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
Ketcham, David

David C. Ketcham

Associate Professor, Finance
Faculty Suite G, Room 2107
Ph D, The Pennsylvania State University
BS, University of Vermont

Financial Modeling, Corporate Finance Theory and Practice

Corporate Finance Theory, Capital Market Theory, Mutual Fund Performance, Financial Institutions, Dividend Policy, Educational Assessment

  • Academy of Business Education
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Financial Education Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Bryant College Award for Outstanding College Service
  • Ossian R. MacKenzie Doctoral
  • Outstanding Contributions to Curriculum Development
  • Outstanding Dissertation in Investments
  • 2018, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2014, 12th Man Auard

Ketcham, D., Beaudin, L., Nigro, P., Roberto, M., Does Student Performance in Introductory Economics Courses Impact ETS Scores?, Journal of Economic Education.

Ketcham, D., Nigro, P., Roberto, M., Student Perceptions and Learning Outcomes: Evidence from the ETS Major Field Test in Business, Journal of Academy of Business Education.

Ketcham, D., Nigro, P., Roberto, M., Do Persistence and Passion Matter: Evidence from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Major Field Exam in Business, Journal of Education for Business, 2018.