​Lyna Matesi

Phone: 715-340-6335
Office: CPS 409

Professional Title:
Assistant Professor of Management


  • Ph.D. in Leadership Studies—Gonzaga University, Spokane, Wash.
  • M.A. in Whole Systems Design and Organization Systems Renewal—Antioch University, Seattle, Wash.
  • B.A. in Leadership and Management—Judson University, Ill.

Academic Experience:

  • Courses taught at UWSP
    • Strategic Management
    • Ethics in Business
    • Business Leadership for Managers
    • Principles of Management
    • The Natural Resources Leader (MA)
    • HR in Natural Resources, Performance Evaluations (MA)
    • DS 735: Communicating About Data (UW Master of Science in Data Science)
  • Courses taught at University
    • Information Communication (MA)
    • Interpersonal Skills for Human Resource Professionals
    • Introduction to Human Resources
  • Distance Learning Coordinator at Fox Valley Technical College

Business Experience - 1990-2012:

I have developed organizations, leaders and projects for over 20 years. My passion is helping leadership teams maximize their capacity for success. I have worked as an internal and external consultant coordinating large scale change initiatives, implementing leadership development systems and overseeing a wide range of domestic and international projects.
  • Self-Employed as partner, Catalign Consulting LLC and principal consultant, Lyna Matesi LLC
  • U.S. Cellular served in leadership development, change management and curriculum development roles
  • Motorola served in business planning, communication technology and project management roles

Research Interests:

  • Narrative Leadership
  • Transformative Learning
  • Leadership Development

In the News:


​Monday Tuesday​ Wednesday​ Thursday​ Friday​
​9:35-10:50 a.m.
BUS 322
CCC 308
9:35-10:50 a.m.
BUS 322
CCC 308
​​11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
BUS 390
CPS 209
​​11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. BUS 390
CPS 209

noon-2 p.m.
​Office Hours

3:30-5 p.m.
Department Meetings

 * Appointments also available by request.