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Michelle Amy Montague-Mfuni

Assistant Professor of Management
  • Profile

    As the former Director of the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency in Africa and as a former Managing Consultant (Gemini, Deloitte & EY), Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni has significant experience working with entrepreneurs, corporations and public entities to achieve their operational business goals in Africa.

    Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni also has experience in the fields of corporate finance, trade and investment; foreign exchange derivative options; cash management; mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.

    Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni has worked for Citibank, Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers and Union Bank of Switzerland Securities in major financial centers such as New York and London; as well as in Africa (South Africa, Kenya & SADC region).

    For more than 21 years, Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni was involved within the financial and strategic management consulting sector in South Africa.

    Dr. Michelle Montague-Mfuni now harnesses her multinational corporate executive experience as an Assistant Professor at the University of Richmond in the United States.

    Her research often utilizes the African context to explore and expand strategic, international business, stakeholder, entrepreneurial, and family business theories

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    • Memberships

      Strategic Management Society

      Academy of Management

      Academy of International Business

      African Academy of Management

      European International Business Academy

      Ph.D. Project

    • Professional Experience

      EY, Strategy, Senior Manager (2013-2016)

      Deloitte, Strategy, Executive Lead (2010-2013)

      Investment Management/ Financial Executive (various firms) in South Africa (2002-2010)

      Gemini Consulting (1999-2002)

      Citibank, Manager (1995-1999)

      Morgan Stanley, Public Finance Analyst (1991-1993)

  • Selected Publications
    Additional Publications

    Montague-Mfuni, M. A., & Vardaman, J. (2021). It is my turn: Involuntary transgenerational succession in a South African family business. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2021, No. 1, p. 14017). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management.

    Vardaman, J. M., & Montague-Mfuni, M. (2021). Forced transgenerational succession: Insights from a South African family business. Journal of Small Business Management, 1-26.

    Trusty, J., Fabian, F., & Montague-Mfuni, M. A. (2021). Toilets for all: corporate social entrepreneurship in Bangladesh and countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies.

    Trusty, J., Fabian, F., & Montague-Mfuni, M. SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITIES OF INDUSTRY LEADERS—2020 and BEYOND.

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