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Dean |  American Jewish University

Biography:

Prior to beginning his term as Dean on July 1, 2020, David Groshoff was a tenured Professor of Business & Law at AJU, joining the faculty in 2015 and teaching both in the graduate business school’s MBA program and serving as the undergraduate business department Chair.

Dean Groshoff also served as an Associate Professor of Law & Director of the Business Law Center at the Western State College of Law in Orange County from 2010-2014, where the school’s graduating class of 2014 voted him its “Professor of the Year.” He began his full-time academic career as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Providence College School of Business in Providence, Rhode Island.

His research straddles the nexus of Finance, Governance, Ethics, and Law, often using social entrepreneurship as the overlay, and his publications have been cited globally and used as coursepack readings at schools such as Harvard and UCLA.

Prior to academia, Dean Groshoff spent over a decade as an executive at JPMorgan Investment Management, where he not only served as a discretionary portfolio manager of several billion dollars of special situations assets (ranging from private equity to distressed debt), but also as the Chief Legal Officer of a mutual fund.

Thought Leadership By David:

Building a New Business School for Our Era of Social Impact

It’s time to move beyond shareholder value as the sole purpose of business.
By David Groshoff |  American Jewish University