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Ramona Kay Zachary

ZacharyRamona Kay Zachary is a Peter S. Jonas Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and the Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship.

She is available to comment on the following topics:

 — The strategy, ownership, governance and social dynamics of family businesses
— Entrepreneurship and how it emerges
— Work and family issues and home-based businesses

Beyond her work at Baruch, Dr. Zachary is currently the Co-Editor of the Entrepreneurship Research Journal. Dr. Zachary’s work has been featured in publications including the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and the Journal of Business Venturing as well as two edited books related to family businesses and home-based businesses.

Dr. Zachary also spent 23 years as a full-time faculty member at Cornell University in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management, where she taught personal financial management, family business and general management theory.  An entrepreneur herself, Dr. Zachary was a partner in a retail quilting and craft store in Ithaca, New York. She also came from a small family farm in Indiana.

Dr. Zachary graduated with a Ph.D. in Consumer Management from Purdue University with minors in Economics and Guidance and Counseling.


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