Roberto CastanedaEducation

DBA, Argosy University; MBA, Northwestern University; BS, DePaul University

Research Interests

Incentive impact on micro-financing organizations; impact of governmental tax policy on dividends; impact of employee developmental training programs on organizational behavior; ethics training in the police department


Dr. Castaneda currently serves as program director for Walden’s BS in Accounting and MS in Accounting programs. With more than 30 years of experience in accounting and finance, he has served as a consultant for numerous Fortune 500 companies and worked in executive roles at corporations such as American Express, McDonald’s, PepsiCo, and Price Waterhouse. Dr. Castaneda also serves as a board member and treasurer for Friends of the Orphans (international orphanage organization), and Illinois Literacy Foundation, as well as the grants panelist finance specialist for the City of Chicago Cultural Center.