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Kevin Waspi

Lecturer of Finance


M.S. Finance, University of Illinois, 1979.
B.S. Finance , University of Illinois, 1977.


Adjunct Lecturer, University of Illinois, 1996 - 1999
Vice President, Investments, Champaign National Bank, 1988 - 1995
Vice-President, Investments, The Champaign National Bank, 1985 - 1995
Assistant Vice President/Employee Benefits Department Head, The Champaign National Bank, 1987 - 1988
Commercial Banking Officer/Employee Benefits Department Head, The Champaign National Bank, 1985 - 1987
Account Executive, E.F. Hutton Company, Inc., 1984 - 1985
Financial Consultant, Shearson/American Express, Inc., 1982 - 1984
Account Executive/Securities Trader, The Illinois Company, Inc., 1979 - 1982


Instructional Software

"UISES Futures." E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2012

"UISES International." E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2005

"UISES (University of Illinois Securities Exchange Simulation)." E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 2002


"Financial Markets: A Practicum." E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, 476 Great River Technologies: Dubuque, Iowa, 2012

"Many Happy Returns, Market Trading Simulation Teaches Students Using 'Fake Money,' Real-World Rules." 2012

"Financial Markets... and the Instruments that Trade in them." E. Oltheten, K. Waspi, Stipes Publishing Company: Champaign, IL, 2006

Honors and Awards

Campus Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction Award, Office of the Provost, University of Illinois , 2002

Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Undergraduate Teaching, Commerce Alumni Association, University of Illinois , 2002

Incomplete Lists of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois Center for Teaching Excellence , 2001-2011

Weinstein Excellence Award, College of Commerce, University of Illinois , 2001

Excellence-in-Teaching Award, Undergraduate Teaching, College of Business Alumni Association , 2009


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1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign IL 61820

(217) 244-7189

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