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Dr. Dan Fox, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
Office: Dauch 248
Peoples Bank Case Study Competition
Pictured left to right - Brad Metcalfe, Gavin Mawhorr, Ryan Mullins, Dr. James Falter
Ashland University was invited to a regional financial services case-study competition in Marietta, Ohio on February 1, 2014. After several months of preparation led by their advisor Dr. James Falter, the team of Gavin Mawhorr, Brad Metcalfe and Ryan Mullins presented their comprehensive analysis. The analysis involved the strategic planning for a regional bank. The annual competition is hosted by Peoples Bank and allows students to interact with executive management of the bank while participating in a recruitment event.
Manage $1.3 Million of AU endowment
Corporate and Asset Management tracks
Our major in Finance will let you develop the money management and leadership skills you need to succeed in the business world. Through the Eagle Investment Group and our on-campus Trading Room, you will invest and manage real money in real markets.
What You’ll Love About the Finance Major:
2014 CFA Institute Research Challenge
Pictured left to right - Katie Adams, Leslie Johnson, Josh Payne, Joe Grimwood, Dr. James Falter
A team of Ashland students competed in the 2014 CFA Institute Research Challenge, sponsored by the CFA Society of Cleveland on February 22nd, 2014. After participating in the Midwest Investments Conference in October (2013), the team of Katie Adams, Joe Grimwood, Clay Harris, Leslie Johnson and Josh Payne prepared a written research report on Nordson Incorporated over several months. As a part of this competition, a team of four students presented and defended their analysis to a panel of industry judges. Their faculty advisor, Dr. James Falter said, "The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an incredible opportunity for students to gain "real-world" experience in equity analysis."