Kendall W. Artz
Professor Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation; Director, Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
Kendall Artz is a professor of Entrepreneurship at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. He holds the Curtis J. Hankamer Chair of Entrepreneurship. He served as the chairman of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation from 2001-2017 and is currently serving as director of the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and associate chair for the department.
Artz has published widely in a range of academic journals and made dozens of presentations on entrepreneurship to various academic and business groups. He is a fellow in the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Baylor, Artz had more than 10 years of experience as a commercial banker for Wells Fargo and as a strategic planner for Hewlett Packard. He and wife Colene are members of Highland Baptist Church.
- 1995 – PhD Strategic Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
- 1988 – MBA, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; Concentration - Finance
- 1983 – BS, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana; Concentration: Finance
- ENT 4310 – New Venture Finance: The Entrepreneur’s Perspective
- ENT 6310 – Seminar in Strategic Management
- Entrepreneurial decision making
- Entrepreneurial Cognition
- Entrepreneurial finance
- Maldonado, I., Klein, P., Artz, K.W. (2021). Stakeholder Orientation and Venture Funding: The Role of Political Values and Ideologies of Entrepreneurs and Financiers. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
- Wood, M., Long, A., Artz, K.W. (2020). Angel Investor Network Pitch Meetings: The Pull and Push of Peer Opion. Business Horizons.
- Wood, M. Bradley, S., Artz K. W. (2014). Roots, Reasons and Resources: Situated Optimism and Firm Growth in Subsistence Businesses, Journal of Business Research.