About Peter Ricchiuti
Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Chooty) is the business professor you wish you had back in college. His humor and insight have twice made him the top professor at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. In a recent competition, Peter’s teaching delivery skills placed atop a field of 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 assistant state treasurer for Louisiana. There he successfully managed the State’s $3 billion investment portfolio.
In 1993 he founded Tulane’s nationally acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program (www.burkenroad.org). Here he leads 200 business students in search of overlooked and underpriced 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.
In 2014 The Financial Times published Peter’s first book, Stocks Under Rocks and he currently hosts a popular weekly business program called Out To Lunch on National Public Radio in New Orleans.
He served as a director of Amedisys, Inc. (AMED/NASDAQ), the nation’s largest home healthcare company (1997-2015). During this period the stock rose by about 1000%.
Peter has addressed over 1000 groups in 47 states. These include groups of nuns, tin can manufacturers, money managers, waterpark owners, insurance professionals and NFL players. He has even done a couple of TED TALKS.
What The Financial Markets Are Telling Us Now??
Outline of topics covered:
Uncertainty Brings Opportunity
The Four Most Dangerous Words In Finance –
“THIS TIME IT’S DIFFERENT!”
Do These Earnings Make My PE Look Big???
“Great presentation. Your time slot should have been 3 hours!”
– Recreational Vehicle Association, Maui, HI
“Peter is one-half Alan Greenspan, one-half Robin Williams. The best I’ve heard!”
– SmithBarney, Sedona, AZ
“Smashing! As usual you were the star!”
– Bank of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland (June 2002)
“I can’t tell you how many people commented on both the superb quality of the content and presentation style of your keynote address.”
– National Association of Treasurer’s for Religious Organizations
“Thank you so much for a wonderful performance last week! The attendees, I think, want you to conduct the whole meeting for 2002!”
– ValMark Securities Inc.