Ph.D., Warrington College of Business of University of Florida (Accounting)
M.B.A., University of La Verne (Business & Public Management)
M.A., University of Southern California (Public Administration)
B.A., University of La Verne (Business)
Professor Markley has held many executive positions overseeing the financial, operational and business development for both public and private corporations. He began his managerial career as a Division Manager for the Los Angeles based Santee-Knudsen Dairies Corp, #1 manufacturer of dairy foods in California. A few years later, he was recruited by Fortune 500 company ConAgra Foods to lead the launch of a segment of Healthy Choice products into the California market. After a successful launch for ConAgra, he was recruited by Wells Enterprises as a Region Manager, and three years later he was promoted to Division Manager with responsibility over all financial and business operations in the Western U.S.
Professor Markley holds two master’s degrees, a certificate in teaching in higher education, and a doctorate in business administration with a focus on accounting. Professor Markley’s research interests involve the intersection of effective college teaching and learning methods and accounting and finance topics.