Faculty, Business and Management programsRichland College
Kevin Wortley teaches in both the Business and Management programs at Richland College and is the founder of and faculty advisor to the Richland Entrepreneurship Club. He teaches Business Principles, Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Business Law, and Personal Finance among others. He has also taught management, marketing and entrepreneurship courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Prior to teaching full time, Mr. Wortley spent 10 years as a Navis Pack & Ship franchisee, owning and operating locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. Navis is a specialty shipping and logistics company primarily handling large, fragile or valuable items that are too specialized for standard shipping but not large enough to warrant a full moving company. His Dallas franchise was the first Navis to break $1 million in single-unit annual revenue. Mr. Wortley won Navis franchisee of the year in 2007 and 2011, and represented the brand at the 2012 conference in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as an assistant cruise director for Seabourn Cruise Lines, where he traveled extensively, including on a world cruise that docked in more than 50 countries.
Mr. Wortley holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree in advertising from the University of Missouri and an M.B.A. and M.A. degree in administration from Southern Methodist University. He is an ABD (all but dissertation) candidate for a doctorate in Higher Educational leadership (Ed.D.) at Texas A&M University-Commerce. He keeps one foot in the small business world as co-owner of his wife's hair salon and as an equity partner in