Ranked 2nd in the world in “juniors” class (1963)
Member of the Greek National Team (1962-1965) and the 1964 pre-Olympic team.
Ranked 1st collegiate freshman in U.S. (1966)
2nd in USTAF and 6th in AAU Nationals (1966)
1967 Winner (setting new records) in FL Relays, KY Relays, and Penn Relays
Coached national champion Bill Skinner (and defeated him twice in major track meets :-)
B.S in Marketing (UT, 1969)
M.B.A. in Marketing (Georgia State University, 1971)
Ph.D. in Business Administration (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976)
University of Wisconsin—Madison and Milwaukee (Lecturer, 1974-1977)
Georgia State University (Assistant Professor, 1977-1980; Associate Professor, 1981-1984; Professor, 1985-present).
Best College of Business Professor Award, 1987
Founder and Director of the Center for Mature Consumer Studies (1986-present)
Holder of the Alfred Bernhardt Professorship (1997-present)
Founding Director of Consumer Life-course Studies Group (2011-present)
Consultant to numerous corporations, government agencies, and universities in U.S. and abroad.
Visiting professor in several universities around the globe.
Author of hundreds of peer-reviewed articles and papers, and seven books.
Several awards and recognitions for contributions to academia and industry.
Frequent contributor to media, speaker in business forums, and guest of national and international TV networks.