VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members

Villanova, Pa., August 23, 2023 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce the addition of three new faculty members to join its team of teacher-scholars.

“VSB is pleased to welcome this exceptional group of teacher-scholars to our faculty,” said Wen Mao, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. “These individuals bring a wealth of experiences that will inspire our students for their future careers in business.”

The new faculty members are:

Stasia Morlino, PhD

Stasia Morlino, PhD: Dr. Morlino joins VSB’s Accounting & Information Systems department as an assistant professor of practice. She earned her BS in Accounting from La Salle University, her MBA from Temple University, and her PhD in Accounting from the University of Scranton. For the past three years, Dr. Morlino has served as an assistant professor at La Salle. She is an active CPA in Pennsylvania and has worked at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Temple University Health System and KPMG.

Laura Shannon

Laura Shannon: Shannon joins VSB as an assistant professor of practice in the Finance & Real Estate department. She earned her BS in Accounting from Gwynedd Mercy University and her MBA from La Salle University. Shannon has more than 17 years of experience in commercial real estate, with the past 10 years at Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA).

Dan Way

Daniel Way, PhD: Dr. Way earned his BS in Accounting & Information Systems from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, MaCC from the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte, MS in Technology Systems from East Carolina University, and MBus and PhD in Accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He joins VSB’s Accounting & Information Systems department as an assistant professor after serving as an assistant professor at Clemson University and an associate instructor at Indiana University. Dr. Way has worked as both a business systems consultant and financial consultant at Wells Fargo.

About VSB: The The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is top-ranked among business schools in the nation. Its online graduate business programs are ranked #16, and its online MBA program is ranked #19 by U.S. News and World Report. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for students. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service-learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit business.villanova.edu.

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