Michael Yest

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Michael Yest

  • Senior Professor of Practice
  • Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education
  • Peter F. Ricchiuti Professorship in Finance
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Myke joined Freeman in 2002 as an adjunct professor, and over the past 21 years he has served in capacities including the director of Freeman’s partnership with the CFA Institute and as co-director of the Altman Program in International Studies and Business. He has won numerous awards for his teaching, most recently receiving the inaugural Lepage Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. He also has developed innovative experiential learning courses for Freeman students, including the Freeman Reports Program and the Aaron Selber Courses in Alternative Investments. Myke holds a BBA in Finance and Banking from Stetson University, an MBA from the University of South Florida and a PhD in Finance from Tulane.

Watch Myke Yest talk about his experiences as an instructor at the Freeman school.
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