Business Accreditation Seminar

June 24-25, 2019 | Tampa, Florida, USA


Stephanie Bryant

Stephanie M. Bryant, AACSB International

Dr. Stephanie M. Bryant is the Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer of AACSB International.  She served as Dean of the College of Business at Missouri State University for 6-1/2 years and was previously the Director of the University of South Florida School of Accountancy.  She received her Ph.D. and B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Louisiana CPA (inactive).  Dr. Bryant specializes in accounting information systems, and previously worked for KPMG Peat Marwick.  Dr. Bryant has co-authored two accounting textbooks, and over 30 academic articles and has won nine teaching awards.  She served as the 2005-2006 national President of the American Accounting Association Information Systems Section.  She also served as the 2006-2009 International President of Beta Alpha Psi.  

HadleyLinda U. Hadley

Linda U. Hadley has been the Dean of the Turner College of Business at Columbus State University (CSU) since 2002. As Dean, she also holds the Bill Heard Endowed Chair in Finance. Prior to her appointment as dean, Hadley served as a faculty member at CSU, following a ten year career in the financial services industry. Hadley is a past president of the Southern Business Administrators’ Association (SBAA). She has served AACSB in many volunteer roles including reviewer, mentor and committee member of the Pre-Accreditation, Initial Accreditation and Continuous Improvement Review Committees. Linda currently serves on the Board of Directors of AACSB International and is Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Mt. Holyoke College, an MBA from Columbus State University and a Ph.D. from Auburn University.