric. 2010 Teaching Entrepreneurship, ERENET Profile, VV:1, p 3 12. Solymossy, Emeric, 2010 Balancing Entrepreneurial Education Person, Pedagogy and Policy, ERENET Profile, VI:1, p 8-17 Gross, Andrew, Jseph Por, Zoltan Sipos, and Emeric Solymossy. November, 2009. The Multiple Mandates of National Park Systems, Place, Branding, and Public Diplomacy, V5:4, p 276- 289. Gross, Andrew, Jseph Por, and Emeric Solymossy. August, 2009. A Nyugati Menedzsment- Tancsads Vltoz Krvonalai (Changing Contours of Management Consultancy in the West) HR s Marketing (Journal of Management and Marketing), August, p 2032 Solymossy, Emeric, and Peter Gustavvson, October, 2009 Maximizing Values Through The ATLANTIS Program, in Joint and Double Degree Programs: An Emerging Model for Transatlantic Exchange, Daniel Obst and Matthias Kuder, Eds., Institute of International Education, New York, pp 109-116. Solymossy, Emeric. September, 2009 Entrepreneur and Organization: Symbiotic Change and Transition in Entrepreneurship and Business : A Regional Perspective, M.A. Galindo, D. Ribeiro, , & J. Guzman Editors, Springer-Science, p 269-290. Books and Book Chapters Zarezankova-Potevska, M. and E. Solymossy, 2013. (Entrepreneurship), (Skopia), Macedonia. Solymossy, Emeric, Fang Zhao et. Al. 2010 Entrepreneurship, Chapter 6 in Management through Collaboration: Teaming in a Networked World, Charles Wankel, Ed., Routledge publisher. Invited Conference Presentations Viability of Small Firms in Professional Services: An Analysis in Select Western Nations; GRSME Conference, Aug. 2013, Boston Dissecting and Re-Constructing the Conceptual Construct of Entrepreneurship; W.AOM, May, 2012; Santa Fe, NM. Research in progress Organizational Transition: On-going cross-cultural, longitudinal study of the processes of transitioning entrepreneurially managed firms to functionally structured. Collaborative research with Dr. Atilio Penna, JFK University, Beunos Aires, Argentina. Intra-organizational value chains: Increasing the efficiency of growing organizations by focusing on value-adding activities and aligning those activities with the strategic values of the organization.

213 Valuing knowledge, a long-term study exploring the differences between applied and potential knowledge, as well as the value (and rewards) assigned to potential knowledge. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional associations and awards (alphabetically) Academy of International Management Academy of Management Member Entrepreneurship Division; International committee, Member International Management Division Fulbright Senior Specialist (Entrepreneurship) Candidate: 2005 2010 Professional and civic leadership roles (alphabetically) Advisor: Habitat for Humanity Quad Cities Affiliate Ambassador: Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors: Small Business Development Center, BHCC (Moline) Board of Directors / VP Electronic communications: USASBE Board of Directors / President: Associated Builders & Contractors - Wyoming Board of Directors: ABC National, management education committee Board of Directors: Natrona County Economic Development Committee & Advisory board Board of Directors: Natrona County Business Incubator Board of Directors / Secretary, treasurer: Panorama Improvement District Board of Directors: Redlands Rotary Board of Directors: Wyoming Centennial Corporation: Tourism co-chairman Committee Chairman: Rotary District 544, 545 GSE Chairman (Coordinated and handled logistics and arrangements for 6 week professional exchanges with Africa, Australia, Brazil, England, France, Switzerland.) Committee Chairman: Casper Rotary, Scholarship Committee Committee Chairman: Boy Scouts of America, Mesa District Advancement Committee Editorial Board: ABC National; Supervisor training series (developed in conjunction with Clemson University) Editorial Board: International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (IEMJ) Editorial Board: Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research (JGER) Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce: Leadership Academy, Ethics Instructor Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Work to School Committee Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Youth Leadership Academy Committee Quad Cities Managers Association, Scholarship Committee Scoutmaster: Boy Scouts of America UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Advisor: WIU-QC Management Society

214 College Various Committees University Board of Directors: Western Illinois University Library Leadership Board Chair: WIU-QC Faculty Council 2005 - 2007

215 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Susan M. Stewart RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Human Resource Management CBT CLASSIFICATION Fulltime, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy Year conferred: 2001 Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville Major field of highest degree: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Dissertation title: The Role of Dispositional Aggressiveness and Organizational Injustice on Deviant Workplace Behavior Other degree(s): M.A. Year conferred: 1995 Institution: Roosevelt University Major field: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Other degree(s): Advanced Certificate Year conferred: 1994 Institution: Roosevelt University Stress Institute Major field: Stress Management Other degree(s): B.A. Year conferred: 1992 Institution: Eastern Illinois University Major field: Psychology and Speech Communication PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Independent Consultant Position: Industrial/Organizational Psychology Practitioner Dates: 2005 - present TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2013 present); Associate Professor (2008 2013) Institution: University of Puget Sound Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2005 - 2008)

216 Institution: Washington State University Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor (2003 2005) Institution: Roosevelt University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (2000 2003); Graduate Teaching Assistant (1994 1995); Graduate Research Assistant (1993 1994) Institution: University of Tennessee Rank/Dates: Graduate Teaching Assistant (1995 2000); Graduate Research Assistant (1995 1998) TEACHING MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 447 Analysis of Behavior in Organizations MGT 481 Management and Society: Ethics and Social Responsibility HRM 353 Human Resource Management HRM 441 Staffing HRM 442 Compensation Management HRM 444 International Human Resource Management HRM 446 Human Resource Management in the Legal Environment HRM 449 Appraising and Developing Employees BAT 300 Global Study: Business Practices and Culture of Ireland Graduate Seminar in Human Resource Management Graduate Seminar in Organizational Behavior and Leadership INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Publications: Stewart, S. M. & McCaul, H. S. (2013). Employee health and safety. In H. J. Bernardin & J. E. A. Russell (Eds.), Human resource management: An experiential approach. New York: Irwin/McGraw-Hill. Stewart, S. M. (2013). The development of a threat management team for a workplace violence incident. In H. J. Bernardin & J. E. A. Russell (Eds.), Human resource management: An experiential approach. New York: Irwin/McGraw-Hill. Jones, M. K. & Stewart, S. M. (2013). The impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on human resource departments. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 1(3), 88-96. Berens, M. M. & Stewart, S. M. (2012). Using information posted on Facebook to hire and fire employees: Implications and other considerations. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 5(2), 247-255. Helford, M. C., Stewart, S. M., Gruys, M. L, & Frank, R. A. (2012). Perceptions of workforce re- entry, career progression, and lost income among stay-at-home moms and stay-at-home dads. Journal of Leadership, Management, and Organizational Studies, 2(1), 1-14.

217 Gardner, A. & Stewart, S. M. (2011). The Americans with Disabilities Act as it applies to the visually impaired. Journal of Business and Public Affairs, 6(1), 1-5. Bowling, N. A., Burns, G. N., Stewart, S. M., & Gruys, M. L. (2011). Conscientiousness and agreeableness as moderators of the relationship between neuroticism and counterproductive work behaviors: A constructive replication. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 3(19), 320-330. Reilly, S. J., Stevens, N. M., Dorman, M. E., & Stewart, S. M. (2010). Strategies for recruiting and retaining four generations of employees. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 3(19), 203-213. Stewart, S. M., Gruys, M. L., & Storm, M. (2010). Forced distribution performance evaluation systems: Advantages, disadvantages, and keys to implementation. Journal of Management and Organization, 16(1) 168-179. Gruys, M. L., Stewart, S. M., & Bowling, N. A. (2010). Choosing to report: Characteristics of employees who report the counterproductive work behavior of others. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 18(4), 439-446. Gruys, M. L., Stewart, S. M., & Patel, T. (2010). Business etiquette in twelve countries: Special considerations for female expatriates. International Journal of Management Practice, 4(1), 51-75. Bing, M. N., Stewart, S. M., & Davison, H. K. (2009). An investigation of calculator use on employment tests of mathematical ability: Effects on reliability, validity, test scores, and speed of completion. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69(2), 322-350. Stewart, S. M., Bing, M. N., Davison, H. K., Woehr, D. J., & McIntyre, M. D. (2009). In the eyes of the beholder: A non-self report measure of workplace deviance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(1), 207-215. Proceedings Stewart, S. M. (2013). The role of dispositional aggressiveness and organizational injustice on deviant workplace behavior, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) Conference Paper Series, No. PSY2013-0502. Presentations: M. N. Bing, H. K. Davison, J. M. LeBreton, & S. M. Stewart (2014, October). The development, investigation, and extension of the integrative typology of aggression: Implications for predicting CWBs. Paper presented at the annual conference of the River Cities I-O Psychology Conference, Perspectives on Personality, The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN. Stewart, S. M. (2013, May). The role of dispositional aggressiveness and organizational injustice on deviant workplace behavior. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference on Psychology, Athens, Greece. Stewart, S. M. (2013, May). Studies of Psychological Constructs. Chairperson at the Annual International Conference on Psychology, Athens, Greece.

218 Stewart, S. M. & Berens, M. M. (2011, November). Using information posted on Facebook to hire and fire employees: Implications and other considerations. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Rome, Italy. Stewart, S. M. (2011, November). Social support as predictors of work-family balance among Malaysian entrepreneurs: Testing for differential effects. Chairperson at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Rome, Italy. Gruys, M. L., Bowling, N. A., & Stewart, S. M. (2011, August). Characteristics of employees who report various counterproductive work behaviors of others. In. S. Stewart and M. Gruys (Chairpersons), New discoveries of antecedents and correlates of counterproductive work behavior. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. Stewart, S. M. & Gruys, M. L. (2011, August). New discoveries of antecedents and correlates of counterproductive work behavior. Symposium Chairpersons at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. Stewart, S. M., Bowling, N. A., & Gruys, M. L. (2011, April). Reports of mistreatment by Student Affiliates of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. In B. Walsh and V. Magley (Chairpersons), Methodological triangulation in the study of workplace mistreatment. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL. Stewart, S. M. (2010, June). Strategies for recruiting and retaining four generations of employees. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Aix En Provence, France. Manuscripts Under Review: Davison, H. K., Stewart, S. M., & Bing, M. N. (Revise and Resubmit). Construct validation of a non-self report measure of workplace deviance. Under review at the Academy of Management Discoveries Journal. Manuscripts in Progress: Stewart, S. M. The role of dispositional aggressiveness and organizational injustice on deviant workplace behavior. Manuscript complete, under peer review. Target publication outlet: Academy of Management Journal. Stewart, S. M. Using a model of contingent fairness to explain workplace deviance: The role of situational stimuli, dispositional aggressiveness, and organizational injustice. Manuscript complete, under peer review. Target publication outlet: Academy of Management Review. Stewart, S. M. & Gruys, M. L. Establishing law and order in cyberspace: Understanding and controlling email bullying. Manuscript writing in progress. Target publication outlet: HRMagazine. Stewart, S. M. & Gruys, M. L. The life and works of Melany E. Baehr: An early pioneer in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Manuscript writing in progress. Target publication outlet: The Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. Stewart, S. M., Bowling, N. A., & Gruys, M. L. Educational culture and the perceived mistreatment of graduate students in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Manuscript writing in progress. Target

219 publication outlet: Journal of Applied Psychology. Research awards/nominations, grants, and scholarships College of Business and Technology Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarly Activities, Western Illinois University (2011) PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Academy of Management Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Great River Human Resource Association Society for Human Resource Management Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology DEVELOPMENTAL WORKSHOPS ATTENDED D2L Magic: Be There Without Being There workshop, Western Illinois University (March, 2014) "Responding Effectively and Efficiently to Writing Assignments workshop, Western Illinois University (January 2014) Using Assessments in Desire2Learn workshop, Western Illinois University (November, 2013) Google Documents and Sites workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2013) Online Pedagogy and Instructional Design Methods for Online Courses workshop, Western Illinois University (September, 2013) The Positive and Negatives of the New Western Online (D2L) workshop, Western Illinois University (February, 2013) WesternOnline Open Lab workshop, Western Illinois University (January, 2013) Simplify Your Western Online Course workshop, Western Illinois University (January, 2013) How to Apply for a Faculty Fulbright workshop, Western Illinois University (November, 2012) Desire2Learn Turnitin Plagiarism Tool workshop, Western Illinois University (November, 2012) Using the Online Applicant Tracking System workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2012) Using Digital Media to Conduct Active Case Studies workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2012) Cisco Unified Personal Communicator System workshop, Western Illinois University (September, 2012) Using Assessments in Desire2Learn workshop, Western Illinois University (May, 2012) Mastering the D2L Grade Book workshop, Western Illinois University (April, 2012) Using Rubrics in Desire2Learn workshop, Western Illinois University (April, 2012) Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other workshop, Western Illinois University (March, 2012) Communication and Collaboration Using CITRs Faculty Electronic Resources workshop, Western Illinois University (March, 2012) Building Your Course with the Content Tool in D2L workshop, Western Illinois University (February, 2012) Getting Started with Desire2Learn-Part II workshop, Western Illinois University (February, 2012) Getting Started with Desire2Learn-Part I workshop, Western Illinois University (January, 2012) UPI: Tenure and Promotion Portfolio Preparation workshop, Western Illinois University (November, 2011) Classroom3 (Classroom Cubed) - A Unique, Innovative, and Interactive 3D Simulation Technology

220 workshop, Western Illinois University (August, 2011) Formative and Summative Evaluation of Your Western Online Courses workshop, Western Illinois University (March, 2011) Brown Bag Go Ahead, Letem Text with Poll Everywhere workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2010) From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able: Building New Learning Environments for New Media Environments workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2010) Faculty Time Reporting workshop, Western Illinois University (August, 2010) Dealing with Dishonesty and Cheating workshop, Western Illinois University (February, 2010) Best Practices in Teaching Online certificate received after completing course, Western Illinois University (October, 2009) Prevent Plagiarism with SafeAssign workshop, Western Illinois University (October, 2009) Going International: Understanding Your Options for Teaching Internationally workshop, Western Illinois University (November, 2009) Reviewing Activities Southern Management Association Conference Program Committee Organizational Behavior Division (2009-present) Organizational Behavior Division Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper Award Committee (2009) Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference Program Committee (2009) Journal of Applied Psychology (2007-present) Journal of International Management Practice (2009-present) Other Activities Developed and maintain website for course organization Attended sessions and taken tours of various business organizations including, ARC of the Quad Cities Area, Microsoft, Starbucks, Russell Investments, and AMES International (2005-present) Received certificate in Best Practices in Teaching Online after completing 6-week online course Passed the National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research training course Protecting Human Research Participants Organizer/Presenter, Human Resource Management Day, Western Illinois University (April, 2012 & 2015) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE University Member, Student Research Conference Committee, Western Illinois University (2014-present) Member, Honors Advisory Committee, Western Illinois University (2014-present) Chair, Human Resource Management Curriculum Committee, Western Illinois University (2014-2015) Participant, Discover Western, Western Illinois University Quad Cities (2013-present) Received Faculty Led Study Abroad Fellowship to Dublin, Ireland, Western Illinois University (2013) Member, Council on Talent Grants and Tuition Waivers, Western Illinois University Quad Cities (2012-present) Member of Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship Selection Committee, Western Illinois University (2013-present) Member of RIA Scholarship Selection Committee, Western Illinois University (2013-present) Advisor, Toastmasters Student Organization, Western Illinois University (2012-2013) Member, Search Committee for Organizational Behavior/Development Faculty Member, Western

221 Illinois University (2012) Participant, New Student Orientation, Western Illinois University (2008-present) Advisor, Mentored Honors Experience, Centennial Honors College, Western Illinois University (2008- 2010) Member, MBA Program Committee, Western Illinois University (2008-2010) Member, Director of Equal Opportunity and Access Search Committee, Western Illinois University (2008- 2009) Co-Chair, Quad Cities Scholarship and Research Symposium, Western Illinois University (2009-2010) Participant, Graduate Information Fair, Quad Cities Graduate Study Center (2009) Member, Recruiting (Dept. Image & Marketing) Committee, Western Illinois University (2010-present) Member, Human Resource Management Curriculum Sub-Committee, Western Illinois University (2010- 2014) Member, University Technology Advisory Group, Western Illinois University (2010-2012) Member, Technology Security Council, Western Illinois University, (2008-present) Member, Centennial Honors College Committee, Western Illinois University (2008-2013) Advisor, Society of Business and Technology Student Organization, Western Illinois University (2008- 2013) Mentor, New Faculty Orientation Mentoring Program, Western Illinois University (2011-present) Lead a group of students to Lyon & Paris France as part of the Transatlantic (Atlantis) Program, Western Illinois University (March, 2010) Department Member, Department of Management and Marketing Personnel Committee, Western Illinois University (2014-present) Member, Department of Management and Marketing Scholarship Committee, Western Illinois University (2014-present) Co-Advisor, Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter, Western Illinois University Quad Cities (2013-present) Chair, Department of Management and Marketing Outreach Committee, Western Illinois University (2013-2014) Co-Chair, Search Committee for Chair of Department of Management and Marketing, Western Illinois University (2011-2012) Community Member, Workforce Readiness Committee, Great River Human Resource Association (2014-present) Volunteer, John Deere Classic Golf Tournament (distributed Western Illinois University items, worked in tent, and answered questions from visitors, July 2011 and 2013) Member, North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement Special Emphasis Team (2008-present) Member, Skip-A-Long Family and Community Services Advisory Council (2011-2012)

222 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME: Michael Tracey RANK: Professor DEPARTMENT Management & Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: PhD Year conferred: 1996 Institution: University of Toledo Major field: Manufacturing Management Dissertation title: Logistics/Purchasing Effectiveness, Manufacturing Flexibility, and Firm Performance: Instrument Development and Causal Model Analysis Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1986 Institution: University of Toledo, Major field: Business Logistics & Transportation, Other degree(s) earned: BLS, Liberal Studies Year conferred: 1975 Institution: Bowling Green State University Major field: Philosophy, Sociology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Unisys Corporation, Worldwide Parts Recovery and Repair Production Facility, Holland, Ohio Position: Logistics Manager Dates: 1988-90 Firm: BJs Wholesale Club, Toledo, Ohio Position: Receiving Manager Dates: 1987 Firm: The Andersons Retail Division, Maumee, Ohio Position: Shipping Coordinator Dates: 1978-85

223 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor of Supply Chain Management/2014 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management/2009-2014 Institution: Winston-Salem State University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor of Production & Operations Management/2007-2009 Institution: University of Idaho Rank/Dates: Associate Professor of Production/Operations Management/2003-2006 Institution: University of Idaho Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Production/Operations Management/2000-2003 Institution: Purdue University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Technology/1997-2000 Institution: Iowa State University Rank/Dates: Visiting Professor, Transportation/Logistics Department/1997 Institution: University of Toledo Rank/Dates: Teaching Assistant, Department of Marketing and Department of ISOM, 1991-96 TEACHING OM 352 -- Operations Management OM 457G -- Project Management OM 551 -- Integrated Global Operations Management SCM 411 -- Global Supply Chain Management SCM 453 -- Supply Management SCM 460 Independent Study in Supply Chain Management SCM 480 -- Seminar in Supply Chain Management SCM 529 -- Worldwide Logistics and E-Commerce SCM 531 -- Supply Chain Management SCM 549 -- Strategic Procurement and Sourcing SCM 600 Independent Study in Supply Chain Management

224 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals (PRJ) Tracey, M. and Neuhaus, R. Purchasings Role in Global New Product-Process Development Projects, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 19(2), 2013, 98-105 Smith-Doerflein, K.A., Tracey, M., and Tan, C.L. Human Resource Management and Supply Chain Effectiveness: An Exploratory Study, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, 6(3/4), 2011, 202-232 Other Intellectual Contributions Proceedings Tracey, M., Zimmerman, H., Jennings, B., and Patterson, J., Developing a Practitioner-Oriented SCM Curriculum: Closing the Gap between Academic Premise and Industry Need, Proceedings of the Sixth Global Supply Chain Management Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013, Dearborn, MI. http://www.utoledo.edu/business/gscm2013detroit/ Presented by Tracey Zwick, T. and Tracey, M. Innovation-Oriented Supplier Relationship Management: An Example from the Automotive Industry, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual North American Research/Teaching Symposium on Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, March 14-15, 2013, Phoenix, AZ. http://www.ism.ws/3674/ Presented by Tracey and Zwick Tracey, M., Zimmerman, H., Jennings, B., and Patterson, J., Establishing a Curriculum Relevant to the Needs of Industry: An Example from a Supply Chain Management Program, 17th Annual Marketing Management Association Fall Educators Conference, September 19-21, Minneapolis, MN, pp. 13-19. http://www.mmaglobal.org/publications/ProceedingsArchive/2012_MMA_Proceedings.pdf Presented by Jennings Tracey, M. and Zimmerman, H. Effective SCM Curriculum in the Global Environment: An Exploratory Study, Ninth Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, September 18-20, 2011, Toronto, Canada. http://scmsymposium.org/symposium/2011-scm-symposium-papers-and-presentations/ Presented by Tracey Kobler, T. and Tracey, M., Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning Systems in the Context of Effective Global SCM, Ninth Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, September 18-20, 2011, Toronto, Canada. http://scmsymposium.org/symposium/2011-scm-symposium-papers-and- presentations/ Presented by Tracey Neuhaus, R. and Tracey, M., Collaborative New Product-Process Development on a Global Scale, Eighth Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, September 26-28, 2010, Toronto, Canada, Best Paper Award http://scmsymposium.org/symposium/2010-scm-symposium-papers-and-presentations/ Presented by Tracey

225 Siepel, M. and Tracey, M., An Examination of Recent Technological Advancements in Global Supply Chain Management, Proceedings of the 2010 41st Annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, April 22-24, 2010, Session GSCM-4, pp. 5901-5906. Presented by Tracey and Siepel Book Review Materials Management: an Executives Supply Chain Guide by Stan McDonald -- Institute for Supply Management (ISM) educational development project, June, 2010 Journal Manuscripts Reviewed International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, IJISM_85178, Supplier Relations and Sustainable Operations: the Roles of Codes of Conduct and Human Resource Development, June 2014 Supply Chain Forum An International Journal, SCFIL-2014-0021, The Impact of Purchasing Capabilities on Delivery Performance, April 30, 2014 International Journal of Integrated Supply Management ID: IJISM_50198, Measuring coordination in dairy-food supply chains: an empirical study in India, Jan. 31, 2013 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, JPSM-D-13-00015, The Benefits and Constraints of Temporary Sourcing Diversification in Supply Chain Disruption and Recovery, July 16, 2013. Maritime Economics & Logistics, MEL_176, Maritime supply chain cost and free trade policy: from competitiveness perspective of Korean firms, Dec. 11, 2012 (revision March 11, 2013) International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, Paper ID_IJISM29098, The role of information sharing and coordination in managing supply chain relationships, April 24, 2012 International Journal of Production Economics, Paper ID_ IJPE-D-12-00751, The impact of supplier integration on customer integration and new product performance: The mediating role of flexibility under trust theory, August 16, 2012 Journal of Supply Chain Management, Manuscript ID 10-09-3098, Customer focus, supply-chain capabilities, and performance: evidence from U.S. manufacturing industries, Oct., 2010 International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, IJISM_10995, The inside story of relationship development: power asymmetry in a buyer-supplier relationship, May 25, 2010 International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, IJISM_11192, Theory and practice of operational flexibility: a procurement model for Australian suppliers and manufactures, November 12, 2009

226 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES SCM Day: Fall 2009-2011, March 6, 2012, Oct. 1, 2012, Sept. 30, 2013 SCM Advisory Board Meeting, Diversity Event: April 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 SCM Teachers/Counselors Summer Workshop: June 19, 2014 ProMat Material Handling Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, March 21, 2011 and January 23, 2013 Tour of ADM at Quincy, IL, April 24, 2013 Tour of DOT Foods, Nov. 2009 and May 1, 2013 Attended presentations by WIU and other SCM programs student interns at John Deere, Moline, August 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 Annual Education Forum of the St. Louis Roundtable (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals), Oct. 2009, Oct. 2011, and Oct. 2012 Tour of John Deere, Sept. 2009 and April 2010 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department SCM Faculty Search Committee, 2013-2014 {Chair} SCM Curriculum Committee, 2009-2014 {Chair: 2012-2013} M&M Assessment Committee: SCM Representative, 2013-2014 HRM Faculty Search Committee, 2011-2012 SCM Instructor Search Committee, 2010-2011 Library Committee 2009-2010 College MBA Advisory, 2010-2013 University Advisor, SCM Student Association, 2009-2014 VP for Administrative Services Search Committee, 2010-2011

227 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Ann D. Walsh RANK Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration Year conferred: June, 1991 Institution: University of Nebraska - Lincoln Major field of highest degree: Marketing Minor field of highest degree: Educational Psychology (Cognitive Development) Dissertation title: Intergenerational Similarities, Socialization, and Mothers and Adolescents Marketplace Orientations Other degree(s) earned: Master of Science Year conferred: 1975 Institution: Iowa State University Major field: Educational Administration Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 1969 Institution: Iowa State University Major field: Home Economics Education, emphasis in Human Development TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Professor (2008-present) Associate Professor (2002-2008) Assistant Professor (1998-2002) Institution: Lewis-Clark State College Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (1995-1998) Institution: California State University, Bakersfield Rank/Dates: Associate Professor (1994-1995) Institution: Iowa State University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (1990-1993)

228 TEACHING MKTG 327 - Marketing Principles MKTG 331 - Promotions MKTG 333 - Consumer Behavior MKTG 337 - Services and Product Marketing MKTG 343 - Retailing Management MKTG 460 - Independent Study MKTG 497 - Marketing Management MKTG 576 - Decision Making for Global Markets BAT 501 - Integrative Business Foundations INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Robichaud, Yves, Egbert McGraw, Jean-Charles Cachon, Dawn Bolton, Jose Barragan Codina, Cristina Eccius-Wellman, Ann D. Walsh (2013) , Female Entrepreneurs Motives and SMEs Growth: An International Study, Journal of Womens Entrepreneurship and Education, No. 3-4, 1-27. Walsh, Ann and Sherry Woosley (2013), High Performers in Marketing and Advertising Majors: Do Their Perceptions of Business Programs Differ From Their Peers? College Student Journal. 47 (3), 494-498. Other Intellectual Contributions Presentations Woosley, Sherry A. and Ann Walsh (2012), Undergraduate Marketing and Advertising Students Perceptions of Their Business Programs, MMA Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, March 30. Walsh, Ann (2011), Using Experiential Learning to Advance Marketing Knowledge, Special Session Panelist for MMA Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, March 24. Johnson, Don T. and Ann Walsh (2010), An Evaluation of Financial Advertisements, MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL, March 25. Invited research talks at other colleges or universities Presenter, Take It to Heart, Simposium Internacional De Negocios, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon ,Nuevo Leon, Mexico, (October 4, 2013). PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Looking at our Clients Businesses through the Eyes of Their Customers, Consulting Project for TAG Communications, Inc., Summer, 2013. (Approximately 7 hours delivery over 4 sessions and 20 hours development.) Presenter: Experiences with International Cultures, Quad City International Association of Administrative Professionals, November 11, 2013.

229 Spring 2014:Marketing Management (MKTG 497), Project, Evolution program for students about the transition into the professional world. Participation of 60+ students and 15 professional business people, faculty and staff Fall 2013: Global Decision Making (MKTG 576) Live case study with Honsa, a small local company that produces vibration-reduced & ergonomically enhanced tools. The project resulted in the companys decision to enter the French airplane market. Spring 2013: Marketing Management (MKTG 497), Project, Discover Western Engineering - Participation of 50 potential students and parents Fall 2012: Global Decision Making (MKTG 576), Live case for Deere and Company (Confidential deliverables) Spring 2012: Marketing Management (MKTG 497), Project, Engineering Open House Participation of 200 visitors/potential students visited the School of Engineering Fall 2011: Global Decision Making (MKTG 576), Live case study with The Quad City Manufacturing Lab, which generated new opportunities for small business clients partners Spring 2011: Marketing Management (MKTG 497), Project, Dream On Participation of 100+ WIU-QC students, friends, families, business professionals, faculty and staff. Spring 2010: Marketing Management (MKTG 497), Student event: Going All INternational, Participation of 140+ WIU-QC students, friends, families, business professionals, faculty and staff. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Member of the Strategic Planning Committee, F12-Present Member of Marketing Curriculum Committee, F98-Present Assessment Committee Representative, F12-Present and Member of the Assessment Committee, F05 present. Member of the Marketing Curriculum Subcommittee, F98-present. Member of Management and Marketing Department Personnel Committee F13-F14 Co-Chair DPC F10-S11; Member of DPC F09-S10 Member of the Faculty Search Committee, Operations Management Instructor, S11. Marketing Recruiting Committee, F98-present. Presented graduates at WIU Quad Cities Graduation Receptions. Alternate member of Grade Appeals. College Member of the School of Engineering Personnel Committee, 6/14-present Member of the MBA Committee 9/13-present Member of the College of Business Personnel Committee, 3/11-6/14

230 Chair of the School of Engineering Personnel Committee, 3/11-6/14 Member of the Faculty Search Committee for the School of Engineering, Summer 2012 Member of the Honors College Advisory Board, F05-F10. New Student Orientation Presenter, 1998 F12. University Member of the WIU-QC Marketing Advisory Board, 3/11-present. Board Member, WIU-QC Executive Studies Center, August 9/5- present. Member of the WIU-QC Scholarship Selection Committee: Solymossy Merit Scholarship, Fall 11. Member of the WIU-QC Scholarship Selection Committee: Royal Neighbors of America and RIA Federal Credit Union Scholarships, F10 Panel Presenter, Marketing & Services, Inc., 4th Annual Innovations in Teaching Forum, Western Illinois University, April 9, 2010. Poster Presenter, Marketing & Services, Inc., 4th Annual Innovations in Teaching Forum, Western Illinois University, April 9, 2010. Participant (2006 2013), A Transatlantic Dual-degree Program: Preparing Students for Success in the Flat World of the 21st Century, Principle Investigator: Douglas Druckenmiller, Partner institutions: Western Illinois University (lead U.S. institution); DePaul Universitys School of Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Information Systems, Chicago, IL; Ecole de Commerce Europeenne, Lyon, France (lead European institution); Linkoping University, Sweden. Director (2009 2010) and Participant (2010 - 2012), FIPSE Grant, Alliance to Enhance Entrepreneurial Impact to Stimulate Economic Growth Among underserved Groups in North America, Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education, Partner institutions: Western Illinois University; Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico; Western Kentucky University; Laurentian University, Canada; Universidad Panamericana, Mexico; Universite de Moncton, Participant (2005 F2009) in major external, Alliances for Strengthening Small Scale Fruit Producers in the Bajio Region, Principle Investigators: Winthrop Phippen and Christopher Merrett, Grant funded by TIES/Enlaces program, Association Liaison Office for University Cooperation in Development: U.S. Mexico Training, Internships, Exchanges, and Scholarships (TIES) partnership Initiative. Community Presenter, "Experiences with International Cultures," Quad City International Association of Administrative Professionals, November 11, 2013. Coordinated MKTG 576 life case projects with: Honsa Tools, Fall 2013 John Deere Logistics, Fall 2012 Quad Cities Manufacturing Laboratory, Fall 2011. Genesis Systems Group, LLC, Fall 10. Track Chair for the MMA Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, F10-S11. Awards College of Business and Technology Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

231 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Rodney M Walter Jr RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management & Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Strategic Management, Human Resource Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: ABD Year conferred: 1995 Institution: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO Major field: Strategic Management Minor field: Research methods, economics Dissertation title: Optimal Product Variety in Mature Markets (not completed) Other degree(s) earned: MBA Year conferred: 1989 Institution: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN Major field: Finance Other degree(s) earned: BA Year conferred: 1975 Institution: Miami University, Oxford, OH Major field: Psychology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Marathon Oil Position: Manager, Training and Development Dates: 12/79 8/89 Firm: Cole National Corporation Position: Regional sales and operations manager Dates: 1/77 12/79 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 8/95 - present

232 Institution: University of Colorado Rank/Dates: Lecturer, 8/93 5/95 TEACHING HRM 353 Principles of Human Resource Management HRM 441 Staffing HRM 449 Appraising and Developing Employees MGT 481 Management and Society: Ethics and Social Responsibility MGT 490 Business Strategy INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Other Intellectual Contributions Textbook Wrote complete test bank for Strategic Management, by Charles E. Bamford and G. Page West, South- Western Cengage Learning, 2010. Proceedings German Attitudes toward Teamwork and Education (2010) with Brakefield and Klusacek, presented at the national meeting of the American Society for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). A reviewed presentation and publication in the proceedings. Performance? Ja! Global Attitudes toward Teams and Team Outcomes (2011) with Brakefield, presented at the Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA) conference for the North American Management Society. A reviewed presentation and publication in the proceedings. Work Performance and Group Harmony: An Empirical Investigation of Japanese and Other Cultural Attitudes toward Teamwork (2012) with Brakefield and Yoshida, presented at the national meeting of the American Society for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). A reviewed presentation and publication in the proceedings. The following paper and presentation is from a different line of inquiry. Developing an Instrument to Evaluate Teaching Behavior: A Case Study (2013) with Brakefield, presented at the Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA) conference for the North American Management Society. A reviewed presentation and publication in the proceedings. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Member, Academy of Management, including paper reviewer for national meetings (1989 present) Member, Association for Talent Development (was known as ASTD, the Association for Training and Development) (1985 present) Consultant to two telephone cooperatives, setting strategic direction and surveying organizational climate (140+ hours, 2010 and 2012)

233 Invited presentations in Mexico and Bolivia on strategy and entrepreneurship focused on contributions to economic growth Universidad Mayor de San Andres (La Paz), Universidad Autonoma Gabriel Rene Moreno (Santa Cruz), and Tecnolgico de Monterrey (Guadalajara). UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Human Resource Management curriculum committee , 2012 present, chair 2013-2104 Management curriculum committee, 2010 present, chair 2012-2013 Management & Marketing scholarship committee, 2010 - present Community Boy Scouts of America West Prairie Scholastic Bowl Various activities at St. Paul Catholic Church

234 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Donna M. Wiencek RANK Assistant Professor of Marketing Unit B DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Marketing CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full-time, Participating, Scholarly Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Year conferred: 1999 Institution: Lewis University Major field: Marketing Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Year conferred: 1992 Institution: Lewis University Major field: Marketing and Business Administration PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Innovative Solutions Research & Consulting Services, Mokena, IL., President and Founder, 2009 Present. Federal Signal Corporation, University Park, IL., Strategic Market Research Manager, Product Manager, 2005 - 2009 Synovate, Inc., Chicago, IL., Account Group Manager, 2004 - 2005 Robert Bosch Tool Corporation, Mount Prospect, IL., Senior Market Research Specialist, 2003-2004 The Chamberlain Group, Inc., Elmhurst, IL., Research and Product Development Manager, 2002-2003 Molex, Inc., Lisle, IL., Marketing Analyst, Industry Marketing Coordinator, Credit Analyst, 1997-2001 McMachinery Systems, Inc., Wood Dale, IL., Account Representative, 1995 - 1997 Lanier Worldwide, Inc., Oakbrook, IL , Accounts Receivable Coordinator, Customer Service Representative, 1993 - 1995 D&B Auto Radio, Addison, IL, Data Entry Clerk, Customer Service Representative, Inside Sales Representative, 1992 - 1993 Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, Admissions Office Aide, Teachers Assistant - College of Business, 1988 1992 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL Assistant Professor of Marketing, Instructor, 2011 Present

235 INSEEC, Chicago, IL Lecturer, 2012 - Present Governors State University, University Park, IL Adjunct Instructor, 2005 - 2006, 2010 - Present Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL Adjunct Instructor, 2002 - 2005 Westwood College, Chicago, IL Adjunct Instructor, 2005 Lewis University, Romeoville, IL Adjunct Instructor, 2000 - 2002 TEACHING MKTG 327 Marketing Principles, Western Illinois University MKTG 329 Marketing Research, Western Illinois University MKTG 337 Services and Product Marketing, Western Illinois University MKTG 371 Internet Marketing, Western Illinois University MKTG 411 Mobile Marketing, Western Illinois University MKTG 421 Seminar in Marketing Technologies, Western Illinois University MKTG 430 Managing Market Strategies, Governors State University MKTG 460 Marketing Research, Governors State University MGMT 360 Business Communication, Governors State University Digital Marketing, INSEEC Chicago Digital Planning, INSEEC Chicago Doing Business in the USA, INSEEC Chicago INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Proceedings Abstract on Are Business Schools Using Social Media Effectively? was accepted for presentation at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL. March 28, 2014. Abstract on Innogage: Covergence of Digital Marketing and Technology and the Impact on Effective Communications, was accepted for presentation at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL. March 27, 2014. Abstract on MBA Students Attitude Toward Conducting Business Globally: A Cross-Cultural Comparison between USA and India was accepted for presentation at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL. March 1, 2013.

236 Abstract on Service Learning as a Pedagogical Tool in Business Curricula: Academic Issues, Global Challenges, and Research Directions was accepted for presentation at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL. March 1, 2013. Abstract on Convergence of Social Networking and Technology in Industry and the Impact on Higher Education was accepted by the OMEA track for presentation at the MBAA International Conference, Chicago, IL. March 29, 2012. Presentation - Invited Re-engineering a Corporate Culture: The Timing of Effective Change. Presentation at the Illinois Agriculture Leadership Foundation Farm Credit Services Seminar on Innovation and Change, DePaul University. December 8, 2011. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Governors State University Center for Law Enforcement Technology Collaboration Advisory Board, Fall 2011 - Spring 2014. Prairie State College Business and Economics Advisory Board, Fall 2011 - Spring 2014. Prairie State College Continuing Professional Education Speakers Bureau, Fall 2011-Spring 2014. Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Fall 2011 - Fall 2013. Supply Change Management Project: ADM Cares, Chair, Spring 2013 - Fall 2013. Professional Certifications Best Practices in Teaching Online Certification Western Illinois University (October 14, 2013). This six- week online course is instructor facilitated and includes weekly discussions, individual and small group activities. Throughout the course, participants will construct a sample online course syllabus that considers course goals and objectives suitable for an online course, an online communications strategy, and the selection of student learning activities and assessments. Faculty Summer Institute 2013 Certification Governors State University (June 4-5, 2013). Attended this institute to enhance my knowledge and skills relating to technology, assessment of teamwork skills, social media, and copyright compliance. Marketplace Live Training Certification (October 7-10, 2012). Obtained an in-depth knowledge of Marketplace Live, which is used as a required simulation tool for the Marketing Principles (MKTG 327) course at Western Illinois University. Proven learning strategies and tactics in how to effectively utilize Marketplace Live were addressed. Professional Development A Cross-Channel Engagement: Driving Revenue in Large Enterprises (September 25, 2013) Social Media Literacy: Collective Intelligence and Crowdsourcing (June 5, 2013) Assessing Teamwork Skills in Online and Face-to-Face Sections (June 4, 2013) Panel: Teaching with Technology (June 4, 2013) Using Avatars and Library of Congress Images to Create Cool Online Lessons (June 4, 2013) Creating New Business Opportunities With Customer Data (May 16, 2013) Digital Marketing World Virtual Conference: Mobile Marketing (November 9, 2012) Using Digital Media to Conduct Active Case Studies (September 26, 2012) JMP Workshop (September 20, 2012)

237 The New Western Online: Mastering the D2L Grade Book (September 12, 2012) The New Western Online: Building Your Course with the Content Tool in D2L (September 5, 2012) The Metrics That Matter (Webinar Target Marketing and Tableau Software August 2, 2012) Social Advertising (Webinar by Wildfire, April 25, 2012) Desire 2 Learn Basics (Workshop, January 11, 2012) Desire 2 Learn Overview (Workshop, ST121, November 30, 2011) Workshops on SPSS: Session 2: Inferential Statistics Using SPSS (November 16, 2011) Inferential Statistics Using SPSS (Workshop, November 16, 2011) High Five: Our Top 5 Reasons to Use an iPad (November 10, 2011) Workshops on SPSS: Session 1: Descriptive Statistics Using SPSS (November 9, 2011) Technology Behind the Cup Series (Webinar by Business Intelligence October 12, 2011) Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (Webinar by Professor Sherry Turkle September 28, 2011) Other Activities Chicago AMA Conference, Big Data (April 25, 2013) Faculty Advisor, Marketing Club: Arranged a Marketing Club trip to Chicago to attend a Chicago AMA Conference and meet with the owner of the Sparkt App, which the Marketing Club members helped to design. The Big Data Conference provided members insight on how to move to a data-driven marketing model, leverage data and analytics to develop an effective BI and performance management strategy, define the correct metrics to accurately and successfully measure results, and assign value touch points along the purchasing path. Members also networked with business owners and Chicago AMA Executives. Social Media Strategies Summit (February 7-9, 2012). Attended this conference to better prepare marketing majors for the technology intensive jobs of both today and the future, and establish a presence within the marketing technologies professional community. Smart Room Project: Obtained insight relating to Smart Rooms and technology used. Fall, 2012. Chaired group meetings which included Becky Paulsen, Dr. Ernie Cadott, Jason Renacido (WIU Senior), Nanette Lawrence, Andy Woerly, and Peter Jorgensen. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Strategic Planning Committee, Chair, Fall 2014-Spring 2014 Marketing Club, Faculty Advisor, Spring 2012 - Spring 2014 Marketing Curriculum Subcommittee Member, Fall 2011 - Spring 2014 Marketing Outreach/HR Committee, Fall 2011 - Spring 2013 College Strategic Planning Committee, Chair, Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Strategic Planning Committee, Member, Fall 2012 - Spring 2013

238 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Tae Seok Yang RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: July 2011 Institution: University of Texas at Arlington Major field: Management Minor field: Quantitative Analysis Dissertation title: Are Coworkers Good Soldiers or Good Actors? Other degree(s) earned: M.A. Year conferred: August 2006 Institution: University of Tulsa Major field: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Other degree(s) earned: B.B.A. Year conferred: May 2002 Institution: Sungkyunkwan University Major field: Business Administration TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor of Management, 2012-present Institution: University of Texas at Arlington Rank/Dates: Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, 2011-2012 Lecturer, 2007-2011 TEACHING MGT 349 Principles of Management MGT 350 Organizational Behavior MGT 540 Applied Business Research HRM 442 Compensation

239 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Peer Reviewed Journals Butts, M.M., Casper, W.J. & Yang, T.S. (2012). How important are work-family support programs? A meta-analysis of their effects on work outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 1-25. Proceedings from Scholarly Conferences Yang, T.S. (2014). How to encourage employees to relocate: Application of expectancy theory. The 50th Annual MBAA International Conference, Chicago, Illinois. McIntosh, C.K., Bell, M.P., Casper, W.J., Yang, T.S., & Harris, C. (2013). Bilingualism and employment decisions: Do employers prefer Hispanic or Non-Hispanic Bilinguals? The 2013 Southern Management Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentations An examination of student group dynamics: Identifying the optimal mix of behavior leadership styles, (2013) Presented at the Annual Conference of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS), Las Vegas, NV with Craig Conrad and Rodney Walter. Journal Reviewer Human Resource Development Quarterly (HRDQ) (March, 2013-present) Group & Organization Management (GOM) (April, 1014 Present) Conference Reviewer 2014 Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (four manuscripts) 2014 Southern Management Association Annual Conference (two manuscripts) 2013 Academy of Management Annual Conference (six manuscripts) 2013 Southern Management Association Annual Conference (five manuscripts) Other Research Activities Yang, T.S., (2013) Been seen as a good actors or good soldiers? An exploration of coworkers self- serving and pro-social attributions. Presented at the WIU Research Presentation Series of College of Business and Technology, Western Illinois University. Yang, T.S. (2014). Incentive issues in public and private institutions. Presented at the Interdisciplinary Roundtable on Public and Private Sector Dynamics, Western Illinois University. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Management Curriculum Committee, 2013-2014 Management Assessment Committee, 2013-2014 Human Resource Curriculum Committee, 2013-2014 Human Resource Assessment Committee, 2013-2014 Management Curriculum Committee, 2012-2013

240 College Computing and Technology Committee, 2013-2014 Computing and Technology Committee, 2012-2013 University Advisor to Korean Students Association, 2013-2014

241 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Xiang Yi RANK Associate Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Human Resource Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating Scholarly Academic EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Ph.D. Year conferred: 2002 Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Major field: Human Resources and Industrial Relations Other degree(s) earned: MHRIR Year conferred: Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Major field: Human Resources and Industrial Relations Other degree(s) earned: B.A. Year conferred: Institution: Peking University, China Major field: Economics PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Expert consultant, Center for Human Resource Management, Central South University, China, May 2008 present Panel consultant, Western Illinois Center of Entrepreneurship, Spring 2006 Assistant to President, Peoples Insurance Company of China, May August 1996 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Associate Professor/August 2008-2014 Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor/August 2002-2008 Institution: Central South University, China Rank/Dates: Visiting Professor/August 2010-May 2011

242 TEACHING HRM 353 Human Resource Management HRM 444 International Human Resource Management HRM 532 Seminars in Human Resource Management INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Education and Allocentrism: A Cross-level Investigation of Human Capital Challenges in Chinese Companies, forthcoming. International Journal of Manpower. (with Shuhong Wang and Steve Caldwell) Generation, Gender, and Culture Differences in Career Perceptions in the United States and China, accepted for publication. Employee Relations. (with Weibo Cheng, Linna Fu, and Barbara Ribbens) Revisiting the Curvilinear Relation between Job Insecurity and Work Withdrawal: the Moderating Role of Achievement Orientation and Risk Aversion, Vol. 54, No.3 (2015). Human Resource Management. (with Shuhong Wang) The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy: Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings (2014) (with Weibo Cheng and Barbara Ribbens). Organizational Justice and Work Withdrawal in Chinese Companies: The Moderating Effects of Allocentrism and Idiocentrism, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management. Vol.12, No.2 (2012), pp. 211- 228 (with Shuhong Wang) Efficacy of High Performance Work Practice in Chinese Companies. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 22, No. 11 (2011), pp. 2419-2441. (with Shuhong Wang, John Lawler and Mingrui Zhang) HRM in the US and Implications for Chinese Organizations (invited article, in Chinese), Human Resource Management Review (China), inaugural volume, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2011), pp. 44-47. The Real U.S. Position in the World Economy, International Journal of Business and Management. Vol. 5, No. 11 (2010), pp.15-25. (with Rolf Hackmann and Anna Valeva) Generational Differences in China: Career Implications, Career Development International. Vol. 15, No. 6 (2010), pp. 601 620. (with Barbara Ribbens and Caryn Morgan) Research in Progress The Combined and Balance Dimensions of Organizational Capabilities: The Role of High Commitment Work Systems. Analyzing data. (with Xu Jiang). Matching Regulatory Focus of Supervisor and Employees: A Polynomial Regression Analysis. Collecting data. (with Tae Yang)

243 Temporal Orientation of Supervisors and Subordinates: The Joint Effect on Creativity. Collecting data. (with Tae Yang, Aimin Yan) Guanxi in Chinese Organizations: A Help or Hindrance in Insecure Times? Preparing manuscript. (with Tahira Probst) The Role of Guanxi: A Moderated Mediating Model of Leader-Member Exchange. Preparing manuscript. (with John Lawler) Cultural Effects on Attitudes toward Teamwork: A Multi-country Study. Analyzing data. (with Jim Brakefield, Yoshida, K., and Walter, R.M.) Employees Knowledge Sharing Behavior and Creativity: the Moderating Effect of Allocentrism/Idiocentrism. Analyzing data. (with Ma Yueru, Cheng Weibo) Presentations The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy: Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2014. (with Weibo Cheng and Barbara Ribbens). The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy: Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Presented at Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China, July 2014. (with Weibo Cheng and Barbara Ribbens). The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy: Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Presented at the Central South University, Changsha, China, June 2014. (with Weibo Cheng and Barbara Ribbens). Unlock the Full Potential of Absorptive Capacity: The Role of High Commitment Work Systems, presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, August 2013. (with Yin-Chi Liao and Xu Jiang) Unlock the Full Potential of Absorptive Capacity: The Role of High Commitment Work Systems, presented at the Central South University, Changsha, China, June 2013. (with Yin-Chi Liao and Xu Jiang) Unlock the Full Potential of Absorptive Capacity: The Role of High Commitment Work Systems, presented at the Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, China, May 2013. (with Yin-Chi Liao and Xu Jiang) Generation, Gender, and Culture Differences in Career Perceptions in the United States and China, presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, August 2012. (with Weibo Cheng, Linna Fu, and Barbara Ribbens) Lazy Lion Syndrome Tells Only Half the Tale: Revitalization of the Curvilinear Relation between Job Insecurity and Work Withdrawal, presented at Central South University, Changsha, China, July 2012 (with Shuhong Wang)

244 Lazy Lion Syndrome Tells Only Half the Tale: Revitalization of the Curvilinear Relation between Job Insecurity and Work Withdrawal, presented at School of Management, Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, China, June 15, 2012 (with Shuhong Wang) Organizational Justice and Work Withdrawal in Chinese Companies: The Moderating Effects of Allocentrism and Idiocentrism, presented at the Hunan Human Resource Management Academy Annual Meeting, Changsha, China, December 5, 2011. (with Shuhong Wang) Organizational Justice and Work Withdrawal in Chinese Companies: The Moderating Effects of Allocentrism and Idiocentrism, presented at School of Business, Central South University, Changsha, China, March 2011. (with Shuhong Wang) HRM in the US and implications for Chinese Organizations, invited to talk at Hunan Human Resource Management Academy Annual Meeting, Changsha, China, January 25, 2011. Doing Research and Publishing at Academic Journals, presented at School of Business, Hunan University, Changsha, China, January 12, 2011. Doing Research and Publishing at Academic Journals, presented at School of Business, Central South University, Changsha, China, December 27, 2010. New Issues and Trends of HRM in the US, presented at School of Business, Central South University, Changsha, China, May 2010. Research under Review Unlock the Full Potential of Absorptive Capacity: The Role of High Commitment Work Systems, Strategic Organizations. (with Yin-Chi Liao and Xu Jiang). The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy: Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Revise and resubmit. International Journal of Human Resource Management. (with Weibo Cheng and Barbara Ribbens). PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Ad hoc Reviewer o International Journal of Human Resource Management o Journal of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management o International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management o Stress and Health o Journal of Business Research Conference Reviewer o Academy of Management Annual Conference Human Resource Management Organizational Behavior

245 International Management o Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting o MBAA Annual Meeting Represented WIU at International Recruiting Fairs in Beijing and Shanghai, June 2009. Honors Professional Achievement Award, Western Illinois University, 2014 Provost Faculty Travel AwardWestern Illinois University, 2013 Professional Achievement Award, Western Illinois University, 2011 Excellence in Research Award, Hunan Human Resource Management Academy, China, December 2011 Koyama Scholarship for Outstanding Cross-cultural Research, University of Illinois, 2001 Research Interests Strategic human resource management Cross-cultural/international HR and OB Multi-national corporation management Leadership /Supervisor-subordinate relationship Organizational change Creativity Asia-pacific cultural studies Knowledge sharing HR practices in Chinese organizations Career issues Women and diversity in workplace UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department Personnel Committee Department of Management Search Committee Department of Management Curriculum Committee College MBA Advisory Committee College Personnel Committee Search Committee for Associate Dean Quality Management Committee Curriculum and Evaluation Committee University

246 University Distance Learning Advisory Board Womens Center Advisory Board (College of Business and Technology Representative) University Interdisciplinary Committee

247 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Honey Zimmerman RANK Instructor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Supply Chain Management CBT CLASSIFICATIONS Full time, Participating, Scholarly Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MBA Year conferred: 2004 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Supply Chain Managment Other degree(s) earned: B.B. Year conferred: 2002 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: NTN Bower Corporation, Macomb, IL Position: Monozukuri Trainer Dates: 4/2008-1/2011 Position: Industrial Engineer/Engineering Standards Administrator Dates: 10/2007-4/2008 Position: Purchasing Specialist/Buyer Dates: 9/2004-10/2007 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor/2001 to present TEACHING SCM 211 Supply Chain Management SCM 451 Supply Chain Negotiation SCM 453 Supply Management SCM 549 Strategic Sourcing

248 INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Proceedings Tracey, M., Zimmerman, H., Jennings, B., and Patterson, J., Developing a Practitioner-Oriented SCM Curriculum: Closing the Gap between Academic Premise and Industry Need, Proceedings of the Sixth Global Supply Chain Management Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013 Dearborn, MI. http://www.utoledo.edu/business/gscm2013detroit/ Tracey, M., Zimmerman, H., Jennings, B., and Patterson, J. "Establishing a Curriculum Relevant to the Needs of Industry: An Example from a Supply Chain Management Program," Presentation & Proceeding at Marketing Management Association (MMA), 2012 Fall Educators Conference Proceedings, September 1921, 2012, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Patterson, James L., Mike Tracey, Honey Zimmerman, and Barton Jennings "Detecting Fraud in the Supply Chain," at the Supply Chain Summit, October 15, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee. Tracey, M. and Zimmerman, H. Effective SCM Curriculum in the Global Environment: An Exploratory Study, Ninth Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management, September 18-20, 2011, Toronto, Canada. Presentations Official participant at Institute for Supply Managements Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit as panel discussant for University Partnerships: You Get More Than You GiveMay 2014 Guest presenter at ISM-QC chapter monthly meeting Exercising Your Negotiating MusclesApr 2012 Panel discussant for the ISM-QC Academic RoundtableMay 2012 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Certifications Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) April 2013 Certified Purchasing Manager Certification (C.P.M.) recertified October 2012 Seminars, Training, and Professional Events 2014 ISM International Supply Management Conference & Educational ExhibitMay 2014 -Loose Lips Sink Companies and Your Negotiations! (How to stop back-door selling) Mega Session -Outlook on the Oil and Gas Industry with T. Boone Pickens -Current World Events: A Supply Chain Point of View -Business Economic Outlook -Bridging the Innovation Gap -Supplier Segmentation Mega Session -Sourcing and Spend AnalyticsMaximizing Impact, Influence, and Effectiveness -Checkmate: A Critique of Existing Tools for Advanced Purchasing and Supply -Fires, Floods, Fraud, Oh My! Reducing Risk in Your Global Supply Chain

249 -Strategic Supplier Relationship ManagementMoving Beyond the Tactical 2013 ISM International Supply Management Conference & Educational Exhibit Apr 2013 -Grace Under Pressure: Stories of Compromise, Integrity & Honor by Condoleezza Rice -Lean Transformation of a Hospital Supply Chain -Strengthening Organizational Performance Through Restructuring (a look at the U.S. Postal Service transformation of the supply management organization) -Onshoring, Insourcing, Nearshoring, Rightsourcing, Reshoring? The Changing Landscape of Manufacturing in U.S. -Sense & Respond: Secrets of an Agile Supply Chain by Hau Lee -Secrets of Highly Effective Relationships -Should-Cost Model for Commodity Strategy, Supplier Collaboration, Negotiation and Value Engineering -Drive Adoption & Get Results: Googles E-Auction Experience -Global Recruitment Trends -Supplier Diversity Development: Building Capacity & Increasing Sustainability -Sourcing & Category Management 101 2012 ISM International Supply Management Conference & Educational Exhibit May 2012 -Has China Lost Its Low-Cost Edge? -The Five Essentials for Successful Negotiation Preparation -Using for-profit mindset in nonprofit organizations, a special look at the supply management overhaul of the American Red Cross (from the CEOs perspective) -Uncovering and Managing Supplier/Supply Chain Risk -Transformation of Purchasing for Services -Becoming a Preferred Customer: Results & Implications for Supply Managers -The American Red Cross Applying For Profit Procurement Principles in the Nonprofit World (more detailed look at the specific aspects of the transformation and how it was implemented) -Economic Outlook for Supply Chain Management professionals with Wolf Blitzer -Global Trends in Supply Management Negotiation & Teamwork Teaching Seminar Nov 2011 -Designing a Course in Negotiations -Fastskin workshop regarding multi-party, multi-issue negotiations -Yerba Mate workshop regarding a distributive versus integrative negotiations -Aussie Air workshop regarding influence of social context on negotiations (ie government), how to respond to new information during the course of a negotiation, and leveraging coalitions -Cartoon workshop regarding negotiation strategy in a multi-cultural negotiation -Using negotiationexercises.com Aligning Integrated Spend Management & Demand Management to Drive World Class Supply Chains (ISM webinar) Sep 2010 Management & Leadership Skills for First-time Managers (public seminar) Aug 2010 ISO/TS 16949 Internal Auditor (training) Apr 2010 Direct Industry Interaction and Professional Activities

250 Supply Chain Management Advisory Board (approx. 30 company representatives)Apr 2014, Sep 2013, Apr 2013, Sep 2012, Mar 2012, Oct 2011, Mar 2011 Guest speaker at Illini West High School business classes Mar 2014, May 2013 Guest presenter at the North Scott Junior High School Career Expo Apr 2013 Guest at Monsanto Corporation Strategic Planning Day, St. Louis, MO Apr 2012 Guest at Dot Foods for observation of the Purchasing Department, Mt. Sterling, IL Jul 2012 Student-related activities Field trips -Dot Foods, Mt. Sterling, IL May 2014, May 2013, May 2012 -VonMaur E-fulfillment Center & Corporate Headquarters, Davenport, IAFeb 2014 -Monsanto BioTech Lab, Chesterfield, MOOct 2013 -Archer Daniel Midland, Quincy, IL Apr 2013 -ProMat Material Handling Trade Show, Chicago, IL Jan 2013, Jan 2011 -Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) St.Louis Roundtable, St.Louis, MO Oct 2013, Oct 2012, Oct 2011 -John Deere Parts Distribution Center, Milan, IL Sep 2012, Sep 2011 -John Deere Harvester Works, Moline, IL Sep 2012, Mar 2012 -Archer Daniel Midland, Burlington, IA Sep 2012 -Walmart Logistics, Mt. Pleasant, IA Sep 2012 -Jacobson Warehouse, Moline, IL Mar 2012 -NTN Bower, Macomb, IL Dec 2011 -John Deere Davenport Works (Construction & Forestry), Davenport, IA Feb 2014, Sep 2011 Recruitment events -SCM Spring Education & Recruitment Open House, Macomb campusApr 2014 -SCM Spring High School Counselor Education eventApr 2014 -Illini West High School, Carthage, IL Mar 2014, May 2013 -North Scott Jr. High Career Fair Expo, Eldridge, IA Apr 2013 -ADM Diversity Event, Macomb, IL Apr 2013, Apr 2012 -Discover Western, Macomb, IL Nov 2013, Feb 2013 -SCM Day (career fair event), Macomb, IL Sep 2013, Oct 2012, Oct 2011 -SCM Day, Moline, IL Mar 2012 Guest business speakers hosted in my classrooms -Dane Ainsworth, Six-Sigma Blackbelt, Caterpillar Logistics Mar 2014, Oct 2013, Apr 2013 -Steve Baker, HR-Representative, Caterpillar Logistics Mar 2014, Apr 2013 -Kristopher Steffan, Procurement Lead, Monsanto CorporationSep 2013 -Mandy Burke, Procurement Lead, Monsanto Corporation Oct 2012 -Alan Shulz, Global Strategic Sourcing Lead, Monsanto Corporation Sep 2013, Oct 2012 -Paul McCann, Global Procurement, Monsanto Corporation Oct 2012 -Bill Yarbrough, retired Corporate Purchasing Manager, NTN Bower Sep 2012, Apr 2012, Sep 2011 -Brenna Rounds, Account Executive, SHI Inc. Nov 2011 -Kim Ekena, Vice President, Archer Daniel Midland Oct 2013, Apr 2011 Internship Presentations John Deere Corporation, Moline, IL Aug 2013, Aug 2012

251 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Department Curriculum Committee Chair - 2013 Supply Chain Management Student Association Advisor 2011 to Present SCM Curriculum Committee Chair 2013 to Present SCM Curriculum Committee Member 2011 to 2013 Assessment Representative 2012 to 2013 Department Scholarship Committee Member 2012 to Present SCM/OM Faculty Search Committee Member 2013 to Present Building Connections Mentor to incoming freshmen 2012 to 2013 Community (local, state, national, international) Christian Education Committee member; Arygle Bible Church 2011 to Present B.A.D. young adult (ages 18-29) ministry leader 2012 to Present Ladies Bible Study leader2009 to Present

252 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Jeri Harper RANK Senior Associate Faculty DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Business and Technology in a Global Society Business Communications CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Supporting, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Masters of Science in Business Education Year conferred: 1974 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Business Education Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Science Year conferred: 1973 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Comprehensive Business Education TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Fall 1989 to present, Senior Associate Faculty Institution: Robert Morris College Rank/Dates: Fall 1074 to Summer 1989, Program Director TEACHING MGT 125 Business and Technology in a Global Society

253 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME: Suzanne Humphrey RANK Adjunct Faculty DEPARTMENT Marketing and Finance PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Business Communications CBT CLASSIFICATION Part time, Supporting, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: Institution: St. Ambrose University Major field: Other degree(s) earned: Master of College Student Personnel Year conferred: Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Ashford University Clinton, Illinois Rank/Dates: Adjunct Faculty in the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management Department, 2005 Present Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Adjunct Faculty in the Marketing and Finance Department, 2007 Present Institution: St. Ambrose University Davenport, Iowa Rank/Dates: Adjunct Faculty in the School of Business and ACCEL, 2002-2007 TEACHING BCOM 320 Business Communications

254 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Professional association positions Professional association memberships Served on the Graduate Council Served on the Student Retention Committee Member of the Marketing Committee Chaired Mardi Gras Executive Committee Coached the cheerleading squad Member of the task force to study transfer students Vice President and President of Staff Assembly Coordinator for United Way Member of the Admissions Standard Committee Served on the Staff Development Committee Served on the Staff Finance Committee Served on the University Budget Planning Committee Member of the Personnel Committee Served on the Board of Directors in an ex officio capacity Advisor for the Graduate Student Government Association Member of the Enrollment Management Committee UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Community Member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Member of the National Association of Graduate Admission Professionals Member of the Iowa Student Personnel Association Member of the Council of Graduate Schools Member of two committees of the Bettendorf Chamber of Commerce Member of SHRM Member of GRHRA Member of American Marketing Association Summer Institute for Graduate Deans Graduate and Professional School of Enrollment Management Corporation Seminar DMT 1 and 11 Managerial Skills DST 1 and 11 Selling and Advanced Selling Strategies How to Develop and Maintain Effective Mailing Lists and Brochures Seminar Noel-Levitz Student Retention Conference In Search of Excellence Seminar How to Communicate Under Pressure Seminar Faculty workshop on Web-based Instruction

255 Faculty workshop on Using Blackboard in the Classroom Image and Self Projection for Women Seminar Presenter for College Board conference Faculty workshop on Grading Groups, Grading Participatively Faculty workshop on Assessment in Teaching How to Recruit Graduate Students Seminar Council of Graduate Schools Graduate Deans Summer Workshop

256 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Rebecca J. Mahr RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Management and Marketing PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management/Business Communications CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: MS Year conferred: 1984 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field of highest degree: Business Education Other degree(s) earned: BS Year conferred: 1983 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Business Education PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Firm: Western Illinois University Position: Human Resource Officer III/Provosts Office/Contracting Dates: 1999-2000 Firm: Western Illinois University Position: Human Resource Officer III/Examination Division/Candidate Communications Dates: 1990-1999 Firm: United Way (McDonough County) Position: Executive Director/Development Dates: 1989-1990 Firm: Robert Morris College Position: Associate Director of Career Services Date: 1986-1989 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor, 2009 present

257 Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Instructor, 2000 - 2009 Institution: Robert Morris College Rank/Dates: Instructor, 1984 - 1989 TEACHING MGT 125 Business/Technology Global Society BCOM 320 Business Communications IS 125 Business/Technology Global Society IS 320 Business Communications INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Grants John Deere North America Recruiting & Staffing Higher Education Funding Foundation -- $5000 PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Consulting McGraw Hill MindTap Focus Group (Business Communications) 2014 Textbook/Chapter Reviews Camp/Satterwhites College English & Business Communication 10e (McGraw Hill) Chapters 8 & 9 2014 Nickels Understanding Business Interactive Assessments (McGraw Hill) 2012 Pride/Hughes/Kapoors Business 11e Chapter 11, Enhancing Union-Management Relations 2011 Pride/Hughes/Kapoors Business 11e Chapter 16, Understanding Information and e-Business 2011 Professional Interaction Glenn Shepard Management Seminar 3.25 hours HR Certification Institute May 2014 Conferences Attended Get Motivated Conference, Peoria, Illinois, 2010 Departmental Academic Field Trips DOT Foods Archer Daniels Midland John Deere Harvester Wal-Mart Distribution Center Other Professional Activities Presented CBT Career Days Resume Workshop 2012, 2013 Conducted Resume Building Workshop for Delta Sigma Pi 2011 Conducted Resume Basics Workshop for International Students at the request of the WIU Center for International Studies 2011 Conducted Interviewing Basics Workshop for International Students at the request of the WIU Center for

258 International Studies 2011 UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department Grade Appeals Committee 2010-2014 (Chair 2012-2014) Academic Dishonesty Committee 2010-2014 (Chair 2012-2014) Business Communications Assessment Sub-Committee 2009-2014 Management and Marketing Department Chair Search Committee 2012-2013 College CBT Grade Appeals Committee 2013 University Office of Student Activities Leadership Awards Committee 2011-2012 Student Employee of the Year Selection Committee 2011 Community Macomb Balloon Rally Committee Volunteer Crew Member Macomb High School Volunteer

259 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Cathy C. Onion RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Information Systems & Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Management, Business Communications CBT CLASSIFICATION Full time, Participating, Instructional Practitioner EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Science Year conferred: 1990 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: College Student Personnel Masters thesis: Self Esteem in Sorority Women Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: 1985 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: ManagementEmphasis in Transportation and Logistics TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor 2009- present Instructor, 2000-2009 TEACHING BCOM 320 (formerly IS 320 and IM 320) Business Communications MGT 125 Business and Technology in a Global Society MGT 349 Principles of Management ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Western Illinois University Associate Alumni Director 1994-2000 Assistant Alumni Director 1986-1994

260 Onion Farms Co-Owner 1986-present Consultant 1986-present Write leadership development curriculum through NPower for college and university Greek life, national organizations, etc. PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Evaluated writing for Accounting Department as part of curriculum assessment (2008-present) Consulting/Editing Researched and prepared a report for the Dean of the College of Business and Technology on a Professional Development Program (2013) Edited 55-page report for Npower entitled Stanford University Report for Strengthening the Fraternity & Sorority Community (30+ hours) (2013) Edited resumes for former students former students, alumni, community members (2013) Edited Campus Recreation Report of the Harry Mussatto Golf Course (2013) The Philosophy and Evaluation of Business Communications - Educating the University Writing Center at the request of the UWC Director (2011) Edited Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant Informational Flyer (2012) Reviewed and evaluated Chapter 1 of Decisive: How to make better choices in life and work by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2012) Edited the Report for Strengthening the Westminster College Fraternity and Sorority Community for Npower (2011) Edited the NPower Report for Strengthening the University of Missouri Columbia Fraternity & Sorority Community (2010) Edited NPower Report for Strengthening the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Fraternity and Sorority Community (2009) Edited AACSB report for Dean of the College of Business and Technology (2009) Learned Optimism Contribution to Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students Workbook (2009) Evaluated Accounting Assurance of Learning - Direct Measures Assessment (2009-2014) Affiliations/Memberships Inducted into Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity (2014) IBEA member (2013) Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches Workshop (2013-present) Curriculum Development Wrote Emotional Intelligence curriculum on Optimism for MLS Consulting (2009) Wrote and presented career session for Campus Recreation Graduate Students (2009) Conferences/Workshops Attended Dale Carnegie Course: Effective Communications and Human Relations/Skills for Success

261 (June 2014 24 hours, 2.4 CEUs) Leadercast (May 2014 - 5 hours) Glenn Shepard (May 2014 4 hours) Social Media 101 Workshop (2012 1hour) How to Help Students Succeed (2013 1 hour) Study Skills Workshop (2013 1 hour) CITR University 100 Training Workshop (2013- 1 hour) The New FYE and the U(niv 100) and Y (Gen Ed) Connection Training (2013-1.5 hours) Franklin Covey Five Choices Curriculum Training (2013 3 hour webinar) McGraw-Hill Connect Training (2013 1 hour) Building Connections Mentor Training (2013 1.5 hours) Cengage Training: From Ice Breakers to(2013 1 hour) FYE Training (2011 1 hour) Adam Carrroll How to Land Your Dream Job (2011 1.5 hours) Brenna Rounds From the WIU Classroom to the Ups and Downs of the Business World (2011 1 hour) Carol Koepke Sr. Vice President of Marketing, McDonalds Corp. - The New General Market (2011 1.5 hours) Using Simple Games for Active Learning (2012 1 hour) Sherry Turkle--Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (2012 1 hour) Kim Ekena VP or ARTCO From Harvest to Home (2012 1 hour) Jude Kiah Generation Y: Transitioning Into the Workforce (2012 1 hour) MindTap Training on Software with Guffey Textbook (2012 2 hours) D2L Training (2012 1 hour) Bovee and Thill Teaching Social Media Webinar (2011- 1 hour) Ed McManus CBT Distinguished Alumni Award Speaker (2011 1 hour) Bovee and Thill Teaching Facebook Webinar (2011 1 hour) C.L. Lindsay: Campus Computing and the Law, How your Facebook pages can come back to haunt you! (2011 1.5 hours) CSP Summer Institute Macomb, IL two-day workshop (June 2011 4 hours) Social Networking Spoon River College (2010 1.5 hours) Get Motivated Business Seminar Peoria, IL (Aug. 2010 8 hours) Investools Workshop Peoria, IL two-day workshop (2010 8 hours) Weiss Financial Meltdown Webinar (2010 1hour webinar) Anya Kamenetz - DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education (2010 1.5 hours) CITR Prezi Training (2009 1 hour) Mobile Marketing by Dr. Craig Conrad (2009 1 hour) Carole Koepke McDonalds Marketing presentation (2009 1.5 hours) Presentations University of Illinois-Springfield Office of Business and Financial Services Staff Generational Expectations in Customer Service (July 2014) The Philosophy and Evaluation of Business Communications - Educating the University Writing Center at the request of the UWC Director (2011 1 hour) Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Presentation Professionalism (2012)

262 Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Presentation Running Effective Meetings (2011)CBT Career Days Resume Workshop Presentation (2012) Eureka College Keynote: Fraternities and Sororities: Communicating Your Values (2011) Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Leadership Styles Presentation (2010) Business Writing Presentation to the University Writing Center Staff (2010) Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity Presentation Communication in Team Building (2009) Departmental Academic Field Trips SCM Field Trip to ADM and Walmart (2012) SCM Field Trip to John Deere Harvester and the Parts Distribution Center (2012) Other Activities/Awards Served as a Building Connections mentor to 13 students (2013-2014) Invited as the Most Influential Teacher to the WIU Student Athlete Academic Excellence Banquet (2012) Recruited alumni to hold mock interviews with students and attended luncheon (2012) Conducted Hour-Long Mock Interviews with Delta Sigma Pi Students (2010-2014) Oversaw Peer Mentors in MGT 125Y (2009-2012) Organized an all-day classroom presentation visit by WIU alumnus Todd Hutcheson, Human Resources Director at Rockwell Collins (2012) Organized an FYE presentation Truth and Consequences given by Dr. Gordon Taylor (2012) Attended WIU Alumna Kristin Andresss book signing in Springfield, IL (2010) Organized classroom presentations on career preparation by Axle Marcoline (2009) Attended the WIU Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner (2009) Named Delta Sigma Pi Teacher of the Week (2009) UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE College College of Business and Technology Professional Development Series Co-Chair (2014) College of Business and Technology Professional Development Series Chair (2012, 2013) College of Business and Technology Career Week Committee Departmental Management and Marketing Scholarship Committee (2009-2014) Management and Marketing Outreach Committee (2009-2014) Management and Marketing Business Communications Curriculum Committee (2009-2014) Management and Marketing Introduction to Business Curriculum Committee (2009-2014) Co-Developer of MGT 125 Proficiency Exam for Transfer Students (2012) MGT 125 and BCOM Transfer Course Articulation Evaluator (2009-2014) ISDS Assessment Committee (2009-2010) University Career Development Faculty Advisory Board Committee (2014) Civil Service Student Employee of the Year Awards Committee (2012)

263 University Internal Admissions Marketing Meeting (2012) Alumni Association Strategic Planning Committee (2007- 2009) WIU Amethyst Council Committee Member (2007-2009) Community Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority Housing Corp. Volunteer (1986-present) Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority Chapter Advisor (1986-1995) RIHS After Prom Committee Chair (2011) RIHS Booster Club (2011) United Methodist Church Womens Club Treasurer (2009-present) Vacation Bible School Volunteer (2009-2012)

264 THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY FACULTY VITAE NAME Cecil V. Tarrant III RANK Assistant Professor DEPARTMENT Information Systems & Decision Sciences PRIMARY FIELD OF TEACHING Business Communications/Mgt. Info. Syst. CBT CLASSIFICATION Fulltime, Participating, Other EDUCATION Highest degree earned: Master of Arts in Economics Year conferred: December 2004 Institution: Middle Tennessee State University Major field of highest degree: Economics Minor field of highest degree: Information Systems Other degree(s) earned: Master of Business Administration Year conferred: December 1988 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Office Systems Other degree(s) earned: Bachelor of Business Year conferred: May 1987 Institution: Western Illinois University Major field: Management Minor field: Finance PROFESSIONAL EXPERENCE Firm: Springwood Associates Position: Accountant Dates: January 1992 May 1993 TEACHING EXPERIENCE Institution: Western Illinois University Rank/Dates: Assistant Professor (Fall 1999-present) Institution: Spoon River Community College Rank/Dates: Part-time Instructor (Fall 2005-Summer 2007) Institution: Middle Tennessee State University Rank/Dates: Instructor (April 1994-July 1999)

265 Institution: Springfield College in Illinois Rank/Dates: Dept. Chair/Instructor (August 1990-December 1991) TEACHING BCOM 320 Business Communications INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS Review of textbook manuscript (Chapter 9: Sharing Informative and Positive Messages with Appropriate Technology) from BUSINESS AND ADMNISTRATIVE COMMUNICATION, by Kitty Locker and Donna Kienzler, Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 11th ed. (Fall 2013). Review of textbook manuscript (Chapter 7: Email and Social Media for Business Communication) from BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: Developing Leaders For a Networked World by Peter Cardon, Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed. (Spring 2014). Review of textbook manuscript (Chapter 7: Short Workplace Messages and Digital Media) from BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: Process & Product by M. Guffey and D. Loewy, Cengage Learning, 8th ed. (Spring 2014). PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Discussant at the annual Association of Business Communication conference in Montreal on the topic of Making Professional Business Presentations (November 2010). Invited to present and discuss a critiquing method introduced in my BCOM 320 course at the Irwin/McGraw-Hill Symposium held in Phoenix, AZ (March 2012). UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY SERVICE Department: Grade Appeals & Academic Integrity Committee (2010-present) Curriculum Coordinator for BComm 320 (2003-present) Curriculum Committee (2011-present) College: Grade Appeals Committee University: Writing Instruction in the Discipline (WID) (2010-2012)

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