Tim Truitt

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Tim Truitt is currently a chief administrative officer at the University of California San Diego and adjunct professor and doctoral mentor at Walden University. Dr. Truitt’s experience includes serving as a chief executive officer, chief administrative officer, and chief financial officer in the private, government, and nonprofit sectors with various governments and university representatives in the USA and overseas. He has a bachelor’s degree in international development studies, an MBA and PhD in business administration with a concentration in financial management. He has more than 15 years of experience in scholarly activities in leadership, ethics, strategic planning, project management, accounting, finance, business management practices and team building. Dr. Truitt works with entrepreneurial and sustainability initiatives in developing countries, fostering global justice, gender equality, low-cost housing and environmental sustainability and disseminating project management techniques enhancing nonprofit organizational development, funding diversification and sustainability. He joined Walden’s faculty in 2008.

Courses Taught

DDBA 9000 - Doctoral Study Completion

DDBA 8101 - Doctoral Study Mentoring

MMBA 6252V - International Finance

PMGT 3000D - Project Mgmt Strategies

BUSI 2003D - Operations


PhD, Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ,

MBA, Baker College, Flint, MI,

BA, Long Island University, Friends World Program

Public Service

Board, Organizer -

Board, Volunteer -


Rivers, M. J., Truitt, T. (2014). A Union Representative's Perspective of Declining Union Membership. SSRN Electronic Journal

Truitt, T. (2007). Exploring effects of innovation management: A selective study of non-profit managers' perceptions.

Truitt, T., Church, A. (2017). Brazilian women entrepreneurs: Exploring sustainability as a strategy for developing resilient business organizations. Small Business Institute Journal

Truitt, T., Naru, H. S. (2013). Can Partial Offshoring Contribute Growth of Multinational Electronic Manufacturing Service Companies in the United States? . International Journal of Applied Management and Technology