Top MBA Capstone Student - Richard Curtis

Photo of Richard Curtis Accepting award

The Fred and Lenora Ditzel MBA Award, established in honor of Dr. Anita Jose for the top student in her MBA capstone course, Management Policy, was presented to Richard Curtis at Hood College’s 2018 Graduate Degree Recipient Reception.

Richard Curtis

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  • The George B. Delaplaine Jr. School of Business

Over the course of Richard’s twenty-year career, he served in multiple command and staff positions in the Department of Defense, including: Director of Material Fielding, Rear Detachment Commander, Executive Officer, Task Force Director of Logistics, Chief of Warehousing Operations, and Chief of Inventory Management.

In 2014, Richard joined the 3M team taking on responsibility for 3M Health Care Business Group’s support to the DOD. Later on, he assumed responsibility for support to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Richard is a Certified Material and Resource Professional (CMRP) credentialed through the Association of Healthcare Resource and Material Managers (AHRMM). He also holds a Baccalaureate degree in Political Science from Ohio University, a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University, and is a Doctorate of Business Administration Candidate at Hood.

On top of all this, Richard volunteers as an officer of the AMSUS Sustaining Members Group and as a member of the Hood College Marketing Research Committee in support of the College’s 2017-2022 strategic plan. Congratulation to Richard on all of his amazing accomplishments!