Enrique A. Riggs, D.D.S., MBA

Enrique A. Riggs, DDS, MBA is a dentist and international business developer with interest in the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean.  He was a co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Small Business Stock Exchange of America which provided expansion capital to companies not able to qualify for listing on any existing exchanges. This exchange would be the 13th member of an international organization of secondary market exchanges that grew to 33 foreign countries.

Dr. Riggs has 32 years of active and reserve duty with the U.S. Army, ending his military career as 1 of 6 Regional Commanders army-wide.  As the Commander (DIMA) of the North Atlantic Regional Dental Command (NARDC), Colonel Riggs was the Commander of all Reserve Component Dental Activity in 22 states, and Deputy Commander of the Active Component.  Over a ten-month period, he was the sole representative of the U. S. Army Dental Command (DENCOM), along with the New York County Dental Society, to accompany the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner to identify remains of victims from the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, and subsequently American Airlines Flight # 587, which crashed on takeoff from Kennedy Airport the following month. Although retired from the military, Colonel Riggs maintains a military connection as a military academy liaison (MALO) to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

He currently serves as a Trustee to the Boulé Foundation and as Chairman of the Grand International Initiatives Committee.  He also serves on the board of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce where he is on the Executive Committee, and the Consortium for Africa. 

Dr. Riggs earned his B.A. from Central State University in Psychology, M.S. from SUNY at Albany in Counseling, D.D.S. from Howard University, and an MBA from Iona College in Finance and International Business - Capital Markets.  He is also a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College, the National Defense University and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.