Organization education, practice and consulting (Leadership, Ethics and Organizational Change and Innovation); Research in Trust and Organizational Behavior; Sam Walton Fellow; Director, Business Honors Program; Advisor for Phi Beta Lambda
East Central Oklahoma University (B.S. [Marketing], Louisiana State University (MBA [Accounting emphasis]). Post Graduate work in Management at the University of Alabama.
TIAA-CREF: Hometown Hero Award, The Steve Woodfuff "Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award", The Jake Leigeber "Theatre Volunteer of the Year Award", The Tuscaloosa Arts Council "Volunteer of the Year Award", COE "Boss of the Year", Cintas Outstanding Achievement Award [6 times], Cintas "Roundtable" award [3 times], Jaycees "Outstanding Young Man of the Year".
Academic: Academy of Management [AOM], Southern Management Association [SMA], and USASBE [United States Assn. for Small Business and Entrepreneurship]. Civic: Tuscaloosa Sister Cities Commission [20 years], Theatre Tuscaloosa [twice past president] Tuscaloosa Personnel Assn. [TPA], Leadership Tuscaloosa [23 years], retired Cintas Corp. Executive.