In private practice as an economist specializing in economic valuations for over 40 years. Economic Expert Witness services are a major part of the practice.
On the faculty at Florida Atlantic University 1981-1997, teaching senior level under graduate and MBA graduate courses in various business and economic subjects. Previously on the faculty at San Jose State, University of South Florida and Florida Southern College. Retired from Florida Atlantic University Summer of 1998.
Formal Education Details
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Received the degree B.S. in Commerce in June, 1961. Dean's list student and on scholarship all four years while at Virginia. Delta Upsilon social fraternity-social chairman, treasurer, delegate to international convention; Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity-rush chairman; Lambda Pi political society-executive committee; University Band business manager; Virginia Debaters; announcer on student radio station; Student Guide Service-chairman; Jefferson Society-honorary literary and debating society; Raven Society-honorary leadership and scholarship society; Air Force ROTC-cadet captain and distinguished cadet award; Student Assistant, Dept. of Economics. Courses of study included: Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Monetary Theory, Money and Banking, American Economic History, Probability Statistics, Descriptive Statistics, Finance, Principles of Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Research.
University of Florida, Gainesville
Received the degree Master of Arts in August, 1962. Concentration in Economics, Management, and Marketing. Graduate assistantship in the Department of Finance. Received Ph.D. degree in Economics and Business Administration in August of 1964. Fellowship for the year 1963-64 from funds granted by the Ford Foundation. Graduate studies included: Neo Classical Economics, Keynesian Economics, Comparative Economic Systems, Business Cycles, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Theory, Statistics, Money and Banking, Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance and Marketing Research, Research Report Writing, and other courses in Business Administration.
University of South Florida, Tampa
Four-quarter hour graduate course in Education Administration, University of South Florida, fall of 1968. Four-quarter hour graduate course in School Law, University of South Florida, spring of 1969.
Family Mediation Training, 40 hour course presented by Nova University Mediation Institute, Palm Beach, FL, November 6-10, 1991. Received Family Law Mediation Certification from Florida Supreme Court.
Eight hour supplemental Mediation Training Program for the Department of Insurance, Orlando, October 1992. Received insurance mediation license.
Received County Mediation Certification from Florida Supreme Court April 24, 1996.
Previous Academic Experience
University of Virginia - Student Assistant in the Economics Dept. 1960-61.
University of Florida - Graduate Assistant, Dept. of Finance, 1961-62. Instructor, Dept. of Marketing 1962-63.
San Jose State University, California - Assistant Professor 1964-65.
University of South Florida, Tampa - Associate Professor 1965-67.
Florida Southern College, Lakeland - Chairman of the Department of Business and Economics 1967-77.
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. College of Business Administration Associate Professor 1981 - 1998.
College Courses Taught Include
Micro and Macro Economics, Money and Banking, American Economic History, Comparative Economic Systems, Development of Economic Thought, Statistics, Research, Current Economic Problems, Labor Economics, Principles of Real Estate Finance and Investments, International Economics. Analysis of the Firm, Health Care Economics.
Southern Economic Association (SEA). Member for many years.
American Economic Association (AEA). Member for many years. This is the national organization for economists who are primarily in the academic professions.
Western Economic Association (WEA). This is a professional association of academic and practicing economists.
National Association of Forensic Economists (NAFE) This is a professional association of economists who provide expert witness services to the legal profession. I continue to be an active member, attending meetings, participating on programs.
Broadcast Media Experience
WTJV University of Virginia, FM radio station 1960-61. During my third and fourth year in college I had an evening news program and an afternoon classical music program.
WUSF-TV University of South Florida, Tampa, Channel 16 1966-67. While on the faculty of College of Business Administration, I had a 15 minute evening television stock market report called "Bulls vs. Bears" on the University television station.
WONN radio station in Lakeland, Florida. A daily economic and business report. During 1971-72 the program was called "Money Talks" and was two minutes in length. At the peak of development this was carried by six stations in central Florida and sponsored by banks, insurance agencies and other businesses.
During 1978-79, I developed a new 60 second format under the title "It's Your Money". This new program was also broadcast by WONN in Lakeland.
Money Reporter for 5 years on WPEC - Channel 12 ABC affiliate - West Palm Beach, Florida. Nightly economic report, 6:00 and 11:00 PM, Monday through Friday. August 16, 1982 - August 21, 1987.