Sanford J. Leeds ESQ., CFA
Distinguished Senior Lecturer, Department of Finance
MBA, The University of Texas Graduate School of Business
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
B.S., University of Alabama
Sandy Leeds teaches graduate-level courses, including Corporate Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, Investments, and Portfolio Management / Security Analysis with a focus in the areas of Capital Market and Investment Management. He has been President and Chief Investment Officer of The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C., from 2004 to present. He is a member of the Texas State Bar, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Before he joined 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 analyzed publicly-traded companies, and has extensive experience implementing option strategies.
Sandy also has significant legal experience. He has conducted approximately 100 jury trials and 100 bench trials. He has participated in the regulation of the securities industry, conducting the hearing against most of the principals involved in the Sterling Foster case (a $75 million fraud). He has also advised attorneys on financial related litigation involving options, hedge fund, and other matters.
Sandy Leeds is an experienced executive education teacher. At the McCombs School of Business, he teaches in the Executive MBA program in Dallas, as well as in international general management programs. He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence; most recently he was named Outstanding Professor by the Texas MBA at Dallas graduating class of 2007.
Executive Development Programs by Sanford Leeds: