Meet the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Leadership Team:

Dean J.Lee Whittington, Ph.D.


J.Lee Whittington is the college’s dean and associate professor of management. He joined the University of Dallas in 2000 and previously served as the College of Business from 2005-2008. Dr. Whittington received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Texas at Arlington. His undergraduate and masters degrees are from Austin College and the University of Texas at Arlington, respectively. 

Whittington's industry experience includes over twenty years in manufacturing and distribution. He has held executive positions in marketing, logistics, and general management. His consulting experience includes executive coaching and leadership development engagements with Life.Church, Nokia, FedEx-Kinko’s, RadioShack, Siemens, Penson Financial Services, Vendor Resource Management, Reynolds Metals, Ball Container, Camp Fire Boys and Girls, Valor Telecom, City of Arlington, City of Southlake, and the US Army Corps of Engineers. 

Email: cobdean@udallas.edu

Associate Dean, Greg Bell, Ph.D.

Greg Bell, Ph.D.Greg Bell received his doctorate in strategic management from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is serving as the associate dean of faculty affairs and associate professor of management. He teaches courses in global entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility and sustainability. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in economics (1991) and MBA in finance (1992) at the University of North Texas, he joined Fidelity Investments, where he served for over 12 years. He later taught courses in international finance and corporate finance at Dallas Baptist University (2001-2005) and corporate strategy at the University of Texas at Arlington (2005-2008).

Bell’s research on corporate governance and international business has been published in leading management and entrepreneurship journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and others. Since joining the University of Dallas he has helped develop the Sustainable Business Network, Entrepreneurship Society, and the Executives on Campus programs.

Email: gbell@udallas.edu

Associate Dean, Julia Fulmore, Ph.D.

fulmoreJulia A. Fulmore is serving as Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs & Curriculum Development at the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business. She joined the University of Dallas as an Assistant Professor of Management in 2018 and has taught courses in statistics and management at both the graduate and doctoral levels. She earned her Ph.D. in HRD, with a specialization in Organization Development and Change, from The University of Texas at Tyler. She holds a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University - Central Texas.

Her research interests include organizational ethics, organizational culture, organizational commitment, engagement, leadership, emotional intelligence, and quantitative research methods. She has been published in such journals as Business and Professional Ethics Journal, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and Multivariate Behavioral Research. She currently serves as Assistant Editor at Human Resource Development Quarterly.

Email: jfulmore@udallas.edu

Director of Graduate Admissions Breonna Collins, Ed.D.

Breonna Collins has been working in higher education for over a decade. Shebreonna joined the University of Dallas in 2013 and is currently the graduate admissions director for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, where she oversees the recruitment and admissions process for prospective students. Collins received a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University, an M.Ed. in higher education administration and an Ed.D. in organizational leadership with an emphasis in higher education from Abilene Christian University.

Collins is passionate about adult education, international diversity initiatives, enrollment management and student engagement.

Email: bcollins@udallas.edu

Manager of Executive Education Jenn Howard, MBA '22

Jennifer HowardJennifer (Jenn) Howard has been at the University of Dallas for the past eleven years, and manages the Center for Executive Education which houses all of the non-credit offerings for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business. She has over 20 years of experience in tracking and managing long- and short-term projects from inception to completion. The Center’s non-credit offerings include certification preparation courses in the fields of cybersecurity, finance, human resources, and project management; custom corporate training; and skills focused certificate programs.  

Email: jlhoward@udallas.edu 

Manager of Graduate Academic Services Sheri Collier, MBA '19

collierSheri Collier has served in many capacities at the University of Dallas since 2016. Most recently, Sheri joined the Gupta College of Business as an Academic Advisor and now manages graduate enrollment, academic advising and the Business Resource Center. Collier is a proud alumni of the MBA program at the Gupta College of Business and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree from Texas Woman's University. 

Email: scollier@udallas.edu

Administrative Assistant of the Dean Kathy Wilder, MBA 

kwilderKathy Wilder joined the University of Dallas in 2023. She has over 20 years of experience providing administrative support for senior-level management in various corporate industries, such as:  insurance, banking, architecture, engineering, military contracting and healthcare.  Wilder obtained a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Jones College in 2006 (Jacksonville, FL), and a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University in 2018 (Jacksonville, FL).  She has also held memberships in the International Association of Administrative Professionals and National Notary Association for over seven years.   

Email: kwilder@udallas.edu