Kathleen has a history of success with MBA and executive education programs. With a specialty in global rankings positioning and MBA strategy, she was the director of MBA programs at the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina prior to joining Mizzou. In that position, Kathleen was responsible for the two-year MBA program, the Executive International MBA, the Global MBA, and a new one-year program. Kathleen also developed four graduate certificate programs and created and launched a large-scale academic initiative with the US Army.
Prior to her position at South Carolina, Kathleen returned to Missouri after spending over a decade leading initiatives for top-ranked European MBA programs, specifically around rankings, global corporate relations and operational excellence. Kathleen holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, and a BA from St. Louis University.