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Christine M. Riordan, PhD, was elected to the board of governors for international honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Elections for officer and board member positions took place at the society’s Biennial Meeting on April 29, 2012. Riordan will begin serving on the Beta Gamma Sigma board on July 1, 2012.

She is the dean and a professor of management at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, an internationally ranked business school and leads a business operation of over $85 million and a global network of over 36,000 faculty, staff, students and alumni. Since Dean Riordan assumed the leadership role, Daniels has been ranked among the top business schools in the world by BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, Beyond Grey Pinstripes and the Financial Times. In her role, she is also a rarity among AACSB schools, with only 17 percent headed by a female dean. Her research focuses on labor-force diversity issues, leadership effectiveness, and career success. Dr. Riordan consults regularly with corporations and senior level executives on strategic planning, leadership development, diversity management, career development, and team performance. She has been cited by or written articles for magazines, newspapers and broadcast media such as: Forbes, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Huffington Post, MSNBC, CNN, CareerBuilder, Psychology Today, Working Mother, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Investor’s Business Daily, Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and ColoradoBiz Magazine. She earned her PhD and MBA from Georgia State University as well as a bachelor’s degree in textile engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International. Beta Gamma Sigma has established over 500 collegiate chapters on six continents and inducted over 690,000 outstanding students into membership.  During 2012-2013, Beta Gamma Sigma celebrates its Centennial year with many special projects and events.  For more information, visit