Susanne Trimbath

Senior Advisor

Dr. Susanne Trimbath has authored, edited or contributed chapters to seven books, including Mergers and Efficiency (2002), Beyond Junk Bonds (2003; Chinese edition 2013), and Methodological Issues in Accounting Research (2006). Her credits include appearances on national television and radio programs (CNBC’s Power Lunch and NPR’s Marketplace) and the Emmy® Award-nominated Bloomberg report Phantom Shares. She is Vice President of the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Sierra Vista (Arizona) and sits on the Board of Directors for Sierra Housing Resource Partner, Inc.

In addition to a broad practical and research background, Dr. Trimbath has been teaching a variety of finance and economics courses in undergraduate and MBA programs since 1989, including advanced courses in corporate governance, financing new enterprises and external debt in emerging market economies. She has been teaching full-time in the Business & Technology Division of Cochise College since 2016.

In 2009, Dr. Trimbath’s firm, STP Advisory Services, LLC, received a British Airways Face of Opportunity Grant in support of research in financial regulatory reform. She is the 1999 recipient of the Milken Institute Award for Distinguished Economic Research, Capital Studies, for High Yield Financing and Efficiency-Enhancing Takeovers. She received support for studies in Austrian Economics at New York University from the Bradley Foundation.