Botts Professor of Finance/Associate Professor of Finance
Ph. D. in Finance, University of Arkansas, June 1986.
Minor: Economics and Management
MBA Management, Oral Roberts University, August 1979.
B.S. in Finance, University of Tulsa, May 1972.
Finance Department Coordinator, Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University, 2003 – 2008.
Associate Professor of Finance, Jacksonville University, 2006 – present.
Assistant Professor of Finance, Jacksonville University, 2003- 2006.
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Tampa, 1990- 1995.
Assistant Professor of Finance, Baylor University, 1983 - 1990.
Teaching Assistant, and Research Assistant, University of Arkansas, 1979 – 1982.
CEO of Tactical Capital Management 1995-Present. CEO of private wealth management firm headquartered in Tampa, Fl. Manage client investment portfolios.
Serve as expert witness in legal cases
Editor - Journal of Behavioral Studies in Business, 2008-Present.
Senior finance analyst, Williams Companies 1973- 1979. M&A analysis.
Recent Scholarship & Research
Venture capital, IPOs, Behavioral Finance and Portfolio Management
AABRI CONFERENCE ORLANDO 2012
January 2012; Orlando, FL
“Factors Affecting Freshman Retention” (with Barry Thornton and Carol Dole)
AABRI CONFERENCE NASHVILLE 2011
March 2011; Nashville, TN
“An Examination of the Relationship between Student Performance on The Business Game Simulation and the ETS Business Major Field Exam” (with Barry Thornton , Russell Baker, and Mohamad Sepehri)
AABRI CONFERENCE ORLANDO 2010
September 2010; Orlando, FL “The Impact of Student Perceptions of “Hotness” and Easiness on Teaching Evaluations” (with Barry Thornton and Mohamad Sepehri)
- Teaching Interests
- Investments, security analysis, portfolio management and entrepreneurial finance
- Personal Interests
- Tennis and reading