Dr. James McCown: Economist whose background combines the training and research of an academician with extensive experience in the business world. He holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in economics from Ohio State University.
Dr. McCown has taught finance and economics at Ohio State University, Florida Atlantic University, Oklahoma City University, The University of Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State University. His research has been published in Financial Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Applied Economic Letters, ICFAI Journal of Financial Risk Management, Ethics and Critical Thinking Quarterly Journal, and Banking and Capital Markets: New International Perspectives.
His business experience includes the real estate, wireless telephone, and computer software industries. Since founding Toltec Group in 2007, he has undertaken consulting engagements with a number of companies, primarily in the oil & gas, and real estate fields.