Company: International Business Academy
Location: Kolding, Denmark
Dr. Albert G. Elam, DBA, MBA, AFC, CCEA, CCA, CGFM is a well-traveled and well-educated professional who draws on his military and corporate experience to better serve students at the International Business Academy in Denmark. Dr. Elam joined the university’s ranks 13 years ago and has become a respected professor who is known for his ability to relate to his students. He teaches finance, accounting and strategy courses.
Dr. Elam’s illustrious career spans more than three decades and includes numerous leadership and executive positions. He began his professional journey in the United States Air Force where he served for 23 years and worked in six countries. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. Dr. Elam also worked as a partner at a consulting firm for 28 years where he specialized in individual and small business financial counseling for clients in the United States and Denmark. Dr. Elam worked in both the private and public sectors and served as a chief financial officer and chief administrative officer in the transportation and retail industries.
His varied experience and strong skill set in business opened up opportunities in the education field. Dr. Elam was a guest lecturer at NEHEMIAH GATEWAY University in Albania for a little more than six years. Aside from his work at the International Business Academy, Dr. Elam is a visiting professor for the junior program of business administration at DHBW University of Cooperative Education in Germany.
Dr. Elam earned a doctoral degree in international business, human resources and finance at Nova Southeastern University, an MBA in management and finance at Oklahoma City University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in management and economics at Ohio University. To keep up with the latest business news and advancements, Dr. Elam is affiliated with ESM, Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, and Academy of International Business.