Sanford Leeds

Sanford Leeds

Formal First Name

A finance faculty member with expertise in financial markets, monetary policy, and the interaction between the economy and the markets, Sanford J. Leeds is a distinguished senior lecturer and a member of the faculty for 16 years. Prior to joining the faculty, Sandy managed money for a private money management firm. He was one of four portfolio managers responsible for approximately $1.6 billion of assets. He spent the majority of his time analyzing publicly traded companies. He also has extensive experience in implementing option strategies. In addition to money management experience, Sandy also has significant legal experience. He has conducted approximately 100 jury trials and 100 bench trials. He currently serves as a Senior Provost Fellow. Professor Leeds received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1998. He has served the CFA Institute as a grader, a member of the Candidate Curriculum Committee, and an editor of a candidate reading section. He is also a member of the Texas State Bar.

Outstanding Professor, MSF Graduating Class 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

Undergraduate Faculty Honor Roll 2011, 2016, 2017

Jim Nolan Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, 2016

CBA Foundation Advisory Council Award for Teaching Innovation, 2014

MBA Faculty Honor Roll 2002-2010; 2012-2013, 2013

Outstanding Professor, Evening MBA Program, 2011

Outstanding Professor, MBA Graduating Class 2008,2009

Outstanding Professor, Texas MBA at Dallas Graduating Class of 2007, 2007

Outstanding Faculty Mentor, MBA Graduating Class 2003-2006

Outstanding Core Professor, MBA Graduating Class of 2006, 2006

The Joe D. Beasley Award for Teaching Excellence, 2005

Member, Texas State Bar, 1989