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Andrea J. Finchum

Andrea J. Finchum, MBA

Instructor of Marketing and Management

Office: Classroom Center, Room 213G
Email: afinchum@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2502

Professional Profile

Andrea Finchum just joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business this Fall, 2014. She received her B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Biology (cum laude) from the University of Oregon in 1990 and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon in 1992.

Teaching and Related Service

Ms. Finchum teaches Introduction to Management, Introduction to Marketing, Sales Management, and Recruitment & Selection.

She has worked in private sector business roles for over 20 years in various sales, marketing, and accounting roles. Her favorite positions involved building management systems and system implementation campaigns, in general. She has long recognized the value of good information in business and has a passion for reporting and for leveraging systems to maximize the availability of good business management information.

Research and Creative Activity

 Ms. Finchum's areas research areas of interest include pedagogical and applied issues in marketing and management.  Her research includes publication in the Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning.

Personal Sketch

Ms. Finchum lives in Amarillo.  She and her husband enjoy traveling, cooking, music, gardening, and home design. She hopes in the next several years to finally learn to play the guitar and to pursue her interest in painting.