Finance Department

Cara Spicer


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Instructor of Finance

Department of Finance
Pamplin College of Business
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office: Pamplin 3062
Phone: 540-231-4316




Spring 2014 Teaching Schedule:

13498 FIN 4264 Managing Risk with Derivatives M W 4:00p 5:15p PAM 2028
13499 FIN 4264 Managing Risk with Derivatives M W 2:30p 3:45p PAM 1008

Spring 2014 Office Hours:

  • Wednesday 1:00 - 2:30

Education and Certification

Mrs. Spicer holds a B.A. and M.T. from the University of Virginia.  In addition, she has completed executive Finance and Accounting courses offered through Rice University and Duke Energy, graduate level marketing course from St. Thomas University, and French Business from Virginia Tech

Business Experience: 

Mrs. Spicer has over 17 years of experience in Financial Derivatives Trading, Marketing and Structuring.  Her focus has been primarily in energy trading and risk management.  She has previously worked for large trading corporations and utilities in FOREX, Interest Rate, and Energy.  In addition, she has worked as a pure risk manager for a domestic and international oil and gas producer. Her employment has taken her into both domestic and foreign markets.