Matthew Brenn

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Office: CBA 333
Phone: (330) 972-5802
Email: mjb57@uakron.edu

Education

  • Concordia University: Doctor of Education - Organizational Leadership. Estimated graduation date: May 2020
  • Passed Level I of the CFA exams - June 2016
  • The University of Akron: MBA - Management, December 2011
  • The University of Akron: B.S - Applied Mathematics (Emphasis on Actuarial Science)
  • Bluffton University: MBA - May 2009
  • Actuarial Science), August 2008
  • Evangel University: M.A - Master of Arts in Theological Studies, May 2006
  • Skills: Excel, Word, Visual Basic, PowerPoint

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic Experience

  • January 2016 - Present, Assistant Lecturer, The University of Akron. Teacher of two sections of Business Statistics. Developed online, video curriculum & lectures. Worked with peers regarding curriculum changes and final exam development.
  • December 2011 - January 2013, Business Owner, BRENNFORM, LLC. Owner of patent for Bridge Deck Construction Forms
  • January 2011 - December 2011, Graduate Assistant, The University of Akron. Tutors for undergraduate/graduate Quantitative Business Analytics students. Programmed/maintained Assignment software.
  • September 2008 - January 2011, Actuarial Analyst, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Primary Analyst on 6 corporate pension plans, performed actuarial work & responsible for data updating, benefit calculations, and client interaction.

Professional Experience

  • November 2014 - Present, Representative, New York Life
  • February 2011 - Present, Adjunct Professor of Management, Malone University
  • April 2008 - October 2013, Senior Credit Analyst/Manager-on-Call, Bank of America
  • April 2004 - June 2006, Team Coach to Financial Service Advisors, JP Morgan Chase

Certifications

  • Series 6 (FINRA)
  • LOMA certifications: ALMI, ASRI, ACS

Professional Affiliations

  • 2011 - 2016: Agape Inc., Board of Directors/President
  • 2011 - 2013: Inlet Dance Theater, Board of Trustees/Finance Committee
  • 2009 - 2012: Toastmasters International