College of Business Administration Directory
Dr. Dale Thomas Eesley
- Associate Professor
- Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Business Administration
- MH 303x
- Tel: 402.554.2706
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Eesley received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Entrepreneurship & Strategy. He has been teaching and consulting in the field of entrepreneurship for over 15 years.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, Corporate Strategy, Introduction to Management, Maverick Startups
Research and Creative Interests
Entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial behaviors, small business, human resource practices.
Dr. Eesley is the director the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising (CIEF). As Director, he develops and runs the BigIdea! Pitch Contest, the Maverick Business Plan Contest, the Midwest Entrepreneurship Conference, Maverick Summer Bootcamp and is the adviser to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, which has received numerous national awards, including national Adviser of the Year in 2012 and Top Three Chapter in 2013.
Ph D - Entrepreneurship & Strategy
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI) 2004
MA - Religion
Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia, PA) 1991
BA - English & Economics
Gordon College (Wenham, MA) 1987
Best Chapter Advisor 1st Place (Leadership) 2017
2017 Dean’s Citation of Excellence in Service (Service, University) 2017
Best Chapter Fundraising - 1st Place (Service, University) 2016
Best Chapter Advisor - 2nd Place (Teaching) 2016
Best Chapter Business - 2nd Place (Service, University) 2016
Top Three Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Chapter (Service, University) 2016
Honors Program Faculty of the Year (Teaching) 2016
Top Three Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Chapter (Service, University) 2015
Advisor of the Year (Service, University) 2015
The Dean's Citation (Service, Professional) 2014
Best Chapter Marketing (Leadership) 2014
CEO National Pitch Competition, 2nd Place (Teaching) 2014
Student Startup of the Year (Service, Professional) 2014
John Morgan Community Chair in Entrepreneurship (Service, Community) 2014
2013-14 Service Award (Service, Community) 2014
Best Chapter Advisor (Teaching) 2012
2012 Dean’s Citation of Excellence in Service (Service, University) 2012
2012 Distinguished Professor Award (Teaching) 2012
Master Professor (Teaching) 2010
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