Jack Yeager, Ph.D.

Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Managing Director

Jack Yeager
Office
Houston
Direct Dial
713.403.3301
713.403.3301
Jack.Yeager@whitleypenn.com
Education

B.A. Psychology, Texas Tech University, summa cum laude

M.S. Finance, Texas Tech University, summa cum laude

Ph.D. Finance, Texas Tech University

For more than two decades Dr. Jack Yeager has helped owners and executives in all types of businesses seize control of their opportunities and issues. In doing so he relies on a unique, pragmatic approach to making business decisions with financial or career implications that are designed to reduce uncertainty, improve confidence, and deliver a track record of success.  He has significant experience working in the energy industry, particularly related to commercial dealings in commodity and derivative markets. He has also worked with businesses that deal in agricultural products, petrochemicals, metals, and financial markets, as well as businesses in other industries including those in the hardware, software, manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and restaurant industries.  Jack also has nearly 15 years of experience assisting in litigation matters related to commodity and derivative markets, as both a testifying and subject matter expert.

For a copy of Jack Yeager’s Litigation CV, click here.

Experience
  • Whitley Penn, Houston Office, (2018-Present)
    • Managing Director
    • Co-Leader Traded Markets Practice
    • Primary Areas of Focus
      • Traded markets related litigation
      • Traded markets business consulting
      • General business consulting
  • River Bend Capital, LLC (2013-2018)
    • Co-Founder
    • Energy Trader
    • Quant and Systems Support
    • CFO
  • DY Capital Management, LLC (2007-2018)
    • Co-founder
    • Expert Witness and Expert Consultant
    • Business Advisor
    • Risk Manager for hire
    • CFO
  • Concord University (2015-2017)
    • Associate Professor of Finance
    • Instructor, Strategic Management, Business Statistics
  • Bunker Hill Funds Management (2005-2013)
    • Principle, Head of Middle Office
  • CRA International (2003-2007)
    • Vice President – Trading & Risk Management Practice
  • Accenture (2001-2003)
    • Associate Partner – Energy Trading & Risk Management Group
  • PA Consulting Group (1999-2001)
    • Principal – Energy Trading & Risk Management Practice
  • Objective Resources Group (1997-1999)
    • Product Development Lead – Risk Works
Professional Organizations
  • Committee of Chief Risk Officers
Professional Board Service
  • Committee of Chief Risk Officers – Advisory Board
Seminars/Lectures/Publications
  • “Risk Management Standards for Energy Market Participants”, Committee of Chief Risk Officers, Spring 2011.
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in Fundamentals of Financial Management of a Business
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in Business Models, Financial Modeling & Financial Analysis
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in Personal Financial Management
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in Strategy Management
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in Currency, FX & Derivative Markets
  • 2015-2017 – Lectures in the use of statistics in making Business Decisions
  • 2015 – Concord University Guest Lecturer, “A Role for Derivatives in International Transfer Pricing”

 

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