Kathy Schwaig, PhD is dean of the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University, where she is also Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair of Entrepreneurial Management and a professor of information systems. Dr. Schwaig joined the faculty at KSU in 2002. Dr. Schwaig earned a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Information Systems from Baylor University. She supports charitable and education causes across Georgia and currently serves on the boards of Junior Achievement of Georgia, Mount Paran Christian School and Cobb Community Foundation. Dr. Schwaig is a former board member of the Atlanta Care Center, the Alliance for Children Everywhere and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Cobb Community Board.
Dr. Schwaig has earned many awards recognizing her work inside and outside the classroom. She has received the Oscar Burnett Award for Distinguished Achievement in Business from the Morris Brown College Foundation, the Cobb Executive Women’s Glass Ceiling Award and Atlanta Magazine’s Women Making a Mark Award.