Finance Faculty

Soumendra DeMeet Our Faculty

Soumendra De, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance
After graduating from the Indian institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Management in India, Dr. De received his doctorate in finance from the Southern Illinois University.  He has taught finance since 1979 at Northwestern University, Loyola University, Baruch College, Southern Illinois University, University of Evansville and Menlo College.


Dima LeshchinskiiDima Leshchinskii, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance
After receiving his degree in applied mathematics, Dr. Leshchinskii worked at various academic research institutions, starting from physics and later using similar concepts in finance. In addition to teaching at various business schools in Europe and U.S., he spent several years as a professional consultant, applying his valuation expertise to court litigation cases and investment portfolio planning.


Donna LittleDonna Little, M.B.A

Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance
Donna L. Little is Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance at Menlo College, where she has served since 1986. She is also the founding Director of the Menlo College Center for Financial Literacy. Established in 2008, the center brings educational opportunities in personal finance to students in the College and the community, particularly for underserved and first-generation college students.