Brad Winn

Leadership & Strategy Professor,
Executive MBA Director

Department(s):
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Human Resources
  • Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center

Brad Winn

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
MPA, Brigham Young University, 1991
BS, Engineering, Purdue, 1989

Biography

Bradley A. Winn, a leader in Utah higher education and state government, has served in executive positions, including assistant commissioner for academic affairs (USHE - Board of Regents), provost and academic vice president (Snow College), vice president and dean (UVU), and as the higher education policy analyst for former Governor Michael O Leavitt.

Dr. Winn joined the faculty of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University in October 2009 where he teaches and conducts research on organizational leadership and strategy. 

He currently serves as a Leadership & Strategy Professor, Executive MBA Director, and Core Faculty Member of the Stephen R. Covey Center for Leadership. His professional service includes Senior Editor for the People & Strategy Journal and Executive Board Member of the Utah HR Executive Roundtable.

During his distinguished career, he has devoted time to serve the citizens of Utah as an elected member of the Utah State House of Representatives. Representative Winn was appointed vice chair of the Government Operations Committee and the Public Utilities and Technology Committee. He also served as a member of the Higher Education; Economic Development; Capital Facilities; Natural Resources, Agriculture, & Environment; Revenue & Taxation; and House Rules committees.

Before serving in higher education and state government, he worked in business and industry as a senior manager for the Novations consulting firm and as an engineer at ATK Thiokol for the space shuttle booster program.

Brad is a popular, award-winning professor who presents regularly at national conferences and events. He has twice received Instructor of the Year awards and has previously taught as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Utah and a visiting scholar at the American University of Sharjah (UAE) and the University of Balamand (Lebanon).

Dr. Winn and his wife, Johanna, are the parents of five children. In addition to family activities he enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

News Articles

Huntsman Professor's Research Sparks Discussions About "Organizational Virtue" (The Huntsman Post - December 2013)