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Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Amanda Stiff

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Amanda StiffInternational Business
Comparative Cultures Collegium
B.A., Smith College
M.B.A., Columbia University

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4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Professor Stiff is a veteran of over 25 years in the financial services industry, from Wall Street to Main Street; with experience in leasing, international and domestic equities trading, and mortgage lending. She has worked for super-regional banks, boutique Wall Street investment firms and has owned her own mortgage lending business.

Professor Stiff was graduated from the Brearley School, Smith College (B.A.) and Columbia University (M.B.A.) in the City of New York. She has taught at Eckerd College since 2001, developed textbook errata for Pearson and coauthored and presented papers with her IB colleagues at Eckerd College. Professor Stiff received Best Paper Award on her panel at the 2009 Association for Global Business Conference: “Moderating the Effects of Finance Anxiety on Business Students: An Experiment”

“Student engagement is the foundation of my teaching experience, philosophy and research.  It sparks creativity. When students are engaged the necessary basics are absorbed and taken forward to be used constructively in case studies, in hands on projects and their future life experience.”


Fiske Guide 2014Eckerd College has been recognized for Business in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014.

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