An associate professor at Alabama A&M University, who also chairs the Department of Management and Marketing in the College of Business and Public Affairs, will head a state association.
Dr. Larry McDaniel was installed as the 2014-2015 president of the Alabama Association of Higher Education in Business recently in Mobile, Ala. The
Association is made up of administrators and faculty associated with and interested in the education of business students at two-and four-year academic institutions.
Dr. McDaniel received the Ph.D. in business administration with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Management, and a minor in marketing, from the University of Mississippi. Additionally, he has a master's degree in human resources management from the University of Alabama, an MBA degree from Samford University, and the bachelor’s in business administration from Alabama A&M University.
McDaniel’s interests include research and education in entrepreneurship, information technology, as well as human and organizational development. His
professional experiences have included the research, development and application of theories and models used to educate, train, develop, and manage human and organizational resources, leading to improve organizational outcomes such as productivity, employee involvement, employee and customer satisfaction, profitability, and investor returns.
Dr. McDaniel has served on numerous community committees and boards, including board member and treasurer for Council Federal Credit Union; chair and vice chair, board of directors, St Paul II Catholic High School; and treasurer, Huntsville/Madison County Alabama New South.
He has been awarded the presidential faculty service award, Alabama A&M University; Alpha Man of the Year, Mu Psi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; Outstanding Doctoral Scholar, Southeastern Regional Educational Board; and fellowships from the KPMG Foundation, the University of Alabama, and the University of Mississippi. He is also a recipient of the Beyster Institute Scholars Award, the Black Executive Exchange Program Liaison Leadership Award, and he was inducted into the National Urban League Black Executive Exchange Program Hall of Fame.
- Jerome Saintjones