Matthew Brach
Visiting Professor, Loyola University

Biography

Dissertation: Private Equity Intra-Fund Persistence: Fund Performance in Consideration of Direct and Indirect Compensation

Matthew Brach is a Finance Scholar Fellow at The Busch School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America where he is focusing on financing and strategy issues related to small and medium sized businesses and investor selection methods of private equity fund managers. He has spent most of his career working with and in private equity funds, most notably at Argosy Group and Ernst & Young’s Venture Capital Advisory Group.

Matthew earned a BSA in Accountancy from Villanova University, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and an MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, where he was twice awarded the Dingman Entrepreneur Scholarship. Matthew has inactive CPA licenses in Maryland and Pennsylvania and sits on the board of the Agora Institute.