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Christie Ekern

Christie Ekern

Office Location: Room - 408, Stokely Management Center (865) 974-3161

Before joining the management & entrepreneurship department as a full-time lecturer, Christie Ekern was a coach for the UT full-time MBA program, working with students on the delivery of consulting engagements for local non-profits. She later expanded her work with the department to include adjunct lecturer roles for MBA and undergraduate courses.

Ekern’s professional background has focused on market development with technology-focused organizations across a variety of industries, from software to nanotechnology. As a native Michigander, Christie received a bachelor’s degree from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, and after relocating to Knoxville with her young family, earned an MBA from UT.


2007 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, M.B.A., Marketing

1994 Michigan State University, B.A., Marketing


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