Peter Ricchiuti
Peter Ricchiuti

Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Choo-ty) is a business professor at Tulane University's Freeman School of Business. Ricchiuti, a graduate of Babson College, started his career at the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co. and later served as the chief investment officer for the State of Louisiana.

There he successfully managed a $3 billion portfolio. He founded and runs Tulane University's Burkenroad Reports student stock research program.

Here he leads 200 of the school's business students in search of overlooked and under-followed stocks in six southern states. He and his program have been featured widely in the financial press including The Wall Street Journal, BARRON'S and The New York Times.

In 2014, The Financial Times published Ricchiuti's first book, Stocks Under Rocks. He currently hosts a weekly business program called Out to Lunch on National Public Radio in New Orleans.

He served as a director of Amedisys, Inc. (AMED/NASDAQ), the nation’s largest home healthcare company (1997-2015). During this period the stock rose by about 1000%.

Keynote Speaker Programs

  • Politics and Your Investments
  • Outlook for the Deficit and Interest Rates
  • Outlook for Energy Prices
  • Market Valuation Techniques
  • Pros and Cons of International Investing