He has also acted as an economic expert in complex commercial litigation.
With more than 25 years of business management and consulting experience, Mr. Finch has participated in numerous consulting assignments, including environmental, securities disputes, minority shareholder disputes, econometric analysis, product liability, bankruptcy, lost profits, business valuations, insurance claims, municipal bonds and breach of contract matters. In addition to serving as a court-appointed receiver, he has testified at deposition, trial, arbitration and mediation hearings, as well as before state legislature and city zoning and economic development committees as an economic expert.
Before joining A&M, he was a partner with both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Grant Thornton. Prior to his consulting career, he founded and served as president of a commodities trading and storage company.
Mr. Finch earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also earned a master's degree in economics from the University of Kansas. He teaches managerial economics for the MBA program of Avila University.
He is an Accredited Valuation Analyst with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. In addition, he is an associate member of the Government Finance Officers Association and served on its national Economic Development Committee.