Donald Conant, Ph.D.

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

Office hours:

  • Mondays
    • 8-10 a.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • 9:30-11 a.m.
Phone:

"Business is everywhere, from the family dining room table to the multi-national boardroom. Wherever 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.

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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