STT = St. Thomas Campus,
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

STX = Albert A. Sheen Campus,
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

STJ = St. John Academic Center,
St. John, US Virgin Islands

Metts, Glenn A, PhD, MBA, CPA






My areas of expertise include management, operations management, project management, decision making, entrepreneurship, accounting and tax. I am a Certified Public Account with extensive consulting experience in tax, business valuation, entrepreneurial thinking and business strategy. My research interest include, strategy, adaptive decision making, business performance, entrepreneurship, and management.


Business Administration
Business Management

Office Hours

Office hours are included on my syllabus each semester. Please see the Blackboard site for a copy of the syllabus.

Education includes:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting
  • Master of Business in Operations Management
  • Doctorate in Manufacturing Management and Engineering

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • USGC 100 ton Captains License (CAPT)
  • Certified Electro-plater (CEF)
  • Open Water Diving

I moved to the US Virgin Islands in 2008 to join the University of the Virgin Islands as a Management Professor. My prior work history included a four year tenure at Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne university and over two decades as an entrepreneur.

I have founded nine small businesses and remain majority owner of two of these; accounting and consulting and commercial property. My business start-ups include diverse fields such as manufacturing, accounting and consulting, mechanical contracting, intellectual property, outsource management and commercial real estate.

At UVI I have served as Director of Entrepreneurship Education, Chair of Management Marketing and Decision Science, Chair of Information Systems and Decision Science, Director of Experiential Entrepreneurship Education, and Chair of Professional Studies.

I hold two patents and have published one book (When Government Doesn't Work Anymore: Perpetual Monopoly and the Losers Paradox).

I also hold a professional certification (CEF) in electro-plating from the American Electro-platers Society.

Fun Facts:

My additional interests include sailing, backpacking, diving and adventuring of various sorts. I hold a USCG 100 ton Master Captain license with several endorsements including Great Lakes and Inland, Near Coastal, Sail and Power, STCW95, and Crisis Management.

I hold an open water dive card and enjoy diving in the area.