Ronnie Weiner is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance. Throughout Ronnie’s career, he rose from a bond trader to a senior bond trader, portfolio manager, and finally, Mutual Fund Manager with $4 billion of assets under management. Ronnie has also taught at Ohio University, Otterbein University, and Denison Edge.
He is a Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and Marketwatch finance contributor.
At OSU, Ronnie is the academic advisor for the CFA Equity Analysis Challenge. He also teaches both undergraduate and MBA financial institutions, investments, insurance and risk, and foundations of finance.
Outside of OSU, Ronnie founded an edTech platform called CICA (seeka). CICA provides K-12 financial literacy and professional development services. CICA aims to spread financial literacy as far and wide as possible. He also illustrated and wrote a children's book, “Princess Peyton and Her Adventures Through Time,” in which, for every book sold, one is donated to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He wrote the book for his niece and in honor of his sister, who passed away from a brain tumor in 1998. In 2018, he donated over 300 books to the hospital to be enjoyed by children receiving medical care and their families. Ronnie is also President of his sister’s scholarship foundation, The Carolyn Ann Weiner Scholarship. The foundation awards scholarships to students who may not have the highest GPA, but ones who have faced extraordinary circumstances.
He received his Master’s in Financial Economics from Ohio University. Throughout his master’s program, Ronnie focused his research on the United States yield curve, including his thesis titled “Deconstructing the Yield Curve using Economic Indicators Most Pertinent to the United States Dollar.”
He resides in Westerville, Ohio with his wife, his daughter, and his two dogs.
Areas of Interest/Expertise:
• Bond Trading and Analysis
• Fixed Income Portfolio/Fund Management
• High Yield Fixed Income
• FX Hedging
• Credit Analysis/Financial Statement Analysis
• Asset Management
• The Federal Reserve and monetary policy
• Yield Curve Analysis