Edward M. Mazze

Dean of the College of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island

Edward M. Mazze is Dean of the College of Business Administration and holder of the Alfred J. Verrecchia - Hasbro Inc. Leadership Chair in Business at the University of Rhode Island. Previously, he has served as Dean of The Belk College of Business Administration at The University of North Carolina-Charlotte and Co-Director, The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise - Charlotte, Dean of the School of Business and Management at Temple University, and Dean of the W. Paul Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. He received BBA and MBA degrees from City University of New York and his PhD degree in business administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Mazze serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Technitrol, Inc. (NYSE), Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ), The Barrett Growth Fund and the Ocean State Business Development Authority. Dr. Mazze is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the William Penn Bank in Philadelphia. He is a consultant to corporations. Government appointments have included among others, membership on the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees, United States Department of Justice; United States Department of Commerce District Export Council; and Chair of the Tax Competitiveness Committee of the Rhode Island Economic Policy Council.

Edward M. Mazze is the author, co-author and/or editor of eleven books in business and over one hundred fifty articles appearing in publications such as Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of Finance, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Economics and Business, American Business Law Journal, Journal of Retailing, The Journal of Consumer Affairs, and Long Range Planning Journal. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Global Marketing and Industrial Marketing Management. He is a member of the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Marketing Science, the American Marketing Association and the National Association of Corporate Directors. A complete biographical listing appears in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the East.