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John J. Rivera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration

location Office Location: SBPA 138
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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John J. Rivera is an executive coach, consultant, and professor with more than 15 years of diverse professional, executive, and academic experience. He is a tenured associate professor of public administration with the University of Guam's School of Business & Public Administration, is the Master of Public Administration program director, and is co-founder and director for the Regional Center for Public Policy.

Rivera's expertise and forte is in human capital innovation through agile leadership transformation and organizational development -- specializing in emotional intelligence, personality type, and strategic talent capacity building. Throughout Guam and the region, Rivera has worked with a diverse array of companies from startups to global brands, federal, and public sector to nonprofits. His skill sets are complemented by some of the most prominent talent developmental assessments in the market today. He is Guam's first and only MBTI™ Master Practitioner and MBTI™ Certified Step III Practitioner, Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile (EMP) Founding Practitioner, the first Certified Manager (CM) Certified Instructor, and was among the first Emotional Intelligence (EQ-i) certified practitioners in Guam.


  • Ph.D., Organization and Management - Leadership Specialization, Capella University (Minn.)
  • BBA, PMBA, MPA, University of Guam
  • Executive Certificate in Public Policy for completion of:
    • Cyber Security: The Intersection of Policy and Technology Certificate, Harvard Kennedy School Exec. Ed.
    • Leadership in the 21st Century Program Certificate, Harvard Kennedy School Exec. Ed.
    • Emerging Leaders Program Certificate, Harvard Kennedy School Exec. Ed.
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF)
  • Certified Faculty Developer (CFD)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Manager (CM)
  • Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (KHS)
  • Equestrian Order of St. Sylvester Pope & Martyr (KSS)
  • L5 Behavioral Governance (L5)
  • Professional of Human Resource Management (PHR)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources – International (SPHRi)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP)


  • MBTI™ Certified Master Practitioner (Levels—Steps I, II, and III)
  • CPI™
  • EMP™ Founding Practitioner
  • EQ-i 2.0®
  • FIRO®
  • KGI®
  • MMTIC®
  • PMAI®
  • Strong®
  • TIPS™
  • TKI®

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Fred R. Schumann, Ph.D.


location Office Location: Dean's Office, 2nd Floor, SBPA Bldg.
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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Fred R. Schumann is a Professor of Global Resources Management in the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Guam. Dr. Schumann teaches courses in International Tourism and Tourism, Policy, Planning & Development, and other tourism-related courses in the university’s business program. He oversees the University of Guam’s International Tourism and Hospitality Management program and serves as graduate faculty member in the University’s Professional MBA program.

Dr. Schumann holds a B.A. from Western State College in Colorado, an M.A. from the University of Oregon, and a PhD from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. He has participated in various tourism-related economic revitalization projects with the University of Guam’s Pacific Center for Economic Initiatives (PCEI). Some of the PCEI projects he has worked on, either as team member or project director, include: Guam 2011 CEDS (Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy), Hagatna Revitalization Project, and Guam’s One Village One Product (OVOP) initiative. These projects were supported by Guam Economic Development Authority (CEDS) and U.S. Economic Development Authority (Hagatna Revitalization and OVOP).

Dr. Schumann is active in educating the community about the benefits of a well-managed tourism industry. He serves as Board Member of Guam’s Tourism Education Council (TEC) and Guam Sports Events, Inc. (GSEI).

Curriculum Vitae



  • B.A., History, Western Colorado University
  • M.A., Asian Studies, University of Oregon
  • Ph.D., Asia Pacific Studies – Tourism and Hospitality, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan)


 Randall V. Wiegand, MBA CFE, CGFM, CPA

Vice President, Administration & Finance / Chief Business Officer

location Office Location: Executive Offices, SBPA 256
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923
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  • B.A., Business Finance, Seattle Pacific University (Wash.)
  • MBA – Finance and International Business, University of Washington
  • Certified Public Accountant 
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Government Financial Manager
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary
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