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Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance Stephen Hayward Bio
Stephen Hayward

Stephen L. Hayward, MBA

Part-Time Instructor of Economics

Office: Classroom Center, Room 336E
Email: shayward@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-4028

Professional Profile

Mr. Hayward is currently active as the owner and operator/landlord of a farming operation in Southwest Kansas. Besides his involvement in agriculture, he was the Executive Vice President, Internal Auditor and Director of The First State Bank of Elkhart, Kansas for over 20 years. During that time he managed operations as well as participating in commercial, agricultural and consumer lending.

Mr. Hayward joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 2004 as a part-time instructor. He received his M.B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University in 1979. He also received an A.S. in Business at St. Petersburg College in 1975, a B.B.A. in Economics from Middle Tennessee State University in 1977 and a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in 1991.

Teaching and Related Service

Mr. Hayward teaches principles of macroeconomics and principles of microeconomics on the Canyon campus.

Research and Creative Activity

Mr. Hayward participates in several economic research topics with WTAMU professors.

Mr. Hayward is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon (economic honor society). He has also maintained his certification as a Kansas – EMT I/D since 1984 and serves with Southwest Kansas EMS departments, when needed.

Personal Sketch

Mr. Hayward enjoys international travel, scuba diving, bicycling, kayaking, sailing, restoring vintage folding kayaks and flying his personal airplane.