François Ortalo-Magné

Albert O. Nicholas Dean

As the strategic leader of the Wisconsin School of Business, the dean serves as the school representative to the University, alumni, partners, and external constituencies.


4339 Grainger Hall | 608-262-7867 | fom@bus.wisc.edu

Kaylene Christnovich

Chief of Staff

Manages the flow of issues relevant to the Dean requiring response or anticipatory preparations. Responsible for managing all aspects of advancement and external relations including Corporate Relations, Alumni Relations, and Development.


4357 Grainger Hall | 608-262-3828 | krc@bus.wisc.edu

Russ Coff

Associate Dean for PhD and Research

Leads the school's research activities and PhD programs including the development of strategy and policies, supervising the implementation of these issues, and allocating resources.


4259 Grainger Hall | 608-263-6437 | rcoff@bus.wisc.edu

Suzanne Dove

Special Assistant to the Dean

Leads the School’s educational innovation initiatives through her work with school leadership including deans, chairs, departments, directors, programs, faculty and staff.


4327 Grainger Hall | 608-265-4843 | sdove@bus.wisc.edu

Larry “Chip” Hunter

Senior Associate Dean

Chief academic officer of the school. Oversees all academic departments and all full-time and part-time programs.


4345 Grainger Hall | 608-265-3533 | lhunter@bus.wisc.edu

Jason Jankoski

Assistant Dean of Human Resources

Leads Human Resource office. Responsible as the appointing authority for hiring of faculty and staff, compensation and classification, payroll, as well as labor relations in the school.


5252A Grainger Hall | 608-265-5075 | jjankoski@bus.wisc.edu

Steve King

President of CASB and Director of Executive Education

Executive Director of Professional and Executive Development in the school. Responsible for all aspects of leading our executive education program.


300 Fluno Center | 608-441-7300 | sking@exed.wisc.edu

Meloney Linder

Chief Communications Officer

Responsible for leading the Integrated Marketing Communications, Information Technology Services, Academic Technology and Web, and Building and Conference Services units within the school.


4333 Grainger Hall | 608-890-2496 | mlinder@bus.wisc.edu

Jim Walker

Assistant Dean of Financial Management

Leads the finance, accounting, and business services area to enhance the delivery of services to and partnership to pursue the financial strategies of the school.


5110E Grainger Hall | 608-262-4700 | jwalker@bus.wisc.edu