David Hite

Assistant Professor of Business; Department Chair, Business Administration


M.S., Business (concentrations in Organizational Development and Instructional eLearning Technologies), University of Tennessee
B.S., Workforce Education and Training (minor in Psychology)
A.S., Computer Science


David Hite is currently an Assistant Professor of Business at Bluefield College. Prior to joining the faculty team, he was department chair and professor for business programs at Virginia Intermont College for six years. During his time as a professor, David consulted with various clients on leadership skills, team development, coaching and training. As an HR/Training consultant, he has worked with Roadrunner Markets, Volkswagen Group of America, Northup-Grumman, Tempurpedic, U.S. Department of Energy Y-12, Alpha Natural Resources and several others to enhance their operations through human resource development strategies and web technology. He’s had the opportunity to work with world-class leadership authors such as John Maxwell, Ram Charan, and Ben Zander and has facilitated hundreds of corporate workshops. Before teaching and consulting, he worked with Eastman Chemical Company, Tennessee Valley Authority, and The University of Tennessee.

David holds an associate degree in Computer Science, a BS degree in Workforce Education and Training (minor in Psychology), and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Tennessee with concentrations in Organizational Development and Instructional eLearning technologies. He has presented at many academic and industry conferences throughout his career. He is currently a doctoral student in Executive Leadership and Organizational Learning at The George Washington University.

He is an avid hiker and loves traveling abroad. He has traveled and studied abroad in over 20 countries, including China, Peru, Greece and most of Europe, which have provided him insight into diverse viewpoints that he incorporates into his teaching, training and research.

Department: Business

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