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Teaching Associate Professor • Business of Sports Faculty Director

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Professional Experience

  • Salomon Brothers Inc., - Analyst Global Equities / Capital Markets.
  • IBM World Trade – International Accounting & Financial Systems.

Professional Affiliations

  • Faculty Director of CU’s Business of Sports Program
  • Faculty Advisor – Alpha Kappa Psi Business Service and Leadership Organization
  • Past CU Faculty Advisor – CFA Challenge Competition (2017-2020)

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Valuation, Securities Fraud, Corporate Finance
  • Currently teaches undergrad Corp Fin, the Senior Seminar Capstone Case course, and FNCE 4050 – Capital Investment Analysis (CIA) - the senior valuation course.

Selected Publications

  • Legends of Lehigh – Lafayette: College Football’s Most-Played Rivalry  3rd ed. © 2014
  • Teaching Supplements – Entrepreneurial Finance (c-2003 Thomson/Southwestern)


  • Faculty/Staff Impact Award (2021) presented by Office of Diversity Affairs and the Multicultural Business Student Association.
  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award (2019)
  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award – core curriculum (2013)
  •  Athletic Department Teaching Excellence Award Recognition (2010-2011)
  • Frascona Teaching Excellence Award Recipient 2008


  • MBA, Finance, Fordham University
  • BS, Business and Economics, Lehigh University

Little known facts about Bob:

  • Is a real estate investor and part of a family ownership group in craft breweries across Colorado.
  • Has worked with the professional sports teams in Colorado for 20 years, and has been a sports writer for a city newspaper – and sports director of a radio network broadcasting college sports.