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Mrs. Betsy Lehman

Betsy Lehman

Title: Assistant Professor of Marketing
School: Business
Academic Department: Business Administration
Phone: 472-3072
E-mail: blehman@francis.edu
Office Location: Scotus Hall 205B
Office Hours: Monday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Tuesday 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM Wednesday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Thursday 9:45 PM - 11:00 AM Friday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Education

  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A., Saint Francis University

Biography

Research/Interests
  • Presenter of Branding and Positioning Strategies Workshop for the Hite Company (January 2006)
  • Presenter of Branding and Positioning Strategies Workshop for National Group of Non-Competitive Lighting Showroom Owners organized by the Spader Group (June 2005)
  • Presenter of Branding and Positioning Strategies Workshop for National Group of Non-Competitive RV Owners organized by the Spader Group (October 2005)
  • Presenter of Marketing Career Opportunities at Saint Francis University Business Day activities for regional high school students (March 2004)
  • Presenter of Basic Marketing Principles at FBLA Fall Regional Leadership Conference at Richland High School (November 2003)
  • Hoss U (Hoss’s Steak and Sea House University) marketing classes, various levels.
  • Panelist for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Association of Western PA (1995).
  • Juniata College and Hollidaysburg Junior Achievement Classes in Marketing.
  • On behalf of St. Francis University, College of Knowledge, Cable TV (1999).
Publications/Awards
  • 2007: Five Year Service Award, Saint Francis University
  • 2005: Sam Walton Free Enterprise Fellowship Award for participation in SFU S.I.F.E. as an academic advisor
  • 1999: Team MS Coordinator Recognition presented by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Keystone Branch, Altoona, PA
  • 1998: Kiwanis Appreciation Award presented by the Altoona Kiwanis Club
  • 1997: Kiwanian of the Year Award presented by the Altoona Kiwanis Club
  • 1997: Spirit of HOSS'pitality Award (Quarterly) presented by Hoss’s Steak and Sea House
  • 1997: Finalist for Spirit of HOSS’pitality Support Companies Award (Annual) for dedication and service to the company and community
  • 1997: Winner Spirit of HOSS’pitality Support Companies Award (Annual) for dedication and service to the company and community
  • 1996: Golden Rule Award presented and sponsored by JCPenney for community service
  • 1996: Mentor Award presented by the Allegheny Mountains Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • 1995: Ten Year Service Award, Hoss's Steak & Sea House
Community Involvement
  • 2006 - Present Dreams Go On
    • Served as Board Member and liaison to transfer organization from a sole proprietorship to a non-profit organization. DGO is a therapeutic horseback riding organization to assist adults and children wit physical and mental challenges.
  • 2000 – Fire Base Eagle
    • Served as Key Member to coordinate a $50,000 successful fundraising effort in six weeks to purchase the ½ scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial: The Wall that Heals. Participated in follow up activities to assist in building a visitor’s center to compliment the memorial at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona, PA
  • 1997-Present - Kiwanis Club Member
    • Served on Board of Directors and committee for Recruitment and Retention.
    • Participate in annual fundraisers to support children’s projects in the community and abroad
  • 1993-Present - Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • Team MS coordinator for Blair and Cambria Counties
    • Lobsterfest (formerly Go West for MS): Event Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator and Volunteer
    • Telemarketing Recruiter for MS Walk
    • MS 150 Bicycle Tour: Volunteer, Fundraiser, and Participant
  • 1990-Present - Blair County Respiratory Disease Society
    • Run for Your Lungs Event Coordinator
    • WallyBall: Volunteer, Fundraiser, and Participant
    • Support various other Society Projects and Fundraisers
  • 1993 - Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
    • Develop a commercial for the museum in Loretto; committee lead by Michael Struber.

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