Tim Mooney is an Assistant Professor of Finance and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and portfolio management. Prior to joining PLU, he received teaching awards as an instructor for both finance and economics courses at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, where he earned his PhD. Dr. Mooney’s research interests currently center on the relationship between mutual funds and their investment bank affiliates, and how affiliated funds and banks may interact with one another. He has presented his research at academic conferences throughout the U.S. and has been invited to present internationally as well. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Mooney was an Assistant Vice President at Deutsche Bank AG, working in the firm's asset management division.