At BVU since 2004
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Degrees Held

Ph.D. in Business Administration, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) Major: Finance (Accredited by AACSB International) 2004
Master of Accountancy (MACC), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, (AACSB International Accounting Accreditation) 2000
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Eastern Illinois University, (Accredited by AACSB International) 1999
Bachelor in Industry Economics, School of Business, Renmin University of China (A key national comprehensive research-intensive university in China) 1996.

Works published

Wen, L., and Meng, J., (2011), “An Empirical Examination of Customer Relationships in Chinese Commercial Banks”, International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, Vol. 5 No. 2, P 44-56.

Wen, L., and Meng, J., (2011), “The Determinants of Bank Satisfaction Level among Young Chinese Consumers”, Review of Business Research, Vol. 11 No. 3, P 159-167.

Wen, L., and Zhong, L., (2010), “Interactions of U.S. Interest Rate, Bank Loans and Foreign Exchange Rate between U.S. and Japan”, International Journal of Business Research, Vol. 10 No. 6, P 210-217.

Wen, L., (2009), “The Loan Loss Reserve, Commercial Lending and the Prediction of Return on Assets in Small U.S. Banks from 1988-2008”, Journal of International Finance and Economics, Vol. 9 No. 2, P 101-106.

Wen, L., (2009), “The Empirical Analysis of Strategic Change and Origin of Top Management Successor”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 34, P 217-226.

Wen, L., (2009), “The Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 and the Operating Performance at Large U.S. Banks”, Journal of Money, Investment and Banking, Issue 7, P 50-57.

Wen, L., (2009), “The Accounting and Financial Performance of Non-State-Owned Chinese Commercial Banks”, Journal of Performance Management, Vol. 21 No. 3, P 32-46.

Wen, L., (2008), “The Implications of Loan Volume and Structure in Chinese Second-Tier Commercial Banks”, Journal of International Business and Economics, Vol. 8 No. 1, P 146-156.

Wen, L., and Davidson, W., (2007), “Insider or Outsider Managerial Succession?—an Empirical Study on CEO Successor Type”, Midwestern Business and Economic Review, No. 39, P 21-28.

Wen, L., (2005), “Key Executive Turnover and Operational Performance in Poorly Performing Firms”, Credit and Financial Management Review, Vol. 11 No. 2, P 25-36.

Wen, L., (2005), “Board Restructure, CEO Succession and Financial Performance in Financially Distressed Firms”, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, Vol. 5 No. 2, P 100-112.

Conference Presentations

“An Empirical Examination of Customer Relationships in Chinese Commercial Banks”, coauthored with Dr. Juan (Gloria) Meng, has been accepted for  presentation at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Conference, January 3-6, 2011 at the Doubletree Castle Hotel in Orlando, Florida. This paper is also accepted for publication in the IABPAD Conference Proceedings.

 “Interactions of U.S. Interest Rate, Bank Loans and Foreign Exchange Rate between U.S. and Japan”, coauthored with Dr. Litao Zhong, has been accepted for presentation at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Annual Conference, October 17-20, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

  “The Determinants of Bank Satisfaction Level among Young Chinese Consumers”, coauthored with Dr. Juan (Gloria) Meng, has been accepted for presentation at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Annual Conference, October 17-20, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

 “The Loan Loss Reserve, Commercial Lending and the Prediction of Return on Assets in Small U.S. Banks from 1988-2008”, has been accepted for presentation at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Annual Conference, October 18-21, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

 “The Brand Building of Chinese National Commercial Banks”, (Research Proposal), co-author with Dr. Juan (Gloria) Meng, has been accepted for presentation at the Annual American Business Research Conference, September 28-29, 2009, at the Hotel Sheraton LaGuardia in Flushing, New York, USA.

 “The Implications of Loan Volume and Structure in Chinese Second-Tier Commercial Banks”, has been accepted for presentation at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Annual Conference, October 19-22, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

 “Board Restructure, CEO Succession and Financial Performance in Financially Distressed Firms”, has been accepted for presentation at the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Annual Conference, October 16-19, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Honors

Dr. Lei Wen was selected by BVU Wythe Award Committee as a finalist for 2011 George Wythe Award for Teaching Excellence

Research Award for “An Empirical Examination of Customer Relationships in Chinese Commercial Banks” from the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD)                                                                                                       

On 5/21/2010, Dr. Lei Wen was recognized at the annual faculty/staff recognition dinner as the first winner of BVU New Century Faculty Award for Research/Creative Work

On 9/09/2010, Dr. Lei Wen was elected for inclusion in the 65th edition of Who's Who in America 2011

On 4/26/2007, Dr. Lei Wen has been nominated for inclusion in the 11th edition of Who's Who among American Teachers & Educators

International Experience

Visiting Professor, Shanghai Normal University, China, Summer 2005 Taught graduate students an advanced financial management seminar in the Business College. Worked on curriculum and program development in the Department of Finance.

Interests

I like to travel a lot and enjoy the great food. 2 favorite TV shows--the Colbert Report and the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.