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Masters of Finance Faculty

George “Skip” Hachey

Associate professor, Finance

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

Jim Musumeci

Professor, Finance

Earned all three of his degrees from the University of Texas. Teaching interests include corporate finance and investments. Outside interests include bridge, chess and math puzzles.

Deborah Gregory

Lecturer, Finance

Member of Boston Security Analysts' Society, CFA Institute, Financial Management Association International, International Association of Analytical Psychology, and New England Society of Jungian Analysts. Has been published by the Journal of Financial Crime and the Journal of Behavioral Finance.

Kartik Raman

Associate professor, Finance; George and Louis Kane Professor of Finance

Studies agency, product markets, and financial reporting choices in the context of corporate investment and financing decisions. Research has been published in top-tier finance and accounting journals.

Leonard Rosenthal

Professor, Finance

Areas of interest are corporate governance, equity valuation, portfolio management and international finance. 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 taught at Boston University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Baruch College, CUNY.

Jahangir Sultan

Professor, Finance

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

Marcia Cornett

Professor, Finance

Has written and published several articles in the areas of bank performance, bank regulation, and corporate finance. In 2008, she was ranked as the 124th most published of over 17,600 authors and the No. 5 female author in the finance literature in the last 50 years .

David Simon

Professor, Finance; Stanton Professor of Finance

Research interests include derivatives, fixed income, commodities and trading strategies.

Otgo Erhemjamts

Associate professor, Finance

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. Teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in investments, and equity valuation. Prior teaching experience includes teaching corporate finance and risk management courses at the Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Donna Fletcher

Professor, Finance; Wilder Teaching Professor

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

Kershen Huang

Assistant professor, Finance

Focused on corporate finance. Has taught MBA Financial Institutions, MBA Corporate Finance, and Undergraduate Financial Management. Prior to joining Bentley University, taught at Mays Business School of Texas A&M University.

David Milton

Senior lecturer, Finance

Teaching interests are personal financial planning, corporate finance, real estate and insurance. Has 30 years of business experience; was a Certified Financial Planner and is an Accredited Tax Adviser. Does consulting work in personal financial planning, business financial management and business valuation.

Phil Uhlmann

Senior lecturer, Finance

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. Twenty-five-year career at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Vancouver and Toronto, largely in corporate and international credit and risk management. Officer of the bank from 1992 to 1998. 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.

David Pope

Adjunct lecturer, Finance

Investment management professional with 15 years of experience in developing quantitative tools, formulating investment strategies, and managing equity and fixed income portfolios. Has an extensive background in equity and derivatives valuation and the use of related quantitative methods for portfolio management. 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.

Kristi Minnick

Assistant professor, Finance

Research focuses on empirical corporate finance, particularly corporate governance, executive compensation, director compensation and banking. Has also studied the benefits of levered repurchases, write-offs and director-aimed lawsuits. 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, 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.

Atul Gupta

Professor, Finance

Areas of interest include corporate finance and financial institutions. Current research interests relate to CFO compensation, defined benefit pension plans, and the significance of executive gender on corporate policy