UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Operations Committee

A 20-member operations committee helps UNC's Global Business Center manage the nuts and bolts of implementing programs and provides detailed feedback to ensure the high quality of its education and research programs.

The committee includes leaders of each project and key administrators in international education.

It meets monthly and is chaired by Global Business Center Executive Director Dr. Julia Kruse.

Committee Members

Allison Adams
Director of Global Media Strategy
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Neil Bolick, Ph.D.
Associate Director, World View
UNC-Chapel Hill

Dan Bursch
Director, MBA@UNC
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Larry Chavis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Patricia Collins
International Programs Manager, MBA Program
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Angela Bond
Associate Director, Global Programs, BSBA
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Gina Difino
Asst. Director, MBA Global Programs
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Nicholas M. Didow Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Marketing
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Jean Elia
Associate Dean for Administration
Senior Advisor, UNC Global Business Center
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Tim Flood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Communication
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Paul Friga, Ph.D.
Director of Consulting Concentrations & Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
UNC Kenan-Flagler

M. Lynne Gerber, Ph.D.
Director, Action-based Learning Programs
Senior Advisor, UNC Global Business Center
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Wendell Gilland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Operations
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Noel Greis, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Logistics and Digital Strategy, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
Adjunct Professor, Operations
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Carol Hee, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Sustainable Enterprise
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Lingmei Howell
Outreach Director
Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise

Lisa Jones Christensen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Meghan Kelly-Gosk, Ph.D.
Senior Assoc. Director, Student Services
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Shannon McKeen
Executive Director, Global Corporate Relations
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Lawrence Murray
Director, BSBA Program
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Sarah Perez (EMBA),
Executive Director, EMBA & OneMBA Programs
UNC Kenan-Flagler

David Roberts
Assistant Professor of Marketing and
Executive Director, Center for Integrated Marketing and Sales
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Brad Staats, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Operations
UNC Kenan-Flagler

Emily Wilkins
Associate Director, MBA Program
Kenan-Flagler Business School