Cary Countryman is a professor and chair of the Business Management Department at Brigham Young University–Hawaii, which draws students from all of the world. Countryman has worked on construction projects in Sendai, new program development at Meio University on Okinawa, and in doing consulting and academic research. In addition to Japan, he also assisted in new program development with Navamindradhiraj University in Bangkok, Thailand. In the past, Countryman has done hospitality technology workshops for hotel general managers from China and Mexico. He served in the Germany Munich Mission.