William A. Kline, Ph.D., CFA

Assistant Professor of Management, School of Business Administration
Business Administration Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6666
Office Location: Olmsted Building, E355s
Mailing Address:
E355S OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Kline joined the faculty at Penn State Harrisburg in August of 2015. He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Kutztown University. He is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society, and the CFA Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia. He earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in November of 2006. Prior to entering academia, Mr. Kline was a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he completed valuations for mergers and acquisitions, business planning, as well as tax and financial reporting. Mr. Kline also spent time consulting at CBIZ Valuation Group, Inc. and Curtis Financial Group, a regional investment bank.

Research Interests
Managerial decision theory
Executive compensation
Firm performance