Mr. Sprott, an ex officio member, is Henry Y. Hwang Dean and professor of marketing at the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He also serves as a faculty member of the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Sprott received his BBA and MBA from Kent State University, and his PhD in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. He previously served as Dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business, where he led the drive for online programs, enhanced philanthropic engagement and implemented various diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. For more than 20 years, he served as a faculty member at Washington State University. Sprott is an active researcher in consumer behavior and psychology within retailing, branding, influence strategies, and marketing public policy, and his work has been published in many of his field’s top journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of Retailing.