JOHN L. MAGINN, CFA, is President of Maginn Associates, Inc., a financial consulting firm. He is also an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Creighton University. He is retired from Mutual of Omaha, where he was the chief investment officer and treasurer, and is also a past chairman of the board of trustees of AIMR, the predecessor to CFA Institute.
DONALD L. TUTTLE, PHD, CFA, was vice president of CFA Institute in its Curriculum and Examinations Department from 1992 until his retirement in 2004. He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
JERALD E. PINTO, PHD, CFA, is Director in the CFA and CIPM Programs Division at CFA Institute. Before coming to CFA Institute in 2002, he was a consultant to corporations, foundations, and partnerships in investment planning, portfolio analysis, and quantitative analysis. He has also worked in the investment and banking industries in New York City and taught finance at New York University's Stern School of Business. He holds an MBA from Baruch College and a PhD in finance from the Stern School. Pinto obtained his CFA charter in 1992.
DENNIS W. MCLEAVEY, CFA, is Head of Professional Development Products at CFA Institute. During his twenty-five-year academic career, he taught at the University of Western Ontario, the University of Connecticut, the University of Rhode Island (where he founded a student-managed fund), and Babson College. McLeavey completed a doctorate in production management and industrial engineering at Indiana University in 1972, and earned his CFA charter in 1990.