Dr Eduardo Haynes

Board Chair, University of Phoenix


Dr. Eduardo Haynes has a rich history of over 19 years in financial services with IBM, Wachovia, Bank of America, Edward Jones, and over 10 years in higher education beginning with Shaw University & University of Phoenix. Currently, he is a School of Business Faculty member for the Charlotte Campus for University of Phoenix and a Research Affiliate for the School of Advanced Studies at UOPX. A graduate of the School of Advanced Studies at University of Phoenix, he holds a Doctorate in business administration, an MBA from the Goldbold School of Business at Gardner-Webb University, and a BS in business from North Carolina State University.

Active in the community, Haynes is the current Board Chair of Project One Scholarship Fund & the Mooresville Community Alliance, and was a member of the Mooresville Grade School District Business Advisory Council & the United Way of Lake Norman. He has also served on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Leadership Council and Impact Fund for the Foundation for the Carolinas.

Most recently, he was inducted into the 4th & 5th Editions of Who’s Who Black Charlotte and named the 2013 North Carolina Distinguished Faculty of the Year, 2008 Faculty of the Month, and 2008 Faculty of Excellence for the University of Phoenix. In 2011, Eduardo received the prestigious Ted Jones Prospecting Award, which is awarded to new financial advisors in the first year of service by establishing 120 client relationships or more. In addition, Haynes was awarded as the Pioneer Award, named in honor of Zeke McIntyre, which recognizes new financial advisors who achieve high levels of success early in their careers with
Edward Jones.

Lastly, Haynes was inducted into the Gardner-Webb’s Gallery of Distinguished Alumni for 2010, which the holds in high regard outstanding alumni and friends who demonstrate the values upon which Gardner-Webb was founded and who help to shape our local and global communities while serving to inspire current and prospective students. Through this initiative, the University recognizes and honors alumni and friends who have made significant contributions in their field of service and in the communities in which they serve. Haynes also was the recipient of the Gold, Silver, Bronze & President’s Volunteer Service Awards from Bank of America. In 2007, Haynes was named one of the most influential African-Americans in the Charlotte area by WSOC-TV.