About BRuce

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Dr. Bruce A. Costa - Board Member

Dr. Costa is a Professor of Finance at the University of Montana, Missoula, and has taught courses in corporate finance and personal finance at both the graduate and undergraduate level for the past 14 years. He also serves as Chair of the University of Montana Department of Accounting and Finance. His research work focuses on the risk-adjusted returns of actively managed portfolios and has published numerous times on the subject. Dr. Costa served 13 years on active duty with the U.S. Navy as a helicopter pilot, test pilot and assistant navigator aboard the USS Saratoga (CV-60) and is a Gulf War veteran.

Education: B.S. in Industrial Engineering/Operations, magna cum laude with honors, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (1979); Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and a support in Econometrics from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida (2000).

Community Involvement: Served on Strikers Soccer Board, 2006-2010; Board Member and Treasurer. Accomplished landscape fine art photographer.