Barry Mulholland, Ph.D.

Barry Mulholland, Ph.D.
Title: Visiting Professor of Practice and Director, Financial Planning Program
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Office: CBA 219
Phone: 330-972-4524


  • Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning, Texas Tech University
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic Experience

  • Director, CFP Programs for the Department of Finance, College of Business, University of Akron
    • Oversees program development and Financial Planning industry relationships
    • Assists with student recruitment
    • Advises the student chapter of the Financial Planning Association
  • Assistant Professor, Personal Financial Planning Department, Texas Tech University
  • Senior Finance Lecturer, College of Business, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
    • Founding Co-Director of the Wisconsin Financial Services Institute

Professional Experience

  • Financial Representative, Principal Financial Group
  • Partner and General Manager, Central Resources, LLC
  • Sales Engineer, Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Production Manager, Procter and Gamble
  • Chartered Financial Consultant® (2012 - to date)
  • Certified Financial Planner™ professional (2006 - to date)

Teaching Interests

  • Personal Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Applied Statistics
  • Risk Management
  • Insurance