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Kenneth Moran

Kenneth O. Moran
Assistant Professor


"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things."
Philippians 4:8

Degrees, Licenses & Certificates:

  • MBA, College of William and Mary, 1986
  • MS, Northcentral University of Arizona, 2008
  • ABD, Northcentral University, 2007
  • BBA, Finance, Freed Hardeman,1984
  • University of Delaware Stonier Graduate School of Banking, 1999
  • CFP Educational Program, College for Financial Planning of Colorado, 1993

Academic Positions Held:

  • Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, Harding University, 2008-present
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Freed Hardeman University, 2004-2008
  • Assistant Coordinator and Professor, Study Abroad Program, Freed Hardeman University, 2007

Other Positions:

  • Senior Vice President and Regional Executive Officer, Old Point Financial Corporation, 1993-2004
  • Vice President, SunTrust Bank, 1988-1993
  • Bank Officer, Bank of America, 1986-1988

Recognition and Honors:

  • Top 40 Under 40 award given by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, 2002
  • Recipient of Wall Street Journal Award, 1984

Professional Memberships:

  • Financial Planning Association
  • Tennessee Bankers Association
  • Financial Management Association

 University Activities and Committees:

  • Faculty Advisor, FMA student chapter, Harding University, 2008-present
  • Faculty Advisor, Freed-Hardeman University, Clayton Investment Team, 2005-2008
  • Faculty Advisor in Finance, Freed-Hardeman University, 2004-2008
  • University Endowment and Investments Committee, Freed-Hardeman University, 2006-2008
  • Athletics Committee, Freed-Hardeman University, 2006-2008

Courses Taught:


  • Corporate Financial Management


  • Commercial Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Personal & Family Financial Planning
  • Global Business Environment
  • Business Ethics
  • Quantitative Business Analysis
  • Investment Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Microeconomics
  • Financial Markets & Institutions


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