Author Profile

Ruth Veloria | Executive Dean of the School of Business, University of Phoenix

Current Position and Past Experience
Ruth Veloria is the Executive Dean for University of Phoenix School of Business and a senior executive with more than 15 years of experience in addressing business issues and opportunities.

Veloria is a former "top 3 firm" strategy consultant whose experience includes new market assessment, data analysis and modelling, market research and all aspects of customer relationship management. At University of Phoenix, Veloria is responsible for the academic quality of business programs, new program development, aligning curriculum with employer and industry needs and student retention. What fuels Veloria’s passion every day is her determination to create an environment that offers the finest possible student experience at the University; and that students graduate ready to tackle the job requirements of their chosen professions.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Veloria earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance, Marketing, and Veloria earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance, Marketing, and Organizational Behavior from the Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
As a mother of four kids, including a set of twins, Veloria spends a lot of time in active family activities; these include hiking on Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, cycling the trails around the botanical gardens and many hours on the sidelines of Arizona’s soccer fields. She is also a former board member of the Paradise Valley Mothers of Multiples.

Ruth Veloria can be found on LinkedIn and on Twitter.