About

Name

Dr. Jason R. Winters

Title

Associate Professor of Business

Alternate Title A

Department Chair

Department/School

Emerson E Evans School of Business

Email

jwinters@rio.edu

Building

Bob Evans Farms Hall

Phone

(740) 245-7352

Location

Rio Grande Main Campus

Office Hours

Office Hours

varies by term, posted at office door

Education

Education

Doctor of Business Administration, General Business, 2017

Northcentral University Prescott, Arizona

Dissertation Manuscript:
Factors Influencing Consumer Behavior in the United States Funeral Industry: A Case Study                        

Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, 2008

University of Rio Grande Rio Grande, Ohio                               

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Aviation Management, 1991  

The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio               

Associate of Applied Science; Mortuary Science,  1992

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Cincinnati, Ohio                           

 

Honors & Awards

Honors

2016, Ernie Wyant Award for Outstanding Teaching                                                                       

2014, Ohio Magazine’s Excellence in Education Award                                                    

 

Experience & Service

Experience

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

2008 – Present      Higher Ground Pet Crematory Gallipolis, Ohio

                              Owner, one retail and twelve wholesale outlets

2005 – Present      Higher Ground Farms Gallipolis, Ohio    

                              Owner, family farm

2005 – 2007          Gallia-Vinton Educational Service Center Rio Grande, Ohio

2005 – 2007          Gallia County Local Schools Gallipolis, Ohio                                                                            

2002 – 2004          SCI – Kowalk Funeral Home – Rose Hill Chapel Hamilton, Ohio   

1999 – 2001          J & J Development Wellston, Ohio

                              Owner, construction and real estate development   

1994 – 2002          Jason R. Winters Funeral Chapel Wellston, Ohio 

                              Owner, full service funeral service provider 

1993 – 1994          Spencer Funeral Home Belpre, Ohio

1991 – 1992          Bolton & Lunsford Funeral Home Cincinnati, Ohio

1988 – 1991          The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 

 

COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES

University of Rio Grande Budget & Resource Committee                                  2014 – present

Deans & Chairs                                                                                                     2013 – present

Prior Learning Credits                                                                                              2009 – 2017

Post-Traditional Learners                                                                                         2009 – 2017

Faculty Association                                                                                                  2014 – 2017

AQIP Steering Team                                                                                                2013 – 2014

Student Life & Enrollment Committee                                                                    2011 – 2013

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Gallia County 4H Advisor

Ohio Farm Bureau

Gallia County Chamber of Commerce 

Gallia County Farmers Market

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