Dr. Rigoberto Rincones Gómez has served nationally and internationally in key leadership roles supporting student success, faculty excellence, scholarly activity, and institutional prominence. He has worked and taught in public and private colleges and universities; in urban, suburban, and rural settings; and with enrollment ranging from 3,500 to 67,000 students. He has co-authored several books, has designed and facilitated more than 100 workshops in 10+ countries, has published his work in prestigious refereed journal articles, has been keynote speaker in several countries, and has served on several boards.
As an Achieving the Dream Data Coach, Rigo currently advises the Community College of the District of Columbia and Prince George CC, and had worked directly with several ATD colleges that have earned the ATD Leader College Designation.
As a trusted colleague, advisor, and facilitator with outstanding multicultural, analytical, communication, project management, organizational, and collaboration skills, Rigo has conceptualized and executed performance-based strategies and policies. He has provided technical assistance on key national performance-based initiatives and recognitions including Aspen Prize, Baldrige, Florida Sterling, and AQIP while using 4DX, LEAN, and Design Thinking principles and practices.
Educational Background: He earned his Ph.D. in Evaluation, Measurement, and Research Design receiving a Provost's Special Recognition and an Outstanding Dissertation Award by Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society. He earned his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering and his Specialist and Master's degrees in Project Management in Engineering with Summa Cum Laude Honors and a President's Special Recognition for his second Master's degree in Educational Leadership.