B.A., B.S., University of St. Francis
MBA, University of Chicago
Ph.D., Union Institute & University
Dr. Morrissette teaches Finance and Strategy at University of St. Francis as well as Merger & Acquisition Strategy at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His expertise and research areas include: Strategic Planning, Entrepreneurial Finance, Exit Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Merger Integration. He has numerous publications including “A Framework for Validating an M&A Deal Investment Thesis” in the Journal of Accountancy and Finance. As Managing Director of Providence Advisors, he has extensive consulting experience in strategic planning and M&A. He works extensively with large private, family-owned businesses. He raised over $100 million in equity as the founding CEO of a new bank group headquartered in Illinois. His M&A experience ranges from private company deals with values of $25-500 million and integration roles on billion-dollar transactions. He serves on several corporate and non-profit boards. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Finance.
PhD, Entrepreneurial Finance, Union Institute & University, 2006
MBA, Finance and Strategy, University of Chicago, With Honors, 1990
BS, Management Information Systems, University of St. Francis, Summa Cum Laude, 1986
BA, English Literature, University of St. Francis, Magna Cum Laude, 1983