- Emeriti Faculty
- McColl School of Business
Bob Finley was a Professor of Finance. He was educated at the University of Oklahoma, earning B.B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in economics and finance. Prior to joining the (then) Queens College faculty in 1981, he was a faculty member at the University of South Florida and Kansas State University.
Bob held an endowed Dana Professorship and has been awarded the Fuqua Distinguished Educator, the Grier Distinguished Professor, and the Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching awards at Queens. He served as chair of the School of Business at Queens from 1988 to 1995, the period marking the business school’s greatest growth and the transition to a new name in honor of Hugh McColl. In the McColl School, he taught corporate finance and business strategy and policy in the graduate programs.
He taught corporate finance and business strategy/policy in the MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Leadership programs.
His current consulting interests focus on valuing private businesses and on providing financial analysis counsel and personalized executive development coaching to senior executives faced with critical financial decisions.
As a principal in Kincaid, Finley and Associates, an economic consulting firm, he provided consulting expertise in valuation of businesses, economic growth projections, and litigation issues. He has consulted with and presented development seminars for such firms as Ford Motor Company, Eastern Airlines, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Massachusetts Mutual Life Association, New York Life Association, RIHT Mortgage, Hewlett Packard, Jefferson-Pilot, Inc., Royal & SunAlliance, the Southwest Florida Comprehensive Health Planning Council, Association of Academic Physiatrists, CMC surgical residency program, Presbyterian Hospital medical practice administrators, Jefferson-Pilot, EnPro, SeaLand Services, Horizon Lines, Clariant, Hewlett-Packard, and various law firms and venture capital firms in Oklahoma, Florida, and New York.
- B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D - Economics; University of Oklahoma