Donald Conant, Ph.D.

Director, MBA Program

Associate Professor, Business

Main (Lacey)
Fields: Operations Research, Management Sciences, Quantitative Methods, Organizational Leadership
B.A. Northwest University, 1985; B.A. Leiden University (Netherlands), 1992; M.B.A. Saint Martin's University, 2002, Ph.D., Gonzaga University, 2007.
Address:

Old Main 376
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

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"Business is everywhere, from the family dining room table to the multi-national boardroom. Where ever you fit in, we can help you succeed."

B.A. Northwest University, 1985; B.A. Leiden University (Netherlands), 1992; M.B.A. Saint Martin's University, 2002, Ph.D., Gonzaga University, 2007.
In addition to associate professor to the School of Business, Dr. Conant Manages a local steel products manufacturing company. Dr. Conant directed for-profit and non-profit entities in Europe for over ten years. He currently serves as a board member for the Association of Washington Business, Chairperson of the AWB Health Care Reform Committee, and is a member of the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange Board. He is also a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences.

Select Publication:

Developing a Scalable Model to Analyze Expanding Data Sets: http://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/abs/10.1287/ited.2015.0137

Professional Associations/Memberships:

Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences

The Association of Washington Business

Accomplishments:

Member, Association of Washington Business Board of Directors

Member, Association of Washington Business Executive Committee

Chair, Association of Washington Business Healthcare Reform Committee

Member, Washington State Health Benefits Exchange Board

Chair, Washington State Health Benefits Exchange Audit and Compliance Committee

Areas of Interest:

Operations Management

Organizational Leadership

Quality Management

Organizational Behavior