Professor Jeffrey Rankin

Professor Jeffrey Rankin

Associate Professor of Business
Director of the MBA Program

[email protected]
(740) 284-5804


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  • MBA (Strategy and Marketing), University of Pittsburgh
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Experience

  • Over 8 years experience in design engineering and finite element analysis in the metals, defense, and aerospace industries.
  • Over 15 years experience in a wide range of marketing leadership roles in the field of engineering software at Dassault Systèmes (Abaqus), Ansys, and Siemens (Femap).
  • Served as Board President for AIM Women’s Center for six years, a pregnancy resource center in Steubenville.
  • Since 2006, have taught a range of undergraduate and graduate marketing, management, international business and strategy courses.


  • Financial Secretary and Faculty Advisor of the Franciscan University of Steubenville Student Chapter of The Knights of Columbus.
  • Research interests include: business ethics and Catholic Social Thought, strategic relations, product and service development, integrated marketing communications (IMC), and global marketing.
  • Ongoing consulting in the field of technology marketing with an emphasis on CAD/CAM/CAE software and related services.
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Society of Catholic Social Scientists
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