Art Diaz has a BBA in Management from UTEP; and an MBA from Webster University. He recently joined UTEP as a full time lecturer for the Marketing and Management Department at the College of Business. He is also the Director of the Franchise Center. For the past 15 years, he has been consulting small and medium size companies, specializing in business development and turnarounds in 46 of the 48 continental states. He brings extensive business experience and expertise in all facets of business. He has spent 35 years in the private sector, working for himself and several major companies. He has owned six businesses, the latest being his consulting company.