Dr. Matt Hurtienne

These Concordia business faculty have risen to appointed or elected positions among the professional organizations in their respective fields.

There are plenty of benefits that come from taking classes taught by professors who have real-world industry experience. Concordia faculty within the Batterman School of Business (CUW) and Haab School of Business (CUAA) demonstrate their industry expertise and respect among their peers by earning elected or appointed board positions.

Recently, Dean of Business Matt Hurtienne, PhD, was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD). AHRD is a global organization made up of, governed by, and created for the Human Resource Development scholarly community of academics and reflective practitioners. With more than 3,400 members served across the US, it is the leading professional organization in the field. Hurtienne started his formal appointment on Feb. 24, 2024.

Here are a few others who hold board seats.

Matt Hurtienne, PhD

Dean of Business

Current positions held:

Previous positions held:

Amber Gray, EdD, CPA, MSA

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs

Scott Niederjohn, PhD

Professor of Economics and Director of the Concordia Free Enterprise Center

Laura Hurtienne, EdD

Director of DBA programs

Stacy Stinson, CPA, MBA

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Thomas Scholz, CFA, CPA

Associate Professor of Finance and Economics

Joey-Lynn Bialkowski, EdD

Executive Director of Career Services and Associate Professor of Business

Van Mobley

Professor of History and Political Science

Clarke Griffin, EdD, MBA, CFBE

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs

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The Batterman School of Business offers a complete range of business education programs and degrees including associate and bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate and accelerated adult students, licensures, and certifications. Graduate programs include our highly ranked Master’s of Business Administration (with 13 concentrations), Master’s in Leadership, Accountancy, Business Analytics and a Doctor of Business Administration.

Business undergraduate students also participate in the Concordia Core, a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum integrated with Lutheran distinctives.