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Kristin Martin, DBA

Program Chair, MBA, and Lead Faculty, Financial Management

kristin.martin@franklin.edu

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Dr. Kristin Burke Martin,

Program Chair, MBA Program & Lead Faculty, Financial Management since January 2021.

In 2021, I received the award for being one of the Top 100 Visionaries in Education from the Global Forum for Education and Learning (GFEL) for her contributions to higher education. 

In October 2021, I was elected Vice President for the Great Lakes Region of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) in October 2021. 

In August 2019, I became the MBA Director at Columbia College in South Carolina, where I designed an online MBA program.

In July 2019, I had the privilege to teach Multinational Corporate Finance abroad in Hanoi, Vietnam, at Vietnam National University (VNU). 

Previously to entering academia full-time, I held various positions within the Financial Industry for 30 years, including ten years with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

I obtained the following degrees:

  • Doctorate in International Business from Walden University in 2018.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Averett University in 1996.
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1991.

 

 

 

Education

2018
Walden University (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Doctor of Business Administration, International Business
1996
Averett University (Danville, Virginia)
Master of Business Administration, Management
1991
Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, Virginia)
Bachelor of Science, Finance

Certifications

2010
Master Financial Professional, American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM)
2010
Project Budget & Cost Management, University of Richmond

Work Experience

2021 - Present
Franklin University, Program Chair, MBA, and Lead Faculty, Financial Management
2019 - 2021
Columbia College, Director of the MBA Program Program Chair of Undergraduate Business, Columbia, South Carolina
2018 - Present
Park University, Adjunct Professor – Bachelor of Science in International Business, Parkville, Missouri
2016 - 2019
Lenders Compliance Group, Regulatory Compliance Manager
2016 - 2021
Southern New Hampshire University, Adjunct Professor – Bachelor of Science in Finance, Manchester, New Hampshire
2014 - 2016
MUFG Union Bank, Regulatory Business Compliance Manager
2011 - 2014
SunTrust Bank, Compliance Manager, Richmond, Virginia
2009 - 2011
SunTrust Mortgage, Senior Business Operations Analyst, Richmond, Virginia

Publications & Presentations

Sox, C., & Martin, K. (2020). Advancing higher education through a crisis. Columbia Regional Business Report. Columbia Regional Business Report. https://sodacitybizwire.com/advancing-higher- education-through-a-crisis
Martin, K. (2018). Strategies for sustainability of nonfranchise casual dining restaurants. ProQuest. ProQuest. https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/

Professional Service

2020
Committee Chair
Dean of Online Education Position Search Committee - Columbia College
2020
Reviewer
Southeast Case Research Journal
2019
Committee Chair
Computer Information Science Position Search Committee (Committee Chair) - Columbia College
2019
Committee Member
Curriculum Committee Member - Columbia College
2019
Committee Member
Global Studies Committee Member - Columbia College
2019
Committee Member
Graduate Council Committee Member - Columbia College
2019
Reviewer
Operations Management Research