Dr. De'Armond joined the College of Business of West Texas A&M Univeristy in 2003. He received a B.B.A. in marketing from West Texas A&M in 1998, a M.B.A. from West Texas A&M in 2001 and a Ph.D. in financial planning from Texas Tech University in 2009. Prior to joining academics full time, Dr. De'Armond worked for both CompUSA and NEC America in corporate support roles. Serving as a professor of finance, Dr. De'Armond teaches risk management, financial planning, sales management and personal selling. With over 300 combined college credit hours obtained from West Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University, Dr. De'Armond brings a broad educational and professional knowledge base to each and every lecture.