VALERIE KING | Cumberland University
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Assistant Professor of Marketing
Work Phone: (615) 547-1277
Location: Labry Hall
B.B.A., Belmont University
M.B.A., Belmont University
D.B.A., Argosy University

Dr. Valerie King, DBA is a Professor of Marketing for both Undergraduate and
Graduate Business programs. Prior to teaching full time, she was a Marketing
Specialist at a major global healthcare organization with specific responsibilities
for developing marketing strategies for public health education initiatives.
Additional experience includes management and oversight of a Marketing and
Media department at a non-profit organization located Nashville, Tennessee.
During this time she managed a team of 40 staff members and over 50 volunteers
will full strategic development, implementation, budgeting and people
management responsibilities. Further, she has a strong background in Healthcare
Finance particularly in the area of pricing and relationship management. She is a
Marketing Consultant specializing in strategic marketing, branding and social
media management for non-profit organizations, ministries, and small business

Dr. King received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Belmont
University. Dr. King completed her Doctor of Business Administration with a
concentration in Marketing at Argosy University, Nashville. She has also earned a
Graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management from Tennessee State University.

Dr. King actively volunteers in various community organizations in her local
community with a focus on healthcare, education, and poverty initiatives. Dr. King
is a graduate of Young Leaders Council and regularly supports various non-profit
initiatives. She is an avid sports person with a strong interest in women’s
basketball, football and hockey. In fact, she is a former student athlete as a member
of the collegiate Women’s Basketball team.