Dr. Stretcher earned his PhD in monetary theory and finance at The University of Tennessee, and an MBA degree from the University of North Alabama. Dr. Stretcher has management and executive experience in manufacturing and nonprofit businesses. He currently serves as Executive Editor of the Journal of Finance Case Research, Editor of the Journal of Instructional Techniques in Finance. He is President of the Academy of Economics and Finance, President of the Institute of Finance Case Research and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economics and Finance Education, the Journal of Business Strategies, the Journal of Business and Finance Research, and the Journal of the Academy of Economics and Finance.
Dr. Stretcher began his academic career in 1984. He teaches in a variety of finance areas, specializing in corporate finance and financial markets. He has received several teaching accolades, including the Academy of Educational Leadership's Distinguished Teaching Award and the Academy of Economics and Finance Teaching Fellow Award. He also maintains an active research agenda in corporate finance, financial markets and instruments, and financial education. In addition, he has published numerous finance cases and has written a case textbook published by Prentice-Hall.