Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1999. He is founder of, and advisor to, the Eagle Investment Group, a student-managed investment group, and founding director of the Institute for Contemporary Financial Studies. His areas of expertise include corporate finance, investment theory and strategy, financial risk, portfolio construction and management, Series 7 licensure, money and banking, security analysis, international finance and business policy and strategy. He received his Doctor of Business Administration in Management and Labor Relations from Cleveland State University, his Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from Case Western University and Bachelor of Arts in English from Hillsdale College.
An assistant professor of finance, joined Ashland University in 2009. Her areas of expertise include corporate finance, corporate governance, CEO turnover, succession, and compensation. She has published in Journal of Empirical Finance, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and other peer-reviewed journals. She earned her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Assistant Professor of Finance, joined the faculty in 1989. He is a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Ashland University. Teaching areas include personal finance, investments, and corporate finance. In addition, he is a partner and sole proprietor of two companies that work with organizations nationally in the area of financial literacy and life skills. He is a co-author of two books as well as a developer of interactive financial and life skills software. Prior to joining the university faculty, he worked for Fidelity Investments and was a general manager for Bob Evans restaurants.
Received his Masters of Business Administration degree at Ashland University, with primary study in Finance and International Business. Upon graduating, he received the inaugural MBA Hall of Fame Award. His areas of expertise include corporate finance, strategic planning, and corporate valuation. Chuck has written several academic research articles and been a presenter at multiple international conferences. Prior to joining Ashland University, Chuck spent 15 years in the industry working and consulting with world leading corporations. His areas of expertise include corporate finance, strategic planning, and corporate valuation.