Richard Compton

Richard Compton
Director of Project Management and Project Leadership
(269) 387-6055
3367 Schneider Hall, Mail Stop 5429
Mailing address: 
Department of Management
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5429 USA
  • M.A., Accounting, Western Michigan University
  • B.B.A., Personnel and Counseling, Western Michigan University

Rich Compton, director of project management and project leadership in Western Michigan University's Department of Management, has 23 years of human resource management experience in the manufacturing sector. He has experience in both union and non-union environments, serving as an HR generalist. He had corporate executive management experience as vice president of human resources prior to joining the teaching staff at WMU.

Compton has 10 years of experience at WMU in the management department teaching human resource and general management courses. He serves as advisor to the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity and is currently on the board of directors for the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation. In addition, he performs occasional consulting work in the community human resource area.