Ted Digges

Ted Digges

MS, CPL®, ChFC®, CAPT, SC, USN (Ret.)

Ted Digges

Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership

Areas of Expertise:

Financial Planning, Leadership, Nonprofit Management, Strategic Management, Veterans Center

Bachelor of Science, U.S. Naval Academy
Master of Science in Management, Naval Post Graduate School
Master in National Security and International Studies, U.S. Naval War College
The Darden School’s Executive Program, University of Virginia


Ted Digges is Adjunct Professor of Management and Leadership at The American College of Financial Services. He joined The College in 2013 as the Executive Director of The American College Center for Veterans Affairs, focusing on empowering active duty, veterans, and their spouses with a second career in the financial services profession. In 2015 he expanded his role to include building synergies across all six Centers of Excellence at The College including Ethics, Financial Security, Retirement Income, Special Needs, Women in Financial Services, and Veterans Affairs.

Digges gained extensive experience over the course of a 27-year active duty military career in strategic planning, customer service, logistics, and program management. His assignments included tours all over the U.S. as well as in Asia-Pacific and Europe. As a Supply Corps officer, he served both in surface ships and submarines and was designated a Joint Qualified Officer, retiring as a Navy Captain. He is the former President of a non-profit organization in Hampton Roads, Va., which focused on engaging the military community and charitable endeavors. Prior to joining The College, he was a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management where he earned his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. He was recognized in 2016 as a Veteran of Influence by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

A native of Vienna, VA, Digges is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and earned Master's degrees from both the Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College; he is a graduate of The Executive Program at The Darden School, University of Virginia. He is designated a Certified Professional Logistician (CPL®) by the International Society of Logistics and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) by The American College of Financial Services.





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