MBA Graduate Program Faculty
Graduate Program Director
Michael J. Messina
Dr. Messina is Professor of Marketing and Director of the MBA and MPA programs at Gannon University. He earned the BSBA at John Carroll University, the MBA at Youngstown University, and the PhD at Kent State University.
Wendy W. Achilles
Dr. Achilles is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. She earned a BSA and MSA at East Carolina University and a PhD in accounting at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Andy M. Bertsch
Dr. Bertsch is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned a BA and MSM from Minot State University, a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in International Management and Leadership from the Henley Management College in England (now known as Henley Business School), and an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consultancy (APDMC), also from Henley Management College.
John W. Crane
Dr. Crane is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He has earned a BS at Gannon University, an MBA at Clarkson University, and a DBA at Anderson University
Richard P. Hauser
Dr. Hauser is Assistant Professor of Finance in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned a BS at Purdue University, the MBA at California Coast University, and the PhD at Kent State University.
Jill A. Heaney
Dr. Heaney is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. She earned a BS in Communications and Computer Technology and M.S. in Information Technology and Leadership from Duquesne University and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Argosy University.
Bruce A. Kibler
Dr. Kibler is Assistant Professor of Management in the Dahlkemper School of Business and Management Program Director. He earned a BS in Political Science and MA in German Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, the MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.
Gary P. Mahan
Dr. Mahan is Associate Professor of Economics and the Program Director of the International Business program at Gannon University. He earned his BA at Westminster College and both the MA and PhD in Economics from North Carolina State University.
Duane R. Prokop
Dr. Prokop is Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Dahlkemper School and the Marketing Program Director. He earned a BS and MBA at Youngstown State University and a DSL at Regent University.
Douglas E. Smith
Dr. Smith is an Adjunct Instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned a BBA at Western Michigan University and the MBA and PhD from Nova Southeastern University.
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