Trish Fisher, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Marketing;
Chair, Business Degree Program, School for Graduate and Professional Studies 


Trish Fisher is an Associate Professor of Marketing in the Department of Business and Management and Chair of Business in the School for Graduate and Professional Studies. Professor Fisher holds both a baccalaureate and a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Massachusetts and an M.B.A. in strategic planning and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Professor Fisher brings outstanding corporate and academic experience to her role at the university. She is a Procter & Gamble-trained marketer and marketing/management consultant whose passions include strategic planning, branding, and the adult learner market.

She has experience in developing and executing growth strategies for leading Fortune 500 companies in the health and beauty care, pet care, and food services industries as well as non-profits in the government and education sectors. Her client list includes Kal Kan Pet Foods, a division of M&M Mars, Breyers® Ice Cream, the City of Richmond, Michigan, and Texas Folklife Resources.

Professor Fisher has a passion for teaching and serving as a creative catalyst. She has previously taught courses in mathematics at the University of Massachusetts and in marketing and strategy at Davenport University and Baker College in Michigan. She thrives on identifying and implementing new opportunities to help students achieve their academic and professional goals and to support Vanguard’s focus on ethics and excellence.

Trish, active in church and community events, is married to the Reverend Chip Fisher; they have two children – both “Millennials” and recent college grads.

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