Wendy is the Director of Wall Street Scholars and a senior lecturer at the University of Kentucky. She is also an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Her work with students over the past ~20 years has been recognized with 20+ teaching awards, grants, and other recognitions, including the highest college-level teaching award at Texas A&M University and the two highest university-level teaching awards at the University of Kentucky (one from the university and one from the alumni association).
Wendy is a strong advocate for her students and has taught and mentored ~9,000 students in business, engineering, and other majors in undergraduate and master’s programs. She has founded two scholarships at the University of Kentucky, cultivated recruiting partnerships with 100+ regional, national, and international firms, and currently leads an advisory group of six finance executives to provide mentoring help, scholarship funding, and recruiting opportunities for undergraduate and Master of Science in Finance students.
Wendy has authored several peer-reviewed publications including “The Role of Corporate Governance in Meeting or Beating Analysts’ Forecasts.” She holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University