Michael McMillan Directory Page
Associate Clinical Professor
PhD, George Washington University
Dr. McMillan joined the faculty of the Robert H. Smith School of Business in August 2021 after more than a decade as the Director of Ethics Education and Professional Standards at CFA Institute. In this role, Dr. McMillan was responsible for creating and developing educational content for CFA Institute members and investment professionals in the area of ethics, ethical behavior, and professional standards. He was also responsible for providing Ethical Decision-Making Workshops to pension plan trustees, investment professionals, regulators, and university students. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Dr. McMillan spent more than a decade as a professor of accounting and finance at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business and George Washington University’s School of Business. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, Dr. McMillan was a securities analyst and portfolio manager at Bailard, Biehl, and Kaiser and Merus Capital Management in San Francisco, California.
Dr. McMillan has a PhD in accounting and finance from George Washington University, an MBA from Stanford University, and BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), a Chartered Investment Counselor (CIC), and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
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