Peter Ricchiuti is a remarkable presenter and has the knowledge needed to excite, entertain, and educate any kind of audience. Peter is a top business professor at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and a regular contributor on financial matters in media, including Marketplace, the nationally broadcast public radio program.
Peter Ricchiuti 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 School of Business. In a recent competition, Peter’s teaching delivery skills placed atop a field of 500 universities representing 43 countries.
Peter is a graduate of Babson College, started his career at the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co and later served as the assistant state treasurer for Louisiana. There he successfully managed the State’s $3 billion investment 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. Peter and the Burkenroad Reports have been featured in The Wall Street Journal,The New York Times, Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Post, CNN and CNBC.
In 2014, The Financial Times published Peter’s first book, Stocks Under Rocks and he currently hosts a popular weekly business program called Out To Lunch on National Public Radio in New Orleans.
He served as a director of Amedisys, Inc. (AMED/NASDAQ), the nation’s largest home healthcare company (1997-2015). During this period, the stock rose by about 1000%.
Peter has addressed over 1000 groups in 47 states. These include groups of nuns, tin can manufacturers, money managers, waterpark owners, insurance professionals and NFL players. He has even done a couple of TED talks.
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