Institute for Banking and Finance

Leadership Team

Program Director

Yasser Alhenawi

Yasser Alhenawi, MBA, PhD

Director, Institute for Banking and Finance
Assistant Professor of Finance

  • PhD - Financial Economics - University of New Orleans 2010
  • MSc - Financial Economics - University of New Orleans 2009
  • MBA - Emporia State University 2004
  • BSc - Electrical Engineering - Damascus Unviersity 1999
"The IBF serves three stakeholders: students, businesses, and the local community. For students, the IBF creates co-curricular programs to immerse them in real-life experiences and applied academic research. For businesses, the IBF helps businesses thrive by providing high quality consulting and training services. For the local community, the IBF provides professional training and educational services that aim at spreading knowledge in the areas of finance and economics." - Yasser Alhenawi, Program Director

Board of Advisors

Name Company Title
Alan Newman Hilliard Lyons Senior Vice President and Regional Manager
Jim Wittman Regency Property Vice President Leasing and Development
John Lamb German American Bank Regional President
Len Devaisher Old National Bank Senior Vice President
Luke Yaeger Commerce Bank Executive Vice President
Mike Hull Donaldson Capital Management President
Mike Zimmer University of Evansville Professor of Economics
Misty Seaton Vectren Vice President and Controller
Greg Rawski University of Evansville Schroeder Family Dean
Trudy Stock Harding Shymanski President