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Mailing Address

College of Business & Management
Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
Curtiss Hall 320
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4064
(989) 964-7497
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Office of the Dean

Rama Yelkur, Dean
Professor of Marketing
Office: Curtiss Hall 320
Telephone: (989) 964-4064
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PhD, Mississippi State University
MBA, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
BS, Ethiraj College, Madras University, India

Mark McCartney
MBA Program Coordinator
Professor of Accounting
Office: Curtiss 319
Telephone: (989) 964-4301
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PhD, University of Memphis
MBA, Grand Valley State University
BS, Ferris State University

Jaime Leyrer
Special Assistant to the Dean
Curtiss Hall 320
(989) 964-4352
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M.P.A., Central Michigan University
B.S., Central Michigan University

Ofori-Dankwa, Joseph bio (19kB)
Harvey Randall Wickes Endowed Chair
in International Business
Office: Curtiss 323
Telephone: (989) 964-4181
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MLIR, PhD, Michigan State University
MS, University of Wales
LLB, University of Ghana

Joseph Affholter
The Dow Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Office: Curtiss 317
Telephone: (989) 964-4326
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PhD, Stanford University
BS, Michigan Technological University

Rejeana Heinrich
Associate Director of The Stevens Center for Family Business
Office: Curtiss 316
Telephone: (989) 964-4035
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BS, Central Michigan University

Department Chairs

Department of Accounting, Law, and Finance

Mark W. McCartney, Chair
Curtiss Hall 319
(989) 964-4301
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Department of Economics

Kaustav Misra, Chair
Curtiss Hall 326
(989) 964-2651
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Department Management/Marketing

Deborah Bishop, Chair
Curtiss Hall 306
(989) 964-4476
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Administrative Assistants

Cheryl A. Saffarian
Administrative Assistant
Curtiss 320
(989) 964-7085
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Donna Helmreich-Lopez
Faculty Secretary, Office Coordinator
Curtiss Hall 300
(989) 964-4235
(989) 964-4699
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Cindy J. Clifford
Administrative Secretary
Curtiss 320
(989) 964-4064
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Maryann Gillette
Faculty Secretary
Curtiss Hall 300
(989) 964-4234
(989) 964-4699
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