Education

J.D. ,Rutgers University School of Law – Camden
MBA, Drexel University
CPA, New Jersey

Research Interests

1. Raising capital at all levels from: an entrepreneur’s own resources through angel investors, venture capital, SBICs, initial public offerings, traditional and junk bonds and commercial paper. This topic includes: work on valuation techniques and the structure of private equity deals and federal and state securities laws.

2. Corporate restructuring which involves identification of the root causes of poor performance and strategies for improvement. This interest is integrative bringing together tools and theories from: accounting, finance, economics, management and marketing. A related interest is bankruptcy and other laws that impact corporate restructuring.

Courses Frequently Taught

Raising Capital; Corporate Restructuring; Management Accounting; Foundations of Global Business Economics; Financial Accounting; Management of Investment Banking, Business Policy; Finance; and Financial Markets and Institutions.

Professional Activities & Honors

Member, Turnaround Management Association

Representative Publications

Raising Capital, Springer, April 2005, hardcover 378 pages, IBSN 0-38725319-X, Financial Analysis & Decision Making, McGraw-Hill, November 2002, hardcover 411 pages, IBSN 0-07140665-4, Financial Analysis & Decision Making (Chinese Translation) McGraw-Hill, January 2004, IBSN 957-493759-3, soft cover 411 pages.