Terry Maness was appointed dean of Baylor University’s School of Business in 1997. He previously served as associate dean for Undergraduate Programs and as chairman of the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. He is the author of five books about financial analysis and financial management. Maness has also been a contributor to various publications, such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Education, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Futures Markets, Cashflow, Journal of Cash Management and Corporate Controller. His primary areas of expertise include financial management, cash flow analysis and small business valuation.
A long-time proponent and leader in continuous improvement in education, Maness was recently elected to the Board of Directors governing the prestigious Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). His term began July 2016.
Maness earned the Distinguished Professor Award from the Baylor Hankamer School of Business in 1982, the University Distinguished Professor Award in 1984, Hankamer School of Business Most Popular Professor in both 1989 and 1996, and the Top Professor Award for the 1980-1981 academic year from Mortar Board.
A Certified Cash Manager (CCM), Maness frequently serves as a consultant for small business valuations. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Brazos Higher Education Service Cooperation; Citizens, Inc.; Extraco Banks; Baylor Scott & White Medical Center—Hillcrest, and Scott & White Health Plan. He is a deacon, and he and his wife, Nancy, are active members at the First Baptist Church in Woodway, Texas. He holds BA and MS degrees from Baylor University and a DBA from Indiana University.