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. 12 in the country by College Factual, and a Bloomberg Experiential Learning partner, helps Finance students develop a problem-solving, decision analysis framework centered around value creation and serving the consumer.


Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • John Ashburne
  • Carlos Coutinho
  • Brendan Flaherty
  • Chris Goolgasian
  • Raymond R. Grigelevich
  • Vincent McCrystal
  • Joseph Santarlasci
Ramirez, Andres

Andres Ramirez

Associate Professor, Finance

Ph D, University of South Carolina

International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Governance, Non-profit Financial Management, Natural Disasters, Cross Country Cash Management

  • Academy of International Business
  • ALPFA Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
  • Financial Management Association
  • William Davidson Institute - University of MIchigan
  • Social Venture Partners RI
  • 2016, Finalist Best Paper Award

Zdravkovic, S., Ramirez, A., Alexander,, E., Phalin, A., Racela , O., Preparing Students for Global Business: Enhancing the Use of Simulations in IB Teaching and Learning, Academy of International Business, 2018.

Annavarjula, M., Folami, L., Ramirez, A., Zdravkovic, S., Use of integrative curriculum to enhance international business education, International Journal of Education Research, 2014.

Annavarjula, M., Ramirez, A., Zdravkovic, S., Integrating international business curriculum delivery, Academy of International Business, 2013.

Ramirez, A., The determinants of non-profit growth: do social enterprise initiatives matter?, International Journal of Society Systems Science, 2013.

Zdravkovic, S., Annavarjula, M., Ramirez, A., Folami, L., Use of Integrative Curriculum to Enhance International Business Education, Proceedings of The International Academy of Business and Public Administration 2013 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013.