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Ed Grasso
Professor of Decision Sciences
Coordinator of the Management Discipline

Forrer 121
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Tom Ashman

Associate Professor of Finance

Tom AshmanBehavioral Sciences Collegium
MBA, Loyola College, Maryland, Ph.D., SUNY, Buffalo

Phone: 727.864.8344
Email Professor Ashman
Office: Sheen B 126
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Professor Ashman received his Ph.D. in finance from the State University of New York in Buffalo in 1998. He also has an MBA from Loyola College in Maryland, and his Bachelor’s degree is from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Before coming to Eckerd in 2004, he taught a wide variety of finance courses in the MBA program at Union College in Schenectady, New York. He worked for many years in the Health Care Financing Administration (now named the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), which was the Federal agency that administered Medicare and Medicaid, and has done some consulting primarily in the health care finance area.

Professor Ashman primarily teaches:
MN 377, Introduction to Business Finance
MN 498, Business Policy and Strategic Management.

Fiske Recognition

Fiske Guide 2013 Eckerd College has been recognized for Business in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013.

Management at Eckerd

Combined, management majors and business administration majors comprise one of the largest programs of study at Eckerd College, providing many opportunities to interact with students of different perspectives. The department is continuing to grow and foster opportunities for learning and interning abroad.