Associate Dean of Administration and Finance
As a member of the Rutgers Business School’s executive leadership team, Manish Kumar serves as the Associate Dean of Administration and Finance for both the Newark and the New Brunswick campus. He is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief of Staff for RBS. He also oversees all Human Resource and administrative functions for the school.
He has an MBA and an electrical engineering degree. Furthermore, he has received prestigious certifications: one in management and leadership from MIT and a second in crisis leadership from Harvard. His professional expertise includes improving budgets, standardizing reporting procedures for new programs and capital expenditures, and creating data-driven decision-making tools. During his tenure at the University of Idaho, he was celebrated for creating the first metrics-driven strategic planning process for the college enabling executive leadership to make optimal decisions about budgeting and resource allocation.
Manish also has private-sector background and has worked with American Express and American Automobile Association (AAA) in leadership positions.