Allison Bean

Bean, Allison

Title: Department of Business Chair / Assistant Professor of Business

College: College of Professional and Liberal Studies

Department: Department of Business

Phone: 304-384-5263

Discipline: Business

Room: Rahall 204

Box: F90

Bean, Allison


Dr. Allison Bean is a graduate of Mercer University’s School of Business. She earned her Executive MBA from Wesleyan College, where she was recognized with the “Distinguished Student” award and had the opportunity to study business operations in Chile and Argentina.

Dr. Bean completed her doctoral research at Walden University on “The Strategies of Successful Project Managers Leading Virtual Teams.”

Dr. Bean is an assistant professor of business at Concord University. However, before joining Concord full-time, she was a project manager and earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Dr. Bean worked for several Fortune 100 companies and specialized in designing and improving processes. She was in the financial services and insurance industry for over 15 years, where she’s done everything ranging from supervising risk managers to developing technologies that identified fraud and identifying and solving gaps in compliance.

Dr. Bean spends her free time serving in her community, playing sports, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Dr. Michael Bean, and their two daughters, Michaela and Mickenzie.


WALDEN UNIVERSITY – Doctor of Business Administration

WESLEYAN COLLEGE   -Executive Master of Business Administration
Recipient of the “Distinguished Student” Faculty Choice Award

MERCER UNIVERSITY – Bachelor of Business Administration