Faculty/Staff

Exceptional Faculty who are Business Professionals

Our finance faculty brings real-world experience into the classroom. While we certainly earned our academic credentials, we are not career academics, and that matters. You’ll have access to our industry connections and life experience long after your time at Ashland University ends.

Faculty & Staff

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Chuck Bryant
Professional Instructor
222, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.207.6910
cbryant@ashland.edu
Prior to joining Ashland University, professor Chuck Bryant spent 15 years in the industry working and consulting with leading multinational corporations. His areas of expertise in the industry included corporate finance, strategic planning and corporate valuation. Chuck received his Masters of Business Administration degree at Ashland University, with primary study in finance and international business. Upon... Read More

Dr. James Falter
Assistant Professor
103, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5229
jfalter@ashland.edu
Dr. Falter teaches Investments, Business Finance, Security Analysis, Portfolio Management and Managerial (MBA) Finance and is the Advisor to the Eagle Investment Group.  He holds two finance industry designations, the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).  In addition to a decade of experience in the financial services industry, Dr. Falter was the recipient of a Fulbright... Read More

Tina Lillo
Administrative Assistant
101 B, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5213
tlillo@ashland.edu
Tina Lillo joined Ashland University in the fall of 2012 bringing over 20 years administrative experience to the College of Business & Economics.  Previous experience consists of work at the city and county government levels as well as manufacturing experience on-site at the General Motors Ontario Stamping Plant. Tina supports the departments of economics/finance, including the Eagle Investment Group, business... Read More

Dr. Mark Nadler
Chair, Associate Professor
101 G, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5912
mnadler@ashland.edu
Dr. Mark A. Nadler is the A.L. Garber Family chair in economics and chair of the Department of Economics and Finance in the Dauch College of Business & Economics at Ashland University.  He has an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Ph.D. in economics. Dr. Nadler has many publications in the area of economic and financial education and is a monthly columnist for Employee Benefit News where he writes on 401(k... Read More

Terry Rumker
Assistant Professor
235, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5191
trumker@ashland.edu
Professor Terry Rumker, assistant professor of finance, joined the faculty in 1989.  He is a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) and earned a Master 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... Read More

Dr. Hongxia Wang
Associate Professor
221, Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics
419.289.5222
hwang2@ashland.edu
Dr. Hongxia Wang, associate professor of finance, joined Ashland University in 2009. Her teaching interests are corporate finance and financial institutions. Her current research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, CEO succession, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility and financial institutions. Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.