Stephen McKeon Stephen McKeon

Principal Adviser

Stephen McKeon is a faculty adviser for the UOIG and works closely with the management team. He earned a Ph.D. in finance and a M.S. in economics at Purdue University, and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Oregon. Before his doctoral studies, he worked at a venture capital backed start-up in Silicon Valley and later spent six years as the chief financial officer of a winery in Napa Valley. His research interests include corporate governance, capital structure, security issuance, and CEO risk-taking. His research has been published in the Review of Financial Studies and cited in the Wall Street Journal, NY Times (Dealbook), Forbes, MarketWatch, and Smart Money, and he recently appeared as a guest on Fox Business News.

 Ro Gutierrez Ro Gutierrez


Ro’s research focuses on the pricings of stocks and bonds, the informational efficiency of the financial markets, and the efficacy of trading strategies. Dr. Gutierrez’s research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business, and the Journal of Financial Markets. He holds a B.S. in mathematics and economics from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Gutierrez has taught courses in investments and asset pricing at the undergraduate, M.B.A., and Ph.D. levels.