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Business is personal

We know the importance of personal interactions and the role they play in business today. Our school leadership strives to create personal relations with our faculty, staff and students - knowing that we depend on each other to succeed.

Power of Personal

Dean, Spears School of Business

Ken Eastman, Ph.D.

Dean, Spears School of Business,
Norman and Suzanne Myers Chair,
Richard W. Poole Professor

Dean's office

Lisa Schurer Lambert, Ph.D.

Interim Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Programs,
William S. Spears Chair of Business,
Professor, Department of Management

Teresa Lightner, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Business Intelligence,
William S. Spears Chair in Business

Marlys Mason, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs,
William S. Spears Chair in Business Administration,
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing

Sarah Johnson

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Learning,
Instructor of Professional Practice,
Patrick B. Dorr Professorship

Marc Tower, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Innovative Education and Growth

Lex Smith Washington, Ph.D

Senior Inclusion Officer

Ginger Gripe

Director of Operations

Shelby Cypret

Dean’s Executive Administrative Assistant

Academic leadership

Angela Spencer, Ph.D.

School of Accounting

Associate Professor, Lanny Chasteen Chair and Haskell Cudd Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Andy Urich, J.D.

Department of Business Administration

Eastin Center Chair for Talent Development

J.B. Kim, Ph.D.

Department of Economics

Glenn M. Stinchcomb Family Professorship

Bruce Barringer, Ph.D.

School of Entrepreneurship

N. Malone Mitchell, Jr. Chair
Student Ventures Chair

Betty Simkins, Ph.D.

Department of Finance

Regents Professor
Williams Companies Chair in Business

Rick Wilson, Ph.D. 

Department of Management Science & Information Systems

Dan and Tiffany Howard MBA Faculty Fellow
W. Paul Miller Professorship

Administrative departments

Spears Business Personnel Services

Have a question or need a job posted? The Spears Business Personnel Services team can help you with all of your professional needs.

Marketing and Communications

The school’s one-stop shop for expertise with public and media relations, marketing, publications, digital and multimedia communications, photography, video production, banners and signage, and advertising.

Research and Financial Services

The Research and Financial Services office supports Spears Business by facilitating purchasing functions, reconciling and reporting fund balances, and managing all aspects of sponsored programs. 

Spears Support

Spears support keeps the Business Building up and running. The team supports any IT and facilities issues and updates 

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