Dr. Gillespie joined Elon's faculty in 2013 after completing her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Marketing) at the University of Mississippi. She has also worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative in Northwest Alabama and as an assistant media strategist at an Atlanta advertising agency. At Elon, Dr. Gillespie teaches courses in marketing principles and professional sales. Her primary research interest is in sales, specifically salesperson-product attachment, effort level, and team-selling.
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration--Marketing), 2013
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Master of Business Administration, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Marketing, 2002