Our business faculty members are highly-skilled professionals with extensive content expertise and a passion to teach students how to thrive in the world of business.
Cathy Denison-Robert, PhD, MBA
Dr. Cathy Denison-Robert, MBA, Associate Professor and Interim Director for the BBA Program, enjoys teaching and mentoring students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Health Administration courses.As a consultant, trainer, and small business owner, she has worked with businesses, non-profits, and aspiring entrepreneurs for over 15 years. Her university advanced degrees are from LSU, University of Florida, and McNeese State University. She enjoys teaching, training, and empowering others in the Christian mission field with focus on Servant Leadership and Bible-Based Business Success Principles.
Riaz Ferdaus, PhD
Dr. Riaz Ferdaus, Associate Professor and Director of the Health Services Administration program, received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Dhaka Medical College in Bangladesh in 1997. Dr. Ferdaus continued his studies at the Institute of Health Economics, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was awarded Post-Graduate Diploma in Health Economics in 1999. He earned his Ph.D. in Health Policy from Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA in 2008.