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Fadel Lawandy

Assistant Professor, Director, Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance
Clinical Faculty
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Corporate Finance; Investments; Valuations; Real Estate Finance; Real Estate Forecast
Office Location: Beckman Hall 308B
Phone: 714-289-3157
Chapman University, Bachelor of Science
Norwich University, Master of Business Admin.


Mr. Lawandy has over sixteen years of experience in the financial industry with extensive expertise in banking, credit management, commercial/residential real estate acquisition and financing, business lending, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative and qualitative analysis and research, and portfolio management.

He retired as a Guided Portfolio Manager from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney to join Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC. He is the Co-Founder and past President of Hunter Wise Capital Partners, LLC, a Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC company dedicated to the creation and management of opportunity funds. He is also a Managing Director of Hunter Wise Financial Group, LLC.

Mr. Lawandy currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the CFA Society of Orange County, and an active member of CFA Institute.

He holds a B.S./B.A. Finance and International Business from the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University, and an MBA from Norwich University. He is also a candidate in the CFA program.

Mr. Lawandy enjoys volunteering for nonprofit organizations. He serves as Chapter Dad for the Walt Disney Chapter Order of DeMolay, and the Treasurer of Anaheim Masonic Lodge. Fadel is also a Professional Service Responder with the Orange County Sheriff's Department.