Meet Our Team

Wake Forest School of Business professor Roger Beahm, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.Roger Beahm
WestRock Executive Director, Full Professor of Practice
Center for Retail Innovation

Roger Beahm is a Full Professor of Practice in Marketing at the Wake Forest University School of Business and the WestRock Executive Director of the Center for Retail Innovation. As a recognized thought leader in retail and consumer packaged goods marketing, Roger is often quoted in the media, with contributions in Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, National Public Radio, The New York Times, Fox News, the Huffington Post, U.S. News and World Report, Fast Company, and ABC News.

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WFU Undergrad Head Shots. 8/24/15Haresh Gurnani
Executive Director, Benson-Pruitt Professor, Area Chair (Quantitative Methods and Operations)
Center for Retail Innovation

Haresh Gurnani is Benson-Pruitt Professor of Business and Executive Director, Center for Retail Innovation at Wake Forest University. He also serves as Area Chair of Quant Methods & Operations, Marketing and Economics areas. He was previously Leslie O Barnes Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Miami, Coral Gables where served as Chair of the Management Department and on the University’s Research Council, Graduate Council and the Provost’s Advisory Promotion Board. His primary research interests are in supply chain management with emphasis on supply disruptions, retail operations, bargaining and game theory applications in supply chains, and interface issues with marketing, economics, and information systems.

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Wake Forest School of Business staff member Gray Handwerk, Tuesday, January 6, 2015.Gray Handwerk
Administrative Coordinator
Center for Retail Innovation

Gray joined the Wake Forest University School of Business staff in March of 2014 as the Administrative Coordinator for the Center for Retail Innovation. Gray is a graduate of WFU, with a BA in communication, and is thrilled to be back on campus at her alma mater. She earned an MA in public affairs from American University, and has previously worked on Capitol Hill and in North Carolina for various trade associations and political campaigns. Gray and her husband, Phil, who is the Director of Institutional Research at WFU, met as students on campus, have been married for 20 years and have 3 growing boys (future Demon Deacons).

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