Jeff Dyson

Contact

Mr. Jeff Dyson 
Instructor

Phone: (409) 880- 2375
Email: jdyson@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 204

M.B.A.   Lamar University
B.B.A.   Lamar University

Courses Taught

MBA:

Business Case Writing 
Human Resource Management 
Personal Leadership 
Special Topics in Management 
Strategic Leadership 
Strategic Management 

Bachelors:

Compensation Management  
Principles of Organizational Behavior & Management
Seminar on Entrepreneurship 
Special Problems in Business 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

mgmt 5380 strategic management 

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Director - MBA and Graduate Certificate Programs Lamar University College of Business, Lamar University (September, 2012 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. Director MBA and Graduate Certificate Programs Lamar University College of Business 

Adjunct Professor, Lamar University (August, 2007 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. Instructor - Management and Marketing Department

Non-Academic Experience 

Corporate Vice President - Chairman of the Board of Directors, M&D Supply, Inc / M&D Ace Partners LLC (May, 2009 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies comprised of three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars. 

M&D Real Property LLC owns and manages commercial real estate. 

Owner / Manager, M&D Real Property LLC (January, 2009 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Real Property owns and manages commercial real estate

Vice - President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, M&D Supply, Inc and M&D Ace Partners LLC (2009 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies comprised of three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

Owner / Manager, M&D Real Property, LLC (2002 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Real Property LLC owns and manages commercial real estate. 

Manager / Vice President / Owner / President, M&D Supply, Inc. / M&D Ace Partners LLC (January, 1979 - April, 2009), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies with three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

M&D Real Property LLC owns commercial real estate

Owner / Manager, M&D Real Property LLC (June, 2008 - December, 2008), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Real Property owns and manages commercial real estate

Owner / President, M&D Supply, M&D Ace Partners LLC (January, 2007 - December, 2007), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies with three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

Owner / President, M&D Supply, Inc / M&D Ace Partners LLC (January, 2006 - December, 2006), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies with three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

Owner / President, M&D Supply, Inc / M&D Ace Partners LLC (January, 2005 - December, 2005), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies with three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

Owner / Officer, M&D Supply, Inc / M&D Ace Partners LLC (January, 1993 - December, 2004), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply & M&D Ace Partners LLC are Southeast Texas Regional Companies with three retail Hardware / Industrial Supply locations and one Contract Hardware location employing over 130 individuals with an annual volume of almost 20 million dollars.

Shareholder Vice President / General Manager, M&D Supply, Inc (January, 1979 - January, 1992), Beaumont, Texas. M&D Supply is a retail hardware and industrial supply company. 

Service

Professional Service 

Assurance of Learning - Professional Service
2014 – 2015:  Franklin Covey, Beaumont, Texas (International).  Provided consulting services to Franklin Covey to assist them in creating an assessment tool for 7 habits content.

Board of Directors: Substantial Involvement
2014 – 2015:  Baptist Hospital (Regional).  Third Vice-President (07-present), Executive Committee (00-present), Finance Committee (00-present)
2012 – 2015:  Community Hospital Corporation, Dallas, Texas (National).   Board Member Community Hospital Corporation
2011 – 2015:  M&D Supply, Inc, Beaumont, Texas (Regional).  Chairman of the board of directors
2011 – 2014:  Baptist Hospital (Regional).  Third Vice-President (07-present), Executive Committee (00-present), Finance Committee (00-present)
2011 – 2012:  Baptist General Convention of Texas Nominating Committee For Healthcare Trustees (State).

Institutional Service 

College Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Graduate Programs Committee  
2013-2014:  MBA Program Committee Lamar University  
2012-2013:  Graduate Program Committee Lamar University  

Faculty Advisor:
2014-2015:  Big Idea Competition: Big Idea Competition Committee Member / Workshop Presenter   
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Big Idea Competition: Big Idea Competition Committee Member / Workshop Presenter   
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Big Idea Competition: Big Idea Competition Committee Member / Workshop Presenter   
2011-2012:  LUSHRM:  Faculty Advisor Lamar University Society for Human Resource Management  

Member:
2015-2016:  Executive Committee  
2015-2016:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee  
2014-2015:  MBA Program Committee Lamar University  
2014-2015:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2012-2013 – 2014-2015:  Executive Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012 – 2013-2014:  Assessment Committee Lamar University  

Mentoring Activities:
2014-2015:  Presentation to COB learning community: Delivered concepts of Entrepreneurship to the COB learning community - Fall and Spring
2011-2012:  Presentation Feedback Committee - College of Business Interns: Member of Intern Presentation Feedback Committee   

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Substitute Instructor: Assessed Final Exam Presentations and Reports in MGMT 4380 for instructor who was absent
2014-2015:  College of Business Strategic Planning: Participated in College of Business Strategic planning
2014-2015:  Guest Lecture: Guest Lecture Mgmt 3310 Spring and Fall Topic:  Entrepreneurship 
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Guest Lecture: Guest Lecture Mgmt 4380 Spring and Fall Topic:  DISC Personality Profiles
2013-2014:  Speak to Beta Alpha Psi:  Presented time management to Beta Alpha Psi membership   
2011-2012:  College of Business Facilities Planning:  Assisted Dean in facilities planning  and allocation of HEAF money for the College of Business.  Acted as resource to Dean when communicating to university facilities team   
2011-2012:  Judge - Student Presentations - Undergrad Marketing Class:  Judged Student Presentations in undergraduate marketing class  
2011-2012:  Judge - Student Presentations - Graduate Entrepreneurship Class:  Judged Student Presentations  
2011-2012:  Guest Lecturer: Guest Lecturer MGMT 3310 class   

Chair:
2011-2012:  Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies Lecture Series: Secured speaker for fall 2011  

College Assignments

Chair:
2011-2012:  Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies Lecture Series: Secured speaker for fall 2011  

Member:
2012-2013 – 2015-2016:  Lamar University Reese Construction Management Program Advisory Council  
2011-2012 – 2012-2013:  Lamar University Reese Construction Management Program Advisory Council  

College Assignments

Member:
2012-2013:  MPA Students (2) Member of Graduate Committee: Crafted exit exam questions, graded answers, held face to face meeting with MPA students

University Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2013-2014:  Athletic Career Symposium:  Graduate school presentation to LU Athletes   
2013-2014:  Informational Technology Management Team Workshop:  Facilitate Strategic Planning for LU Information Technology Senior Management Team   
2013-2014:  Lamar Faculty: Delivered 7 Habits seminar to university administrators and faculty

University Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2011-2012:  Leadership Program: Presented Leadership Program to Leadership Beaumont Participants 1/5/2012  

University Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Visionary Initiative: Participation in Visionary Initiative Proposing an Undergraduate Sport Management Degree Program at Lamar University  
2015-2016:  Visionary Initiative: Member of Visionary Initiative Group proposing an interdisciplinary freshman experience   
2015-2016:  Visionary Initiative: Member of Visionary Initiative Group Proposing A Lamar Univeristy Center for Digital and On Line Learning
2014-2015:  Meet with Football Recruits:  Meet with LU football recruits interested in business school  

State-wide Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Represented Lamar COB at Texas Business Hall of Fame:  Represented Lamar University at Texas Business Hall of Fame  Scholarship Dinner   
2014-2015:  TAMU New Venture Challenge:  Represented LU as Judge in TAMU New Venture Challenge 

Community Service 

Member of a Committee
2015:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Member - Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Board Nominating Committee
2014 – 2015:  Leadership South East Texas,  Session Co-Coordinator
2014:  America College of Health Care Executives / Lamar University Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies,  Planned and Coordinated IES lecture with ACHE - Dr Jeff Hersh CMO GE Healthcare 
2014:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chair Long Range Planning Committee Member Business Development Week Committee
2011 – 2014:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Member - Long Range Planning Committee Member Business Development Week Committee
2012 – 2013:  ACHE (health care executives),  Planned ACHE fall educational conference at Lamar University
2011 – 2013:  Southeast Texas Regional Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Council, The council's mission is to create a culture in communities of the region that promotes diversity and inclusion in order to attract and retain talented residents in the region. More specifically, the council will collaborate with employers to promote a diverse workforce, encourage diverse job seekers in attaining marketable skills for better jobs and careers, seek to increase the pipeline of qualified diverse candidates to employers to fill regional jobs, and provide leadership and other initiatives to promote diversity in the region.
2012:  Business Development Week,  Co-Coordinated Business Development Week.  This week included the  Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour, Business Development Week, and the Big Idea Challenge 
2011:  Beaumont Independent School District Bond Advisory Council, Bond Issue Advisory Council to pass and monitor 350M local school district bond issue
2011:  United Way Allocations Committee, Determined how United Way funds would be distributed to non-profit organizations.
2011:  Participant - Entergy Poverty Simulation, Represented Lamar and SETEX regional diversity council in poverty simulation sponsored by Entergy. 4/20/2011
2011:  Leadership Beaumont Mentor, Mentoring executive enrolled in Leadership Beaumont.

Other Community Service Activities
2015:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Strategic Planning, Co-Facilitator BMTCOC annual strategic planning
2012:  St Andrews Church - Evening Speaker, Presented the 4 disciplines of execution to St Andrews leadership team.   
2012:  Southeast Young Professionals Luncheon,  Southeast Texas Young Professionals Organization - Lunch Speaker
2012:  Co-Facilitator - Beaumont Rotary Club Strategic Planning,  Co-Facilitator Beaumont Rotary Strategic Planning 

Positions Held in Civic Organizations
2013 – 2014:  Calder Baptist Church, Deacon
Member of the following committees: Maintenance, Personnel
2012:  Calder Baptist Church, Deacon
Member of the following committees: Maintenance, Personnel
2011 – 2012:  Calder Baptist Church, Deacon
Member of the following committees: Maintenance, Personnel

Speech / Presentation at a Community Meeting
2015:  Caldwell Banker Realtor Group,  Delivered 1.5 hour workshop on how to execute goals and objectives to Caldwell Banker Realtors
2015:  Vidor Business Owners, Delivered coaching workshop to Vidor Business Owners
2015:  Leadership Southeast Texas, Delivered 2 hour workshop on goal setting and execution
2014 – 2015:  Leadership Beaumont,  Facilitator for 7 habits of Highly Effective People Workshop for Mentors and Mentees of Leadership Beaumont 
2014:  BBB Torch Awards Banquet - Keynote Speaker,
Delivered Keynote Speech at BBB Torch Awards Banquet
2014:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, Co- Facilitator - Chamber Mid-Year Division Workshop 
2014:  American Valve and Hydrant,  Co-Facilitated workshop for AVH employees - Inspire Trust 
2014:  Beaumont Chamber of Commerce,  Co-Facilitator for Annual Chamber Strategic Planning Workshop 
2014:  Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Directors Meeting,  Presented Employee Engagement Workshop To Hospital Directors 
2014:  State Farm Insurance Agents Meeting, Presented workshop on goal achievement to State Farm Agents  
2012 – 2014:  Business Development Week, Delivered 2 sessions to participants of BDW on the 4 disciplines of effective leaders.  
2012:  Mid County Rotary,  Mid-County Rotary Lunch Speaker
2011:  Keynote Speaker - Goodwill Banquet, Delivered keynote speech at Goodwill Industries Annual Banquet 3/15/2011

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Dyson, J., Flosi, A., & Jahan, S. (2015).  Leadership Learning From Case Studies.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 15 (2), 9.
  • Dyson, J. & Flosi, A. (in press, 2015).  Leadership: Using case studies to increase learning and interest.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 15 (2).
  • Dyson, J., Flosi, A., Boone, R., White, B., Kaufman, R., Darrell Brown Lamar University USA (in press, 2015).  Service Learning: Real World Experience in a Classroom Setting.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal.
  • Dyson, J. (2011).  Impact Teaching, Lead or Be Left Behind.   Journal of International Education Research, 7 (2), 7-12.
  • Dyson, J., Natarajan, V. S., & Sen, K. (2011).  M&D Supply Case A: Stuff Happens.   Journal of International Academy for Case Studies.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Dyson, J., Natarajan, V., & Sen, K. (2013).  M&M Air Service: Reckless, Wild, and a Little Bit Crazy!   Southwest Case Research Association.
  • Dyson, J., Sen, K., & Natarajan, V. (2011).  M&D Supply Case E :Texas Two-Step.   Allied Academies Spring 2011 Conference.
  • Dyson, J., Sen, K., & Natarajan, V. (2011).  M&D Supply Case D David and Goliath.   Allied Academies Spring 2011 Conference.
  • Dyson, J., Sen, K., & Natarajan, V. (2011).  M&D Supply Case E Texas Two Step.   Allied Academies Spring 2011 Conference.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Dyson, J., Flosi, A., Boone, R., White, B., & Kaufman, R. (2015, October). Service Learning: Real World Experience in a Classroom Setting.   22nd Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Houston, Texas.