Peter Ricchiuti (New Orleans, LA) teaches finance and investing at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business, where he has twice been chosen as top professor. He served for five years as Louisiana’s assistant State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer, managing $3B and overseeing another $8B in retirement funds. In 1993, he founded Burkenroad Reports, Tulane’s investment research program. Here, he leads 200+ business students in search of undervalued and overlooked regional stocks. Based on their work, a local bank created the Burkenroad Mutual Fund (HYBUX), which has outperformed 97% of US mutual funds. His program has been featured in theWall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, and CNN.