General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> April 19, 2004


PETER RICCHIUTI is an assistant dean at the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. After working in the Boston office of the investment banking firm of Kidder Peabody & Co., he served for five years as the Assistant State Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer for the State of Louisiana. There he skillfully managed the State's $3 billion investment portfolio and served on boards overseeing another $8 billion in retirement funds. In 1993, he founded Burkenroad Reports, an investment research program at Tulane University. He and his program have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN and CNBC. He has been a frequent contributor to several financial sources including National Public Radio's Marketplace program and Family Money magazine. He is a popular speaker at meetings and conferences throughout the world. His unique presentation style puts him in front of a wide variety of audiences, including his selection by the NFL to teach investment workshops to the New Orleans Saints. Profile
TWST: You are Investment Research Professor at Tulane Business School?

Mr. Ricchiuti: That's right, and I run the Burkenroad Reports Equity

Research Program, which I started in 1993, so we're