Ed Vengrouskie is an academic practitioner, with 40 years of leading others, including senior level management and leadership careers within the Department of Defense, Fortune 50 corporations, and small entrepreneurial start-ups. His employers include; the U.S. Army, McDonnell Douglas Aerospace, The Boeing Company, Raytheon, Falcon Logical Support Services LLC, and HDT Global.
Ed has accumulated over 25 years of entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial experience to include leading several entrepreneurial start-ups. As full-time Assistant Professor of Management (within the Robbins College of Business and Entrepreneurship) at Fort Hays State University Ed teaches and designs graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurial courses. He also teaches Entrepreneurship in the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University.
Ed completed his doctorate (Ph.D.) in business administration (with a specialization in management) at Northcentral University. As a Ph.D. candidate, he developed and tested a new social cognitive theory (SCT), which extended the three constructs of Albert Bandura’s cognitive factors (behavior, environment, and personal) to an interactive SCT model applicable for measuring entrepreneurial new venture success.