Professional Education Administration

David Shows

my_project_ccexpress.pngProfessor Shows received his Doctor of Business Administration with a focus on Marketing and Analysis from Louisiana Tech University. He also received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Shows has held faculty positions at Auburn University at Montgomery, Spring Hill College and Appalachian State University and has taught undergraduate and graduate classes.

His teaching areas include Sales Management, Marketing Principles, and Marketing Strategy, among others. He has taught overseas as a visiting scholar, teaching graduate Marketing Strategy for Chonnam National University in Gwangju, South Korea. Dr. Shows is a member of the Academy of Marketing Science and the Society of Marketing Advances. He has presented yearly at conferences and will Chair the SEM session at the Society of Marketing Advances annual conference.

Donna Lindabury


In addition to serving as Assistant to the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research, Ms. Donna Lindabury manages the assistantship and scholarship programs for the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics, supports various research initiatives, and is the administrator of Appalachian's professional education program. Lindabury holds a degree in business management from Appalachian State University.