William T. Chittenden, Ph.D.

President and CEO - SW Graduate School of Banking Foundation at SMU Cox

William T. Chittenden, Ph.D., is the president and CEO of the SW Graduate School of Banking Foundation at SMU Cox. Chittenden formerly served as SWGSB’s chief academic officer and as presidential fellow, associate dean for graduate programs, and department chair at Texas State University. Chittenden earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Texas at El Paso, and a doctorate in Finance from Texas Tech University. He is a past president of the San Antonio Association for Financial Professionals and the Academy of Financial Services. He has been interviewed for television and radio in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Germany, and Singapore, and has been quoted in Fortune, USA Today, and numerous other publications. His articles for TheConversation.com have been viewed over 525,000 times. He has served as a consultant to the Bank of Montreal/Harris, ABN/AMRO, Household International, Fitzsimons Federal Credit Union, TAP Pharmaceuticals, Ozona Bank, and other regional, national, and international firms. Chittenden speaks regularly to professional organizations on a variety of financial and economic topics.