Gary B. Knapp
DBA in Marketing, 1977
Dr. Gary B. Knapp is co-founder of Park Acquisitions, Inc., which acquired Park Communications, Inc., a diversified media and communications company with television and radio broadcasting and newspaper publishing interests. While completing his doctorate in business administration at the University of Kentucky, he was hired as the university’s assistant budget director. He joined the University of Houston in 1977 as Professor of Marketing, where he achieved tenure and began his consulting business, Knapp Securities, Inc., specializing in mortgage-backed securities.
Dr. Knapp owns Monticule farm near Lexington, and is a hands-on horse breeder and farm owner. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the University of Kentucky Business Partnership Foundation.