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Boehly Center Team

Joey Smith Headshot
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.

Director, 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.

Dezire Morris
Assistant Director, Events & Programs

Dezire Morris

Event Planning, Logistical Support, General Information, 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.

Dezire joined the Boehly Team in May 2021.

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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