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About Bridget Lyons

Dr. Bridget Lyons, Professor of Finance, integrates financial theory with over twenty years of experience in corporate finance, credit and valuation. In addition to her university responsibilities, she provides consulting and training services to World Bank Group and a number of investment banks and hedge funds. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Business & Economics Society and is an Editor of the Journal of Financial Modeling & Educational Technology.
She received a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After working as a financial analyst and commercial banker, she received a M.S. in Finance from Columbia University, and a Doctorate of Professional Studies with a concentration in Finance from Pace University, where she was the recipient of the Outstanding Doctoral Student award.
Bridget teaches financial management and corporate finance to undergraduate and MBA students and serves as faculty advisor for internships in finance and business economics. Her teaching emphasizes effective use of technology, financial modeling and activity-based learning techniques.
Professor Lyons' teaching, research and consulting interests include corporate finance, performance metrics, financial modeling, valuation and environmentalism as a source of competitive advantage.
Professor Lyons has received several awards for her teaching and scholarship including the "2007 Innovative Paper of Excellence Award" from the National Business Press, the University’s 2006 Teaching Excellence award, the First Annual University College Faculty Excellence Award (2004), Applied Research Award (2003), and Outstanding Contribution Award from the Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment (1999).
She has published in a variety of academic and professional journals including Strategic Finance, Journal of Cost Management and the Journal of Business & Economic Studies.
Professor Lyons has presented at national and regional conferences including the Financial Management Association, the Eastern Finance Association, the Financial Education Association and the Eastern Economic Association.


1995 - Present Owner, Bridget Lyons Consulting
September 1995 - Present Professor of Finance, Sacred Heart University Jack Welch College of Business

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Honors and Awards

  • 2007 Innovative Paper of Excellence Award" National Business Press
  • 2006 Teaching Excellence Award Sacred Heart University
  • 2004 First Annual Faculty Excellence Award SHU University College
  • 2003 Applied Research Award
  • 1999 Outstanding Contribution Award from the Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment


B.A. Economics, Georgetown University
M.S. Finance, Columbia Business School
D.P.S. Finance, Pace University Lubin School of Business

Contact Information

Martire Center BUCM*E366 
Jack Welch College of Business


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