2018-19 Contingent Faculty

Our students and full-time faculty are privileged to work alongside and learn from a number of practitioners. The following adjunct instructors teach a number of courses in management and accounting. They bring to the classroom a unique blend of field experience, educational qualifications, and teaching excellence.

                                             

Elizabeth Harvey, J.D., Adjunct Associate Professor, Management

Contact Information

243 Ramsey Libary
828.251.6286
eharvey1@unca.edu

Bio

After earning her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she served on the Law Review, Professor Harvey worked as a federal district court judicial law clerk before embarking on a career in corporate law at major law firms in the U.S. and Europe.  Her corporate law experience includes securities, international commercial contracts and arbitration, antitrust, and general corporate matters.  She also has litigation experience. Elizabeth has been licensed to practice law in two states and the District of Columbia and also obtained her mediation certification.  Academically, Elizabeth has published law articles and taught law courses dating back to 1988. Her extensive pro bono work includes service as a guardian ad litem for children and as a mediator.  Her broad-ranging professional interests include an internship at the Peace Corps headquarters, a variety of legal internships, and editorial work on professional science publications.

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, New York, NY
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Business-Economics, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Economics and Political Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 300 - Legal and Ethical Environment

Office Hours

T/R 3:30-4:30, and by appointment

Heath Nettles, M.B.A., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management

Contact Information

256 Ramsey Library
hnettles@unca.edu

Bio

Originally hailing from the Carolina low country, Professor Nettles is an integrated marketing communications and digital media professional with more than ten years professional practice and work-related experience in higher education. Specializing in online and digital communication, including social media and content marketing, Professor Nettles currently works in healthcare digital media. His past experiences include event planning and management, higher education administration, recruitment and program management as well as college teaching. In addition to stints as an admissions officer and academic advisor, Professor Nettles has more than eight terms of experience in teaching introduction to business, principles of management and strategic management. A graduate of the School of Media and Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Professor Nettles received his master of business administration from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Professor Nettles holds an Advanced Public Information Officer Certificate in Health and Hospital Emergencies from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Education

  • Stanford Advanced Project Management Certificate, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (Currently Enrolled) 
  • M.B.A., Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
  • B.A., Journalism; Mass Communication, School of Media & Journalism, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Courses Taught

MGMT 230 - Organizational Behavior & Theory

Office Hours

MW 6:00-6:45 p.m.

Amy Owenby, M.P.A., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management

Contact Information

256 Ramsey Library
aowenby@unca.edu

Bio

Amy Owenby is the Director of Human Resources for the North Carolina Arboretum and has been employed in the field for more than 20 years. Working as a Generalist for the State of North Carolina and UNC System, she navigates a variety of Human Resources (HR) topics such as employee relations, recruitment and retention, training, engagement, benefits and strategic planning. Amy sees HR as a transformational opportunity within all sectors of employment. With previous HR experience in the private and non-profit sector, Amy has learned to adapt HR principles in a variety of settings. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR) certification and Masters degree in Public Affairs.

Education

M.P.A., Western Carolina University
B.A., Western Carolina University
SHRPA, Society of Human Resource Management

Classes Taught

MGMT 326 - Managing Human Capital

Office Hours

M 5:30-7:30

 

 

Michael Shore, M.S., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management

Contact Information

256 Ramsey Library
mshore@unca.edu

Bio

Clean energy companies are changing the world.   Michael Shore has spent his career helping them do it faster and better.   Through his company, Tipping Point Renewable Strategies, Michael has helped dozens of wind, solar, biofuel, and other clean energy and climate companies breakthrough barriers to their growth.  He was CEO and co-founder of FLS Energy, a $100 million solar energy developer which was ranked by INC Magazine as the 46th fastest growing company in the nation in 2011. He is also an active angel investor.  He holds two Masters degrees, one in Environmental Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the second in Environmental Engineering from North Carolina State University. 

Michael has designed and taught several college level courses at UNC Asheville and at J E Purkenye University in the Czech Republic.   He was an active participant in the CEO Project, where he coached and was coached by CEOs of innovative companies across the United States.  Through his business and consulting experiences, Michael has become an expert in launching and growing a successful company.

Education

M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S., North Carolina State University

Classes Taught

MGMT 366 - Entrepreneurship

Office Hours

By appointment.

W. Charles Schulz, M.B.A., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management

Contact Information

256 Ramsey Library
wcharles.schulz@gmail.com

Bio

Bill Schulz has international work experience in the tobacco, food, automotive and furniture sectors. He successfully completed full-time leadership assignments in General Management, Operations and Human Resources in USA, China, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Kazakhstan and Tanzania. Most recently, Bill has been on Japan Tobacco International’s Executive Committee for over 10 years as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain, leading 10,000+ employees in 47 sites. Born in Buffalo, NY and raised in Edinboro, PA, Bill holds a BS in Industrial Engineering/Furniture from N.C. State and an MBA from Wake Forest.

Education

M.B.A., Wake Forest University
B.S., N.C. State

Classes Taught

MGMT 398 - Global Management

Office Hours

TR 9:45-10:45

Hunter Goosmann, M.B.A., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Management

Contact Information

256 Ramsey Libary
828.337.3837
hgoosman@unca.edu

Bio

After completing his Masters degree in Business Administration, Professor Goosmann pursued a national and international career in information technology. His specialties include: technical entrepreneurship, strategic business planning, operational / readiness planning and implementation, systems testing / QA, and customer support / service delivery. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the North Carolina Technology Association and the Bob Moog Foundation. He is a founding member of the Asheville Delegation of CEOs for Cities and is a requested speaker about issues relating to fiber optic connectivity and rural broadband access. Personally, Professor Goosmann is an avid photographer, musician, technology enthusiast, and genealogy hobbyist.

Education

  • Project Management Practitioner, University of Colorado at Denver Graduate School of Business, Denver, CO
  • Diplôme élémentaire de langue française – Alliance Française de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
  • MBA, University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • B.A., German Language and Literature, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (Exchange Student, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität, Bonn, Germany)

Courses Taught

MGMT 386 – Management Information Systems

Office Hours

TR 9:45-10:45