De'Arno De'Armond

De'Arno De'Armond, Ph.D. 

Associate Dean of Graduate School & Research and Paul Engler Professor of Business & Finance

Office: Kilgore Research Center, Room 122
Phone: 806-651-2490
Dr. De'Armond's Curriculum Vitae

Professional Profile

Dr. De'Armond joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business as a part time instructor in 2001 and later joined full-time in 2003. He received a B.B.A. in Marketing from West Texas A&M University in 1998, an M.B.A. from West Texas A&M University in 2001, and a Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University in 2009. He was named the Paul Engler Professor of Business in 2019. 

Dr. De'Armond currently serves as an Associate Dean of Graduate School and Research.  Prior to joining academics full time, Dr. De'Armond worked in corporate support roles for technology based multinational companies. 

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. De'Armond teaches financial planning, risk management, and sales management of financial services. Dr. De'Armond brings a broad educational and professional background to each lecture, and serves on many college, university, and community-wide service-based committees and initiatives.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. De'Armond's primary research interests consist of financial planning practice management effectiveness, financial literacy, and financial services marketing. Dr. De'Armond has been featured in such journals as The Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, Financial Services Review, The Southwestern Economic Review, and many others.

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