Gregory Pierce

Senior Lecturer in Finance
Department: Finance
Office: 329 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-8750
Fax: 814-865-3362
Member of Faculty Since: 1986


Greg Pierce is the Director of the Honors Core Program and an Instructor in Finance in the Smeal College of Business, where he has been on the faculty since 1986. Prior to coming to Penn State full-time in 1999, he held several engineering and financial management positions at Bechtel Power Corporation, Air Products and Chemicals, HRB Systems/Raytheon, and most recently was Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer of Licom Technologies, Inc.

Current Research

Current teaching and research interests include corporate financial management and governance, strategic management, mergers and acquisitions, and engineering entrepreneurship.

Publication List

Gregory Pierce, Timothy W. Simpson, Sanjay Joshi, Amine Lehtihet, Richard Wysk and Thomas Litzinger, "IME, Inc - A New Course for Integrating Design, Manufacturing, and Production into the Engineering Curriculum", International Journal of Engineering Education, Forthcoming, Volume 20, No. 5, 764-776.


MBA, Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1976

BS, Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1974


BA 301H, Corporate Finance - Honors

ENGR 411, Engineering Entrepreneurship Business Basics

FIN 100, Introduction to Corporate Finance

FIN 305, Financial Management of the Business Enterprise