Billie Anderson

Assistant Professor
327 Bloch Heritage Hall

Billie Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics at UMKC’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Billie earned her Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the University of Alabama, Masters of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of South Alabama, and her Bachelor of Mathematics from Spring Hill College.

Before entering academia, Billie was a Research Statistician for SAS. SAS is a statistical software company headquartered in North Carolina. Billie wrote data mining algorithms for the banking and insurance industries. Billie was a SAS senior analytical trainer from 2012-2020. In this role, she taught analytical-based classes to professionals in organizations to help promote best statistical practices. And, she has consulted with different companies like Ann Taylor, Dunn & Bradstreet, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Lowes Home Improvement Store, and Starbucks. She assists these organizations in applying analytics to solve their business problems.

Billie’s research focus is in the statistical modeling of credit scoring with a particular interest in reject inference. She has published in journals such as Expert Systems with Applications and is currently working on a reject inference simulation study that she will submit to Operations Research.