Leah Hartman, J.D., MBA

Leah Hartman
Assistant Dean for Student, Community and Corporate Engagement
Distinguished Lecturer, Finance Program

Accounting, Finance & Marketing Department
Pompea College of Business
About Leah

Leah Hartman is the Finance Program Coordinator within the Accounting, Finance and Marketing department and serves as a full-time Instructor for Finance and Economics. Leah joined the University in 2017 and since that time has been an active member of the University’s recruiting team.

Leah graduated with honors from Indiana University with a B.S. and majors in Finance and Economics. She earned a J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Prof. Hartman has more than 30 years of practical hands-on financial experience.

She began her career working in investment banking at Drexel Burnham Lambert and SBCI Swiss Bank Corp., followed by 20 years of sell-side securities research at CRT Capital Group, now a part of Cowen Group, Inc.

At CRT, she specialized in consumer products and biotechnology debt and equity securities and held supervisory responsibilities and other senior roles within the firm. She later joined SKY Harbor Capital Management, a high yield investment manager, as its director of research. Most recently, she has served as the head of research at The Delaware Bay Management Company, a distressed debt investment fund.

Prof. Hartman is actively engaged in not-for-profit volunteer work, serving both as a director of national not-for-profit boards and also on the investment committee of several of other not-for-profit organizations.

In the Media

In the Media

KCBS Radio San Francisco: Leah Hartman

Leah Hartman, senior lecturer and chair of accounting, finance, and marketing, talks about how the economy will have an impact on families celebrating together for the first time in two years.

In the Media

Eyewitness News 3: Video: University of New Haven focuses on STEM

Leah Hartman, distinguished lecturer and coordinator of finance; and David Sacco, a practitioner in residence of finance, as well as Negin Eskandari ’22 MBA, Sharath Raj Rudresh ’23 M.S., and Lu (Penny) Pang ’23 MBA, graduate candidates in the Pompea College of Business, talk about the benefits of participating in STEM-designated programs.