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Boehly Center Team

Joey Smith Headshot
Incoming Executive Director

Joey Smith

Strategic Relationships & Planning, Alumni/External Engagement, Clinical Faculty Member, Curriculum Alignment

Miller Hall 2002
Tel: 757-221-2000

Professor Joey Smith is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at the Mason School and incoming Executive Director of the Boehly Center. Joey entered academia after serving as an Air Force JAG for 8 years followed by corporate finance roles at Walmart Inc in Bentonville, AR. He is completing his DBA in Finance from the University of Florida and holds an LLM in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, JD from William & Mary Law School, and a BS in Mathematical Economics from Hampden-Sydney College. He is also a CFA charter holder.

For the past year, Joey has served as the faculty liaison for the Howard J. Busbee Finance Academy and assisted with the Boehly Center’s Financial Literacy Program.

Joey will transition into the role beginning Summer 2022.

Morgan Hutter
Interim Executive Director

Morgan Hutter

Alumni/External Relations, Office of Career Development & Professional Engagement Connector, Speakers, Strategic Relationships

Miller Hall 2002
Tel: 757-221-2000

In this role, Morgan's primary focus is to enhance and expand the Boehly Center's strategic engagement with our external constituencies, our alumni and those who employ them. Morgan partners with the Cohen Career Center, employers, and alumni industry leaders to work with our talented students on discovering challenging and rewarding career opportunities in finance and the financial services industry.

While a student at William & Mary, Morgan was a member of the women's lacrosse team and Pi Beta Phi. Prior to returning to her alma mater, she received her Master's in Sports Marketing and spent 10 years in project management, event production, relationship cultivation, marketing, hospitality and development in nonprofit organizations.

Morgan joined the Boehly Team in June 2019.

Director of Engagement & Operations

Dannita Trice

Operational Support, Academic Advising, Career Prep, Special Topic Courses

Miller Hall 2002
Tel: 757-221-2904

Dannita serves as the students' point of contact for academic advising and counseling, industry education and exploration, and overall career readiness. Dannita works closely with W&M finance faculty, the BBA Undergraduate office, and Cohen Career Center to ensure students receive holistic academic support.

Dannita joined the Boehly Team in February 2021.

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Assistant Director, Events & Programs

Matthew Hedrick

Event Planning, Signature Programs, Trainings, Educational Treks, Incentive Program

Miller Hall 2002
Tel: 757-221-2897

Matt comes to us from the Virginia Community College System, most recently Thomas Nelson Community College. He has over 5 years combined experience in administrative management, and events and programs coordination to include signature and high-profile higher education programs. He recently earned a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from the School of Education here at William & Mary and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a minor in Business Administration from Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA.

Matt will lead coordination of the Boehly Center’s signature programs and events, including From DoG Street to Wall Street, Alumni Mentor Match Program, Financial Literacy Program, subject-matter training programs (Python, SQL, Training the Street, etc.) and more (excluding the Women’s Stock Pitch & Leadership Summit).

Matt joined the Boehly Team in March 2022.

Dezire Morris
Administrative Project Coordinator

Dezire Morris

Logistical Support, Event Planning, General Information, Procurement, Club Support

Miller Hall 2002
Tel: 757-221-2865

Dezire is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech (Class of 2018). She is originally from the Hampton Roads area, specifically the City of Newport News, where she spent the bulk of her life before transitioning to the Blacksburg area. Dezire shared, “Now that I am transitioning back to my hometown, I have the fortunate opportunity of joining the Mason community and working alongside you all!” Dezire is a lover of all things nature (except for bugs, my Achilles heel) and much enjoy hiking during my downtime. When she is not hiking, you are likely to find her playing my favorite video games, watching anime, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Dezire joined the Boehly Team in May 2021.

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General Inquiries

The Boehly Center for Excellence in Finance

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business
William & Mary
Miller Hall 2002
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Tel: 757-221-2865