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Business administration educator

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, Ohio., 1961-1968;vice president merchandising, Radh Govinda Barry Corporation, Columbus, 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 free enterprise, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1986-1994;director National Center for Entrepreneurial Research, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missoury, 1994-1997;scholar-in-residence, Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missoury, since 1997. Adjunct faculty Nova Southeastern U., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1997. Member of advisory board Small Business Administration, Columbus, 1986-1994.

Research advisory board University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1986-1990.

Achievements

  • Avocation: golf. M C.

Works

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

Government is appointed by God as His servant to encourage good and restrain evil to the end that all people are blessed and His people are enabled to live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness.

Views

Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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