Ricchiuti Peter Ricchiuti

Assistant Dean Of Freeman School Of Business School And Professor Of Practice, Tulane University

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Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Chooty) is the business professor you wish you had back in college. His humor and insight have twice made him the top professor at Tulane University's Freeman's School of Business.

Peter is a graduate of Babson College, started his career at the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co and later served at the chief investment officer for Louisiana. There he successfully managed the State's $3 billion portfolio.

In 1993 he founded Tulane's nationally acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program. Here he leads 200 business students in search of overlooked and underpriced stocks in six southern states.

He and his program have been featured widely in the financial press including; The Wall Street Journal, BARRON's and The New York Times.

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