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business and finance educator

George Benton Simmons, business and finance educator. Served with United States Navy, 1953-1956. Member Academy International Business, American Institute Decision Sciences, Association for Computing Machinery, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

Background

Simmons, George Benton was born on August 3, 1931 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Avery Benton and Alice (Burnley) Simmons.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, University Louisville, 1953. Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1957. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor marketing administration University Texas, 1961. Assistant professor business Columbia University, 1962-1966. Director Center for Business and Economic Research, University Massachusetts, 1966-1968, also associate professor business administration, professor department management, 1967-1973, chairman department, 1967-1973.

Dean School Business and Organization Sciences, Florida International University, 1974-1979, Distinguished Service professor banking and finance, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Bibliography of International Business, 1964.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1953-1956. Member Academy International Business, American Institute Decision Sciences, Association for Computing Machinery, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Mira Wilkins, June 15, 1968.

father:
Avery Benton Simmons

mother:
Alice (Burnley) Simmons

spouse:
Mira Wilkins