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Amy Cathey

Amy Cathey

Associate Dean for Graduate and Executive Education, Distinguished Lecturer
Office Location: Room - 509, Haslam Business Building 865-974-1695

Amy Cathey is the associate dean for graduate and executive education in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In this role, she provides leadership for the college’s growing portfolio of master’s programs, including MBA and executive MBA programs, specialty master’s programs and non-degree executive education programs. As a distinguished lecturer, Cathey teaches marketing in the Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership, Executive MBA for Healthcare Leadership and the Physician Executive MBA programs. She has served as an advisor for over 80 executive MBA organizational action projects and is the recipient of several outstanding teaching awards.

Cathey previously served as executive director of business development, executive director of graduate business programs, executive director of the full-time MBA program, director of the executive MBA program and executive director for executive education programs. In addition, she has taught undergraduate courses, full-time MBA courses, executive MBA courses and non-degree executive education programs. She has led and taught in MBA and executive MBA global business seminars on four continents. Prior to joining the college faculty, she was a consultant to companies in the consumer-packaged goods, consumer durables, logistics, manufacturing, financial services, technology, healthcare, business services, non-profit foundation and higher education industries.


Executive Education, Executive MBA, Healthcare, Leadership & Strategy, Physician Executive MBA


University of Tennessee, Ph.D., Marketing

University of Tennessee, M.B.A, Marketing

University of Tennessee, B.A., Political Science and Economics