Claudia Roehl, Instructor of Accounting, brings to USF over ten years of experience as a Finance Director, V.P., Financial Analyst Officer and Senior Accountant, with a research concentration in structured finance, and specifically, collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) and asset-backed securities (ABS). Her work aims to leverage and combine economic and accounting studies with her extensive knowledge of financial investment instruments. Drawing from her own explorations into credit analysis and public accounting, Roehl introduces students to the accounting information systems, tools, principles, and procedures they'll need to help evaluate financial information, improve operating efficiency, and inform decision-making within businesses and organizations.
As a former Director/Vice President of Financial Institutions & Structured Finance at Fitch Investors Service in New York, Claudia Roehl was the Product Manager for ABS transactions, and their primary corporate debt analyst covering mortgage banks, finance companies, and credit card banks. In her time at Fitch investors, she published over ten research reports on structured finance transactions and financial institutions.
- Co-Chair, MBA Department
- Advanced Business Analyst (ABA); General Electric Capital Corporation's Executive MBA Program; included two years of coursework with Harvard, Wharton and Kellogg Schools of Business, 1994 – 1995
- Certified Financial Analyst (C.F.A.) Training, B.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986
- Study Abroad, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, 1985
Awards & Distinctions
Outstanding Teaching Award, USF Graduate Programs, 2012
Outstanding Teaching Award, USF Undergraduate Programs, 2010
USF Jesuit Award Recipient, Graduate Business Association, 2012
Former Academic Director of One-Year MBA and Accelerated MBA, USF School of Management
Faculty Advisor, USF Challenge for Charity (chapter) and Table for Two (club)