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Missy Makanui

Lecturer in Management

Department of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship


Missy Makanui brought to the NC State classroom more than 25 years of industry experience in leadership, strategy and organizational development.

Most recently, Makanui was the director of leadership development for SAS Institute.

Her experience includes designing, delivering, assessing and managing a variety of development programs in the software, academic, non-profit, hospitality, pharmaceutical and aerospace industries.


Master's Speech Communication UNC Chapel Hill 0000

Bachelor’s Business Administration UNC Chapel Hill 0000

Area(s) of Expertise

Leadership, Effective Meetings, Facilitation of Teams/Groups, Decision Making