Kevin Okoeguale

Overview

Department: 
School of Economics and Business Administration » Finance
SMC Email Address: 
Contact Information: 

Office: Galileo 327

Phone: 925-631-4596

Cell: 678-360-8598

Email: kevo474@gmail.com

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Finance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia,  2012. 
  • M.S., Finance, Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, 2004.
  • M.B.A., Finance, Kennesaw State University, 1999.
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Benin, 1995. 

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2012-Present).
  • Instructor, CFA Society of San Francisco (2015 - Present).
  • Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, Strategy and Operations – Finance (2004 – 2006).  
  • Staff Accountant, Airgas Inc., Financial Accounting and Reporting (2000 – 2003).

Courses Taught

Financial Management, Fixed Income Analysis, International Finance, Corporate/Managerial Finance, Investments, Derivatives

Service

  • 2016-Present.         Finance Department, Chair.
  • 2014-Present.         Responsible Investment Club, Faculty Advisor.
  • 2013-Present.         SEBA Undergraduate Programs Committee (UPC), Member.
  • 2013-Present.         Undergraduate Business Administration, Academic Advisor.
  • 2012-Present.         Accounting Search Committee, Member.
  • 2013-2016.              SEBA Faculty Development Committee (FDC), Member.
  • 2015-2016.              Ethics Search Committee, Member.
  • 2014-2015.              Finance Search Committee, Co-Chair.

Presentations

  • What Drives Takeover Activity in the Banking Industry, with Robert Loveland; South Western Finance Association (SWFA) meeting, 2014
  • Deregulation, Competition and Merger Activity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry; Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC), 2013
  • Telecommunications Deregulation and the Motives for Mergers; Southern Finance Association (SFA) meeting, 2013
  • Deregulation, Competition and Merger Activity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry; Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting, 2013
  • What Drives Takeover Activity in the Banking Industry, with Robert Loveland; Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting, 2013
  • Deregulation, Competition and Merger Activity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry; Southern Finance Association (SFA) meeting, 2012
  • Economic Shocks, Competition and Merger Activity; Financial Management Association (FMA) meeting, 2011
  • How Fundamental Are the Drivers of Mergers and Acquisitions Activity? Southern Finance Association (SFA) meeting, 2010 

Publications

  • Okoeguale, K. and R. Loveland, 2017. Telecommunications Deregulation and the Motives for Mergers, Journal of Economics and Business, forthcoming.
  • Loveland, R. and K. Okoeguale, 2017. Competition and Merger Activity in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry, Journal of Financial Research, forthcoming.
  • Loveland, R., and K. Okoeguale, 2016. Uncertainty and Misvaluation? New Evidence on Determinants of Merger Activity from the Banking Industry, The Financial Review 51, 225-261.

Active Research Projects

  • Okoeguale, K. (2016). Effectivenness of Bidders Internal Governance Structure.
  • Krolikowski, M. W., and K. Okoeguale. 2016.  Economic Shocks, Competition and Merger Activity.

Honors, Awards & Grants

Awards: 
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California, 2015.
  • Outstanding Paper Award, South Western Finance Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 2013.
  • Best Doctoral Student Paper Award (2nd Place), Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, 2010.
  • Woodruff Scholarship, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, 2009

Interests

Scholarly Interests: 

Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, International Finance