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Dr. Kenny Holt

Dean of School of Business
School of Business

Phone: 478.757.7381

  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 344
Office Hours: Available by appointment
Biography: Dr. Kenny Holt joined Middle Georgia State University in June 2017 as Dean and Professor of Management in the School of Business. Dr. Holt has over 29 years higher education experience leading university operations and academic business programs. He was most recently the chair of the Management, Marketing and General Business Department at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Dr. Holt earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Union University, a master’s degree in economics from Louisiana State University, and a Ph.D. in management from the University of Memphis.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Holt began his career as a stockbroker in New Orleans and eventually opened up the first brokerage operation inside a bank in Jackson, Tennessee. Dr. Holt was elected to the City Council in Jackson and served as the Chairman of the Board for Leaders Credit Union.

Dr. Holt resides with his wife, Lynn, an elementary music teacher, in Macon. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Education: PhD, Management, The University of Memphis
MS, Economics, Louisiana State University
BS, Business Administration, Union University

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