College of Business Administration Appoints New Finance Chair

We are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, John Thornton has been appointed to serve as the Chair of the College’s Finance Department.  John, a Naval Nuclear Officer in the early 70’s, earned his PhD in Finance at Georgia State University, following a banking career at Georgia Federal Savings Bank.  He joined our Faculty in 1999 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005.  Special “thanks” to Linda Zucca for serving as Search Committee Chair with Finance Department Faculty members…Lois Beier, Jay Muthuswamy, and Andrei Shynkevich.  Congrats, John!

POSTED: Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Updated: Thursday, March 30, 2023 11:53 PM