Leadership Team

Meet the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Leadership Team:

Dean Brett Landry, Ph.D., CISSP

Brett Landry, Ph.D., CISSPBrett J. L. Landry is the college's dean and professor of cybersecurity. For more than 20 years, he has worked in information security in the public and private sectors. Landry has been instrumental in the college's AACSB accreditation efforts, the implementation of M.S. in technology programs, and university technology initiatives; additionally, he is responsible for the University of Dallas' certification as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Landry earned his doctorate from Mississippi State University and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Email: cobdean@udallas.edu

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Susan Rhame, Ph.D.

Susan Rhame, Ph.D.Susan Rhame joined the University of Dallas in 1998 and in 2016 became the associate dean of academic affairs. Rhame teaches courses in accounting research methods and intermediate financial accounting. She is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Texas Society of CPAs. She received her doctorate in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to receiving her doctorate, Rhame became a CPA and moved from Mississippi to Dallas in 1984 to begin her public accounting career at Arthur Young & Co. Outside of work, Rhame enjoys scuba diving and snow skiing.

Email: srhame@udallas.edu

Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs Greg Bell, Ph.D.

Greg Bell, Ph.D.Greg Bell received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is serving as the associate dean of faculty affairs and associate professor of management. He teaches courses in global entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility and sustainability. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in economics (1991) and MBA in finance (1992) at the University of North Texas, he joined Fidelity Investments, where he served for over 12 years. He later taught courses in international finance and corporate finance at Dallas Baptist University (2001-2005) and corporate strategy at the University of Texas at Arlington (2005-2008).

Bell’s research on corporate governance and international business has been published in leading management and entrepreneurship journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and others. Since joining the University of Dallas he has helped develop the Sustainable Business Network, Entrepreneurship Society, and the Executives on Campus programs.

Email: gbell@udallas.edu

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs Sheila Howard

Sheila HowardSheila Howard joined the University of Dallas in 1990 and held numerous positions before assuming her current role of assistant dean for undergraduate business programs in August 2016. Howard oversees all operations for the undergraduate business program in addition to teaching undergraduates in the college of business. She graduated from Texas A&M with a B.S. in recreation and parks administration and an M.Ed. in higher education administration. Howard has one son, Cody, who is an avid traveler. When she isn’t following her son’s travels online, you can find her planning her next trip to the beach or cheering for the Dallas Stars.

Email: showard@udallas.edu

Marketing & Communications Manager Chris Petrawski

Chris PetrawskiChris Petrawski joined the Marketing & Communications Department in September 2015 as the marketing and communications manager for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business. Petrawski manages the marketing and communications activities related to the college of business focusing on enrollment growth and advancing the reputation of the college and the university. He graduated in 2009 from the University of Arkansas with a B.S.B.A. in marketing management and in 2017 from the University of Texas at Dallas with an M.S. in marketing. Petrawski has been married to his wife, Amy, since 2014; they have a son, Harrison, and a puggle, Harvey.

Email: cpetrawski@udallas.edu

Graduate Admissions Director Breonna Collins

Breonna CollinsBreonna Collins has been working in higher education for over a decade. She joined the University of Dallas in 2013 and is currently the graduate admissions director for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, where she oversees the recruitment and admissions process for prospective students. Collins received a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University and an M.Ed. in higher education administration from Abilene Christian University. She is currently a doctoral student at Abilene Christian University working on her Ed.D. in organizational leadership with an emphasis in higher education. Collins is passionate about adult education, international diversity initiatives, enrollment management and student engagement.

Email: bcollins@udallas.edu

Director of Corporate Relations & Partnerships Halley Netsch

Halley NetschHalley Netsch graduated from the University of Dallas with a B.A. in English and in Spanish. She has since also received her MBA from the University of Dallas. Netsch currently serves as director of corporate relations and partnerships, where she builds relationships with large and small corporations, focusing on talent development, consulting and research, recruiting and internships, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to this role, she was the senior advancement officer leading the fundraising for SB Hall, the $15 million state-of-the-art home of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, and she also served as an alumni relations officer. Netsch is an active parishioner at Christ the King Catholic Church and a member of the Council for Advancement of Secondary Education.

Email: hnetsch@udallas.edu

Center for Professional Development Coordinator Jenn Howard

Jennifer HowardJennifer Howard is the coordinator for executive education and has over 18 years of experience in scheduling, coordinating, tracking and managing long- and short-term projects from inception to completion. She has worked for the University of Dallas for the past eight years as the main point of contact for professional development students and instructors. Howard and her partner, Bryan, live in Little Elm, spending their time gardening and caring for their rescue animals.

Email: jlhoward@udallas.ed 

Administrative Operations Manager Marianne Wilson

Marianne WiilsonMarianne Wilson joined the University of Dallas in August 2012. In her role as manager of administrative operations, she leads a team of administrative personnel, develops operational policies and procedures, compiles reports and metrics for AACSB accreditation, and assists the dean with a variety of special projects. Wilson received a B.S. from Southwestern College in Phoenix. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for most of her career, including five years at an educational foundation in Phoenix doing institutional advancement; 11 years as an editor, project coordinator and English stylist at a publishing company in Nashville working on large scholarly projects; and five years at UD assisting in the Gupta College of Business. She and her husband, Joel, have been married for 36 years and enjoy spending time with their two sons, Andy and Tim.

Email: mwilson@udallas.edu

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