Advisory Panel

Accounting & Taxation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMADavid George Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Business Fundamentals

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFEThomas Coe

Business Strategy

James Richardson, Ph.D.

Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Cohen, MBA


Brian Kench, Ph.D.Derek Abrams


Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.


Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

Information Technology

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.

International Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.

Operations Management

James J. Stewart, DScPedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Org Behavior & HR

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

Delvin D. (Del) Hawley is Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Finance at the School of Business Administration, University of Mississippi. He has been on the Ole Miss faculty since 1986, has been Associate Dean since 1993, and currently serves as the CFO, COO, and CIO for the school. Dr. Hawley teaches corporate finance and entrepreneurship in the MBA Program and occasionally serves as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving business valuation and economic loss due to injury or death. He has more than 15 years of management experience in the retail industry. He holds a PhD in finance, an MBA in finance, and a BS in psychology from Michigan State University.

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