Michael B. Becraft
Dr. Michael B. Becraft has worked in both industry and higher education in roles such as developing standardized tests, serving as a corporate trainer, leading a multinational support team, and academic work as both a faculty member and senior administrator. While at Park University, he first served in the role of Assistant Dean of the School of Business, then as the Edward F. Lyle Professor of Finance and Director of the Graduate Program in Business. Prior to that, he held the position of assistant vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University. Becraft earned a teaching license in secondary social sciences and holds certifications from the Federal Emergency Management Agency/Emergency Management Institute in disaster and emergency management. His writings for high school and college audiences include business education titles and biographies of founders of technology firms. He has taught courses in ethics, finance, leadership, logistics, management, research methods, and strategy.