Richard Castleberry

Mays Full-Time MBA and MS Business Programs


Richard Castleberry is the Director of the Mays Full-Time MBA and MS Business Programs at Mays Business School. Most recently, Richard served as the university wide head of business development for academic programs for Nazarbayev University (NU) in Astana, Kazakhstan. Prior to this, he served as the Director of Business Development and Assistant Dean of Marketing and Communications for NU’s graduate business school.  As a member of the leadership team, he was instrumental in the founding of NU’s business school and worked very closely with its strategic partner – Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.  Richard led recruiting efforts for all master’s and PhD programs.  He also cultivated the university’s corporate partnerships across the world and has also taught many business courses at various institutions. 

Richard earned an MBA degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California with a concentration in marketing.  He received a BS with a concentration in international business and marketing from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.