About LIM College
Clinical Associate Professor
As a full-time faculty member in LIM College’s Fashion Merchandising Department, Marla Greene teaches a variety of courses, including Retailing, Buying and Merchandising Math, Advanced Buying and Planning, and Industry Exploration Internship.
Professor Greene’s students benefit from the extensive professional experience she brings to the classroom. Her career in the industry includes positions as a Merchandise Manager for Liz Claiborne Outlet Stores and as a Buyer for Bare Necessities, Belk Store Services, and Kids R Us.
In addition to her teaching duties, Professor Greene founded and is the faculty advisor for LIM College's chapter of the National Retail Federation Student Association. She also mentors students competing for the annual YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund and Geoffrey Beene case study competition. Additionally, Professor Greene developed the online STUDIO programs for the textbook Mathematics for Retail Buying and played an instrumental role in creating LIM College's Retail Buying & Planning track for Fashion Merchandising majors.
Professor Greene received LIM College’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2010 and was a President’s Award recipient in 2009. As the former advisor for the College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) chapter, she led her team to the SIFE National Championships in 2009 and 2010, a year in which the team achieved League Champion and national Semi-Finalist status.
Professor Greene holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo as well as a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Pace University’s Lubin Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the American Collegiate Retailing Association, National Retail Federation and Retail Marketing Society.
An avid Yankees fan and bird enthusiast, Professor Greene also enjoys swimming, golf, baking, and needlepoint in her spare time.