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Dr. Franzelle Mathis-Pertilla

Stafford School of Business
Assistant Professor of Business

Lewis Hall 204




Instructional Focus: Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business


  • Walden University – Ph.D., Management
  • Mercer University – M.B.A., Finance and International Business
  • Clark Atlanta University – B.A., Mass Communications


  • 2018 Conference Presenter, Global Business and Technology Association Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2017 Faculty Development in International Business in China, ONE BELT, ONE ROAD
  • 2016 Faculty Development in International Business in Singapore and the Philippines, ASEAN

Business Engagement

  • Board director – United Way of South Central Georgia
  • Leadership Atlanta – active member / Class of 2009
  • Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce  member
  • Georgia Academy-Regional Economic & Leadership Development – 2015
  • Emerging Leaders Institute – 2014
  • ABAC Center for Teaching and Learning Engaged Faculty Certificate – 2014

Prior to joining ABAC Stafford School of Business, Dr. Pertilla enjoyed a long career with AT&T Corporation in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA. During that time she received numerous recognition and top honors as a business leader in Global Markets. She developed an in-depth knowledge about international business, contracts and management. Dr. Pertilla parlayed those experiences to form Learning Community, Inc.  where she has spent the last decade providing strategic planning, organizational development and capacity building solutions to Fortune companies, government agencies, nonprofit, and academic institutions.

Memorable Quote:  “The road to success is always under construction.”
Call to Action:  Get on the team and in the game of learning!