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Kathleen McGahran, President of Pelham Associates, holds a Ph.D. in accounting and finance, a C.P.A. from the state of Michigan, and a JD from Fordham University’s School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.

As an adjunct professor of business administration at the Tuck School, she provides the finance and accounting training for the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) and for programs for Minority - and Women-Owned Businesses. She also teaches in the Executive MBA program at the Stern School of Business, New York University. 

She has taught at the graduate schools of business at Columbia University, The University of Michigan, Stanford University, and INSEAD in France. 

In addition to her teaching, she has written and published several articles and cases on the use of accounting information. She has also co-authored a textbook entitled Accounting: A Management Approach with Gordon Shillinglaw.

Dr. McGahran has designed and implemented financial analyst training programs for Lazard Frères & Co., Ernst & Young, Bear Stearns, Sun-Trust Banks, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, Bankers Trust, Dean Witter Reynolds, First Boston, JP Morgan, and Merrill Lynch.

She has also designed and implemented executive education programs for Columbia University, the Institute for Management Studies, Selective Insurance Group, Chubb Insurance, MassMutual, the Stern School of Business, 3M Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Eastman Kodak, Avon Products, General Electric Company, Am-Re Managers, Equitable Life, Travelers, Aetna Life Insurance, and the Financial Women’s Association.

Kathleen serves as the Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Directors for Adams Express Company (ADX) and Petroleum and Resources Corporation (PEO), both companies are closed-end funds. She also serves on the Boards of SCOR Reinsurance Company of New York (P&C) and Scor Global Life Reinsurance U.S. (both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of SCOR, Paris, France). Dr. McGahran is the Audit Committee chair for Scor U.S.

1989 - Present Pelham Associates, Inc., President and CEO
A Management Consulting Company and Executive Education Provider (

1993-1996 Columbia University Business School
Associate Dean, Director of Executive Education
Board of Advisors, Columbia Business School

Analyst Training Programs:  Lazard Frères & Co., Ernst & Young, Bear Stearns, SunTrust Bank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, C. S. First Boston, J.P. Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch. 

Executive Education Programs:  Tuck School of Business, Stern School of Business, Columbia University's Executive Programs, Chubb Insurance, Mass Mutual, Travelers, Aetna, Altria, Wyeth, Roche, Financial Women’s Association, The 3M Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Eastman Kodak, Institute for Management Studies, Avon Products, General Electric Company, Women Presidents Organization.

Topics include: Executive Coaching, International Financial Statement Analysis, Economic Value Added, Corporate Finance, Valuation, Mergers, Acquisitions, And Reorganizations, Financial Accounting Regulations (SEC, FASB, AICPA, NAIC).

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2004 – Present 
     Tuck School of Business, Adjunct Professor 
Columbia Business School, Columbia University, 1986 - 2008
     Graduate School of Business, Executive Education, 1987-2008
     Graduate School of Business, Associate Professor, 1986-1996
New York University, New York, New York, 1977 - 1982, 1997 – 2012
     Stern School of Business, Adjunct Professor, Accounting and Finance
INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France), 1989
     International Graduate School of Business, Visiting Professor
Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1983 - 1986
     Graduate School of Business, Visiting Assistant Professor
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1982 - 1983
     Graduate School of Business Administration, Assistant Professor
Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, l973 - l977
     School of Business Administration, Assistant to the Dean
     Instructor, Finance Department

Fordham University, New York, New York, J.D.
New York University, New York, New York, Ph.D., M.Phil. Accounting & 
Iona College, New Rochelle, New York, M.B.A. Economics
Marymount College, Tarrytown, New York, B.A. Economics

Accounting: A Management Approach, with G.Shillinglaw (Irwin Publishers).

C.P.A. 1984 – present, State of Michigan
J.D. 1999 – present, Member of New York and New Jersey Bar
Non-Executive Chair of Board of Directors, Adams Express Company (ADX), Petroleum and Resources Corporation, 
Board Member: Scor Reinsurance of New York and Scor Global Life US.
(Scor companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Scor Group, Paris France).  

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Theresa McGahran

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