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Lyna Matesi



Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point (January 2018-present)
  • MBA Director, UW-Stevens Point (2018-2023)
  • Adjunct Instructor, School of Leadership and Professional Development, Duquesne University, PA (2011-16)
  • Adjunct Instructor, School of Leadership and Professional Development (2010-16)

Research Interests:

  • Narrative Leadership
  • Transformative Learning
  • Leadership Development

Select Publications

  • Noble, D. J., Matesi, L., Breen, J. M., Horstmeier, R. P., Anderson, D. M., Allen, S., & Pedigo, L. (2016). Resource development opportunities for the Association of Leadership Educators: Phase one. Journal of Leadership Education, 15(1), 129-139.
  • Matesi, L. (2014). The significance of foresight in vision and narrative leadership. The International Journal of Servant Leadership, 8(1), 71-86.



  • Presenter/Host, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, School of Business and Economics Pro Events
  • Attendee, Meeting, Ad Hoc MBA Design Committee (2012-present)
  • SBE Pro Events (2012-present)


  • Volunteer, Volunteer Projects (1998-Present)
  • Founder, Incredible Edibles Investment Club, Marshfield, Wisconsin (2011-16)
  • Lender, Kiva (2011-16)

Professional Memberships:

  • Editorial Reviewer, ALE Journal of Leadership Education (2013-present)
  • Member/Research Development Committee/Editorial Reviewer, Association of Leadership Educators (2009-present)
  • Member, International Leadership Association (2009-present)


  • Qualified to Administer MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator), CPP Inc. (formerly known as Consulting Psychologists Press) (2005-present)
  • Certificate of Competence in Systems Renewal, Open Systems Resources, Inc. (OSR) (2002-present)
  • Certificate in Volunteer Management, William Rainey Harper College (1997-present)
Lyna Matesi
Associate Professor - Management
Academic Director - Sentry School Graduate and Professional Programs
Co-Founder - Center for Women’s Equity, Diversity and Leadership
Global Affiliate Scholar - Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability

320 College of Professional Studies


Ph.D. in Leadership Studies
Gonzaga University, 2013

M.A. in Whole Systems Design
Antioch University, 2002

M.A. in Management and Leadership
Judson University, 2000


BUS 322 - Business Leadership for Managers
BUS 325 - Organizational Behavior
BUS 328 - Training and Development
BUS 390 - Ethics in Business
BUS 480 - Management Capstone
BUS 701 - Professional Leadership Development: Group and Individual Assessment
BUS 702 - Professional Leadership Development: Coaching and Influencing Stakeholders
BUS 703 - Professional Leadership Development: Leading Across Boundaries and Values
BUS 730 - Managerial Leadership-Applied Decision Making
BUS 795 - Graduate Internship-Business Administration
BUS 796 - Graduate Research-Business Administration