Faculty Advisers

Ro Gutierrez

Principal Adviser

Ro’s research focuses on the pricing of stocks and bonds, the informational efficiency of the financial markets, and the efficacy of trading strategies. Dr. Gutierrez’s research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business, and the Journal of Financial Markets. He holds a B.S. in mathematics and economics from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Gutierrez has taught courses in investments and asset pricing at the undergraduate, M.B.A., and Ph.D. levels.


Stephen McKeon


Stephen McKeon is a faculty adviser for the UOIG and works closely with the management team. He earned a Ph.D. in finance and a M.S. in economics at Purdue University, and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Oregon. Before his doctoral studies, he worked at a venture capital backed start-up in Silicon Valley and later spent six years as the chief financial officer of a winery in Napa Valley. His research interests include corporate governance, capital structure, security issuance, and CEO risk-taking. His research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies and cited in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times (Dealbook), Forbes, MarketWatch, and Smart Money, and he recently appeared as a guest on Fox Business News.

Michele Henney

FSAC Director

Michele Henney joined the UO faculty in 2004 after 22 years as a practicing Certified Public Accountant. During her professional career, she worked for accounting firms of all sizes, including running her own practice. Henney is a senior instructor with the Department of Accounting at the UO’s Lundquist College of Business. In this position she teaches courses in auditing, taxation, financial accounting, international accounting, entrepreneurial accounting and Introduction to Business. Additionally, she is the Program Manager of the Finance and Securities Analysis Center at the College. The FSAC is one of four Centers of Excellence that augments students’ academic program with experiential opportunities that allow them to see their learning in application.