François Ortalo-Magné 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 | f.om@wisc.edu
Russ Coff Russ Coff
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

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


4259 Grainger Hall | 608-263-6437 | russ.coff@wisc.edu
Ella Mae Matsumura
Ella Mae Matsumura
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs and
Associate Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program

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


4250C Grainger Hall | 608-262-9731 | ellamae.matsumura@wisc.edu
Meredith Temple Meredith Temple
Chief of Staff

Manages the flow of issues relevant to the dean requiring response or anticipatory preparations.


4336 Grainger Hall | 608-892-8082 | meredith.temple@wisc.edu

Research and Faculty

Russ Coff Russ Coff
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

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


4259 Grainger Hall | 608-263-6437 | russ.coff@wisc.edu

Academic Programs

Ella Mae Matsumura
Ella Mae Matsumura
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs and
Associate Dean for the Full-Time MBA Program

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


4250C Grainger Hall | 608-262-9731| ellamae.matsumura@wisc.edu
Suzanne Dove Suzanne Dove
Assistant Dean for Academic Innovations

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 | suzanne.dove@wisc.edu
Joann Peck Joann Peck
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program

Provides academic oversight of the undergraduate program by developing strategies to promote it.


3114 Grainger Hall | 608-262-3603 | joann.peck@wisc.edu
Steve Schroeder Steve Schroeder
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Program

Leads the Wisconsin BBA Program Office consisting of admissions & pre-college programs, academic affairs & advising, student tutoring, international programs, student life, Compass Program, and career services. Collaborates with the associate dean on the strategic planning of new program initiatives.


3290E Grainger Hall | 608-265-3771 | steve.schroeder@wisc.edu
Blair Sanford Blair Sanford
Assistant Dean of the Full-Time MBA Program

Provides leadership and direction for the MBA program in close coordination with the associate dean. Represents the program internally and externally, communicates and coordinates with program specialization directors, and manages the MBA Program Office.


2417 Grainger Hall | 608-262-9817 | blair.sanford@wisc.edu
Donald Hausch Donald Hausch
Associate Dean for Executive and Evening MBA Programs

Leads the Executive and Evening MBA programs. Responsible for overall program and academic strategy, identifying new opportunities, and managing growth of existing programs.


4335 Grainger Hall | 608-262-2535 | don.hausch@wisc.edu
Leslie Petty Leslie Petty
Assistant Dean of Evening and Executive MBA Programs

Leads the program office’s administration of its Evening and Executive MBA programs and collaborates with the associate dean on the strategic planning of new program initiatives.


2313 Grainger Hall | 608-890-2499 | leslie.petty@wisc.edu
Steve King 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 | steve.king@wisc.edu

Community

Kaylene Christnovich Kaylene Christnovich
Associate Dean of External Relations

Responsible for managing all aspects of advancement and external relations including corporate relations, alumni relations, and development.


4357 Grainger Hall | 608-262-3828 | kaylene.christnovich@wisc.edu
Nicole Jennings Nicole Jennings
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration

Responsible for compliance, coordination, management, and resilience as it relates to Knowledge Centers, Academic Affairs including summer term, human resources, and employee relations.


4329 Grainger Hall | 608-890-0535 | nicole.jennings@wisc.edu
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Meloney Linder
Associate Dean of Communications, Facilities, and Technology

Responsible for oversight of the school's brand and infrastructure and 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 | meloney.linder@wisc.edu
Binnu Palta Hill Binnu Palta Hill
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Leads the Office of Diversity by developing and leading the school’s diversity and inclusion strategy. Responsible for integrating D&I strategic goals in all programs, departments and units through partnerships with chairs, faculty, program leadership and staff.


4250G Grainger Hall | 608-263-3462 | binnu.palta.hill@wisc.edu
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Assistant Dean of Human Resources

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

5252A Grainger Hall 

Department Chairs

Charles Trevor Charles Trevor
Management and Human Resources

4113C Grainger Hall | 608-262-7920 | charlie.trevor@wisc.edu
Jim Morris Jim Morris
Operations and Information Management

5291 Grainger Hall | 608-262-1284 | james.morris@wisc.edu
Mark Ready Mark Ready
Finance, Investment, and Banking

5274B Grainger Hall | 608-262-5226 | mark.ready@wisc.edu
Joan Schmit
Joan Schmit
Risk Management and Insurance

5295/4519 Grainger Hall | 608-262-4240 | joan.schmit@wisc.edu
Thomas OGuinn Thomas O'Guinn 
Marketing

4191D Grainger Hall | 608-630-2404 | toguinn@bus.wisc.edu
Terry Warfield Terry Warfield
Accounting and Information Systems

4117B Grainger Hall | 608-262-1028 | terry.warfield@wisc.edu
Abdullah Yavas Abdullah Yavas
Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

5251 Grainger Hall | 608-263-7651 | abdullah.yavas@wisc.edu

Knowledge Center Directors

Neeraj Arora Neeraj Arora
A.C. Nielsen Center for Marketing Research

4191C/3424 Grainger Hall | 608-262-1990 | neeraj.arora@wisc.edu
Mark Covaleski
Mark Covaleski
Robert Beyer Center for Managerial Accounting and Control

4108 Grainger Hall | 608-262-4239 | mark.covaleski@wisc.edu
Greg DeCroix Greg DeCroix
Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management

5293 Grainger Hall | 608-265-6083 | greg.decroix@wisc.edu
Jon Eckhardt Jon Eckhardt
Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship

5110D Grainger Hall | 608-265-5044 | jon.eckhardt@wisc.edu
Donald Hausch Donald Hausch
Bolz Center for Arts Administration

4335 Grainger Hall | 608-262-2535 | don.hausch@wisc.edu
Jim Johannes
James Johannes
Puelicher Center for Banking Education

5181 Grainger Hall | 608-265-4488 | james.johannes@wisc.edu
Brian Mayhew
Brian Mayhew
Arthur Andersen Center for Financial Reporting and Control

4112 Grainger Hall | 608-262-2714 | brian.mayhew@wisc.edu
Antonio Mello Antonio Mello
Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

5249 Grainger Hall | 608-263-3423 | antonio.mello@wisc.edu
Page Moreau Page Moreau
Center for Brand and Product Management

3108 Grainger Hall | 608-263-1267 | page.moreau@wisc.edu
Mark Ready Mark Ready
Hawk Center for Investment Analysis

5274B Grainger Hall | 608-262-5226 | mark.ready@wisc.edu
Tim Riddiough Tim Riddiough
James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate

5262D Grainger Hall | 608-262-3531 | timothy.riddiough@wisc.edu
Joan Schmit
Joan Schmit
Risk Management & Insurance

5295/4519 Grainger Hall | 608-262-4240 | joan.schmit@wisc.edu
Enno Siemsen Enno Siemsen
Erdman Center for Operations & Technology Management

3525 Grainger Hall | 608-890-3130 | esiemsen@wisc.edu
Maria Triana Maria Triana
Strategic Human Resource Management Center

4299 Grainger Hall | 608-890-2495 | maria.triana@wisc.edu