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W. P. Carey Leadership

From widely respected scholars and researchers to highly experienced administrators and professionals, the leadership team at the W. P. Carey School of Business is helping the school redefine the future of business education.

Amy Ostrom

Interim Dean | Chair, Marketing | PetSmart Chair in Service Leadership | President’s Professor

Interim Dean Amy Ostrom is the PetSmart Chair in Service Leadership and the chair of the Department of Marketing. Her research interests focus on services marketing, transformative service, customer adoption of technology-enabled services and role in service outcomes.

Colin Boyd

Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

Colin Boyd is the executive director of the W. P. Carey Marketing and Communications team. He has nearly 20 years of media experience and has served in multiple marketing roles since joining W. P. Carey in 2010.

Andy Call

Director, Accountancy | Professor

Andy Call joined the W. P. Carey School of Business in 2013 and is a professor of accountancy. Professor Call researches various financial reporting topics, including the role of equity analysts in the capital markets and the role of whistleblowers in the discovery of financial misconduct.

Trevis Certo

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty

S. Trevis Certo is the Jerry and Mary Anne Chapman Professor of Business in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business. He research studies how corporate governance structures and top management teams influence firm performance.

Kay Faris

Senior Associate Dean of Students

In her role as senior associate dean for academic programs, Kay Faris guides and manages the mix of academic programs across five campuses, overseeing curriculum, delivery and administration for undergraduate, graduate, online and international programs. Through these programs, the W. P. Carey School serves almost 15,000 students.

Mohan Gopalakrishnan

Chair, Supply Chain Management | Associate Professor

Mohan Gopalakrishnan is an award-winning researcher with a wide range of interests. His work has explored global supply chain risk management, health care operations management, non-profit humanitarian logistics management, web-congestion and technology capacity management, product design and target costing, pricing and revenue management, “purchase-cards” and inventory management, project management, ware housing and distribution management, and manufacturing planning and control.

Dan Gruber

Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

Dan Gruber is the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning and Clinical Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

Sharon Irwin-Foulon

Executive Director of Career Management and Employer Engagement

Sharon Irwin-Foulon is a consultant, brought on to help W. P. Carey shape a transformational change in the way that the Career Management and Employer Engagement team manage and engage with their stakeholders.

Laura Lindsey

Chair, Finance | Associate Professor

Laura Lindsey is an associate professor of finance with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Her research interests include entrepreneurial finance, venture capital and private equity, financial contracting, governance, and boundaries of the firm.

Stacey Lippert

Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs

Stacey Lippert serves as assistant dean of graduate programs. In addition to four years as the director of student-centric initiatives at ASU, she has led academic services and student services functions within the W. P. Carey School.

Jennifer Mareiro

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Mareiro is currently the assistant director of human resources operations supporting W.P. Carey School of Business.

Anne Nguyen

Assistant Dean for Support Services

Anne Nguyen is assistant dean for support services at the W. P. Carey School of Business. She oversees the school’s operations, human resources, information technology, facilities management, and financial planning.

Michele Pfund

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Michele Pfund is associate dean for undergraduate programs at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Under her leadership, more than 15,000 students work toward a wide variety of degrees, including 14 bachelor of science majors, a bachelor of arts degree in business with 22 concentrations, 12 certificates, and two business minors. She oversees recruitment, student engagement, advising, and curriculum development.

Michael Remedi

Associate Dean and Executive Director of Development

Mike Remedi is the Associate Dean and Executive Director of Development with the W. P. Carey School of Business, leading a team of advancement professionals who strive to grow the culture of philanthropy on behalf of the college. He received his Executive MBA from ASU in 2020 and has served in various development roles at the university for the past 15 years.

Raghu Santanam

Chair, Information Systems | McCord Chair in Business | Professor

Raghu Santanam’s research has focused on the impacts of technology and technology strategies on businesses, society, and consumers.

Troy Schmitz

Director, Morrison School of Agribusiness | Professor

Troy Schmitz is the Director of the Morrison School of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He is also Senior Sustainability Scholar in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and is an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Environmental Economics and Sustainability Policy.

Wei Shen

Chair, Management and Entrepreneurship | Associate Dean for China Programs and Professor

Wei Shen oversees all aspects of the W. P. Carey's China programs, which include the EMBA and DBA programs designed for high-level executives and decision makers.

Gustavo Ventura

Chair, Economics | Professor

Professor Ventura's research interests focus macroeconomics, taxation, economic development and the determinants of inequality.