For more information about enterprise risk management at Bentley, contact:

Donna Fletcher Brown, PhD
Associate Professor of Finance
Director of Risk Management Program
Hughey Center for Financial Services

Corporate Partnerships

The risk management program promotes and supports research that is relevant and practical to the business world. Corporate partnerships enable this objective. The risk management program seeks corporate partnerships for mutually beneficial research projects.


Software Company that provides IT support for compliance with Sarbanes Oxley. The CEO, Mike Duffy is '79 Alumnus of Bentley. The company gifted its 404 software to the college for academic use in curricula and faculty research in compliance and corporate governance.


Selected publications by our faculty in risk management (2000-2005):

Corporate Governance and Compliance

Abdonlmohammadi, Mohamad and Read, William. "Are Audit Opinion Modifications Associated with Future Financial Restatements?" forthcoming in the Journal of Forensic Accounting

Earle, Beverley and Madek, Gerald. The New World of Risk for Corporate Attorneys and Their Boards Post Sarbanes-Oxley: An Assessment of Impact and a Prescription for Action,” forthcoming at Berkeley Business Law Journal.

Current Research Initiatives

Research Review Committee

Risk Management research proposals in response to RFPs are reviewed by a faculty committee. The faculty review committee also serves as an advisory board for new RFP topics and invited academic research seminars. The faculty members are as follows:

Chair: Donna Fletcher, Associate Professor Finance Department

Anthony Buono, Professor Management and Behavioral and Political Sciences Department

Scott Callan, Professor Economics Department

What is an Emergency?

An emergency is any situation that requires immediate and prompt action. This includes circumstances that pose a threat to the health, safety or well-being of any student or member of the faculty or staff.

If you are concerned about any threatening situation affecting someone on campus, please call Campus Police at 781.891.3131.

The Campus Police dispatcher is able to reach all Bentley senior administrators and key personnel before and after regular business hours, in the event an emergency occurs.


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