Wes Balda
Wesley Balda
Affiliated with Robert P. Stiller School of Business

Dr. Wes Balda is Professor of International Management and formerly served as Dean of the Stiller School. Dr. Balda previously led executive management and doctorate programs at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management in Claremont, California, as well as the founding Dean of the George Fox University School of Management. 

Additional roles included Assistant Dean for Portland programs at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business and Executive Director of the Oregon Business Institute, Executive Director of the Centre for Advancing International Management [AIM Centre], and Professor of Management at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies. He held an agency head position in local government, served as a destroyer officer in the U.S. Navy, and as a sworn police officer, piloted law enforcement helicopters in southern California. 

He received his Ph.D. in History from The University of Cambridge, focusing on organizational sustainability and has taught and published in crisis management, general management and leadership areas in the United States and international universities for nearly thirty years.