Dr. Abel O Adekola

Dean, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Visiting Professor, University of Malaya
Tenured Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Full Professor
Administration
College of Management

Office: 280E Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1111
Email: adekolaa@uwstout.edu

Education

    • DBA International Management
    • Nova Southeastern University
    • Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1992
    • MBA Strategic Management
    • Barry University
    • Miami Shores, FL, 1985
    • BBA Finance
    • Florida International University
    • Miami, FL, 1983
    • AA Business Administration
    • Miami Dade College
    • Miami, FL, 1981

Licensures and Certifications

  • Harvard Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE): Harvard University
  • Harvard Advanced Executive Communications Skills: Harvard University

Courses Taught

  • BUACT-206 Intro To Financial Accounting
  • BUACT-207 Intro-Corp and Mangl Acctg
  • BUINB-367 International Management
  • BUMGT-304 Principles of Management

Work Experience

Academic: Post-secondary

    • University of Wisconsin-Stout, College of Management
    • Dean
    • July 2011 - Present
    • University of Malaya, Business & Accountancy
    • Visiting Professor
    • 2007 - Present
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Business
    • Tenured Professor
    • 2001 - Present
    • , College of Management
    • Interim Associate Dean
    • January 1, 2011 - June 30, 2011
    • , Faculty Senate
    • Chair
    • 2009 - 2010
    • , Department of Business
    • Department Chair
    • 2007 - 2010
    • ISM University of Management and Economics
    • Visiting Professor
    • 2007 - 2008
    • University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Department of Strategic Management and Business Policy
    • Adjunct Faculty
    • 2000 - 2008
    • , Office of International Education
    • Director
    • 2001 - 2004
    • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Business
    • Tenured Associate Professor
    • 1995 - 2001
    • Florida International University, Department of Business Administration
    • Adjunct Faculty
    • 1994 - 1995
    • Barry University, Andreas School of Business, Department of Business Administration
    • Adjunct Faculty
    • 1993 - 1995
    • Miami Dade College, Department of Business
    • Assistant Professor
    • 1991 - 1995
    • Fort Lauderdale College, Department of Business
    • Assistant Dean
    • 1988 - 1990
    • Fort Lauderdale College, Department of Business
    • Adjunct Faculty
    • 1986 - 1990

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted). Labor Productivity Growth and Technology Adoption in sub-Saharan Africa. International Labor Review , 155(2
    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., & Sergi, B. S., (2015). Sectoral Effects on Female Absolute and Relative Employment in Selected Least Developed Countries. Gender, Technology and Development , 19(1, 1-42)
    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., & Sergi, B. S., (Accepted). Sectoral Shifts and Women's Employment: A Study of 39 Least Developed Countries. Journal of Economic Issues , 49(3
    • Wamboye, E., Adekola, A., & Sergi, B. S., (2014). Foreign Aid, Legal Origin, Economic Growth and Africa’s Least Developed Countries. Progress in Development Studies
    • Wamboye, E., Adekola, A., & Baldwin, A., (2014). Internationalising business education curriculum in a 'flat world': the scope and constraints. International Journal of Trade and Global Markets , 7(2, 99-115)
    • Wamboye, E., & Adekola, A., (2013). Can Small and Medium Multinational Enterprises offer an Alternative to Multinational Corporations in African countries? Evidence from Nigeria. International Journal of Economic Policy in the Emerging Economies , 6(3, 279-295)
    • Wamboye, E., Adekola, A., & Sergi, B. S., (2013). Economic Growth and the Role of Foreign Aid in Selected African Countries. Development , 56(2, 155-171)
    • Adekola, A., Korsakiene, R., & Tvaronaviciene, M., (2008). Approach to innovative activities by Lithuanian companies in the current conditions of technological and economic development of economy. Baltic Journal on Sustainability , 14(4, 595-611)
    • Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (2008). Particulars of US Information technology and productivity: Lessons for Europe. International Journal of Trade and Global Markets , 1(2, 128-143)
    • Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (2008). Information technology and productivity: Eastern European experience. Global Horizons, The Journal of the Association for Policy and Resilience , 2(1, 112-129)
    • Adekola, A., (2007). Economic injustices in Nigeria. Ultimate Magazine , 2(1, 1-4)
    • Adekola, A., Ginevicius, R., Tvaronaviciene, M., Korsakiene, R., & Kalasinskaite, K., (2007). Lithuania-Belarus economic relations: How the EU accession impacted bilateral trade. Pan European Institute , 8, 72-81)
    • Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (2007). The significance and paradox of globalisation in the 21st century: The role of three major global institutions in selected areas. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development , 4(3
    • Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (2007). International economic organizations and the new economic order. World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development , 4(1, 56-72)

    Book, Chapter

    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., Nwankwo, S., & Ibeh, K., (). What attracts Small and Medium Multination Enterprise to African countries? Evidence from Nigeria. The Routledge Companion to Business in Africa Routledge.
    • Adekola, A., Lawal, N. S., Sadiku, M. N., & Dopamu, P. A., (2004). Understanding Yoruba Life and Culture. Africa World Press.
    • Adekola, A., Nwankwo, & Aiyeku, (2002). Dynamics of Marketing in African Nations. Quorum Books.

    Book

    • Adekola, A., & Sergi, B., (2008). Global Business Management: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Ashgate Publishing.
    • Adekola, A., (1996). Gateway to Personal Investment - An American Dream. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt.

    Working Paper

    • Adekola, A., & Tvaronaviciene, M., (Unpublished). Analysis of Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Baltic States: Juxtapose of Lithuania and Estonia.
    • Romualdas, G., Renata, K., & Adekola, A., (Unpublished). Challenges of Knowledge based Economy in Lithuania.
    • Adekola, A., de Laat, A., & Snitka, V., (Unpublished). Impact of Cultural Dynamics on the Process and Outcome of a Knowledge Transfer Project Managed by the Dutch and Lithuanians.
    • Adekola, A., & Snitka, V., (Unpublished). Innovation in EU New Member States: The Case of Lithuania.

Presentations

    Workshop

    • Adekola, A., (September 8, 2014). Leadership, Team Building & School Performance. Educational Project Supervision and Instructional Leadership Workshop, Salem, MA, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (January 19, 2011). A Reviewer’s Insights into the Fulbright Application Process. Professional Development Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (June, 2007). Challenges of Knowledge Based Economy: The Role of Academic Institutions and Some Lessons for Malaysia. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (June 1, 2007). The Techniques of Being a Good Academic Journal Reviewer. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (June 1, 2007). What Editors Look for in a Publishable Article for a Journal. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (May 29, 2007). Tips for Supervising Ph.D. Candidates’ Works. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (May 28, 2007). The Impact of Culture on Management Strategy: Implications for International Managers. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (May 17, 2007). Linking Management Theories with Management Practices: Recipe for Lifelong Teaching and Learning and, an Ingredient for 21st Centuries Sustainable Competitive Advantage. University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., & Brutus, C., (May 4, 2000). Managing Diversity in the Classroom. Professional Development Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (August 29, 1998). Managing Diversity in the Classroom. Professional Development Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (October 3, 1997). Managing in Cross-cultural Settings. Third Annual Survival Skills for a Changing Business Environment Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.

    Paper

    • Adekola, A., & Wamboye, E. F., (October 11, 2013). What attracts Small and Medium Multination Enterprises to African countries. Midwest Academy of Management, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., & Baldwin, A., (September 28, 2013). Internationalizing Business Education Curriculum in a “Flat World”: The Scope and Constraints. The Global Penn State Conference 2013: Internationalizing the Campus, College, and Classroom, State College, PA, United States.
    • Wamboye, E. F., Adekola, A., & Aregbeshola, R., (May, 2013). Foreign Aid, Legal Origin, Economic Growth and Africa’s Least Developed Countries. Financial Globalization and Sustainable Finance: Implications for Policy and Practice Conference, Cape Town,, South Africa.
    • Wamboye, E. F., & Adekola, A., (May, 2013). Internationalizing Business Education Curriculum in a “Flat World”: Approaches, Resources and Constraints. NAFSA Conference and Expo, Saint Louis, MO, United States.
    • Wamboye, E. F., & Adekola, A., (June 27, 2012). Reshaping Pedagogy of Undergraduate Business Education in a Flat World: Internationalizing the Curriculum. Cambridge Business and Economics conference, Cambridge,, United Kingdom.
    • Adekola, A., (February, 2012). Reshaping Pedagogy of Undergraduate Business Education in a “Flat World”: Internationalizing the Curriculum. 23rd Annual Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom Based Research, Moon Township, PA, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (July 12, 2010). Comparative Study of Vietnam’s Two Competing Cities’ Business Practices: Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Academy of World Business, Marketing & Management Development Conference, Oulu,, Finland.
    • Adekola, A., Tvaronaviciene, M., & Degutis, M., (July 10, 2006). Analysis of Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Baltic States: Juxtapose of Lithuania and Estonia. Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development (AWBMAMD), Paris,, France.
    • Adekola, A., Ginevisius, R., & Korsakiene, R., (July 10, 2006). Challenges of Knowledge Based Economy in Lithuania. Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development (AWBMAMD), Paris,, France.
    • Adekola, A., (June, 2006). Creating Well-being Entrepreneurs in the Driver's Seat. The 4th Annual Baltic Management Development Conference (BMDC), Helsinki,, Finland.
    • Adekola, A., Asthana, R., & Ayeni, B., (2004). Low-Cost Foundry Processing of Metal Composites from Industrial Wastes and Natural Resources in Nigeria. The Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Engineers, St. Paul, MN, United States.
    • Adekola, A., Asthana, R., & Ayeni, B., (July 13, 2004). Manufacturing Low-Cost and High-Performance Metal Composites from Industrial Wastes and Natural Resources Using Conventional Foundry Technologies in Africa. The Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development Conference, Gold Coast,, Australia.
    • Adekola, A., & Olaogun, M., (July 11, 2003). Struggles for the Earth’: Nigerian Narratives of Mineral Wealth Exploitation. University College, Northampton,, England.
    • Adekola, A., (April 16, 1999). The Impact of Cultural-Idiosyncratic Characteristics on International Management Functions: The Relevance of International Management Training. 26th Annual Conference UK Chapter of Academy of International Business, Stirling,, United Kingdom.
    • Adekola, A., (March 21, 1998). Project Centered International Marketing Initiative. 34th Annual Meeting of Midwest Business Administration Association, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (October, 1996). Cross-cultural Management for the New World of Business. Third Annual Business Teachers' Conference, Houston, TX, United States.

    Oral Presentation

    • Adekola, A., & Klippel, R. E., (June 6, 2013). Strengthening Interdisciplinary Project-Based Collaborations between Colleges of Management and Engineering: A Review of the Endeavors of Two Polytechnic/Technological Universities. Polytechnic Summit – 2013, Boston, MA, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (April 24, 2006). Experiences of US Universities' Lifelong Learning Programs: The Case of University of Wisconsin Independent Learning Innovations and University of Minnesota Online Courses. The European University Lifelong Learning (EULLearN) General Meeting, Antalya,, Turkey.
    • Adekola, A., (December 19, 2005). The Peculiarities of American Business Systems. The American Institute, Kaunas,, Lithuania.
    • Adekola, A., & Barger, B., (November 23, 2005). Linking Management Theory to Management Practice. ISM University of Management and Economics, Vilnius,, Lithuania.
    • Adekola, A., (November 21, 2005). The Significance and Paradox of Globalization and Global Entrepreneurship. The Institute of European Studies, Kaunas,, Lithuania.
    • Adekola, A., (May 24, 2003). How the Implementation of Baldrige Quality Award Criteria at the University of Wisconsin- Stout Has Resulted in Improved Organizational Effectiveness and Productivity. Total Organization Excellence Conference, Kuala Lumpur,, Malaysia.
    • Adekola, A., (February 24, 2003). International Etiquette. Chancellor's Cabinet and Provost’s Council, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Adekola, A., (August 11, 1999). Managing Cross-national Diversity: A 21st Century International Management Challenge. 9th Annual Congress of the International Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR), Trietse,, Italy.
    • Adekola, A., (April 17, 1997). Incorporating Diversity such as Multiculturalism, Globalization, Technology, and Ethics into Course Delivery System. Salem State College, Salem, MA, United States.

    Guest Lecture

    • Adekola, A., (October 14, 2011). International Environments of Firms: Management Strategies for 21st Century MBA Students. Guangxi Normal University, Guilin,, China.

    Panelist

    • Adekola, A., Gul, F., & Ahmed, Z., (May 21, 2007). What Editors are looking for in a Journal Article. University of Malaysia, , Malaysia.

Applied Research

    Consulting

    • Accord Business Management International (Eau Claire, WI).
      • International Management Consultant (1996 - 1999)
    • Deen America Inc. (Miami, FL).
      • Consultant (1996)
    • Otter Creek Crates (Eau Claire, WI).
      • Consultant (1996)
    • American Global Enterprises, Inc. (North Miami Beach, FL).
      • International Management Consultant (1994 - 1996)
    • World Trade Center (Miami, FL).
      • Consultant (1995)
    • Venezuela-USA (VENUSA) Institute of International Studies (Merida, Venezuela).
      • International Education Consultant (1992 - 1995)
    • Brown and Suite International Mercantile Co. (Pembroke Pines, FL).
      • International Business Consultant (1992 - 1994)
    • ADA International Management and Information System Inc. (Miramar, FL).
      • Principal/Consultant (1986 - 1991)

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grants

    • Adekola, A., Center for International Business and Education Research (CIBER) Grant. $12000 (Funded).
    • Adekola, A., Oxford University Round Table Fellowship. Sponsored by Oxford University, $7000.
    • Adekola, A., Globalization Initiative Grant. $5000 (Funded).
    • Adekola, A., UW-Stout Faculty Professional Development Grant. $7000 (Funded).

Radio

  • Unilorin 89.3 FM Radio (March 8, 2012)

    Interviewed by the Radio Talk Show host about possible university collaboration between the University of Ilorin and University of Wisconsin-Stout, March 8, 2012.

Newspaper

  • The Daily Orange (April 15, 2010)

    Interviewed by Kelly Peters, Staff Writer for The Daily Orange, The Independent Students News Paper of Syracuse, New York “Beyond the Hill | University of Wisconsin-Stout increases Friday classes to curb drinking” April 15, 2010

  • Leader-Telegram (April 3, 2010)

    Interviewed by Janie Boschma, Staff Writer for Leader-Telegram on “Friday Fight?: Battling binge drinking with more classes the day before the weekend could present problems for UW-Stout” April 3, 2010

  • Leader-Telegram (March 7, 2010)

    Interviewed by Liam Marlaire, Staff Writer for Leader-Telegram “Vietnam a growing market”.

  • Voice of America (August 1, 2006)

    Interviewed by Andre Baroch Staff Writer for Voice of America, “Fulbright Program Thrives at 60”. Washington, D.C.

  • Pismo Cztonkow Business Centre Club Gazette (May 7, 1993)

    Management Ethics. Warsaw Business Centre, Warsaw, Poland, p.14.

Guide

  • Greater Miami Black Resource Guide (1993)

    Editorial Contribution: African Americans in the global marketplace of the 21st century.

Reviewer/Editor

  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Business Economics and Management (2011 - Present)
  • Editorial Board Member: The Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues International Entrepreneurial Perspectives and Innovative Outcomes (2010 - Present)
  • Advisory Board Member: Rai Management Journal (2008 - Present)
  • Editor, Journal Editor: International Journal of Trade and Global Markets (2007 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Journal: The Journal of Business in Developing Nations (JBDN) (1999 - Present)
  • Reviewer: Fulbright Scholar Program (2010 - 2013)
  • Assistant Editor: Journal of Nigerian Affairs (1997 - 2001)
  • Contributing Editor: Journal of African Business (1997 - 2001)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Fellowship

    • Washington Fellowship for Young African Leader, President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) (December 2013)
    • Senior Distinguish Fellowship, Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development (July 2010)
    • Wisconsin Teaching Fellowship, (2006)
    • Oxford University Roundtable Fellowship, (August 2004)
    • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow Award, (September 1997)

    Scholarship

    • Fulbright Scholarship, ISM University of Management and Economics (August 2005)

    Honor

    • Dahlgren Professorship recipient, (2003)
    • Dahlgren Professorship recipient, (2002)
    • Dahlgren Professorship recipient, (2001)
    • Outstanding Dedication and Commitment to Students' Academic Excellence, Florida African American Student Association (1993)

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management
  • Midwest Academy of Management
  • Association of International Educators, NAFSA
  • Academy of International Business (AIB)
  • Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development
  • International Trade and Finance Association
  • Miami Dade College Hispanic Council
  • Association of MBA Executives

Service

Department/School

  • Department of Business Representative, Governance Committee (1996 - 1997)

College

  • Committee Member, Dean/Chairs Council - College of Management Advisory Council (2007 - 2011)
  • Committee Member, CTEM Governance Committee (1996 - 1997)

University

    UW-Stout

  • Committee Member, Enrollment Management Advisory Board 2011 (2011 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Strategic Planning Group (2009 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Chancellor's Advisory Council (2008 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Graduate Student Research Committee (1995 - Present)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Derek Burkland (2013)
  • Committee Member, Provost’s Search Committee (2012)
  • Representative, Tour of South Korea and China (August 2011)
  • Committee Chair, Faculty Senate (2009 - 2010)
  • Committee Vice Chair, Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Management (2009)
  • Committee Member, Special Assistant to the Chancellor’s Search Committee (2009)
  • Committee Member, UW-Stout Retention Committee (2009)
  • Committee Vice Chair, Faculty Senate (2008 - 2009)
  • Committee Member, Discovery Center Steering Committee (2008)
  • Committee Member, Search Committee for UW-Stout Center for Applied Ethics (2008)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Amir Hossein Dastariz (2007)
  • Committee Member, Graduate Education Council (1996 - 2007)
  • Committee Member, Early Childhood Advisory (2001 - 2006)
  • Committee Member, Research Advisory Council (2001 - 2004)
  • Committee Member, Professor Promotion Committee (2003)
  • Representative, Faculty Senate (2000 - 2003)
  • Committee Member, Diversity Advisory Committee (1996 - 2003)
  • Faculty Advisor, Afrikan Student Union (1996 - 2002)
  • Committee Member, Professor Promotion Committee (2001)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Charles Saye Gono (May 2001)
  • Committee Member, Associate Professor Promotion Committee (2000)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Othman Z. AL-Othman (2000)
  • Presenter, Stout Professional Development Activities (2000)
  • Committee Member, UW-Stout Personnel Policy Committee (1997 - 2000)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Hua Zhang (1999)
  • Committee Member, Search and Screen Committee, UW-Stout Communication, Education and Training Department (1999)
  • Committee Member, UW-Stout Business of Science Degree in Service Management Program Committee (1997 - 1999)
  • Committee Chair, UW-Stout Personnel Policy Committee (September 1998 - December 1998)
  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Chiemi Yagi (1998)
  • Committee Member, UW-Stout Four-year Graduation Agreement Committee (1998)
  • Committee Member, Design for Diversity Advisory Committee (1997 - 1998)
  • Special Institutional Assignment, Graduate Student Exchange (1996)
  • Special Institutional Assignment, Student Exchange and Distance Education Programs (1996)
  • Gulf University for Science & Technology, Kuwait

  • External Reviewer for Academic Promotion, Dr. Khaled ElMawazini (October 2013)
  • ISM University of Management And Economics, Lithuania

  • Plan A (Thesis) Chair, Indre Samenait (2008)
  • University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Hasliza Binti Abdul Halim (2008)
  • University of Malaya

  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Dr. Meliuza Delima Kamarul Zaman (2010)
  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Dr. Noor Akma Mohd Salleh (2007)
  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Dr. Rusna Muhamad (2007)
  • University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • External Reviewer for Academic Promotion, Angeline Tay (August 2011)
  • University of Malaysia

  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Abdulla Mohamed Altholoya (2007)
  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Ali Jaballa Ehesin (2007)
  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Mohamed Shaiban (2007)
  • University of Miami, Florida

  • External Reviewer for Academic Promotion, Dr. Vincent Omachonu (August 2014)
  • University of Wisconsin System

  • Attendee, Meeting, UW-System Institute for Global Studies conference on Cultural Sensitivity or Cultural Subversive by the Institute for Global Studies (September 26,1999 - September 28, 1999)
  • Attendee, Meeting, UW-System Institute for Global Studies conference on Globalization and its Discontents: Implications for the Academy (October 29,2000 - October 31, 2000)
  • Committee Member, International Education Directors Committee (2001 - 2004)
  • Task Force Member, President Ray Cross Task Force on Sexual Violence & Harassment (2014)
  • UW Council on International Education (2000 - 2004)
  • Victoria University, Australia

  • External Reviewer of PhD Thesis, Dr. Ann Mitsis (2007)

Professional

  • Board of Governors Member, Midwest Academy of Management (2013 - 2016)
  • Officer, Vice President, Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development (2008 - 2012)
  • Track co-Chair, Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development 2008 Conference (July 2008)
  • Track co-Chair, Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development 2006 Conference (July 10, 2006)
  • Track co-Chair, Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development Conference (July 13,2004 - July 16, 2004)
  • Track co-Chair, International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (April 9,2003 - April 12, 2003)
  • Track Chair, International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (April 3,2003 - April 6, 2003)
  • Track Chair, International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (April 5,2001 - April 7, 2001)
  • Track Chair, International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (April 14,2000 - April 16, 2000)
  • Board of Advisors, Pan African International Trade Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (1992 - 1995)
  • President/Board Member, Pan African International Trade Association (1991 - 1995)

Community

  • Panel Member, Military Service Academy (2010 - Present)
  • Board of Directors, AfriCan Theatre Ensemble (2003 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Business Management Program Advisory Committee (2006 - 2011)
  • Committee Member, Menomonie Lions Club International (1996 - 2010)
  • Board of Directors, Greater Menomonie Area Community Foundation (1998 - 2002)
  • Committee Chair, Menomonie Methodist Church Finance Committee (July 1999 - June 2001)