Malcolm Persen

Department of Finance
W. P. Carey School of Business
Faculty Associate
TEMPE Campus


Mr. Persen is the founder and president of Resolute Performance Contracting, a specialty steel and solar construction firm with successful projects spanning from Hawaii to Minnesota. In addition, he serves as the chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors for Nephros, Inc (OTCQB: NEPH)) and on the Board of Directors at Valutek.

In addition to his career in  business, Mr. Persen has more than 35 years of teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate finance courses at the University of Arizona, Boston College and the University of Massachusetts.

Previously, Mr. Persen served as the Chief Financial Officer for Radyne Corporation, a NASDAQ-traded manufacturer of satellite and telecommunications equipment. Earlier, Mr. Persen was employed by Avnet, Inc., Arthur D. Little and Mercer Management Consulting.


  • M.B.A. The Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.
  • B.A. Political Economics, Colorado College


Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 302Managerial Finance
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 361Advanced Managerial Finance
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 302Managerial Finance