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Expert in Investment Research, Portfolio Management, CFA, Equity Securities, and Corporate and International Finance

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Virginia (VA)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
• Tenured Expert's University professor; • Ph.D. in finance; • CFA, CIPM, and CAIA designations; • FINRA Arbitrator; • Over 40 publications focused on applications in finance; • Author of three curriculum reading for the CFA Institute; • Author of monograph for the CFA Institute Research Foundation, Investment Issues in Emerging Markets; • Author of texts regarding portfolio management practices and professional equity services; • CFA Digest Editorial Board member and author; • Seminar instructor for investment professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada for Charles Schwab, Kaplan Financial, and Scotia Bank; • Team Leader, Editor, and Author of CFA Exam and Curriculum material; and • Research cited in media such as the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, ABC World News This Morning, and SmartMoney.com.

corporate finance






securities valuation


securities arbitration


Business Valuation Standards


portfolio analysis


investment research


foreign currency exchange




financial research


international economics


international investment




securities finance

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Virginia Beach, Virginia;  Norfolk, Virginia;  Chesapeake, Virginia;  Richmond, Virginia;  Newport News, Virginia;  Hampton, Virginia;  Alexandria, Virginia;  Portsmouth, Virginia;  Lynchburg, Virginia;  and Suffolk, Virginia.

Often requested
with this expert:

Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Securities Industry, Stock...
Hedge Fund Operational Due Diligence, Private Equity, Fund...
Hedge Funds, Investments, Options, Securities Valuation,...
Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Futures, SEC...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1995   Ph.D.   Finance   Florida State University   Minor: Statistics
1983   BA   Economics   University of Maryland  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2000 to


(Undisclosed University)




Associate Professor


Career Accomplishments:

CFA Institute; CFA Virginia; Eastern Finance Association; Financial Management Association; Southern Finance Association



Professional Appointments

Reviewer, Presenter, Discussant, Session Chair, and Program Committee Member for numerous academic journals and meetings, 1994 to present.


Robins School of Business Outstanding Scholarship Award, 2003 Robins School of Business Summer Research Fellowships, 2001-2008 Elected Beta Gamma Sigma, 1990

Publications and Patents Summary

He has written over 40 research papers and coauthored two books

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Financial Analysts Journal  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Consulted to Charles Schwab in 2001
  • SCOTIA BANKPresented Portfolio Theory seminar to Scotia McLeod investment advisors in 2006
  • FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY (FINRA)Dispute Resolution Arbitrator April 2003 to present
  • KAPLAN FINANCIALPresented CFA exam preparatory seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada Author and editor of CFA exam preparatory materialMarch 2003 to 2010
  • CFA INSTITUTETeam Leader, Editor, and Author of Exam and Curriculum materialForensic Analyst, Senior Exam Grader, Assistant Grading Captain, and Standard SetterCFA Digest Editorial Board memberCIPM GIPS Benchmark Working Group memberHearing Panel Pool of the Disciplinary Review Committee memberAuthor and editor of numerous summaries of academic publications for the CFA Digest October 2001 to present
Recent Client Requests:
  • Finra expert for consulting on FINRA help.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Economic Loss Calculation; Business Valuation; and Arbitrator for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and NASD Dispute Resolution
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in securities analyst regulation and compliance.
  • Expert in Paron v. Rothstein Kass.
  • FINRA misrepresentation and suitability expert witness for FINRA arbitration.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2014 to 2014   Hong Kong   Performed consulting services for CFA Institute
2017 to 2017   New Zealand   Performed consulting services for CFA Institute
2018 to 2018   Thailand   Performed consulting services for CFA Institute
2003 to 2010   Canada   Performed consulting services for Kaplan Financial

Additional Skills and Services:

Instructor for CFA exam prep seminars; Portfolio Management seminars, and Investment Research seminars

Other Skills and Services

Team Leader, Editor, and Author of CFA Exam and Curriculum material


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