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Claudia Roehl

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty
Malloy Hall, Room 244


Professor Roehl's engagement style is to distill often complex-appearing financial and business topics into understandable concepts through real-world examples.  In addition to teaching and mentoring, Prof. Roehl is a founding member and former director of various accelerated graduate programs, including those in MBA, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  

Professor Roehl has started and continues to be active with non-profit organizations that focus on community engagement, women in the field of finance, and/or broader access to financial literacy.


  • Accounting and entrepreneurial finance
  • Business ethics
  • Social entrepreneurship

Research Areas

  • Financial literacy - resilience and opportunities


  • Program Director (Interim), Masters in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MSEI), May-September, 2022
  • Co-Chair of the Graduate Program Committee. (elected term: 2019-2022)
  • Faculty Governance Committee (elected term: 2020-2023)
  • Executive Education Certificate Taskforce (Spring, 2021)
  • MBA Redesign Committees (2020, 2017)


  • Executive MBA, partnership with Harvard, Wharton, and Kellogg Schools of Business (1994 - 1995)
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Candidate, Levels I & II  
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license (1988)
  • Ursinus College, BA in Economics, 1986

Prior Experience

  • Fitch Investors Service, New York, N.Y., Director/Vice President, Financial Institutions & Structured Finance
  • Kidder Peabody & Co, Inc., New York, N.Y., Assistant Vice President, Fixed Income Group
  • J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., New York, N.Y., Financial Analyst Officer
  • Deloitte & Touche, New York, N.Y., Senior Accountant

Awards & Distinctions

  • University of San Francisco SOM BSBA Student Appreciation Award - 2017
  • University of San Francisco SOM John Miller Mission Support and Advocacy Award-2015
  • University of San Francisco SOM Graduate Outstanding Teaching Award-2015 and 2012
  • University of San Francisco SOM Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award – 2010