Dr. Aikyna D. Finch, DM, has more than 18 years of professional experience in the education, career management, and training sectors.
Before joining the faculty, Dr. Finch specialized in curriculum development and career/transition services in the military and public sectors, serving as a transition counselor for the U.S. Army ACAP program, and as a Special Education Paraprofessional at the elementary and secondary levels.
She has published a wide variety of academic articles and conference proceedings, and has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to youth and adult education, e-Learning, and organizational human resource development. She is serving or has served as a committee member or reviewer for 19 conferences and journals, including the KCA Journal of Business Management; The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education; the International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance; and the International Conference on e-Learning.
Finch is currently the Onsite Dean and a full-time faculty member for Strayer’s Verizon Huntsville, Alabama campus, where she manages academic quality and ensures an atmosphere conducive to learning and program growth. Her online courses focus on business, leadership, marketing and information systems at the graduate and bachelor levels, and she joined Strayer’s Distinguished Scholars Council in 2012.
Finch earned her Doctorate of Management at Colorado Technical University. She has master’s degrees in Marketing Management from Strayer University, a Master of Business Administration in Technology Management and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Colorado Technical University. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Tennessee State University.