Lutgert College of Business

LCOB Dean Search

The Lutgert College of Business is conducting a search for the next Dean of the College.

This webpage is your home for monitoring the progress of the search and getting involved. Posted below are all notifications of scheduled meetings, meeting agendas, meeting summaries, the timeline for conducting and completing the search process, and a link to the position description containing directions for submitting nominations or to express personal interest in the position. All meetings listed below are covered by the Florida Sunshine Laws and are open to the public.



Search Committee Membership

The search committee named by President Martin and Provost Llorens is comprised of the following: 


Dr. Paul Snyder

Senior Associate Provost and Associate Vice President Planning & Institutional Performance FGCU
Dr. Tim Allen Alico Corporation Chair and Eminent Scholar of Finance Lutgert College of Business, FGCU
Dr. Tanya Benford Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Accounting Lutgert College of Business, FGCU
Mr. Jeff Fridkin Founding Member & Attorney and Member of FGCU Lutgert College of Business Advisory Council Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A.
Mr. Jonathan Kenny Graduate Student in Information Systems & Analytics and Coordinator, Web & Social Media Lutgert College of Business, FGCU
Ms. Lois Knox Regional Director of Small Business Development Center Lutgert College of Business, FGCU
Ms. Shontra Powell Vice President for Sales Strategy & Operations The Hertz Corporation
Mr. Bill Rice Interim Vice President for University Advancement FGCU
Mr. Stephen Smith
(Advisory Member, Non-Voting)
Member of FGCU Board of Trustees and Retired Partner, Accenture FGCU

Mr. John Mestepey
(Executive Search Firm Consultant)

Managing Director of the Miami Office Diversified Search

Dr. Kim Morrisson
(Executive Search Firm Consultant)

Senior Managing Director in Education, Nonprofit, and Arts and Culture practice Diversified Search


February 8, 2021