At UW-Whitewater

University - Faculty/Staff
Finance & Business Law
Add'l Pay Non-Instructional
Office Location
HH 4401

Started out my business career working in my family's mortgage business. Upon completion of my BBA, I worked on the credit side of commercial banking working with companies in many different industries. The main focus was on healthcare facilities, primarily nursing homes, manufacturing, and real estate developers. I then pursued my MBA. Upon completion, I went to work for an investment bank as an equity trader. I started out trading many manufacturers with the later focus on technology and software companies. Eventually I left and started a business with locations in two states working with kids that have neurological and neuro behavioral disorders. I am a licensed signing agent and invest personally in real estate and the stock market with other investors when I am not teaching Real Estate, Business Finance, or Entrepreneurial Finance at UWW. I am also Assistant Director of the Launchpad Program, Consult for Startup Businesses, and actively participate in various Startups.

Leon P. Hermsen Teacher of the Year
August 2020
College of Business and Economics UWW
Inspirational Impact Award Nominee
November 2018
University of Wisconsin Whitewater Student Government
Person of the Year
Police and Fire Commission - City of Milwaukee
Michigan State University Finance Student of the Year
January 1992
Finance Department

Finance with a concentration in Accounting
University of Chicago
Finance with concentrations in Accounting and International Business
Michigan State University

Excel Specialist
August 8, 2017
Financial Planning & Analysis Certification
Association for Finance Professionals
August 14, 2017
Financial, Planning, & Analysis Level 1 (FP&A)
Association for Finance Professionals
September 24, 2016

CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Academic Member
2018 - Current
Assocation of Finance Professionals
May 2016 - Current

LNG Management
Conduct stock valuation analysis and modeling for under covered publicly traded stocks.
Skyview Capital
New York
Conduct real estate pricing modeling for purchase and sales. This can include doing so outright, portions, or waterfall calculations.
Katkowsky Immigration Law Services
Madison, WI
Blue Line Battery
Helped Blue Line with purchase order financing arrangement. Also consulted on an outside investment in them.

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