Interim Dean, First Tennessee Professor
Application of Financial Management Concepts To Business Problems
Ph.D. - 1970, The University of Alabama
B.S. - 1966, Wofford College
2011: "Recruiting the Disabled: Hidden Assets," The CPA Journal, Volume LXXXI, Number 4, April 2011, pp. 58-61. Co-authors: Joanie Sompayrac and Richard A. Turpin. CP
2010: "Greece: How Can Companies Manage the New Risks?" The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Volume 21, Number 6, September/October 2010, pp. 19-24. Co-authors: Bento Lobo and Christi Wann. CP
“Managing Sovereign Risk: The Case of Greece,” The Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, forthcoming.
2009: “Managing Late Payments for International Sales,” The Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance, Volume 20, Number 6, pp. 39-45. Co-authors: Bento J. Lobo and Christi Wann. CP
2008: “Code of Professional Conduct and Professional Advice in an Introductory Accounting Course,” The National Accounting Journal, Volume 10, Number 1, pp.7-11, Co-Author: Kimberly G. Turner. LP
2008: “The Changing Components of the Corporate Annual Report: An Update,” Commercial Lending Review, Volume 23, Number 2, pp. 27-28. Co-authors: Deborah Archambeault and Richard A. Turpin. CP
2006: “Return on Ethics,” The National Accounting Journal, forthcoming. Co-authors: Christopher M. Brockman and Robert Brooks.
2006: “Till v SCS Credit Corp.: A Tutorial in Subprime Interest Rate Determination,” Journal of Finance Case Research, forthcoming. Co-author: Bento J. Lobo
2006: “How to Use the Changing Components of the Corporate Annual Report,” Commercial Lending Review, Volume 21, Number 3, May-June 2006, pp. 33.36. Co-authors: Deborah Archambeault and Richard A. Turpin.
2006: “Motivation in the First Accounting Course,” The CPA Journal, Vol. LXXVI, No. 5, May 2006, pp. 66-69. Co-authors: Kimberly G. Turner and Vance P. Lesseig.
2005: “Insights from the Statement of Cash Flows,” Commercial Lending Review, January-February 2005, Volume 20, No. 1, pp.39-42. Co-authors: Richard A. Turpin and E.L. Kittrell Smith.
2004: “Calculation of a Firm’s Sustainable Growth Rate,” The International Journal of Business Disciplines, Fall/Winter 2004, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 43-45. Co-author: J. Howard Finch.
2004: “Comparison of Rates and Maturities for Loans,” Commercial Lending Review, July 2004, Volume 19, No. 4, pp. 25-27. Co-author: Vance P. Lesseig.
2003: "Including a Decreased Loan Life in the Mortgage Decision," Journal of Financial Planning, December 2003, Vol. 16, Issue 12, pp. 66- 70. Co-author: Vance P. Lesseig.
2003: “A New Approach to Teach the Preparation of the Statement of Cash Flows,” The National Accounting Journal, Spring 2003, Vol.5, No. 1, pp1-14. Co-authors: E. L. Kittrell Smith and Richard A. Turpin.
2003: "EVA Implementation Issues: The Story of One Company," Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Forthcoming: October 2002. Co-authors: Leisa Cagle and Thomas I. Smythe, Jr.
2003: "A Demonstration of the Effect of Sales Growth on Cash Flow," Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, Forthcoming. Co-authors: J. Howard Finch and Amy E. Frost.
2002: "Interest-Only Vs. Conventional Loans," Commercial Network, October 2002, Vol.2. No. 5., pp. 23-25, Co-author: Vance P. Lesseig
2002: "Growing Sales and Losing Cash: Assisting Your Small Business Customer With Cash Flow Management," Commercial Lending Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, July 2002, pp. 14-19. Co-authors: J. Howard Finch, Thomas H. Payne and Thomas I. Smythe, Jr.
2002: "Job Satisfaction of Bankers in the Commercial Lending Area," Commercial Lending Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, July 2002, pp.48-52. Co-authors: Thomas A. Gavin and Thomas H. Payne.
2002: "Managing Interest Rate Risk with Limited Resources," Bank Accounting and Finance, Vol. 15, No. 4, June 2002. Co-authors: Thomas I. Smythe, Jr. and Gregory A. Henry.
2002: "Where Have RM Supervisors Failed?" The RMA Journal, Vol. 84, No.6, March 2002, pp. 72-74. Co-authors: Thomas A. Gavin and Thomas H. Payne.
2001: "Making Your Loan Package Competitive," Commercial Lending Review," Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 2001, pp. 56-57, Co-author: Thomas I. Smythe, Jr.
Professional Activities and Memberships
Financial Management Association
Southern Finance Association
Have served as Treasurer and on the Board of the Chattanooga Society of Financial Analysts
Honors and Awards
Recognition for Outstanding University Service (2003)
Beta Alpha Psi Teacher of the Year (1988, 1997, 2002)
Golden Key (1999)
Beta Gamma Sigma (1994)
Alpha Society (1993)
Beta Alpha Psi (1986)
Phi Beta Kappa (1966)