Jason White, PhD
Jason White, PhD, Raytown High School, Class of 1987
Jason T. White received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwest Missouri State University, a Masters of Business Administration from Rockhurst University and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. At present, he is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Northwest. He is also a chief financial officer, portfolio manager, and financial consultant.
Dr. White has been a private financial consultant since 1992, directing the Family Investment Center since 2006. He has been chief financial controller with the Williams Lawn Seed, Inc., engineering financial restructuring and bank management, and has been a financial restructuring manager for the city of Kansas City, Missouri. As an entrepreneur he has been involved in business mergers, acquisitions, valuations, budget development and operational management.
Jason’s awards include the Sam Walton Free Enterprise Fellow, NWMSU Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award, Mortor Board Teaching Excellence Award and the Melvin and Valerie Booth College of Business Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award. In addition he is a Kauffman Foundation Global Entrepreneurship Week Partner and is a speaker for the Goldman Sachs Foundation. He sits on many boards of directors and is widely published.
Jason is a dedicated teacher, receiving the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007. At NWMSU, he is active in supporting many student activities and committees.
Jason and his wife, Suzi, have been married for eighteen years. They have a daughter, Sierra and a son, Jason, who both attend Maryville schools.