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Kevin G. Waspi, CFA

Lecturer of Finance


Educational Background

M.S., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979
B.S., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977

Positions Held

Lecturer, University of Illinois, 1999-2013
Adjunct Lecturer, University of Illinois, 1996-1999
Vice President, Investments, Champaign National Bank, 1988-1995
Account Executive, E.F. Hutton Company, Inc., 1984-1985

Recent Publications

Oltheten, E. , Waspi, CFA, K. 2012. Financial Markets: A Practicum, 476. Dubuque, Iowa: Great River Technologies.

Waspi, CFA, K. 2012. Many Happy Returns, Market Trading Simulation Teaches Students Using "Fake Money," Real-World Rules

Oltheten, E. , Waspi, CFA, K. 2006. Financial Markets... and the Instruments that Trade in them. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Company.

Honors and Awards

Incomplete Lists of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois Center for Teaching Excellence, 2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2011

Service Activities

Lecturer, Current Events Review – Macroeconomic Trends in Global Banking, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, 2013
Lecturer, Economic/Financial Review & Outlook – Impact to Agriculture, University of Illinois Extension Advisors Program Farm Business Farm Management Annual Meeting, 2013
Presenter, Economic/Financial Review & Planning for Challenging Circumstances October 3, 2013, University of Illinois Extension Advisors Program Farm Business Farm Management Fall Conference, 2013
Presentor, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, May 21, 2013, “Current Events Review – China’s Challenge of Growth in a Constrained Macro Environment”, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, 2013
Member, Recruitment Advisory Committee, CFA Society of Chicago, 2006-2013
Member, Communications Committee, CFA Society of Chicago, 2002-2013
Member, Education Committee, CFA Society of Chicago, 2002-2013
Lecturer, Asset Allocation Adaptive Markets and Farm Land Values, University of Illinois Extension Advisors Program, 2012
Lecturer, Current Events Review - Macroeconomic Trends - China"s Agricultural Strategy, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, Zhejiang Rural Credit Union Cooperatives, 2012
Lecturer, Economic and Financial Outlook - Illinois Farms, University of Illinois Extension Advisors Program, 2012
Lecturer, Economic and Financial Outlook - Impact to Agriculture and Farm Asset Values, University of Illinois Extension Advisors Program, 2012
Leturer, Economic Current Events Review – Macroeconomic Trends, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, 2012
Lecturer, Economic Events Review - Macroeconomic Trends - Outlook for Chinese Credit Markets, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, Zhejiang Rural Credit Union Cooperatives, 2012
Ledcturer, Financial Market Regulations, Base III, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, 2012
Lecturer, Current Financial Markets Events, University of Illinois Executive Leadership Program, 2011, 2012
Lecturer, Asset Allocation: An Adaptive Markets Approach, University of Illinois Extension, 2011
Lecturer, Sub-prime Loans, Sovereign Investment Funds and Global Implications: Our Joint Future, People’s Bank of China, China Executive Leadership Programs, 2009-2011