John Stansfield, Ph.D., CFA®

Director of Investments

Dr. John Stansfield is the youngest of six brothers who are all graduates of Mizzou. He has been married for 36 years to Julie Stansfield, MD. Together they have two adult sons, Adam and Henry, and their family recently grew with Adam’s marriage to Serina Wilson.

In his professional life, Dr. Stansfield has been a professor at MU teaching a diverse portfolio of Finance courses since 2001. His most important contribution to the Trulaske College of Business has been getting the college recognized by the CFA Institute as a Partner School since 2007. This has been an enormous benefit to the students resulting in 22 scholarships per year for seniors to sit for Level 1 of the CFA exams.

In his off-campus life, Dr. Stansfield has earned two distinguished service awards from the Boy Scouts of America: The Silver Beaver Award and the ¡Scouting!…Vale la Pena! Service Award. He also continues to serve as the team lead for Finance and Fundraising for National Service Territory 5 of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves as a Philmont Ambassador for the Great Rivers Council, taking boy scouts on two-week hikes each summer in the Rocky Mountains.