Peter Mark Shaw
Professor of Business Management and Administration

Office #1409, Andrews Building
Thomas W Moss, Jr Campus
Tidewater Community College
315 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
(o) 757-822-1151 (e-mail)


Master of Business Administration Degree(1982), College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree (1978), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Associates of Science in Business Administration Degree (1976), Tidewater Community College, Norfolk, Virginia


Received the Tidewater Community College Faculty Reward for Professional Excellence in Community Service (with $1,000 stipend) for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year.

Received the TCC Norfolk Campus Student Engagement Award for employing creative techniques to engage students in their learning process (2015).

Received the John & Suanne Roueche National Teaching Excellence Award (2012), The League for Innovation in the Community College.

Received the TCC Norfolk Campus Community Service Award for outstanding TCC Norfolk campus representative to Norfolk and regional community boards and committees (2012).

Received the Tidewater Community College Professor of the Year (2010 - 2011 Academic Year).

Received the Academic Dean's "Certificate of Appreciation Award" as the outstanding faculty of the year for the Thomas W. Moss, Jr. Campus (2003-2004 Academic Year).

Received the Academic Dean's "Academic Award for Excellence in Business & Economics", Thomas W. Moss, Jr. Campus (2003 – 2004 Academic Year).


Awarded Quality Matters Certification for my Introduction to International Business (BUS 280) course. (September 23, 2013)

Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewer for College/University Online Courses (June 2012, Renewal Fall 2014)

World Future 2012 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (June 2012): Attendee to World Future Society (Washington, D.C., international conference examining future global trends regarding commerce, education, humanity, science, technology, governance and the planet. Estimated 1,000 people attendees from around the world.

Strategies for Teaching International Negotiations (June 2009): Received UCLA-CIBER Scholarship to complete seminar designed to introduce and reinforce key concepts and methods for teaching international negotiations. Centers For International Business Education Research (CIBER), School of Business, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Advanced International Business Institute For Community College Faculty (June 2008): Selected to AIBI Inaugural Class. Centers For International Business Education Research, Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan

The Art & Craft of Discussion Leadership: The Case Study Method (June 2007), Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

Oxford Round Table (July 31 - August 5, 2005): Invited member to the Oxford Round Table to discuss the topic: "Adapting to Globalization in the 21st Century." Session had 37 attendees from 11 countries.  Saint Antony's College, Oxford University, Oxford, England

Negotiations In International Business Program (October 2001 and October 2002): Completed a two-part seminar on theory and simulations regarding international business negotiations.  The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Executive Education Program (July 2001), The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Development In International Business Program (June 2000), The Darla Moore School of Business, University Of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Doctoral Course: International Business Seminar (Fall 1998), Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Graduate, Chancellor's Instructional Leadership Institute (Summer 1998), Virginia Community College System, Richmond, Virginia

Graduate, Leadership Hampton Roads Program (Spring 1991), Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk, Virginia


Co-Presenter: "Using WebEx Technology to Turn Your Classroom into a Webinar" - Introduced the ITTL grant. Economics Peer Group Meeting, Virginia Community College System, Richmond, VA (October 2010)

Co-Presenter: Distance Education Peer Group Meeting, Virginia Community College System, Richmond, VA (2010): "Using WebEx Technology to Turn Your Classroom into a Webinar" - Introduced the ITTL grant. (October 2010)

Co-Presenter: New Horizons Conference, Virginia Community College System, Richmond, VA (2010):  "Show Me the Equilibrium!" - A technological process utilizing a laptop, wireless digital tablet, blue tooth headset, and projector can be used to record lectures and allow for simultaneous online instruction while increasing transferable and hands-on student participation. Any facilitator with access to these technologies may incorporate this advanced instructional strategy into any classroom. (April 2010)


Adjunct Professor, MBA Flex Program, Mason School of Business, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. Teaching Managerial Economics to MBA Flex Program students. (July - August 2011)

Interviewed more than 70 times by WVEC TV, WAVY TV and Virginian Pilot Newspaper regarding President Obama's Economic Stimulus Legislation, Global Oil Price Effects on Local Gasoline Pump Prices, Global and Regional Economy, etc. (Nov. 2008 - Present). Full list of interviews

Norfolk City and Norfolk Sister City "Global Symposium": Moderator of first symposium by the City of Norfolk to examine how globalization affects the city's economy, educational infrastructure, and security. (June 2007)

Panelist, "On The Record", WVEC-TV, Topic: Globalization (June 2006)

Deutsche Telekom Project, Old Dominion University: Faculty volunteer to assist in a two-week program to orient Deutsche Telekom German managers regarding American business practices. (Fall 1998 Spring, Fall 1999, Spring, Fall 2000, Spring 2001)

Coddle Roasted Meats, Incorporated: Board Member (1997 - 2000), company national pre-cooked meat product sales grew from $1.5 million to $4.5 million annually. In 2000, company sold to Smithfield Foods, Incorporated.

Tidewater Community College (1987 - Present)

Professor of Business Management & Administration, Thomas W. Moss, Jr. Campus (2000 - Present)

Author of the Introduction to International Business course (BUS 280) that is now a required course for the TCC Business Administration degree. (2004)

Courses Taught: Introduction to International Business (On-Line), Economics (Macro, Lecture/On-Line), Business Statistics (Lecture/Online), Management (Lecture), Finance (Hybrid) and Introduction to Business (Lecture and On-Line).

Selected to be a VCCS Senior Economics Faculty Mentor to Old Dominion University Masters in Economics student. Mentored and oversaw the teaching of Macroeconomics course and other professional development activities. Student graduated December 2009. (Fall Semester 2009)

Associate Professor of Business, Thomas W. Moss, Jr. Campus (1997 - 2000)

College/Campus Wide Committees (1992 - Present ): Member, Academic Advising Task to reinvent and strategically design the admissions, counseling, academic advising and registration process for the college (2016 – Present); Member, Steering Committee for Faculty Leads Pilot Project to develop strategic scheduling of classes college wide and degree learning outcomes (December 2016 – Present); Member, TCC Marketing Committee to select vendor lead digital marketing contract (February 2017 – Present); Member, Business Administration Faculty Interview Panels for Chesapeake and Norfolk campuses; Member, Norfolk Campus Master Plan Committee, (2016 – Present); Member, Ad Hoc Committee of TCC Testing Center Procedures (2015 - present), Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Faculty Evaluation Process Review (2014 - present), Member, TCC Ad Hoc Committee for Multi-Year Faculty Appointments (2014 - present), Member, TCC Business Administration Degree Assessment Team (October 2014 - present), Member, Norfolk Campus Provost Search Committee (2014), Chair, Norfolk Business Administration Faculty Interview Panel (March 2013); Member, Dean - Business, Social Sciences and Public Service Interview Panel (June - July 2012); Member, Global Learning Community Committee (Fall 2008 - 2009); Member, Norfolk Campus Early Alert Task Force (2008); Member, President's Technology Strategic Planning Group (Fall 2006 - 2007); Member, TCC Enrollment Management Council (Fall 2006 - 2008); Member, TCC International Business Degree Faculty Committee to develop international business emphasis in Business Program. Authored the committee documents (September - December 2005); Member, TCC College Web Portal Content Team (January 2005 - 2006); Chair, Norfolk Campus Faculty Senate (January - May, 2005); Member, Norfolk Campus Faculty Senate (2004 - 2005); Chair, TCC Academic Curriculum & Instruction Committee (2002 - 2003, 2003 - 2004); Chaired or Member of Interview Panels to select College President, TCC Academic Dean, Dean for Business, Public Service & Social Science, Work Force Development Dean, Dean of Information Systems and various faculty positions (1992-2009); Member, TCC International Education Committee (1999 - 2000); TCC Team Member to develop a prototype "Retail Skills Center" for the $300 million Mac Arthur Center (1997). 

Director of Continuing Education, Thomas W. Moss, Jr. Campus (1994 - 1997)

Director of Continuing Education, Portsmouth Campus (1992 - 1994)

Assistant to the President (1987 - 1992): Duties assigned by TCC president and included overseeing the successful completion of the College Foundation's first $1 million capital campaign.

Adjunct Business Faculty, John Tyler Community College and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (1984 - 1987), Richmond, Virginia 

Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia (1982 - 1987)
Economic Analyst: Responsible for the accounting, economic and financial analysis of more than $1 billion of public utility cases before the Virginia State Corporation Commission. 

House of Delegates, The General Assembly of Virginia
Legislative Assistant to the Honorable L. Cleaves Manning, Vice Chair, House Appropriations Committee (1979 - 1985). Liaison to the Governor's Office and Cabinet Secretaries, House and Senate leaders and members regarding budget and legislative matters.


Member, Future of Hampton Roads Board, Incorporated, Norfolk, Virginia. Served on the FHR Board's Strategic Planning Committee that developed FHR's first five-year strategic plan focused on "moving minds, moving people and moving goods" in our large regional Hampton Roads economy. The strategic plan adopted by the FHR Board on June 11, 2015. (January 2012 - Present)

Second Vice President and Executive Committee Member, Norfolk Sister City Association Board
. A nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between U.S. and international communities. We strive to build global cooperation at the municipal level, promote cultural understanding and stimulate economic development. Convinced the board to develop its first “Norfolk Sister City Association Five Year Strategic Plan, 2016 - 2021.” Norfolk, Virginia. (2013 - Present)

Member and Past Co-President
(1995), William and Mary South Hampton Roads Chapter Alumni Board, Norfolk, Virginia. (1991 - 1996, 2012 - 2017)

, LEAD Hampton Roads Alumni Board, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. (December 2010 - 2013), Norfolk, Virginia.

, Norfolk Mayor's Downtown Forum: Community group to review and provide feedback on the economic development plans for the downtown area of the City of Norfolk, Virginia. (Fall 2007 - 2013)

, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Focus Group, Norfolk, Virginia: Reviewed NRHA's Draft Five Year Strategic Plan and gave review analysis of the plan. (November 2007).

, School of International Studies at Meadowbrook Middle School Advisory Board, Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, Va. Program focuses on understanding the development of the United States and its relationship to other countries, in addition to the study of world languages and world cultures. Students examine cultural traditions and explore contemporary lifestyles. (Fall 2007- 2012)

, Future of Hampton Roads, Inc. Regional Steering Study Group: Study proposal to examine ways to reduce the local requirements to seek legislative approval regarding how local government s govern. This process known as the "Dillon Rule" which a legal opinion that local governments are creatures of the state; and need permission from the state to alter certain local governing powers. Norfolk, Virginia. (Fall 2013)

Member, Future of Hampton Roads, Inc
. Regional Steering Committee Study Group: Study proposal to merge two regional Workforce Development Investment boards (Peninsula and Southside Hampton Roads) that oversee millions of dollars of workforce development funds. Study completed. Norfolk, Virginia. (Fall 2006)

, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Subcommittees: Growth & Development and Transportation, Norfolk, Virginia. (2004)

Member, Commission for Cultural Facilities, Arts and Entertainmen
t, City of Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia: Advisory commission reviewing the financial and operational activities for Scope Arena, Chrysler Hall, Harrison Opera House, Wells Theater, Tides Professional Baseball Stadium, MacArthur Memorial, Selden Arcade and Attucks Theater. (2002 - 2012)

Member, Freemason Street Association Civic League Board
, Norfolk, Virginia. (2002 - 2008)

Member, Downtown Norfolk Council 100
(1996 - 2002)
Member, Speakers Bureau Committee (2000 - 2002), Norfolk, Virginia. A business district organization focused on the development of downtown Norfolk, Virginia.

, Op Sail 2000 Volunteer Executive Committee: Coordinate "Governor's Ball Fireworks Reception" and "1,000 International Cadet Parade," Norfolk, Virginia. (June 2000)

, The Chrysler Museum's Board of Trustees Development Committee, Norfolk, Virginia. (1998 - 1999)

, The Chrysler Museum's Board of Trustees Marketing Task Force, Norfolk, Virginia. (1997 - 1998)

, Leadership Hampton Roads 10th Anniversary Committee, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk, Virginia (1997).

Chairman, "Education Day" Session for Leadership Hampton Roads Class of 1998, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk, Virginia. (1998)

Volunteer Director
, Opening Ceremonies – Harborfest, Festevents Incorporated, Norfolk, Virginia. (1997, 1998)

, Transportation Coalition Task Force: $9 Billion Construction Plan, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Norfolk, Virginia. (1996 - 1999)

, Greater Norfolk Corporation Minority Mentorship Program Task Force: Business mentorship program for minority business people, Norfolk, Virginia. (1996 - 1999)

, The Chrysler Council, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia. (1993 - 2001)

Member, D'Art Center Board, D'Art Center Gallery
 (1991 - 2007)
Member of Strategic Planning Committee (2003 - 2006)

, Leadership Hampton Roads Alumni Board, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce , Norfolk, Virginia. (1991 - 1992)

Founding President
(1991 & 92), For Art's Sake Board, The Chrysler Museum. Young professional volunteer organization supporting The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia. (1991 - 1993)

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