Douglas Ruml, CFM, MA, Doctoral Candidate (Finance)
Professor Ruml did his undergraduate studies at Ohio State, Hebrew and Ambassador Universities. His Master’s degree was completed at the California State University. He is currently working on his doctorate in Business Administration at Northcentral University. Professor Ruml completed the Certified Financial Manager program at the Donald Regan School in Princeton, as well as achieving securities licenses in General Securities and Options (Series 7), Managed Futures and Commodities (Series 31), State Agent (Series 63), and Federal Investment Advisor (Series 65). He is a registered Property, Casualty, Life, Accident & Health, Variable Life, and Variable Annuity agent.
Professor Ruml began his career as a Reinsurance Broker in New York, where he created the first computer-based natural catastrophe models in-house for a major reinsurance intermediary. In the 1990's he was a co-founder of a British public software corporation (reinsurance underwriting/actuarial software, and corporate insurance distance learning), and was, in the following decade, an equity partner at a Columbus area boutique/specialist professional liability insurance firm, where he ran marketing and the loss control program.
As a global executive (and sometimes expatriate), Professor Ruml has lived in or extensively visited countries in North America, Europe, the Middle East, East Asia, and the South Pacific. He currently serves as a professor in the Graduate School of Business at Ohio Dominican University where he designed and teaches the Corporate Information Strategy & Management course.