Brett Whysel

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Lecturer
Business Management

EMAIL: bwhysel@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: F-730Z

Office Hours: Wed 4:40-5:40; Thu 1:30-2:30 and 4:10-5:10; at F-730M

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8221

Brett Whysel is grateful and proud to be teaching finance and decision-making as a full-time lecturer in the Business Management Department of BMCC.

Prior to this appointment, he taught as an adjunct for four years at the City College of New York’s MPA program. He taught Economics for Public Policy and a service design Capstone.

In 2016, Mr. Whysel founded Decision Fish LLC to create the world’s best financial wellness programs for the majority of Americans who struggle financially.

Mr. Whysel has 27 years experience as an investment banker to US municipalities and large nonprofits (public finance) at Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Bank of Montreal. He developed new products and client-facing analytics as well as handled recruiting, training and management of analysts and associates.

He lives in New York City with his wife, cat and lizard.

Expertise

Finance, capital markets

Fixed income, municipal bonds

Derivative products, hedging

Structuring

Municipal finance

Risk management

Financial modeling and analysis

Monte Carlo simulation

Financial markets

Behavioral economics

Management

Public speaking

Judgment and decision-making

Investments

Personal finance

Financial inclusion

Decision analysis

Structured finance

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Philosophy – Columbia University – New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics/French – Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Effective Teaching Practices for College Educators Certificate – ACUE (Association of College and University Educators)
  • French Language and Civilization Diploma, Advanced Commercial French Diploma – Sorbonne Université – Paris, France

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Research and Projects

Publications

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