Hires and Promotions

Dr. Jason Entsminger

Jason Entsminger joins the Maine Business School

Jason Entsminger has been named assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation and assistant Extension professor and small business specialist at the University of Maine, effective September 15. Entsminger comes to UMaine from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD), hosted at Pennsylvania State University. NERCRD is one of four such centers established by USDA […]

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Erika Neumann joins MBS as Assistant Dean of Business

Erika Neumann joins MBS as Assistant Dean of Business

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business welcome Erika Gabrielsen Neumann as Assistant Dean of Business. “We are excited to have Erika join us in Portland as our Assistant Dean,” says Dr. Norm O’Reilly, Dean of the Graduate School of Business. “Erika has spent her career developing a robust network from Maine to […]

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Dr. Norm O'Reilly

Norm O’Reilly: New Dean of the Graduate School of Business

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, a professor and former assistant dean at the University of Guelph, joins the Maine Business School’s Graduate School of Business as dean on July 1, 2021. Dr. O’Reilly is a leading scholar in the business of sports. As a professor and CPA, he teaches courses in sport management and accounting. You can […]

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Meet Taylor Ashley, Internship Coordinator

The Maine Business School is pleased to welcome Taylor Ashley as our new Internship Coordinator and Academic Advisor. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. There he earned his bachelor’s degree in business and his MBA.  A Passion for Development Previously, Ashley has worked as the Executive Director for the International Friendship […]

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Jamie Ballinger

Jamie Ballinger promoted to Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs

November 9, 2020 – The Maine Business School has promoted Jamie Ballinger to Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs.  Since her hire in 2018, Ballinger has overseen enrollment management, recruitment, and operations for the Graduate School of Business. Under her leadership, the MaineMBA has risen to become a Top 50 ranked online MBA program and enrollments […]

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