Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Faculty & Research

Dr. Michael Adams




AACSBAACSB Accreditation
 

Botts Professor of Finance/Associate Professor of Finance

Education
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.
 
Academic Experience
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.
 
Professional Experience
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