Doctor Arthur Barber



My diverse career includes managing training departments at multiple Fortune 500 organizations, serving as a primary management consultant to one of the largest retail banks in the world as well as enjoying the benefits of an entrepreneur. I am a former school committee member as well as "chairperson" in the town of Andover. I founded the Andover Coalition for Education (ACE) foundation and have enjoyed the privilege of teaching at Northeastern University for over ten years. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: communication skills, presentation skills, assessing and building leadership, problem solving and decision making, business ethics, etc. I am certified to teach via Blackboard. The majority of my students are in the Global Classroom (international students).


Doctor of Education from University of Massachusetts - Amherst (1978)

Professional Experience

Professional work experience includes:

Wang Laboratories

IBM (dealership)



Department of Defense (Portsmouth Navy Shipyard/management training program staff)

Consulting clients include, but are not limited to: Chemical Bank (JP Morgan Chase), Reebok, New Balance, Lightolier, etc.

I owned an operated a chain of retail outlets under the banner of a Fortune 100 organization

I also lecture at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the College of Management. Courses include Business Writing and Analysis, Government and Corporate Relations, Ethics and MBA 682-Presentation Skills for Managers