Vilmos Misangyi
Pennsylvania State University

Vilmos Misangyi is Professor of Strategic Management, BNY Mellon Fellow, and the Chair of the Management & Organization Department in the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University. Before joining PSU, he was on the faculty in the Business Administration Department in the Alfred C. Lerner College of Business at the University of Delaware (2002-2008). He received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the University of Florida (2002). Before embarking on his academic career, he worked for the Continental Baking Company (i.e., Hostess Twinkies, Cupcakes, HoHos, and Fruit pies as well as Wonder Bread) and for the Carvel Corporation (i.e., ice cream and ice cream cakes). At Continental Baking he worked in financial and accounting management positions, first in a Hostess Cake manufacturing plant in Detroit, MI and then in a Hostess Cake/Wonder Bread manufacturing plant in Philadelphia, PA. He then worked for the Carvel Corporation at their corporate headquarters in Farmington, CT, as a senior financial analyst and then as the Director of Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Strategic Analysis.