Instructors

Mike Hemler

Associate Professor

Dr. Mike Hemler is currently Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, whose faculty he joined in 1992. Prior to that he taught in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. His primary research area is investments, especially financial derivatives and market timing. He has published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Futures Markets. A former Kaneb Teaching Fellow, he currently teaches derivatives, financial management, and applied investment management classes in the Mendoza College of Business.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance – University of Chicago
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics – Washington University in St. Louis

Howard Lanser

Associate Professional Specialist

Howard Lanser is an Associate Professional Specialist of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. He has spent over 20 years in investment banking, most recently with Robert W. Baird & Co., and has extensive experience originating and executing financing and M&A advisory assignments in a diverse range of industry sectors.

Education

  • MBA – University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • B.S. – University of Notre Dame

Scott Malpass

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Scott Malpass is Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at the University of Notre Dame, responsible for the investment of the University’s endowment, working capital, pension and life income assets of more than $10.0 billion. The Notre Dame Endowment is the 13th largest in American higher education and the largest at a Catholic institution. Having served as Chief Investment Officer since 1989, Mr. Malpass and his team work closely with the Investment Committee of the University’s Board of Trustees in partnering with many of the most sophisticated investment management organizations throughout the world.

Education

  • MBA – University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
  • B.S. – University of Notre Dame