College of Business Faculty

Ryan Tipton, DBA

Dean for the College of Business Administration
Professor

E: rtipton@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2137
B: Tucker Business Building, room

Education:
DBA--Walden University
MBA--University of Texas, Permian Basin
BBA--University of Texas, Permian Basin

Professional Highlights:
Energy Industry Consultant
Petroleum Industry executive and board member
Private owner of oil and gas production company
Former private owner of petroleum pipeline company
Former private owner of drilling and exploration company
Former private owner of purchasing and transportation company
Former private owner of restaurant



David Arnold, DM

Professor

E:
darnold@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2124
B: Tucker Business Building, Room 123

Education:
DM--Colorado Technical University
MBA--Baylor University
MBA--University of Texas, Permian Basin
BBA--College of the Southwest

Professional Highlights

Former owner of oil-field construction business
Memberships in New Mexico Association of Financial Aid Administrators, Southwest Association of Financial Aid Administrators, National Association of Student Affairs Administrators, and the Academy of Management.

Over twenty years of experience in Higher Ed in areas of executive leadership, enrollment management, financial aid, athletics, residence life, campus security, food service, mail service, facilities management, design and build, and academic leadership.
Fifteen years of teaching responsibility at the Undergraduate level and six years of experience teaching at the Graduate level. Subject areas include: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Business Law, and Economics.


Daniel Castillo, DBA

Professor

E: dcastillo@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2135
B: Tucker Business Building, Room 115

Education:
DBA--ULACIT, Costa Rica
MBA--National University
BA--UNADECA, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Professional Highlights:
Business Consultant
Owner of an Accounting service firm
Former Finance Executive at Dole Fresh Fruit Corporation
Former President of Valle de Angeles Hospital in Honduras C.A



Jazmine Brantley, DED

Assistant Professor

E: jbrantley@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2135

Education:
DED--New Mexico State University
MBA--Harding University
BS in Agribusiness Management--Alabama A&M University








Brianna Lopez

Associate Dean for the College of Business Administration
Assistant Professor


E: blopez@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2163
B: Tucker Business Building, 101

Education: 
DBA--University of the Southwest 
MBA in Marketing--University of the Southwest
MBA in Strategic Management--University of the Southwest 
BS--University of the Southwest 





Sandy Wilkinson, MBA

Director of Graduate Admissions & Student Support for the College of Business Administration DBA Program
Student Experience Director
Colleague Implementation Director

E: swilkinson@usw.edu
P: 1-833-879-4723 ext 701

Education:
MBA in Marketing--University of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM
MBA--Southern Wesleyan University, Greenville, SC
BA in Marketing & Graphic Design--Defiance College, Defiance, OH

Professional Highlights:
14 years of professional experience in customer service,management, office administration, marketing, graphic design, accounting & account management.
Former Marketing Manager



Amanda Guzman

Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Student Support for the College of Business Administration

E: aguzman@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2176
B: Tucker Business Building, Room 120
 
Education:
BA in Communications--Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX










Lauren Zarate, MEd

Director of Admissions and Student Support MBA Program

E: lzarate@usw.edu
P: 833-879-4723 ext. 714

Education:
MS in Education--University of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM
BS in Secondary Education--University of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM








Gloria Castillo

Operations Director 

E: gcastillo@usw.edu
P: 575-492-2177
B: Fadke Arts & Sciences Building, 103

Education: 
BS-- University of the Southwest