Faculty & Research

Mike Evers

Professor : Management Department

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Academic Background

B.B.A., business administration, University of Minnesota
M.B.A., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., strategic management and business logistics, University of Minnesota

Research Specialties
  • Corporate governance
  • Strategic management
Major Works
  • Forty-four articles, during the past six years, on strategic management and corporate governance, in Minnesota Business, a regional professional business publication
Academic Leadership
  • Dean, Graduate School of Business, University of St. Thomas, 1984-1995
  • Founder and director, Small Business Institute, University of St. Thomas, 1974-1983
Significant Scholarly Honors
  • Regional and National Case of the Year, Small Business Administration, 1975
Current Community Relationships
  • Board of Directors, Member of the Governance Committee, Center for Ethical Business Cultures, a non-profit business association partnering with the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas
Current Board Memberships
  • Board of Directors, Wavecrest Corporation, member of the Executive Committee and chairman of the Compensation Committee
  • Board of Directors, Minnesota Scientific, Inc., member of Compensation and Audit Committees
  • Board of Directors, HEI, Inc., chairman of Compensation Committee, and member of the Governance Committee
  • Board of Directors, chairman and co-founder, Banner Creations, Inc.
  • Board of Director, Infinite Graphics, Inc., chairman of Compensation Committee and member of Audit and Governance Committee
Past Business Management Experience
  • President/CEO, Minnesota Center for Corporate Responsibility during its reinvention to become the Center for Ethical Business Cultures, 1998 and 1999
  • Vice President, Operations, Celex Biosciences
  • Director, Marketing, National Distribution Services, Inc.
  • Manager, Program Administration, Emerson Electric
  • Supervisor, Manufacturing, North American Rockwell
  • Senior Analyst, Engineering, McDonnell-Douglas
  • Colonel, Senior Contracting Officer and Detachment Commander, USAF Active Duty and Reserve, 1957-1987