Investors, employees, suppliers, customers, charities etc. are potentially hurt through poor corporate governance practices and helped with “best” practices for the entity in question. Through research and other activities, our faculty continue to develop knowledge and expertise in the area of corporate governance. The mission of the CGG is to leverage such expertise, and through our faculty, to have a positive impact on the corporate governance landscape and on the performance of organizations.


  • Dana R. Hermanson, Ph.D.

    Faculty Experience

    Enron Corporate Governance expert witness, Wall Street Journal contributor…and much more. Intrigued?
  • The Corporate Governance Group was founded in 1995. We are a group of faculty actively engaged in corporate governance-related activities in the areas of research, teaching and service. Our outreach to the community includes faculty sitting on boards, providing opinions to the press, consulting, expert witness work, boardroom and classroom education, and publishing in both trade and academic journals.

  • If you have any questions about the Corporate Governance Group or the experiences and qualifications of any of our faculty, please contact our Director or any of the faculty listed on the Leadership page.

    Contact Us

    James Tompkins Director of Corporate Governance Group
    Phone: 470-578-3326
    Email: jtompkins@kennesaw.edu

    Corporate Governance Group
    Michael J. Coles College of Business
    Kennesaw State University
    560 Parliament Garden Way #0403
    Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591