José E. Muñoz, Jr.
Non-tenure Track



  • Bachelor of Science (BS)-Finance, and Bachelor of Science (BS)-Management-Florida State University-1968
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Finance-Florida State University-1970
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)-Texas-1972
  • One year of law school at University of San Diego-1977
  • Doctor of Business Administration-Accounting (DBA)-Anderson University (Indiana)-2016

Academic Educator

  • Over 18 years of Undergraduate and Graduate teaching experience
  • Currently, Professor at the Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA starting Fall 2019, teaching primarily in the MBA program.
  • Previously, Professor at the Fermanian School of Business at Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA. Taught there 13 years (2006-2019).
    • 75% in MBA program
    • Courses taught: Strategy, Managerial Accounting, Finance, International Business, Healthcare Finance
  • International Visiting MBA Professor (Face-to-Face) at CETYS Universidad, Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico:
    • Classes conducted in English and Spanish
    • Courses: International Finance, International Business
  • International Visiting MBA Professor (Online) at Steinbeis University-SIBE, Berlin, Germany for students in Germany, Tajikistan, Israel, Brazil, China, Thailand, Spain, Poland, and Uganda
    • Courses: Empirical Research Methods, International Management
  • Served as Committee Chair for over 30 MBA thesis projects at Point Loma Nazarene University and Steinbeis University-SIBE (Germany)
    • Over 7 years of Adjunct Teaching at both Undergraduate and MBA level (mostly MBA) at following universities: San Diego State University, National University, California Miramar University, Prairie View A&M University (Houston, Texas), University of Richmond (Virginia)-Ft. Lee Extension
    • Led PLNU MBA trips to Europe corporate/cultural events in 2011 and 2018.

Teaching Evaluations

  • PLNU has utilized the IDEA national database and ranking criteria since Fall 2015.
  • Excellent course teaching evaluations received from students on a scales of 5.0:
    • 27% of all course teaching evaluations received are a perfect 5.0.
    • 45% of all course teaching evaluations received are either 4.9 or 5.0.
    • 91% of all course teaching evaluations received are between 4.7 and 5.0.
    • 100% of all course teaching evaluations received are above 4.3.
  • In summary, consistently rank in the top 10% nationally using the IDEA national data base ranking criteria.

Academic Publications

  • Dissertation title: An Investigation of the Impact that the Reduction in Shares Outstanding Resulting from a Stock Buyback Program has on the Overall Changes in the Share Price Compared to the Changes in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (2016)
  • Publication title: An Alternative Explanation for Stock Price Increases among the S&P 500 Following a Stock Buyback Announcement. Journal of Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies, 3(2) 2017, pp. 127-136
  • Publication Title: Do Share Price Increases Diminish for Companies with Multiple Stock Buyback Announcements? (submitted for publication)
  • Publication Title: CEO’s Charismatic Leadership and Humility as Determinants of Organizational Ambidexterity in Responsive or Proactive Market Orientation within the Pakistani SME Financial Services Sector (submitted for publication) (co-authored with Ahmed, A. & Yahya, F.)
  • Several articles are currently in progress and include an amplification of the “Share Price Increase” article above and articles on culture, leadership, and strategy in different Pakistani business sectors.
  • Adapted textbook in use for Strategic Management course in PLNU MBA program with McGraw Hill: Munoz, J.E., BUS 695-Strategic Management, 2017, McGraw-Hill Education (ISBN: 978-1-307-05706-5.
  • Multiple industry publications concerning the USA and worldwide tuna industry dating back to 1991.
  • Letter to the Editor of the Wall Street Journal that was published in 1974.

Academic Presentations

  • Keynote speaker (by video) for 1st International Conference on Social Sciences: Emerging Trends in Research, hosted by the Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Pakistan.
  • Presentation at 2nd International Research Conference on Economics, Business, and Social Sciences, July 2017, in Penang, Malaysia for the Alternative Explanation article above
  • Presentation at the 84th International Atlantic Economic Society Conference, October, 2017, in Montreal, Canada for the Diminishing Returns article above
  • Keynote speaker at Tabor College in Hillsdale, KS, on March 8, 2017 for their Nachtigal Series.
  • Keynote speaker and 2-day sales seminar leader for Wright Medical in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2014)
  • Multiple television, radio, print media interviews on a variety of business topics (1981-Present).
    • Multiple industry presentations concerning the USA and worldwide tuna industry (1981-2010.

Academic Editorial/Advisory Boards and Scientific Committees

  • Editorial Board:
    • Journal of Business & Social Review in Emerging Economies, based in Pakistan and Malaysia (March 2017-Present)
    • Leadership, Education, Personality: An Interdisciplinary Journal, based in Germany (October 2018-Present)
    • Guest Editorial Reviewer, Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (July 2018)
  • Scientific Committee:
    • Emerging Economies in Transition, based out of Cracow University, Poland (December 2018-Present)
  • Advisory Board:
    • Center for Sustainability, Research & Consultancy (CSRC), based in Pakistan and Malaysia (August 2018-Present)

Academic Administrator

  • MBA Program Director at Point Loma Nazarene University for 7 years.
    • Built evening MBA program from 25 students to over 150 students.
    • Significantly increased tuition over this time.
    • Significantly increased program entry standards.
    • Instrumental in starting a daytime, full-time MBA program.
    • Raised $4M in new tuition revenue for the University during the recession of 2007-2010.

Business Executive and Consultant:

  • Over 45 years as an international businessperson; 38 at the CEO-COO-CFO level.
  • Former CEO of Chicken of the Sea (1988-92):
    • Today a billion-dollar international seafood company.
    • Led the team that acquired the company from Ralston Purina.
    • Put together US$400 million financing package with group of international lenders.
    • After acquisition, became CEO of company for 5 years.
  • International business consultant (1981-Present):
    • Financial analysis, re-structurings, business plans.
    • Operational and organizational issues.
    • For small start-ups, family firms, private and publicly traded companies.
    • Clients have included a large public medical device company, several billion-dollar seafood companies, and a giftware company, among others.
    • Consultant/Advisor to US State Department on Pacific/Atlantic Ocean tuna fishery negotiations
    • Expert witness for US State Department in international fisheries case involving Ecuador.
  • Other executive business experience (1974-2007):
    • Consultant/CEO of shared sustainable commercial tuna fleet for 4 large multinational seafood companies (South Pacific Tuna Corp).
    • CEO of Mexico-based sustainable aquaculture company (BC Abalone).
    • CFO of multinational tuna cannery (Sun Harbor Industries).
    • Controller, Solar Turbines International (International Harvester).
    • CFO of commercial fishing division of US public company (Zapata Corp).
  • Non-executive business experience (1971-74):
    • Financial analyst for State of Florida and Exxon Corporation.
    • Manager of accounting office on US Army base (Ft. Lee).

Awards and Honors

  • Keynote speaker (by video) for 1st International Conference on Social Sciences: Emerging Trends in Research, hosted by the Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan, Pakistan.
  • Keynote speaker at Tabor College in Hillsdale, KS, in March 2017 for their Nachtigal Series of influential businesspersons.
  • Keynote speaker and 2-day sales seminar leader for Wright Medical in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2014)

In the News

Radio and Television

  • KCBQ-San Diego, “It’s Your Business”, syndicated show hosted by Richard Muscio, (2019)
  • Univision-San Diego, Economic outlook (Conducted in Spanish) (2012)
  • Hatch Magazine, Feature interview on PLNU online MBA program, 3 (1), p.15, (2018)
  • Rising Influence: China and the World Economy, Point Loma Nazarene University Viewpoint, October 2010, in-depth interview.
  • Leadership & Online Teaching, Interview conducted by Ms. N. Westermann at Steinbeis University’s School for International Business & Entrepreneurship in Stuttgart, Germany (15 November 2018)

Other Items

  • Citizen of USA; Born in Puerto Rico.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent health.
  • Have visited 81 countries.
  • Completed Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Hawaii (1983).
  • Have completed over 20 marathons and over 20 cycling centuries.
  • Officer in US Army (First Lieutenant); Honorable discharge.
  • Married 48 years, 3 daughters.