Raymond K. Van Ness

Raymond K. Van Ness

Associate Professor of Practice, Management
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB341

PhD, Management, Union University & Institute, 2001

Raymond Van Ness

Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Dr. Raymond Van Ness has approximately 20 years of experience as a business practitioner with progressive roles including Internal Auditor, Cost Accountant, Accounting & Finance Manager, Corporate Controller, Vice President of Finance, Executive Vice President, and Corporate President & CEO. 

Experience in the business environment can sharpen the sense of relevance of research projects and focus attention in areas that can be easily translated into guidance for corporate strategists. 

Achievements in academic research include more than 20 articles published in ABDC listed journals and more than 25 Conference presentations including the Academy of Management, the Eastern Academy of Management, and the Southern Academy of Management. 

Research Interests

Corporate Leadership and Strategic formulation, execution, and Performance; Mindsets, Work Values, Work Ethic of Millennials and Generation Z; Characteristics of Entrepreneurs. 

Research Websites

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • BMGT 682 – Strategic Management  
  • BMGT 685 – Global Strategic Management   
  • BMGT 698 – Venture Research 
  • BMGT 481 – Strategic Management