Richard Kamenitzer

/Richard Kamenitzer

Richard Kamenitzer

Chief Financial Officer

EMERITUS – Associate Professor Arts Management/Director of the Arts Management Program at George Mason University College of Visual & Performing Arts, Kennedy Center DeVos Institute faculty member


Holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, an MBA in quantitative analysis and a law degree. Has done post-graduate work in higher education administration.


During the last forty-one years he has taught at the graduate and undergraduate level of seven U.S., four Chinese and 3 South Korean post-secondary institutions including elementary, intermediate and cost accounting, as well as business law, business statistics, collective bargaining, budgeting and planning for educational leaders and specifically in arts management – budget & finance, arts consultancy, professional development and boards of directors. In addition, he has run workshops for artists/artist managers in Swaziland (Africa) in 2011, as Cultural Envoy with the U.S. State Department.

Other Professional:

Initially started as a public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co and later moved into financial and executive management of community colleges, including such areas as construction management, collective bargaining, human resources, information technology, purchasing, facilities management and planning.

Arts-Related (Boards):

Washington Stage Guild (DC), Arts Council of Fairfax County (VA), Hamiltonian Artists (visual arts locate in Washington, DC) and illume productions, inc. (a documentary film company) in 2009, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Arts Administration Educators. (AAAE)


A member of Phi Beta Delta-National Honor Society for International Scholars, Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  Upon his retirement from George Mason University he has been bestowed with “EMERITUS” status by the Board of Visitors of the University.


“New Jersey Community Colleges Spend Money Wisely” (McGraw Hill Publications-College & University Business, June 1971); “Charting Management’s Course,” SUCCESSION, November 2002; “Arts Management Lexicon”, George Mason University, August 2011

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