Meet the Business Administration and Accounting faculty who will guide you at USM.

Ron Logan

Business Department Chair
Business Program Director

Professor in Business

M.B.A., Rockhurst University
Ed.D., University of Kansas
Phone: 913-758-4338
Office: Miege 38

Phillip (Phil) Watlington

Accounting Program Director
Assistant Professor in Accounting

B.S., University Missouri – Kansas City
MBA, University Missouri – Kansas City, Accounting & Control
Phone: 913-682-5151 ext. 6425
Office: Miege 105

Erin N. Hess-Escalante

Assistant Professor in Business Administration
Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio
M.S., Avila University
B.S., Baker University

Phone: 913-682-5151 ext. 6424
Office: Miege 112A


Jessica Vega-Anaya

Assistant Professor in Accounting
M.A.I.S., B.B.A.A., University of Kansas

Phone: 913-758-6261
Office: Miege 112A

James Zimmerman

Sport Management Program Director
Associate Professor in Sport Management

B.S., Fort Hays State University
M.S., United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL
Phone: 913-682-5151 ext. 6428
Office: Miege 112A

Jim Cox

Instructor in Business/Marketing
B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
M.A., University of Kansas
M.B.A., University of Saint Mary