Faculty

Meet our faculty.

A faculty of dozens of global thought leaders who have built a reputation not just as academics, but as practitioners.

Chia-Li Chien

Associate Provost, Graduate Programs

Associate Professor of Succession Planning

Master of Science in Financial Planning (MSFP) Program Director

Professor Sophia Duffy, Associate Dean

Associate Vice President of Curriculum Quality

Associate Professor of Business Planning

 

Executive Director, The American College Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services

Charles Lamont Post Chair of Business Ethics and Associate Professor

Michale Finke Chief Academic Officer

Professor of Wealth Management

WMCP® Program Director

Director for the Granum Center for Financial Security

Frank M. Engle Distinguished Chair in Economic Security

Keith Gatto, Association Provost

Associate Provost for Faculty and Curriculum

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor and Director of Financial Education & Well-Being

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Program Director, Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® 

Assistant Professor of Philanthropy within the Academics Department

Professor Kevin Lynch

Assistant Professor, CFP® and ChFC®

Clark/Bardes Endowed Chair in Retirement Planning and Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation

Professor Melisande McCrae

Assistant Professor, Director of Curriculum

Professor Kirk Okumura

Professor of Practice

FSCP® Program Director

O. Alfred Granum Chair in Practice Management

Dr. Jim Peterson, Adjunct Professor of Ethics at The American College

Roger Hull/James S. Bingay Chair of Leadership

Chartered Leadership Fellow (CLF) Program Director

Professor Wade Pfau

Professor of Retirement Income

RICP® Program Director

Co-Director of the American College Center for Retirement Income

David Pierce, Adjunct Professor

Assistant Professor of Insurance

CLU® Program Director

Charles J. Zimmerman Chair in Life Insurance Education

 

Ed Slott, CPA

Professor of Practice

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Executive Director, Center for Philanthropy & Social Impact

Blunt-Nickel Professor in Philanthropy

Assistant Professor of Philanthropy

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Cydney F. Albert

Adjunct Professor of Insurance Planning

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Change & Leadership

Adjunct Professor of Organization & Management

Timothy Belber, Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning

Adjunct Professor of Estate Planning

Charles E. Drimal Estate Planning Professorship

David Blanchett

Adjunct Professor of Wealth Management

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Adjunct Instructor of RICP courses

Adjunct Professor of Taxation and Special Needs Planning

ChSNC® Program Director

Adjunct Professor of Insurance

Adjunct Professor

CFP® Certification Education and ChFC® Programs

Adjunct Professor of Retirement Planning

CFP® Certification Education and ChFC® Programs

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Adjunct Faculty

RICP® IRP-WIRP Instructor

Faculty Member James Gulezian

Adjunct Professor of Leadership

Mary Houser

Educational Consultant

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Adjunct Professor

CFP® Certification Education and ChFC® Programs

Mark McLennon, Adjunct Professor of Business Planning

Adjunct Professor of Business Planning

Lesley Mehalick, Adjunct Professor at The American College

Adjunct Professor of Taxation and Special Needs Planning

Adjunct Professor Steve Parrish

Adjunct Professor of Advanced Planning

Co-Director of the American College Center for Retirement Income

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership & Human Resource Development

Adjunct Professor of Management

Keynote Speaker and Author

Adjunct Professor

ChFC® Program

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Adjunct Professor of Financial Planning

Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership

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Adjunct Professor of Insurance

EMERITUS FACULTY

Glenn Boseman Dean of the Master Degree Programs

Professor Emeritus of Leadership

Professor Ted Kurlowicz

Professor Emeritus of Taxation

Professor David Littell

Professor Emeritus of Taxation

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Professor Emeritus of Investments 

Former Frank M. Engle Distinguished Chair in Economic Security Research