Dr Errol A. Samuels has had a distinguished career in Finance and Business both as a corporate executive as well as an academician. Born in Jamaica he spent some of his formative years in the USA and the UK, and currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida.
He attended Rutgers University in New Jersey obtaining an undergraduate degree in Economics and an MBA in Professional Accounting. Later on he obtained a Doctorate in Business Administration. He worked for many years as Comptroller and Finance Director for two Fortune 500 companies in their overseas subsidiaries. During this time he was responsible for Human Resource Management, and other Administrative functions in addition to overseeing all aspects of Accounting,Financial reporting, Budgeting, and Treasury.
He made a career switch to teaching at the University level in 2003 and has taught from then to date at Keiser University, in Florida both at the undergraduate as well as graduate levels. He has until most recently been the Program Director for the MBA program at The Tallahassee campus of Keiser University. His areas of teaching specialty are Financial and Managerial Accounting, International Business, Human Resource Management, Leadership, and Organizational Change. He has also been employed as Adjunct Professor at Florida A&M University teaching classes in Financial and Managerial Accounting.
Dr Samuels has published two books. The first is autobiographical, outlining the first three decades of his life and is entitled, The Triangle Route. His second book published in 2015 is entitled Terrorism: A Paradigm Shift in Corporate Risk Management. This book deals with the emerging risk of terrorism and suggests modalities on how corporate managers can best handle this element of risk.
Dr Samuels is married and has two adult children. His son who has a degree in Criminal Justice works for the State of Florida. His daughter is a Gynaecologist currently completing her residency in New York city. Heenjoys getting his hands dirty doing back-yard gardening. His wife is the creative one. He does the grunt work. He likes listening to Jazz, Classical, and Reggae music and has an extensive collection. He is a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and does Prison Ministry among his other functions as a Deacon at his church.
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