MSBA Faculty

Our MSBA faculty members are trained in the techniques taught in business analytics programs and collectively have over 150 years of teaching and full-time work experience.  They have all been actively engaged in real-world applications of business analytics through their consulting activities. They are eager to share their knowledge with you.  In addition to the MSBA faculty below, there are many experts in the business school's Operations and Information Systems Management (OISM) faculty who will be guest lecturers and capstone project supervisors.

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Aaron Koehl

Faculty Director, MSBA Program
Clinical Associate Professor

Ph.D., Computer Science, William & Mary
M.Eng., Systems Engineering, University of Virginia

Aaron Koehl is a researcher in secure web information systems (cybersecurity), cloud scalability and performance, and healthcare analytics. He has published in top international venues including ACM WWW, Middleware, and Multimedia Systems, IEEE Dependable Systems, ESORICS, and Computer Networks Journal. With considerable software and database development experience, he is interested in building quality software around complex business analytics models and delivering academic research to industry.

James Bradley
James Bradley

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
MBA, Tuck School at Dartmouth

Jim Bradley is the founding and former Faculty Director of the MSBA Program. His research is published in top journals and includes the application of optimization, simulation, and stochastic analysis to supply chain and manufacturing problems. In addition to fifteen years of work experience with General Motors, he has extensive consulting experience with clients such as 3M, DEC, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Paul Blossom
Paul Blossom

Clinical Associate Professor
Ph.D., Operations Management, Michigan State University (MSU)
MS, Operations Research, Michigan State University

Paul Blossom is a published author in Interfaces, APICS and other journals pertaining to management science. In addition to his corporate experience, Paul's interests include information technology, quality management, Six Sigma and Lean management issues in the healthcare and non-profit sectors,

Ram Ganeshan

Ph.D., Operations and Logistics, Pennsylvania State University
MSOR, Operations Research & Management, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Ram Ganeshan’s research and consulting interests are in the areas of supply chain management, digital technologies, and logistics strategy, primarily in the chemical, hi-tech, and retail industries. He is the author of three books and numerous research articles in supply chain management and analytics.  Ram is also an active consultant, helping  companies both large and small embrace the latest developments in supply chain and digital technologies.

Hector Guerrero

Ph.D., Operations and Systems Analysis, University of Washington
MBA, University of Texas at Austin (UT)

Hector Guerrero is a professor and former Director of the resident MBA program at W&M. He previously taught at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and the College of Business at Notre Dame. In addition to research and publishing scholarly articles, Hector has wide experience in consulting and executive education with a variety of clients such as IBM, Lockheed, Newport News Shipbuilding and Department of Homeland Security.

David Murray

Clinical Associate Professor
Ph.D., Computer Information Systems, University of Michigan
MBA, Concordia University, Montreal, CN

David Murray's research is focused on how IT can improve the coordination of value-added activities among firms in the supply chain. He has developed comprehensive computer based simulation models which he uses in his classrooms. David has over 20 years of corporate and consulting experience in the systems programming, marketing and strategic planning.

Chon Abraham

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Georgia
MBA, Old Dominion University, VA

Dorothea La “Chon” Abraham publishes in various well-known MIS and healthcare information systems oriented journals. She was a recipient of a Fulbright Research Award to Japan, where she studied healthcare information technology initiatives and served as a visiting assistant professor at Keio

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Monica Tremblay

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Management Information Systems, University of South Florida
MS Management Information Systems, University of South Florida
BS Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida

Monica Chiarini Tremblay’s research is focused on business analytics, text mining and technology sustainability in the healthcare context. Her publications appear in top information systems and healthcare journals. She has been the principal investigator on several federal, state and private grants in the area of Health Information Technology, and was a study session member for the Health Information Technology section of Agency Healthcare Research Quality (National Institute of Health). Prior to academia, Tremblay worked for Exxon Mobil as a systems analyst and engineer.

Joseph Wilck
Joe Wilck

Clinical Associate Professor
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Pennsylvania State University
MS, Operations Research, Virginia Tech

Joe Wilck's research interests include applied optimization, analytics, STEM education, and industrial and systems engineering applications. He has served or led in various capacities including professional society leadership (volunteer), research panels, research projects, accreditation (specifically ABET), and curriculum. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and North Carolina Department of Transportation, among others. Joe Wilck shares responsibility for the MSBA program and serves as Faculty Director for the MSBA program online.

 The MSBA Program is accredited by AACSB and SACSCOC.