Kevin Jaques headshot

Chair, Finance and Analytics
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Kevin Jacques

Kevin Jaques headshotChair, Finance and Analytics

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Dr. Kevin Jacques is the Boynton D. Murch Chair in Finance at Baldwin Wallace University. Prior to joining the faculty at BW, Dr. Jacques spent 14 years as an economist with the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he was a senior financial economist advising Treasury officials and members of the George W. Bush administration on policy issues regarding the U.S. banking and financial system. His primary policy work has been in the area of capital regulations, large bank failure resolution and systemic risk, risk measurement and management, and regulatory reform. In the mid-1990s, he served on the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, examining possible macroeconomic causes of systemic risk in U.S. financial markets.

In addition to working at the Treasury Department, Dr. Jacques taught finance at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. A nationally recognized expert on matters of government economic and financial policy, Dr. Jacques' commentaries have received hundreds of national media citations. He has made numerous appearances on PBS television, NPR’s "Marketplace" and "Marketplace Morning Edition," and China Radio International. His insights have been quoted in Bloomberg Financial News, S&P Global Market Intelligence, U.S. News & World Report, Politico, Fortune, Associated Press, The American Banker, and Crain’s Cleveland Business, among others.

Dr. Jacques holds a doctorate in economics from Michigan State University.

Kevin Jacques, Ph.D.

Dr. Kevin Jacques formerly worked for the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. where he advised senior members of the President George W. Bush administration on matters of banking, financial and economic policy.