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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chair, Information Systems | Professor
Professor Chen’s research interests are in data analytics and IT-enabled strategies, in areas such as e-commerce, digital economy and healthcare. Her work has been published in leading journals such as Information Systems Research, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, and Operations Research. She has served as an associate editor for Management Science and Information Systems Research and as a guest editor for special issues in MIS Quarterly.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chair, Economics | JPMorgan Chase Professorship in Economics | Professor
Professor Manelli's research interests include economic theory, game theory, microeconomics, procurement and auctions, industrial organization. Among his career and recent professional awards is the 2014 Premio Raíces (Argentina) for international cooperation in science, technology and innovation. He joined ASU in 2002.
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs | Associate Professor
Luiz Mequita is an associate professor of management. His research interests are in the area of competitive and cooperative coordination among firms. Under this broad umbrella, he has examined the performance implications related to how parties (either dyadic as in alliances, or multi-party as in geographical clusters) leverage governance mechanisms to coordinate the investments in as well as the use of shared resources.
Interim Chair, Marketing | Professor
Douglas Olsen is an associate professor with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He joined the ASU faculty in 2008. His research focuses on innovation and consumer behavior. In his career, he has received more than a dozen teaching and scholarship awards.
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.
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.
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.
Associate Dean of Research | Professor
Jeffrey Wilson is a Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics. His research experience includes grants as PI and co-PI from the NIH, NSF, USDA, Arizona Department of Health Services, and the Arizona Disease Research Commission. He has published more than 80 articles in leading journals such as Statistics in Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Royal Statistics Series C, Management Science, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Computational Statistics, and Australian Journal of Statistics.