Professor Emeritus of Finance
Educational BackgroundM.B.A., Finance, Indiana University, 1966
D.B.A., Finance, Indiana University, 1958
Positions HeldUniversity of Illinois, 1966-2009
Associate dean for academic affairs, CBA, 1975-1979
Recent PublicationsGentry, J., Wright, D., Reilly, F. 2009. Historic Changes in the High Yield Bond Market. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 21: 65-79
Finnerty, J. , Gentry, J., Gottheil, F., Kindt, J. 2003. U.S.V. National Council on Problem Gambling, Inc., Civil Action No 1: 03CV 01278; Public Comments. Federal Register, 68: 55655-55656
Whitford, D. , Gentry, J., Shaw, M. , Tessmer, A. 2002. Using Inductive Learning to Predict Bankruptcy. Journal of Organizational Computing, 12: 39-57
Teaching and Research Interests
Teaches case courses in corporate finance, executive development programs in general management, credit analysis, and bond analysis.
Research focuses on analyzing net cash flow performance and growth in value of. American and Japanese companies, and learning from master teachers. Has consulted for Ralston Purina Corporation, National Council of Teachers of English, Midcon Corporation, Barclay's Global Investors, Saudi Aramco, and AIMR.