Margie J. Phillips


Margie J. Phillips is a fulltime Instructor, Director of Enrollment Management, Director of the Energy Education Center, and Sustainability Management and Technology Coordinator for the Lewis College of Business and the Brad D. Smith Schools of Business at Marshall University, Huntington, WV.  She teaches a variety of courses including Introduction to Management, Management Principles, Energy Management Principles, Renewable Energy, Green Energy Strategy, Green Management, and Green Project Management.

As Coordinator, Margie oversees the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Sustainability Management and Technology by recruiting and advising students for the program, developing sustainability management research, curriculum designing, conducting workshop training sessions, student conferences, developing new courses, and a variety of other student support efforts.

Margie assists potential students by serving as the Director of Enrollment Management.  She contacts and meets with high school students, counselors, and teachers to explain benefits of the degree programs offered at the Brad D. Smith Schools of Business.  Additionally, she participates in classroom visitation and other special events on and off campus to recruit potential students.

As the Director of The Energy Education Center, she brings energy efficiency, environmental, and sustainable education to K-12 Schools in West Virginia, which will enable the students to assist their parents, families, and friends make better energy choices now and in future generations.  The students develop critical thinking and decision-making skills about the various types of energy and sources.

Margie served as the Sustainability and Energy Manager at Marshall University for 18.5 years. She developed and supervised both programs, which included writing the Sustainability and Recycling plans for the university. She brought sustainability to the Huntington Community by speaking with social organizations and public/private schools. Margie serves as a Board Member with the Cabell County Solid Waste Authority and Help for Animals.

Education Specialist, Marshall University, 2008 to 2010
MS, Safety and Health Management, Marshall University, 1996
RBA, Computer Technology, Marshall University, 1995
Third Place Research Day, Faculty Development Committee, November 2018
MGT 320: Principles of Management
MGT 370: Energy Management Principles
MGT 380: Principles of Renewing Energy
MGT 446: Green Management
MGT 458: Energy Management Strategy
Energy industry, Low carbon supply chain innovation, Portfolio management, Sustainable and technology management, and Energy management
Academic Advisor, ASHRAE Student Chapter, April 2017 to Present
Academic Advisor, Energy Sustainability & Environmental Innovations, August 2016 to Present
Academic Advisor, International Business Outreach Program, March 2017 to 2018
Board Member, Help for Animals, August 2019 to Present
Board Member, USGBC WV, December 2017 to 2019
Board Member, Cabell County Solid Waste Authority, August 2014 to Present