Dr. Ricardo H. Archbold is a former District Finance Manager for a medium-sized district of a $67 billion USD company. As Finance Manager for the district, Dr. Archbold was responsible for all financial operations for a district spanning 52,000 square miles and approximately 10,000 employees. The finance staff reporting to me was comprised of five major groups, Budget and Financial Analysis; Financial Control and Support Group; Statistical Programs; Time and Attendance Systems (Payroll); Purchasing and Contracting. The District's annual operating budget was over $800 million to support 540 associated offices, 153 stations/branches/contract stations, 4 processing and distribution centers, 4 vehicle maintenance facilities, and a district support office. In addition to the operating budget, we were also responsible for capital expense projects to include new construction, equipment, and vehicle purchases.
His academic background consists of a Doctor of Business Administration degree with honors in management, a Master of Business Administration degree with honors in finance, and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. Other duties include Certified Doctoral Dissertation Chair. Currently serving as faculty member for Khalifa University of Science and Technology where he facilitates business courses in accounting, finance, management, and economics.
Other university service includes Project Coordinator for the Bloomberg Finance Lab; Committee Member of the University Curriculum Committee; Course Coordinator for Accounting and Finance course; Member, HSS Faculty Recruitment.