George DeCourcy

Senior Lecturer
Finance and Managerial Economics
Email
(972) 883-5810
Education
MBA, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2009
BCom, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1975
BA, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1974
Certified Public Accountant, Texas
Courses
REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles
REAL 3365 Real Estate Finance
REAL 6301 Introduction to Real Estate
FIN 6322 Real Estate Finance and Capital Markets
FIN 6350 Advanced Financial Management
FIN 6357 Corporate Restructuring and Turnarounds
Current / Recent
Research
Real Estate
Corporate Restructuring
Turnaround Management
Awards and
Recognition
Avnet, Inc. Outstanding Achievement Award for Enterprise Transformation Strategies, 2009
Senate Medal, Outstanding Academic Achievement, Carleton University
Professional
Organizations
Financial Executives International (FEI)
Turnaround Management Association
The Real Estate Council
Real Estate Financial Executives Association
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute
American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Biography
Mr. DeCourcy is a multi-disciplined financial executive with 30 years of experience at public and private companies leading all facets of finance, legal, IT and administration. Starting his career as a CPA with a major accounting firm, he moved into the CFO role for companies in the real estate and technology industries. Mr. DeCourcy has worked with entrepreneurial technology start-ups as well as large multinationals and has board-of-directors experience with an SEC registrant. He founded a technology firm (now part of Intuit) and oversaw its development through profitability and sale. Mr. DeCourcy has spent most of his career in the finance with lead negotiation experience including corporate debt financing, venture funding, joint ventures, IPOs, private equity, public bond issues, public equity issues, and private investment in public enterprise structures. Mr. DeCourcy has also been a speaker at financing conferences, has authored articles on business and banking technology and been an adjunct faculty member at Southern Methodist University.