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Donald Lee Sexton

Donald Lee Sexton was business administration educator. Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955; Member International Council for Small Business (senior vice president 1986), United States Association for Small Business (vice president public relations 1987), Academy Management (chairman entrepreneurship committee 1981, member advisory board 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners, Eagles, American Legion, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

  • Sexton, Donald Lee was born on June 14, 1932 in New Boston, Ohio, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Virgie Marie (Jordan) Sexton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics, Wilmington College, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Ohio State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Ohio State University, 1972.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Detroit Steel Corporation, Portsmouth, Ohio, 1959-1961. Senior research engineer Rockwell International, Columbus, 1961-1968. Vice president merchandising Radh Govinda Barry Corporation, 1968-1974.

      Vice president, general manager Henri Fayette, Inc., Chicago, 1976. General manager M.H. Manufacturing Company, Jackson, Mississippi, 1976-1977. Associate professor Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, 1977-1979.

      Caruth professor entrepreneurship Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1979-1986. Davis professor entrepreneurship Ohio State University, Columbus, 1986-1994, professor emeritus, since 1994. Director National Center for Entrepreneurial Research Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, 1994-1997, scholar-in-residence, 1997-2000.

      Adjunct faculty Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1997-1999. Member advisory board Small Business Administration, Columbus, 1986-1994. Research advisory board University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1986-1990.

    Works

    • Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice
    • Learn the true process of a successful entrepreneur with ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THEORY, PROCESS, AND PRACTICE, Eighth Edition! Presenting the most current thinking in this explosive field, this renowned entrepreneurship text provides a practical, step-by-step approach that makes learning easy.
    • Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice
    • Learn the true process of a successful entrepreneur with ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THEORY, PROCESS, PRACTICE, 9e! Presenting the most current thinking in this explosive field, this renowned entrepreneurship text provides a practical, step-by-step approach that makes learning easy.
    • The State of the Art of Entrepreneurship
    • An overview of the field, containing authoritative research papers which examine events of the past decade in order to determine how far entrepreneurship has progressed.

    Politics

    Christians should seek to apply their spiritual and moral values to the political process rather than politicize the church.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Every member of a Baptist Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.

    Membership

    Served to staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1955. Member International Council for Small Business (senior vice president 1986), United States Association for Small Business (vice president public relations 1987), Academy Management (chairman entrepreneurship committee 1981, member advisory board 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners, Eagles, American Legion, Alpha Tau Omega.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Levonne Bradley, June, 1954 (divorced June 1964). 1 child, Rhonda Jane. Married Carol Ann Schwaller, December 18, 1965.

      Children: David Lee, Douglas Edward.
    • father: Benjamin Franklin Sexton
    • mother: Virgie Marie (Jordan) Sexton
    • spouses: Levonne Bradley
    • Carol Ann Schwaller
    • children: Rhonda Jane Sexton
    • David Lee Sexton
    • Douglas Edward Sexton
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    Born June 14, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Wilmington College
    • 1966
      Ohio State University
    • 1972
      Ohio State University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Industrial engineer, Detroit Steel Corporation
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1961 - 1968
      senior, research engineer Rockwell International
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1968 - 1974
      vice president, merchandising Radh Govinda Barry Corporation
    • 1976
      vice president, Henri Fayette
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1976
      general manager, Henri Fayette
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      general manager, M.H. Manufacturing Company
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      associate, professor Sangamon State University
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1979 - 1986
      Caruth professor, entrepreneurship Baylor University
      Waco, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1994
      Davis professor, entrepreneurship Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1994 - 1997
      director, National Center for Entrepreneurial Research Kauffman Foundation
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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