Royce West graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and was awarded an MBA from Case Western Reserve. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Royce has over 25 years investment-related experience in economics, equities, fixed income, and trading.  He is currently the Director of Equity Research and a Portfolio Manager at a large financial institution and has been teaching the Student Investment Management (SIM) class for both undergraduate and graduate programs since 2003.

Royce resides in Dublin with his wife, Bethany, and four children.


Areas of Expertise

  • Investments


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

MBA from Case Western Reserve

BS in Finance from The Ohio State University


  • BUSFIN 4228 - Stock Market: Student Investment Management

    Action-based course applying valuation techniques and investment strategies to portfolio management and valuation. Prereq: 4211, 4221, and BusMHR 2292, and GPA 3.2 or above.

  • BUSFIN 7225 - Student Stock Market Investment Management

    Advanced topics with industry analysis and stock valuation applied to portfolio management. Prereq: MBA 6223, BusFin 7210, and 7220; or enrollment in SMB-Finance program.

  • BUSFIN 4221 - Investments

    Skills for valuation and theories and applications of CAPM, APT, and efficient markets; investment options, forwards and futures, interest rate parity, and relevant market regulation. Prereq: 3220, BusMgt 2320, 2321, and BusMHR 2292. Not open to students with credit for 722, 4220 or 4222.