Arthur Bradford was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Administration effective Oct. 1, 2020. Arthur is a seasoned finance executive with nearly 30 years of Fortune 100 experience in retail, real estate, consumer packaged goods, foodservice, and vending. In these roles, he created business strategies, promoted financial discipline, and developed talent.
A native of Jonesboro, a small town in North Louisiana, Arthur spent most of his career with PepsiCo and Walmart in various accounting and finance roles. Arthur has moved quite a bit throughout his career and has enjoyed every minute of it. He has lived in New Haven, Dallas, Baltimore, Chicago, Miami, Bentonville, Cincinnati, Bentonville, and now Dallas.
Arthur is an avid traveler, photographer, and moviegoer. In addition to leading Bible studies for many years now, Arthur enjoys cooking and entertaining family and friends in his home.
A certified public accountant, Arthur earned his B.S. in Accounting from Grambling State University, his M.B.A from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and his Master’s in Biblical & Theological Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary.
“This is personal for me. When I think about our students, their backgrounds and life experiences, I see myself. From a young age, I have always viewed education as the unrestricted passport to success. Empower. Transform. Strengthen. I believe in the mission at here UNT Dallas because it is personal. I am humbled to serve.”