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Claude Cicchetti
Program Director, Master of Science in Finance; Lecturer

Claude Cicchetti is director of the Master's of Science in Finance graduate program, and a lecturer for Bentley's Finance Department. Claude comes to Bentley after a position as head of global asset allocation and fixed income funds at UBS Asset Management in Switzerland. He has also lead departments at UBS in London and gained extensive derivative markets experience as head of capital markets for Bank of Boston, also in London. As a professor of International Finance, his particular interests lay in foreign exchange, fixed income, portfolio management, and derivative products. Claude has a degree in Economics and Philosophy from Hamilton College and has a Masters in Finance from the University of London.

Office: Morison Hall 121 | 781.891.2511 | ccicchetti@bentley.edu

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Otgo Erhemjamts
Associate Professor of Finance

Otgo's primary research interests are corporate finance and corporate governance topics such as M&As, going-public and debt financing decisions, executive compensation, and risk management. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in investments and equity valuation. Erhemjamts' prior teaching experience includes teaching corporate finance and risk management courses at the Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Donna Fletcher
Professor of Finance

Fletcher's research and teaching interests focus on derivatives, international finance, investments, capital markets and corporate governance and compliance. Donna worked as an auditor for Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., and as an accountant and tax associate for Goldman Sachs & Co., investment bank.

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Deborah Gregory
Lecturer of Finance

Gregory is a member of the Boston Security Analysts' Society, CFA Institute, Financial Management Association International, International Association of Analytical Psychology, and the New England Society of Jungian Analysts. She has been published by the Journal of Financial Crime and the Journal of Behavioral Finance.

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Atul Gupta
Professor of Finance

Gupta's areas of interest include corporate finance and financial institutions. Atul's current research interests relate to CFO compensation, defined benefit pension plans, and the significance of executive gender on corporate policy.

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George “Skip” Hachey
Associate Professor of Finance

Hachey is the academic coordinator for Bentley Estonia programs funded by the USAID and USIA. Currently, he is developing interdisciplinary business courses and implementing enterprise software such as SAP into the Finance curriculum. George has written various articles on capital markets and international finance with particular emphasis on the Eurocurrency market and financial futures. Formerly, Hachey taught at University of Rhode Island, University of New Hampshire and Merrimack College.

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Kershen Huang
Assistant Professor of Finance

Huang is focused on corporate finance. Kershen has taught MBA Financial Institutions, MBA Corporate Finance, and Undergraduate Financial Management. Prior to joining Bentley University, Huang taught at the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University.

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Marcia Millon Cornett
Professor of Finance

She received her B.S. degree in economics from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in finance from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Dr. Cornett has written and published several articles in the areas of bank performance, bank regulation, corporate finance, and investments. Articles authored by Dr. Cornett have appeared in such academic journals as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of Financial Economics, Financial Management, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. In 2008, she was ranked the 124th most published out of more than 17,600 authors and the number five female author in finance literature over the last 50 years.

Along with Anthony Saunders, Dr. Cornett has recently completed work on the eighth edition of Financial Institutions Management (McGraw-Hill/Irwin) and the sixth edition of Financial Markets and Institutions (McGraw-Hill/Irwin). With Troy A. Adair, Jr. (Harvard University) and John Nofsinger (University of Alaska, Anchorage), she has also recently completed work on the third edition of Finance: Applications and Theory and the second edition of M: Finance (McGraw-Hill/Irwin).

Professor Cornett serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Services Research, Review of Financial Economics, Financial Review, and Multinational Finance Journal. Dr. Cornett has served as a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and the Finance Committee of the SIU Credit Union. Dr. Cornett has also taught at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, the University of Colorado, Boston College, Southern Methodist University, and Boston University.

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David Milton
Senior Lecturer of Finance

Milton's teaching interests are personal financial planning, corporate finance, real estate and insurance. David has 30 years of business experience; was a Certified Financial Planner and is an Accredited Tax Adviser. He does consulting work in personal financial planning, business financial management and business valuation.

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Kristi Minnick
Assistant Professor of Finance

Minnick's research focuses on empirical corporate finance, particularly corporate governance, executive compensation, director compensation and banking. She has also studied the benefits of levered repurchases, write-offs and director-aimed lawsuits. Her academic interests include corporate finance, business finance, international finance, investments and banking. In addition to teaching at John Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, Minnick was a business analyst at Fidelity Investments, as well as a visiting scholar at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. She has presented at conferences in the U.S. and abroad, including in the Czech Republic, Spain, and the Netherlands, and is published in the Journal of Financial Research and Journal of Business.

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Jim Musumeci
Professor of Finance

Musumeci earned all three of his degrees from the University of Texas. His teaching interests include corporate finance and investments. Jim's outside interests include bridge, chess and math puzzles.

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David Pope
Adjunct Lecturer of Finance

Pope is an investment management professional with 15 years of experience in developing quantitative tools, formulating investment strategies, and managing equity and fixed income portfolios. He has an extensive background in equity and derivatives valuation and the use of related quantitative methods for portfolio management. Pope has served as vice president for two major investment management firms. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a master’s degree in Finance from Boston College.

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Kartik Raman
Associate Professor of Finance

Raman is the George and Louis Kane Professor of Finance at Bentley. Raman studies agency, product markets, and financial reporting choices in the context of corporate investment and financing decisions. His research has been published in top-tier finance and accounting journals.

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Leonard Rosenthal
Professor of Finance

Rosenthal's areas of interest are corporate governance, equity valuation, portfolio management and international finance. He has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Financial Management and Financial Analysts Journal. Previously, Leonard taught at Boston University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Baruch College, CUNY.

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David Simon
Professor of Finance

Simon's primary research interests include derivatives, fixed income, commodities and trading strategies.

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Jahangir Sultan
Professor of Finance

Sultan is the Founding Director of the Hughey Center for Financial Services. Jahangir's research interests include international finance, international investment, financial liberalization in emerging economies, and time-series modeling. Sultan has received awards and grants from Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), Binational Fulbright Commission, Bentley College, Columbia University, and the Asian Development Bank. Previously, Sultan taught at Texas A&M University.

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Phil Uhlmann
Senior Lecturer of Finance

Phil's research interests include international finance, economics and political business cycles, especially as these areas relate to multinational banking and financial services, country risk management and international relations. Uhlmann had a twenty-five-year career at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Vancouver and Toronto, largely in corporate and international credit and risk management. He was an officer of the bank from 1992 to 1998. Uhlmann was granted four educational leaves by CIBC, last from 1998 to 2002 to undertake PhD studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

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