Dr. Leslie A Hollingsworth

Contact Info

1111 Ullsvik Hall
1 University Plz
Platteville, WI 53818-3001

Department Info

School of Business Director & Associate Professor
1111 Ullsvik Hall



Educational Background

  • Doctor of Business Administration in Strategic Marketing, St. Ambrose University
  • Master of Business Administration in Global Management, University of Phoenix
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Luther College

Professional Experience
Les Hollingsworth is the Director of the School of Business and an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. His higher education experience includes marketing, student services, curriculum development, and teaching. His research interests primarily focus on organizational efforts and consequences of being responsive to a market. Prior to joining the faculty, Hollingsworth was the marketing director for UW-Platteville's Distance Learning Center. Hollingsworth is a veteran of the U.S. Army, having finished eight years of service that ended with him as a Field Artillery instructor at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.

Personal Information
Outside of his activities at UW-Platteville, Hollingsworth has served as a board member for the Platteville Main Street Program, Platteville Community Fund, and Vice President of Marketing for Platteville Human Powered Trails. Additionally, he owns a consulting agency that advises area businesses on marketing. He also enjoys being outside fishing, hiking, or shredding a trail on his mountain bike.