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Chuck Kalnbach

Thomas E. Wildish Distinguished Senior Instructor II of Management

Affiliations: Management, Oregon MBA, Oregon Executive MBA, Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 541-346-6164
Office: Lillis 430



Chuck Kalnbach joined the Lundquist College of Business in 2003 after retiring from a twenty-year career with the U.S. Coast Guard. He was an organizational development consultant at the Coast Guard's Leadership Development Center at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.

Degree History:
  • EdD, Nova Southeastern University, 2008
  • MS in Education, Indiana University, 1995
  • BS, Thomas Edison State College, 1991
Previous Positions:
  • Adjunct Professor in Management, Instructor in Leadership and Communications, Post University, Connecticut
Professional Leadership:
  • Examiner, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBQNA), 2011
  • Lead Faculty, Oregon Young Scholars Program (OYSP), UO Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity
  • Chair, UO Environment Issues Committee, 2007–2008
  • Faculty in Resident, UO Center on Diversity and Community, Fall 2007
Honors and Awards:
  • Dean's College Service Award, 2018
  • Lundquist College of Business Most Influential Faculty Member, 2005 and 2007

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Areas of Expertise


  • Generations
  • Myers-Briggs type indicator
  • Organizational development

General Research Areas:

  • Generations in the workplace
  • Outcomes and impact assessment

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Current Projects

Consulting Projects:

  • Leadership and Management Consulting, City of Eugene
  • AIM Consultants, Connecticut

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In the News

In preparation for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, the Lundquist College of Business is proud to announce its upcoming faculty promotions and named appointments.

Congratulations to our faculty and staff who received honors at the end of the year.

In order to maintain academic excellence, we at the Lundquist College of Business are taking productive steps to enhance our undergraduate curricular offerings, activities, and housing.

Advancing the college's commitment to interdisciplinary education, the Leadership Center has partnered with the UO computer science department.