School of Business professor earns Chartered Financial Analyst designation

Choonsik Lee

Oct. 22, 2013 - Choonsik Lee, of Stamford, assistant professor of finance in the School of Business, has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

The CFA Program is a globally recognized, graduate-level curriculum that provides a strong foundation of real-world investment analysis and portfolio management skills along with the practical knowledge needed in today's investment industry. It also emphasizes the highest ethical and professional standards. Completing the CFA Program confirms a mastery of the rigorous CFA curriculum, signifies passing all three exam levels, and is one of the requirements for earning the CFA charter.

To earn the CFA charter you must have four years of qualifying investment work experience, become a member of CFA Institute, pledge to adhere to the CFA Institute's Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct, apply for membership to a local CFA member society and complete the CFA Program.

Lee, who joined the finance faculty in 2011, earned his doctorate in finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also holds a bachelor's degree in industrial management from the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.