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John Yeoman, Ph.D.

John Yeoman
Title: Professor - Finance
Phone: 706-864-1680

Office: Newton Oakes Center, 110, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Finance


Dr. John Yeoman serves as a professor of finance in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Prior to joining UNG in 1994, Dr. Yeoman served as faculty at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the University of Georgia. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Yeoman has served in a number of financial securities related positions during his more than 35 years in the finance and securities industry.

Courses Taught

FINC 3440: Principles of Finance, FINC 4410: Derivative Securities & Risk Management, FINC 4420: Real Estate Finance, FINC 4470: Investment Management


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Georgia, 1993
  • M.B.A., Finance, Harvard Business School, 1981
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1977
  • B.S., Engineering Science, North Carolina State University, 1976


Yeoman, J. (2016). Which type of charitable remainder trust is best? Tax Notes, 153(3), 427-431. 

Yeoman, J. (2016). Qualified contingency provisions and charitable remainder trusts. Tax Notes, 150(13), 1575-1581. 

Oppenheimer, P., Yeoman, J. (2015). Inadequate inflation adjustments of IRC phaseouts. Tax Notes, 149(6), 797-802.

Jones, S., Yeoman, J. (2014). Initial uncertainty and the risk of setting a fixed-offer price: implications for the pricing of bookbuilt and best-efforts IPOs. Journal of Corporate Finance, 27, 194-215.

Yeoman, J. (2014). The economics of using a charitable remainder trust to fund a retirement portfolio. The Journal of Wealth Management, 17 (1), 40-50.

Jones, S., Yeoman, J. (2012). Bias in estimating the systematic risk of extreme performers: implications for financial analysis, the leverage effect, and long-run reversals. Journal of Corporate Finance, 18 (1), 1-21.

Work Experience

John C. Yeoman & Company, LLC
1988 - Present

Visiting Assistant Professor
Georgia State University
1998 - 1999

Visiting Assistant Professor
Emory University, Goizueta Business School

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
1993 - 1994

University of Georgia
1990 - 1993

Vice President
Marshall & Company Securities, Inc.
1986 - 1988

Vice President and Treasurer
TimberBank, Inc.
1982 - 1986

Security Pacific Financial Services
1981 - 1982

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