Since virtually all business decisions have a financial dimension, an understanding of the financial implications of a decision is crucial for effective management. Our program, ranked No. 11 in the country by College Factual, helps Finance students develop a problem-solving, decision analysis framework centered around value creation and serving the consumer.
Financial planner and wealth consultant in industry as well as private practice. Experimenting with value-creation in client work that involves "client best interest" which means providing second opinions on products and strategies that others "sell" to clients.
Graduated from Trinity College in 1979 with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. Graduated from Washington University, St. Louis with a Masters and Ph.D. in Economics with fields in Monetary Theory and Finance. Masters Degree granted in 1981. Ph.D. granted in 1983. Assistant Professor, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, 1983-1987.
Peter Nigro has a few teaching principals – no lectures, no textbooks, no raising of hands. “In my class,” he said, “we use the Wall Street Journal and it’s a dialogue. I am known as a hard teacher. You come to class prepared.”
Nigro was trained as a labor economist and got into banking by luck. Working in Washington, D.C.
Jack Trifts has had a distinctive career as a researcher and academic administrator but there’s one venue he enjoys the most: the classroom.
“The heart of great education, and a Bryant education, is a close and active relationship between students and faculty,” Trifts says, “with faculty lecturing less and coaching more.