Dr. Hill and students

Accounting, Business, and Finance Faculty and Staff

Jenny Johnson
Jenny J. Bem
Professor of Accounting
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S.A., Appalachian State University
(864) 597-4469
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Dr. Benjamin J. Cartwright
Benjamin J. Cartwright
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., Messiah College
M.S.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(864) 597-4548

Dr. Diane S. Farley
Diane S. Farley
Assistant Professor of Accounting

B.A., Wofford College
MACC, University of South Carolina
(864) 597-4530

Dr. Shawn M. Forbes
Shawn M. Forbes

Professor of Finance
Coordinator of the Finance Major

B.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia
(864) 597-4369
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Dr. Lillian E. González
Lillian E. González
Associate Professor of Accounting

B.A., Wofford College
M.P.A., Clemson University
(864) 597-4515
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Dr. Andrew F. Green
Andrew F. Green
Associate Professor of Finance

B.A., Tulane University
M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

(864) 597-4372

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 Dr. Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Rhodes University
C.P.A., C.F.E
(864) 597-4568
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Dr. Rickey H. Madden
Rickey H. Madden
Associate Professor of Business

B.S., Erskine College
M.B.A, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Georgia
(864) 597-4587

 Melissa Mann 2017 photo

Melissa Mann
Administrative Assistant

(864) 597-4574

Dr. Michael L. Merriman
Michael L. Merriman
Professor Emeritus of Finance

B.A., University of Notre Dame
M.B.A, Duke University
M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University


Kathleen Grace
Visiting Professor of Finance


Dr. James Edwin Proctor
James Edwin Proctor
Professor Emeritus

B.A., Wofford College
M.B.A., University of South Carolina
Ph.D., Clemson University
(864) 597-4530
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Dr. William E. Richardson
William Eddie Richardson
Professor of Finance

B.S., Belmont College
M.B.E., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
(864) 597-4532
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Dr. Phillip G. Swicegood
Philip Graham Swicegood
R. Michael James Professor of Finance
Department Chair
B.S., Liberty University
M.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., Florida State University
(864) 597-4378

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