Faculty Directors

Scott Hicks


Scott Hicks, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business

Discipline: Finance, International Business, Management
Liberty Faculty Member Since: Spring 2007

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration concentrations in Finance & International Business, Northcentral University
  • M.B.A., Liberty University
  • B.S., Liberty University

Semi-retired from the petroleum industry as director of retail operations for the largest petroleum jobber in the United States. Continues to consult for local businesses and individuals, as well as his former employer, thereby allowing him to bring practical application to the subjects he teaches.

Kendrick Brunson

Kendrick W. Brunson, D.B.A.
Professor of Marketing

Liberty Faculty Member Since: 2006

  • D.B.A. in Marketing, Northcentral University
  • M.B.A., Wake Forest University
  • B.A., Carson-Newman College

Served in the United States Army Signal Corps as an officer (1973-1976); employed by GTE, then Verizon, (1977-2003) as a service manager, management development instruction, and sales/marketing (16.5 years). Retired after 27 years with the combined companies. Head Administrator of an academy (2003-2006). Brings to the classroom the experience gained in real world applications of marketing and management principles.

George Young

George Young, Ph.D.
Professor of Marketing and Economics

Liberty Faculty Member Since: 2004

  • Ph.D. in Marketing, Michigan State University
  • M.S., Arizona State University
  • B.S., Arizona State University

At Michigan State he team taught with Dr. Jack Allen in the Eli Broad Business School’s MBA program, teaching Marketing / Supply Chain Management courses for six years. He was awarded the USDA National Needs Fellowship and Cargill/Excel Meat’s Fellowship. His research interests are in Food Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility. He also presented a selected paper at the International Agribusiness Management Association’s Annual Meeting titled: Home Meal Replacements: The Saving Grace for Supermarkets.” His research has been accepted for publication in the “A” journal for Food Marketing (International Journal of Food and Agribusiness Management Review). In addition, he was an adjunct professor at Arizona State University teaching undergraduate Food Marketing classes for two years.