Contact the School of Business and Management

School of Business and Management
Thomas Edison State University
111 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 984-1130
sbm@tesu.edu

Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Dean


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2012


Phone: (609) 984-1130

Degrees:

  • MS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • MBA, DeVry University
  • MS, PhD, Fordham University

Dr. Michael Williams was appointed dean of the School of Business and Management at Thomas Edison State University in 2013. His professional background combines more than 25 years of higher education, executive-level coaching, consulting and teaching.

Prior to his appointment as dean, Dr. Williams joined the University in 2012 as associate dean of the Master of Business Administration program, where he led the development and implementation of the program's first cohort and created the Graduate Business Preparatory Program.

Prior to joining the University, Dr. Williams served as dean of the Graduate School of Business and professor of Business Management at Touro College in New York. He has also served as faculty chair for the graduate leadership development, organizational development and human resource management programs at Capella University's School of Business and Technology in Minnesota.

Dr. Williams has also served in executive human resource management and organizational learning leadership roles leading strategic staffing, leadership development, industrial and labor relations and change management initiatives for national and international corporations, including J.B. Hanauer and Company (Royal Bank of Canada) and C3I, Inc. (Siebel/Oracle). He is the co-founder and principal consult in the Academy for Coaching and Training, a global coaching consultancy in New York; and a guest lecturer with the Academy for Continuing Education's Certified Real Estate Advisor program.

Dr. Williams earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the Fordham University Graduate School of Education, a Master of Science in Labor and Employment Relations from the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations, a Master of Business Administration from the DeVry University Keller School of Management and a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the Touro College Graduate School of Psychology.

Camilla King Lewis

Camilla King Lewis

Assistant Dean


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2010


Phone: (609) 984-1130

Degrees:

  • BA, Queens College
  • MSHRM, Thomas Edison State University

Camilla King Lewis is the assistant dean of Graduate Studies in the School of Business and Management at Thomas Edison State University. She provides academic and administrative leadership for several prominent master's programs offered by the School of Business and Management and is responsible for leading the development, implementation and academic review of degree programs and curriculum at the certificate and graduate level. In addition, Lewis also manages all aspects of graduate student services, including policy formation, admissions, student engagement, registration, mentor recruitment, course assignments, student satisfaction and quality assurance. She serves the lead coordinator for the school in the course development design process and serves as a member of the University's Program Review Committee, which oversees the preliminary design of learning outcomes and academic review of new program degree proposals.

Prior to joining Thomas Edison State University, Lewis worked in Merrill Lynch's Private Client's Global Wealth Management Division for 16 years in various management positions. She developed noteworthy expertise in managing transformational processes, delivering and improving high-quality learning programs designed to advance high performing employees and leaders.

She was the honorary recipient of Business Coordinator Award and Corporate Plus Award from the diversity organization, INROADS. Her background encompasses over 30 years of in-depth, senior leadership experience and progressive accomplishments in various functions, including management positions at Bankers Trust Company (acquired by Deutsche Bank) and National Passenger Railroad Company, Amtrak.

Lewis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Queens College, in Flushing, New York, and a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Thomas Edison State University, where she was awarded Sigma Beta Delta membership.

She has served as a trustee of the Ewing Public Education Foundation and currently serves on the advisory board of The Women's Professional Network of Thomas Edison State University, a local chapter of NJ ACE Women's Network in Higher Education.

Alicia Malone

Alicia Malone

Assistant Dean


Joined Thomas Edison State University: YEAR


Phone: (609) 984-1130

Degrees:

  • BSBA, Rowan University
  • MALS, Thomas Edison State University

Alicia Malone is an assistant dean of the School of Business in Management at Thomas Edison State University, where she focuses on undergraduate business programs.

Malone has more than 20 years of experience in higher education administration working with adult students and enabling them to achieve their academic and professional goals. Prior to her appointment as assistant dean, she held leadership positions in the University's Registrar, Admissions and Academic Advising offices.

Malone has presented on prior learning assessment at the University's National Institute on the Assessment of Adult Learning and served as vice president of the American Federation of Teachers Local 4277. She currently serves on key academic committees within the University.

Malone earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Rowan University and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Thomas Edison State University

Susan Fischer

Susan Fischer

Administrative Assistant


Joined Thomas Edison State University: 2005


Phone: (609) 984-1130

Degrees:

  • AA, Thomas Edison State University

Susan C. Fischer joined Thomas Edison State University in 2005 and was appointed as administrative assistant in the School of Business and Management in 2008. She serves on the University's Employee Recognition Committee and the New Hire Ambassadors Committee.

Prior to coming to the University, Fischer was employed by the McGraw-Hill Companies, Value Options and CNA Insurance Company (formerly, Continental Insurance Company). Notably, she received two consecutive Customer Service Representative of the Year awards at the McGraw-Hill Companies.

Fischer earned an Associates of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies from Thomas Edison State University. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies degree at Thomas Edison State University through the University's Bachelor's to Master's program.

She is the head cheerleading coach of the World Cup All Star, Little Dipper team and a professional member of, and certified by the US All Star Federation (USASF). Fischer is certified to use automated external defibrillator (AED) and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by the American Heart Association.