Bonita  Austin
  • Professor (Lecturer), Department of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Outstanding Professor Award, one of six professors to receive this student-awarded honor for excellence in teaching. Sigma Chi Fraternity, Beta Epsilon Chapter, University of Utah, 10/16/2018
  • Judged this prestigious competition sponsored by the Daniels Ethics Fund Initiative, David Eccles School of Business. Utah Ethical Leadership Awards, 08/02/2018
  • Judge - Eccles School Daniels Ethics Initiative Undergraduate Case Competition. Eccles School of Business, 02/12/2016
  • Marvin J. Ashton Award for Excellence in Teaching. David Eccles School of Business, 05/2015
  • Brady Award for Superior Teaching. David Eccles School of Business, 05/2014
  • Leadership in Ethics Education Bronze Medal Award given for writing an ethics case and incorporating a new ethics component into MGT 6750. Daniels Ethics Fund, 12/2013
  • Leadership in Ethics Education Silver Medal Given for organizing, hosting, coaching, case selection and analysis DESB Daniels Ethics Undergraduate Case Competition in 2012 & 2013. Daniels Ethics Fund, 12/2013
  • Special Guest - Cosmetics Industry. Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukheyser, 03/1994
  • Most Accurate Earnings Estimates - Household products & Cosmetics Groups. Wall Street Journal, 1994
  • All-Star Analyst Cosmetics Household Products. Institutional Investor All American Research Team, 1993
  • All-Star Analyst Cosmetics. Institutional Investor All American Research Team, 1992

In the Media

  • Bloomberg News: Interview with Mike Mayo. 12/2011.
  • Chasing Stars: The Myth of Talent and the Portability of Performance by Boris Groysberg, Princeton University Press. 2010.

Internal Service

  • Guest speaker Finance Club Career Conference. 03/01/2014 - 03/01/2014. College service.
  • MBA Advisory Committee. 12/01/2013 - present. College service.
  • RPT Committee: Subcommittee on Auxiliary Faculty. 10/01/2012 - 12/01/2013. University service.
  • Director Management Undergraduate Studies. Director, 07/01/2012 - 07/01/2013. College service.
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Auxiliary Faculty Representation in the Academic Senate. Committee Member, 03/01/2012 - 12/01/2103. University service.
  • Dolphin Capital Case Competition. Event Organizer/Chair, 03/01/2012 - 04/08/2012. College service.
  • DESB Daniels Ethics Case Competition. Organizer/Coach/Faculty Adviser, 01/01/2012 - 12/31/2014. College service.
  • Business Scholars Program. Instructor, 12/15/2011 - 11/30/2012. College service.
  • Coached DESB team for the 1st Annual 2011 ACG Utah Cup (mid market Mergers & Acquisitions case competition). Our team won the competition. 12/10/2010 - 03/15/2011. College service.
  • Consulting Club Adviser. Advisor, 08/20/2010 - 12/31/2013. College service.
  • Pierre Lassonde Center, Utah Entrepreneur Challenge - I evaluated business plans for the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge's first round of judging. The top 30 business plans go on to compete for $40,000. Business Plan Evaluator, 2010 - 2010. University service.
  • DESB Administration, Strategic Planning - Undergraduate Program Committee. Member, 01/2010 - 12/2010. College service.
  • DESB, Academic Appeals Committee . Member, 04/2009 - 06/30/2104. College service.