September 24, 2008


The Neeley School of Business is proud to announce the addition of three exceptional new faculty members in Marketing, Management and Supply Chain Management. 

Stacey LandrethGrau comes to Neeley from TCU's Schieffer School of Journalism Division of Strategic Communication to be an Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Marketing. She has taught at business schools at the University of North Texas, Villanova University, Louisiana State and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from ULL, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) from LSU.  Dr. Grau's areas of expertise include corporate social responsibility initiatives, use of beauty in marketing, and social marketing and public policy implications. She has been published in numerous academic journals, serves on the editorial board for Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing, and is currently co-authoring a book on marketing internet strategies for nonprofit organizations. 

Alexa A. (Lex) Perryman joins Neeley from Florida State University to be Assistant Professor of Management. She holds a B.A. from Jacksonville University, an MBA from the University of North Florida, and a Ph.D. from Florida State University.  Dr. Perryman has been published in numerous academic journals and has presented at several conferences.  Her research interests include: theoretical rationales for franchising patterns and franchisee/franchisor performance; attaining and sustaining celebrity and it implications for organizational outcomes; and board of directors/top management teams and organizational outcomes. She is a member of the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association and the Academy of International Business - Southeast.

Brent D. Williams joins Neeley as Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Lyon College, and a Master of Transportation and Logistics Management and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Williams has led executive education programs in Forecasting and Replenishment for Sam's Club, General Mills and Wyeth Consumer Healthcare.  He has developed a Retail Supply Chain Certification program guide and study handbook for Accenture, and performed Supply Chain Simulations for General Mills, Colgate-Palmolive, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Wyeth and Country Creek Farms.  His research, related to retail store and shelf logistics and forecasting, has been published in several prestigious academic journals.


Elaine Cole
Public Relations Manager
Neeley School of Business at TCU