Paula Rechner, PhD
Dr. Paula Rechner is the departmental chair for the Department of Management, within the McCoy College of Business. Her teaching interests are Ethics and Corporate Responsibility, Strategic Management, Leadership, Organizational Development and Change Management.
Jana Minifie, PhD
Barshop Excellence Professor in Entrepreneurship
Jana Minifie is an Entrepreneurial faculty member. She has published in the areas of health care (robotics and website development), small business, operations management, along with others. Her students ave won the first three business plan competitions at the Texas Rural Challenge. She has been a judge for the Baylor New Venture Business Plan Competition. She ran the first Matt and Jodi Edgar Undergraduate Business Plan Competition at Texas State University, setting up the procedures to be followed in subsequent years. She has assisted both undergraduate and graduate students, besides her own Business Plan Development students, in their startups, from on-line businesses to food trailers. She currently works with CEA in 3-Day Startup where students and faculty are able to work with entrepreneurial mentors on business ideas.
David B. Cameron, PhD
Lecturer, Texas State University
Dr. Cameron has been a full time lecturer at Texas State University for 4 years. His core course emphasis is on business strategy, operations management and entrepreneurship. He enjoys working with the students and finding new and creative ways to challenge their perspective and engage their minds.
Previously Dr. Cameron spent 31 years as an engineer, manager and director primarily in the computer and imaging industries. He has had the good fortune to contribute in leadership roles for many years at Texas Instruments, IBM and Dell in bringing new products and services to global markets. The scope of the work involved the design, manufacturing and service support systems for a wide range of consumer and commercial products. More recently he was COO for a business services startup and President of his own consulting company.