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Entrepreneur Chairs Marketing Program

Dr. Scott J. Walton is now chair of the undergraduate Marketing program for the College of Business, bringing his experience as a corporate executive, business owner, and educator to Wilmington University.

Scott WaltonFor five years, Dr. Walton was an executive at United Parcel Service, where he focused on management, supply chain, budgeting and project management. As a consultant, he developed a plan for Starbucks to outsource their daily maintenance operations in more than 300 locations in the United States and Canada. Dr. Walton also is a successful entrepreneur, founding Velocity Performance Apparel, a screen-printing and embroidery company based in Aberdeen, Maryland, that serves corporations and sports teams.

Before joining WilmU full-time, Dr. Walton taught at Harford Community College and Cecil College in Maryland. He also was an adjunct instructor in the Marketing Program at WilmU. In his new role, he teaches a variety of courses including marketing, social media marketing, entrepreneurship, small business, business management, and accounting. He is a sought-after speaker, lecturing to businesses and organizations on such topics as generational differences, enhancing established teams, strategies for team development, and effective communication.

He earned his doctoral degree from WilmU, an MBA from Loyola University and dual bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Economics from Washington College.

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