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Dr. Monica Zimmerman

Professor; Executive Director of the Cottrell Entrepreneurial Center

College of Business and Public Management - Management


Dr. Monica A. Zimmerman, CPA is a Professor of Management in the College of Business and Public Management at West Chester University. She teaches Strategic Management and Planning in the MBA program. Zimmerman is the founding director of WCU’s Cottrell Entrepreneurship Center and currently serves as the Center’s executive director. She is the faculty advisor of the Entrepreneurship Minor and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization of WCU. She chairs the College of Business and Public Management’s Strategic Planning committee.

Zimmerman's research areas are initial public offerings (IPOs), angel capital, and management teams.


  • B.S., Messiah College
  • M.B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D., Temple University
  • CPA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania