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David Lipton


Heidi Mandanis Schooner

J. Bradley Bennett



Jeffrey S. Puretz



Michael Ryan


E. Andrew Southerling


Mark Ruddy
Mark Ruddy, an alumnus and adjunct professor to the securities program, is founder of a boutique law firm catering to commodity traders and other participants in the financial derivatives markets. 


Greg Faragasso has been teaching as an adjunct at CUA since 2000.  He has been in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement since 1991.  During his tenure with the SEC, he has been responsible for numerous significant cases across a broad range of areas, including financial fraud, offering fraud, insider trading, prime bank, disclosure, manipulation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Ponzi scheme, auditor independence, broker-dealer, transfer agent and delinquent filing.     







 Robert J. Gross



David A. Vaughan


William J. Kotapish
Assistant Director,
Office of Insurance Products

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  
Teaches Securities Regulation: Mutual Funds and Investment Advisers Act

 John Arnholz

Tom Sporkin



 Patrick J. McCarty