Faculty and Staff
Mark D. Lewis
Asst Prof Fin & Info Systems
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Olin Building
Department: School of Business  
Office Hours: Mon: By appointment
Tue: 10:00 - 11:30,
Wed: 10:00 - 11:30, 1:00 - 3:00
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Phone: 607.871.2124  
Personal Message:  

Welcome to Alfred University.  If I can help you in any way, please let me know.

Advanced Management Program
Harvard Business School, 2001

MBA (AACSB International)
Pacific Lutheran University, 1980

Software Professional Development Program: Software Engineering
Air Force Insititue of Technology

Air Command and Staff College
USAF Air University

BS: Business & Public Management
SUNY Institute of Technology, 1976


Motorcycle riding, canoeing, camping, fishing, hiking, forestry. I particularly enjoy hiking in the US and Canadian Rockies. At Alfred University, I enjoy helping students learn. I advise both the Student Managed Investment Fund and the Financial Management Association.

Professional Experience

Mr. Lewis is a former Air Force colonel and Senior Vice President of the New York Stock Exchange. He brings to the classroom his diverse set of skills and international experience as a senior leader in both the public and private sector. In addition to his senior management experience, he is a former Assistant Professor at Syracuse University and adjunct instructor of computer science at Troy State University. He has served as an adviser to Carnegie Mellon University, SUNY Institute of Technology, City College of New York and Hewlett Packard Corporation. He has served on multiple corporate investment committees with assets under management of up to $500 million dollars, and serves as chief investment officer for non-profit corporations with millions of dollars in assets under management. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association. He is currently serving as the Interim Dean for the School of Business in addition to his teaching schedule.

Honors and Awards

Mr Lewis holds the endowed Tredennick Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Alfred University. He was voted by students to receive the Joseph Kruson Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014 and 2016. He was named to the SUNY Alumni Honor Roll in 2000, and was inducted into the Alfred-Almond Humanitarian Hall of Fame in 2007. His twelve military medals include three for heroism. One of those is the Airman's Medal, the Air Force's highest decoration for saving a life when not in combat. He was awarded the Airman's Medal for saving the life of a civilian police officer who was assaulted and struggling for control of his service pistol with a mentally ill convicted felon the rookie officer attempted to arrest without first calling for backup.

Classes Taught

BUSI 105 - Business Perspectives BUSI 106 - Contemporary Business BUSI 300 - German Auto Industry (travel course) FIN 205 - Student Managed Investment Fund FIN 206 - Student Managed Investment Fund Lab FIN 300 - Behavioral Finance FIN 306 - Advanced Student Managed Investment Lab FIN 310 - Introduction to Financial Planning FIN 454 - Security Analysis MGT 328 - Management and Organizational Behavior MIS 101 - Computers and Society MIS 390 - Introduction to Management Information Systems

Current Research

His current research interests include equity market valuation analysis, the impact of economic growth on asset pricing, as well as the economic impact of high-speed internet service to rural economies.