Department of Finance

Undergraduate Advising


Advising at Virginia Tech is a collaborative process between student and advisor leading to the exchange of information for making responsible academic and career decisions.

Academic Advisors for Juniors and Seniors

Initial of Student's Last Name Professor
Office Location (Pamplin)
Office Phone
Email Address (@vt.edu)
A Dr. Tong Wang
2124
231-2343
wangtong
B

Dr. Ugur Lel

3064
231-7216
ulel
C Ms. Leanne Brownlee
1016
231-7251
lbrownle
D,E Dr. Randall Billingsley
2112
231-7374
r.billingsley
F, G Dr. Gregory Kadlec
3062
231-4316
kadlec
H Dr. Vijay Singal
1025
231-7750
singal
I,J,K Dr. George Morgan
1023
231-7380
gmorgan
L Dr. Ozgur Ince
2114
231-2202
oince
M Dr. Douglas Patterson
1021
231-5737
amex
N,O,P,Q Dr. John Pinkerton
2128
231-5002
JohnPinkerton
R Dr. Vittorio Bonomo
2122
231-5031
bonomo
S Dr. Janine Hiller
2120
231-7346
jhiller
T,U,V Dr. Raman Kumar
2126
231-5700
rkumar
W,X,Y,Z Dr. Dilip Shome
1019
231-3607
dilip

ADVISORS

  • BASIS: George Morgan, Derek Klock
  • SEED: Mike Kender, Randy Billingsley, John Pinkerton
  • CFA® Program: Brian Hart
  • CFP® Program:  Derek Klock
  • BB&T Program on Capitalism: Douglas Patterson
  • AQ Bridge Program: Dilip Shome
  • Finance Club:  Wally Newton
  • Pre-Law Advisor:  Janine Hiller
  • UG Career/Placement:  Derek Klock
  • Honors Program: John Easterwood
  • CREST Lab: Mike Kender

Statement of Advisor Responsibility

The advisor shares the responsibility for developing an advising partnership with undergraduate students. This is achieved through the advisor:

  • Communicating with students and delivering individualized and accurate information in a professional sincere manner;
  • Being informed of, and providing accurate information about current academic policies and procedures;
  • Keeping appointments and being available for assistance;
  • Providing appropriate referrals, contacts, and information;
  • Doing appropriate follow-up with students; and
  • Seeking out and taking advantage of opportunities for professional development.

Statement of Student Responsibility

The student shares the responsiblity for developing an advising partnership with the advisor. Over time, the partneship results in increased responsiblity for the student. The student will:

  • Communicate goals, needs, wants, and concerns to the advisor in a respectful and sincere manner;
  • Keep abreast of their own academic progress and requirements related to their academic program;
  • Make, keeping, and being prepared for appointments with advisor;
  • Inform the advisor of changes in plans and/or circumstances that might impact academic performance;
  • Know departmental procedures for changing advisors; and
  • Bring concerns regarding quality of advising to the attention of the advisor.

For the most updated versions of the statements of responsibility please visit: http://www.advising.vt.edu