• Darien Leiker Photo

    DARIEN LEIKER

    Associate Professor
    Business Administration Department

     

    Beeville & Pleasanton Campuses
    Phone: 830-569-4222 Ext. 1208
    Email: djleiker@coastalbend.edu
    Beeville Office – E 114 Pleasanton Office - 114
  • Darien Leiker serves as Associate Professor for the Business Administration Department.  He began his academic career at Northwest Kansas Vo-Tech in Goodland, Kansas and Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas where he received an Associate in Science degree in Drafting.  For two years he worked in industry as a civil engineering drafter at Professional Engineering Consultants in Wichita, Kansas.  He then returned to academia to pursue higher degrees of education. He earned both B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Fort Hays State University and Wichita State University respectively.   Other industry work experience includes management positions in the healthcare industry as well as an analyst position with the state of Kansas focusing entrepreneurial development and growth.  He has been with Coastal Bend College full time for 8 years all in business and technology areas. He is certified in Distance Learning through the college and stays current in instructional design trends.  He also serves as the Pleasanton Campus sponsor for Phi Theta Kappa.   Mr. Leiker is a very active supporter of Our Lady of Grace Academy in Leming Texas.  Two of his children attend the private grade school.  As an educator he contributes to school through PTC representation and volunteers’ time in numerous fundraising activities.  He and his wife enjoy raising their three children as well as traveling to interesting places in their spare time.