Mark Finn is a professor of accounting and international business and director of the GIM program. His area of specialization is international accounting, and he has a longstanding interest in financial reporting in Asia. He has been visiting professor of accounting at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, Keio University in Tokyo and Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration in Bangkok. Prof. Finn has been a faculty adviser for thirteen GIM classes - five to Japan, six to China, one to India, and one to South Africa. Prior to Kellogg, he was on the faculty of the University of Chicago. Professor Finn holds a PhD from Cornell and an AB from Stanford. He participated in study-abroad programs in Mexico and Japan during his student years.
Sheila Duran is Senior Director for Kellogg’s Public-Private Interface Initiative. Prior to that, she headed Kellogg Case Publishing since its inception in 2003. Before that she was Marketing Director for Executive Education at the James Allen Center. In that capacity, she oversaw Kellogg’s international education tradeshow presence in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Spain. This is her eighth year advising GIM classes, leading classes studying China, Egypt, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Qatar, Singapore, Russia, Turkey, UAE, and Vietnam.
Sheila holds a BA degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University and an MA in Humanities (Architecture History) from the University of Chicago. She is married, and her husband, Rick, heads an international real estate development firm. They have four children. She has traveled to 40 countries, but does not come near the record in the family.