Hampton University

Faculty & Staff

Theresa Kirchner

I. Current Rank

Associate Professor

II. Department

School of Business

III. Education

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Philosophy, 2007, Concentration - International Business & Marketing, Old Dominion University

Dissertation Title: Coopetition (Contemporaneous Cooperation and Competition) Among Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Masters Degree:

Master of Business Administration, 2002, Concentration - Accounting, Old Dominion University

Baccalaureate Degree:

Bachelor of Science, 2001, Major - Information Systems, Old Dominion University

Associate of Arts Degree:

Associate of Arts, 1976, University of Maryland


Disaster Recovery Institute International

MBCP Master Certified Business Continuity Professional, 1998-Present, Certification #: 2062

Member Business Continuity Institute (MBCI), 2011-Present, Certification #: 017575

IV. Academic And Administrative Experience

  • Hampton University [2006-Present]
  • Associate Professor of Management [2013-Present]
  • Assistant Professor of Management [2006-2013]
  • Courses taught: Management of International Business, Principles of Marketing, Sales Management, Principles of Statistical Analysis

V. Non-Academic Experience

Keane, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA [2000-2003]
Information Technology Consultant
Provided business continuity consulting services for Keane Information Technology projects and clients. Provided information to assist Keane, Inc. management in assessing and mitigating business risks and potential impacts.

Bank of America, Norfolk, VA [1997-2000]
Senior Vice President / Manager, Business Continuity Planning
Managed the worldwide Bank of America Consumer & Commercial Business Continuity Planning program, supporting 37 Lines of Business and 407 business units. Managed a team of 13 professional officer-level associates, supporting the business continuity planning effort for over 50 client and project teams, from business impact analysis / conceptual design through implementation / maintenance.

NationsBank (Bank of America predecessor organization) [1992-1997]
Vice President / Senior Change Manager, Contingency Preparedness
Coordinated technology recovery planning and testing for bank mainframe, midrange, LAN/WAN, telecommunications systems, and technology-related aspects of work area recovery.

C&S / Sovran (Bank of America predecessor organization) [1985-1992]
Assistant Vice President / Financial Systems - Production / Project Leader
Managed a group of 6 analysts/programmers and 3 consultants responsible for the implementation, day-to-day operations, and projects associated with General Ledger, Investment, International, Financial Reporting, and Asset/Liability Management systems.

Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (Lipton Tea) [1977-1985]
Data Processing Supervisor
Managed 8 data processing and accounting positions. Designed, developed, and maintained plant computer application systems. Implemented and supported strategic quality control and production systems in manufacturing locations nation-wide.

VI. Courses Taught

  • MGT 215 Principles of Statistical Analysis
  • MGT 321 Management of International Business
  • MKT 305 Principles of Marketing
  • MKT 328 Sales Management

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