Jeffrey White Professor White has had a varied background in law, health care, and big business. He’s worked in private equity for several years, helping small businesses all over the country in mergers and acquisitions.

He’s owned his own businesses, both successes and failures, and draws from each in his teaching. Prior to joining VIU he has taught business courses for over 4 years online at other universities. He  has been featured in many of the most prestigious publications in the country, including: Reuters, The Week, US News, Forbes, CNBC, Associated Press, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq, The Street, CreditCards.com, Chase.com, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Fit Small Business, MSN, and more.

Professor White received his EJD from Concord Law School and his MBA from Baker College.

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Dr. Ezewuchi AmaefuleDr. Ezewuchi Amaefule received a doctor of business administration (DBA) degree in 2009 from Argosy, Washington, DC, and MSA and BSBA in accounting in 1987 and 1985 respectively from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.  He has taught several accounting classes as an Adjunct Professor between Argosy University DC campus, Strayer University, and South University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He worked for the State of Maryland for about 19 years before retiring, working in different departments, including State Retirement and Pension Systems of MD, holding various positions from Accountant to the level of Advanced Accountant.  Currently,  he is the Chief Executive Officer of Amaeze Business Services, LLC, where he offers consultation, accounting, and tax services to individuals, independent contractors, partnerships and small businesses. 

He has published articles, including External Costs of Oil and Gas Exploration in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria (Dissertation 2009), and Human Capital Accounting:  Should employees be accounted for as assets?  He has also co-authored a book, Doing Business Abroad:  A handbook for Expatriates.

In his spare time, you can find Dr. Amaefule actively involved in social and cultural organizations.

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School of Business and Dr. Yun Lee would like to congratulate Khuder Doyod on his selection to one of the 25 Best Teams for the X-Culture competition. This competition involves 12 real-world business challenges selected by X-Culture. People from around the world work in teams to compete to try and develop solutions.

5,359 MBA students, undergraduate business students, and non-student contestants from 144 universities spanning 40 countries enrolled. 887 teams were created that consisted of five to eight people.  The teams had two months to develop a plan and submit it for review.  Then six to seven independent experts evaluated the reports.  Khuder Doyod was on one of the 25 BEST Teams.

Congratulations Khuder Doyod!

VIU Around the Globe: Nepal

Mr. Prashish Shrestha, Executive Vice President of Business Development and IT, represented VIU at the Education USA Forum and Student Fair in Kathmandu, Nepal from January 31 until February 2, 2018.  VIU was among 71 US-based universities who attended the fair and met with over 2,100 prospective students interested in pursuing higher education in the USA. Education USA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international student advising centers in more than 175 countries. 

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Dr. John ColemDr. John Colemanan is a Systems Engineering Project Portfolio Professional.  He can deliver an impact by defining and managing a diverse portfolio of systems development, business process, new product & service development, and Research and Development (R&D) projects. He has demonstrated expertise in strategic management, project management, organizational effectiveness; operational excellence; and, business development.

Dr. Coleman has a Doctorate in Engineering Management from the George Washington University with research in innovation methodologies for systems engineering. He has an MBA in Strategic Management from Wright State University with a concentration in Project Management, MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a BS in Electronics Engineering from Howard University. He has extensive professional experience in project, program and portfolio management (PPPM) and systems engineering management. John has spent the past 15 years as a Sr. Program Manager for a fortune 50 corporation serving foreign and domestic governments and his most recent positions as Vice President with small and mid-size companies serving the US Federal Government.

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