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Philip Rickard

Professor & Assistant Director, MBA / Director, Public Administration

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  • DBA, Northcentral University
  • MBA, Marshall University
  • BBA, Concord University

Location: Boone Business Building


Dr. Phil Rickard was born and lived in the state of West Virginia for 33 years. He has worked in various areas of financial and managerial accounting related to energy industries. He also has greater than 20 years of university teaching experience ranging from accounting, investments, business law, non-profit management, and public administration. He is passionate about equipping students and organizational leaders with the strategic business concepts and Biblical principles needed to be effective professionals. Dr. Rickard is married to his wife, Connie, and together they have two sons, Brock and Nicholas.

Areas of Expertise

  • Research and Development Reporting and Cost Management
  • Internal Control and Fraud Prevention
  • Strategic Management of Resources
  • Innovation and Intellectual Property
  • Customer Profitability Analysis

  • Certifications or Memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant since 1991
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant since 2015
  • CPA License in Tennessee and West Virginia
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants