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Steve Skripak

Professor of Practice
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2116 Pamplin (0233)
880 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


  • M.S.I.A., Purdue University, 1987
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, 1979


Stephen Skripak is currently Professor of Practice in the Department of Management. He is in his 14th year at the university and was previously Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and MBA Director. Prior to joining VT, Skripak held the positions of Vice-President of Business Planning and Chief Financial Officer, Subprime Credit Card with Capital One Financial, Vice-President of International Finance for Sara Lee Foods – Europe, and Vice-President of Finance for Hanes Hosiery, Ball Park Foods, and State Fair Foods, all divisions of Sara Lee Corporation. In addition, he spent eleven years with General Electric in various divisions, and is a graduate of the GE Financial Management Program. While at Virginia Tech, he has taught a range of courses including Global Business Strategy and Ethical Leadership at the MBA level, and undergraduate courses including Foundations of Business, Management Consulting, Business Strategy, and Management Theory and Leadership Practice. He has also led multiple study abroad programs in France. Skripak was the 2017 winner of the Sporn Award for excellence in teaching introductory materials and is a member of the university’s Academy of Teaching Excellence.