Faculty: Marty Dirks
- Adjunct Professor
- San Francisco
Marty Dirks has deep and extensive knowledge in equity investing based on fundamental research, long/short equity hedge funds and investment portfolio management. He is an investment consultant to pension plan, endowments and foundations in Millimans San Francisco office.
At Golden Gate University, Marty developed the Portfolio Management course primarily utilizing business school cases and industry articles. Leading investment industry experts visit the class to share their special expertise with students (except when taught online).
Marty has authored two business school cases focused on long/short equity investing. He also acts as an expert witness in complex financial litigation cases.
RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
- Investment Management
- Information Technology
- Medical Technology / Life Sciences
MBA, Harvard Business School
BS (Engineering Physics), Bemidji State University
PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
2010 - Present
Board Member, Federated Retirement System for the City of San Jose
Senior Investment Consultant, Milliman, Inc.
2010 - 2012
CA Equity Analyst/Director of Research, McCullough & Associates
2000 - 2010
Analyst/Portfolio Manager, ISA Capital Management
1994 - 1999
Equity Analyst/Portfolio Manager, Harvard Management Company
1991 - 1993
Equity Analyst, Odyssey Partners
1989 - 1991
Equity Analyst, Feshbach Brothers
Selling Short: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Ivey Publishing. 2012
Short Selling - A Primer, China Opportunities. 2010
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and SunPower Corporation, Ivey Publishing. 2009
Selling Deep-in-the-Money Calls as an Option Writing Strategy: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association Journal. Winter 2007