CFO Consultant and Finance and Accounting Professor
Colorado State University,
Corporate Finance, Fintech, Investing, Personal Finance, Real Estate
- Member of the Investopedia Financial Review Board
- Over 15 years of experience in financial and operations management, logistics management, and non-profit management
- Corporate finance and accounting professor and U.S. State Department Fulbright Program award recipient with academic research interests in: FinTech, Asset Management, Capital Structures, Islamic Banking and Economics, Supply Chain Finance, Microfinance, and Corporate Governance
Julius Mansa has been an operations, finance, and accounting professional for over 15 years, with a sharpened financial management expertise in various industries including financial services, real estate, logistics, and the nonprofit sector. Julius’s career includes various corporate finance roles ranging from senior financial analyst to financial controller in the logistics and real estate development sectors, in addition to leading the finance function of several non-profit organizations. Within the realm of logistics, Julius has experience in supply chain finance management for regional and international third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Additionally, for over 3 years, Julius acted as a fractional Chief Financial Officer for an Indianapolis based real estate development firm with a multi-million dollar portfolio.After his rewarding experience doing fractional CFO consulting, in early 2020, Julius opened MaxPoint Advisors, a CFO advisory firm that focuses on medium sized businesses that operate in fast growing sectors and gross between 2 million and 10 million in revenue.As an emerging academic and researcher, Julius serves as a professor at two institutions of higher education in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA where his current and past lecture areas include intermediate accounting, managerial finance, risk management, corporate valuation, portfolio management, and financial economics. In 2020, Julius was awarded a prestigious and highly competitive U.S. Department of State Fulbright Program research award in the area of financial technology.
Julius holds a Master of Finance with a specialization in information technology from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from Indiana University. Julius will be a Ph.D Finance candidate with a research focus on financial technology and its impact on investor behavior.