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Walker, Patrick

Associate Professor
Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Harmon Hall 221
(636) 627-2573

Course Information

Term Course Course Name

FA SEM 15 NPA 20100 12  Nonprofit Administration Student Association
FA SEM 15 NPA 38500 17  Nonprofit Budgeting and Financial Management
FA SEM 15 NPA 45000 TUT01  Internship
FA SEM 15 NPA 54000 OL01 ONLNE Problem Solving Case Analysis
FA SEM 15 NPA 58800 PIFPW  Capstone Project
FA SEM 15 NPA 59307 24  Special Topics: Starting a Nonprofit
FA SEM 15 NPA 59500 TUT01  Research Project
JAN TRM 16 NPA 45000 PIFPW  Internship
SP SEM 16 NPA 20100 11  Nonprofit Administration Student Association
SP SEM 16 NPA 49302 11  Special Topics: Starting a Nonprofit Organization
SP SEM 16 NPA 54000 21  Problem Solving Case Analysis
SP SEM 16 NPA 58000 OL01 ONLNE Nonprofit Budgeting and Financial Management
SP SEM 16 NPA 59900 AR11  Capstone Project


Raised in Winston Salem, North Carolina by his grandparents Luther Odom and Virginia Mae Walker, Patrick is an award-winning first generation college graduate, professor, business lawyer, southern gentleman, and former BELK teen “supermodel” with 20+ years of demonstrated expertise in educational and organizational management, corporate & community engagement, governance, compliance, and assessment. He is experienced with helping organizations achieve the fundamental business ingredients of success as they navigate through critical management and legal decision-making processes and strive toward effectiveness, efficiency, and financial sustainability.


Patrick conducts management seminars for local and national nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. His teaching experience includes courses in management, business law, strategy, governance, ethics, and small business consulting. Published in management journals, law journals, and conference proceedings, Patrick’s research explores interdisciplinary approaches to social entrepreneurship in addition to small business and nonprofit “matchmaking.”


At the beginning of his second academic year at Lindenwood University, Patrick received the Emerson Electric Company Professor of the Year award for teaching excellence.  By the end of this same academic year, Patrick was elected President of the Lindenwood University Faculty Senate. 


Consulting & Workshop Expertise & Topics:


St. Louis Metro Region Community Engagement:

Board Member, Community Council of St. Charles County

Board Member, Empower Missouri

Board Member, Greater St. Louis YMCA O’Fallon

Board Member, Nonprofit Missouri

Board Member, Youth in Need



Doctor of Jurisprudence, Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Master of Business Administration, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia

Bachelor of Arts, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia

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