Colin M. Coyne, Ed.D, M.M.

Chief Strategy Officer
Samford University

Serving on the President’s Cabinet, University Council (chair), and multiple committees, Colin facilitates the creation of strategy at all university levels. With work spanning 20 countries, 32 years and multiple sectors, Colin has extensive executive experience in corporate strategy, finance, marketing, capital formation, sustainability and turnarounds. Colin is a member of the Samford University faculty and previously served on the faculties of the Kellogg School of Management, Lipscomb University’s Institute for Sustainable Practice, Birmingham-Southern College, and Auburn University’s Economic & Community Development Institute. Colin has designed curriculum in sustainability for the Ecotech Institute in Denver, Colorado as well as serving on the school’s advisory board. Colin is a LEED Accredited Professional and served as Chief Operating Officer of the nation’s first fully sustainable diversified real estate corporation.