Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management

Mayo Center for Asset Management Faculty

About Our Interim Academic Director

EadesProfessor of Business Administration Kenneth M. Eades teaches First Year and Second Year finance courses. He also teaches in numerous Executive Education programs.

His research focuses on corporate finance and investment issues including cost of capital, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions and defined benefit pension plans. He is the author of more than 50 Darden cases and three textbooks and has received both research and teaching awards. Eades has served as the faculty representative on Darden's Alumni Board and as a member of Darden's Board of Trustees.

Meet the Faculty


Yiorgos Allayannis

George Yiorgos Allayannis

Allayannis is a specialist in all aspects of risk - a threat business people and investors must constantly weigh. He focuses on how to manage corporate risk and exchange-rate risk - the unanticipated change in value between currencies.

Rich Evans

Richard Evans

Evans is the guru of investment decision. He explores risk taking on the part of mutual fund managers, the role of broker intermediation in mutual fund investing and the impact of commission bundling and other trading costs on portfolio performance.

Pedro Matos

Pedro Matos

Matos is an expert on the growing importance of institutional investors in financial markets across the world. He focuses on the development of the fund industry in different markets, as well as the impact of cross-border portfolio investments on asset prices and on the corporate governance of the firms in which they invest.

Michael Schill

Michael Schill

Schill is an authority on price behavior in securities markets. His work explores market anomalies such as momentum, value effects, and deviations from interest rate parity. Recent research documents and interprets evidence of a strong asset growth effect in stock returns, with firm stock returns being negatively associated with past firm growth rates.

Frank Warnock

Francis Warnock

Warnock is an expert in international capital flows, international portfolio allocation and financial sector development.


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