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|Residence||New Orleans, LA|
|Institutions||Freeman School of Business|
|Known for||Keynote speaker; various finance related topics; Founder of the Burkenroad Reports; Author; Radio Host|
|Influenced||Applied finance instruction|
|Notable awards||Top Freeman School professor (twice)|
Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Choo-ty) is the business professor you wish you had back in college.[according to whom?] His humor and insight have twice made him the school's top professor. Peter's teaching delivery was recognized as "best on the planet" by Reimagine Education, besting competition from nearly 500 universities representing 43 countries.
Peter is a graduate of Babson College, started his career at the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co. and later served as the chief investment officer for the State of Louisiana. There he successfully managed a $3 billion portfolio.
He founded and runs Tulane University's nationally acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program. Here he leads 200 of the school's business students in search of overlooked and under-followed stocks in six southern states. He and his program have been featured widely in the financial press including The Wall Street Journal, BARRON'S and The New York Times.
Peter served as a director of Amedisys Inc. (AMED/NASDAQ), the world's largest, publicly traded home health care and hospice company, from 1997-2015. During his tenure, the stock rose almost ten-fold.
Peter has addressed over 1000 groups in 47 states. These groups include nuns, tin can manufactures, money managers, waterpark owners, insurance professionals, NFL players and he has even done a couple of TED Talks.
Ricchiuti has twice been voted the Top Professor of the Year by students at the Freeman School of Business. His teaching style is typified by injecting humor into technical finance lectures.
Ricchiuti founded the Burkenroad Reports in 1993. The Burkenroad Reports is an innovative student-run investment research program at Tulane University. The reports focus on stocks of small-cap companies in six southern states, ranging from Texas to Florida. The Burkenroad program has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Nightly Business Report, et al.
- Faculty profile at the Freeman School of Business.
- CNN Interviews Peter Ricchiuti, CNN, April 2006.
- Peter Ricchiuti's Website
- Burkenroad Reports
- 6-minute YouTube piece for the American Program Bureau, posted June 4, 2008.
- Ricchiuti’s Business Educators Member Profile
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