Phil D. Drake
Phil D. Drake is a Clinical Professor of Accountancy at the W. P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University where he is the Faculty Director for the Master of Accountancy and the Master of Taxation programs.
He holds an undergraduate
degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama and a PhD in Accounting and Management Information Systems from The Ohio State University. Professor Drake is a Certified Public Accounting (Texas) and a Certified Financial Planner, CFP®. Professor
Drake has held appointments at Southern Methodist University, the University
of Illinois (visiting), and Thunderbird. His past professional experiences include being the Chief Financial Officer of Nature’s One, Inc, a specialty
medical foods company, and the Chief Investment
Officer of Inspired Capitalworks, a boutique wealth management firm. Professor Drake has published in Financial
Management, The Journal of Portfolio Management, and the Journal of Risk Management
in Financial Institutions along with several
case studies and book chapters.
With nearly twenty years teaching
analysis at the graduate level, Professor Drake has
teaching and curriculum development awards including the prestigious John W. Teets Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching