Advisory Panel

Accounting & Taxation

Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMADavid George Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Business Fundamentals

Ralph W Flanary, MBA, CFEThomas Coe

Business Strategy

James Richardson, Ph.D.

Career Readiness - Exploring Your Potential

Bob Cohen, MBA


Brian Kench, Ph.D.Derek Abrams


Craig A. Turner, Ph.D.


Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.

Information Technology

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.

International Business

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.


Douglas L. Wilson, MBA

Operations Management

James J. Stewart, DScPedro M. Reyes, Ph.D.

Org Behavior & HR

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.

Thomas Coe

Thomas Coe is an Associate Professor of Finance at Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut, where he has been teaching since 1999. He is Chair of the Finance Department and has held leadership positions in multiple service activities for the Department, the School of Business and the University. He held a Sam Walton Fellowship from Students in Free Enterprise while teaching at Xavier University of Louisiana. In addition, Dr. Coe was named a Nissan/HBCU Faculty Fellow and held faculty internships with the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Coe previously taught at the graduate and the undergraduate level at Xavier University of Louisiana, Loyola University-New Orleans and Tulane University.

In addition, Dr. Coe had been involved in several community projects, including the United Way, and had served as treasurer of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for the New Orleans Archdiocese. He was involved in the development of the Legacy Project, a support center for the homeless in New Orleans. In 2003-2004, he served as a Vice President of the Eastern Finance Association. He currently serves as President of the Academy of Financial Services and was Executive Vice President – Program for their 2014 Annual Meeting.

Thomas' family resides in Madisonville, Louisiana.

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