Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
As executive vice president and chief accreditation officer for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Stephanie Bryant, Ph.D. provides vision, leadership and oversight of AACSB’s accreditation-related services. As an established thought leader in higher education, Bryant acts as a global spokesperson and advocate for the advancement of quality business and accounting education and engages business stakeholders to help business schools prepare business leaders of the future with the right skills and mindset to lead in a changing, diverse and global world.
Bryant has 23 years of university experience in three major universities. Bryant received her Ph.D. and B.S. in accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Louisiana CPA (inactive). A proven leader, innovator and global thinker, Bryant was was named to the inaugural class of Biz 417’s Women Who Mean Business, and twice named to Biz 417’s Top 100 Most Powerful and Influential Business Leaders in Southwest Missouri. She was also named one of Springfield’s Most Influential Women.