James A. Greenleaf ’66G ’93P, who influenced the lives and careers of many Lehigh students and alumni as professor and chair of the Perella Department of Finance, died July 22, 2015. He was 75.
At Lehigh, where Greenleaf served for 38 years, he specialized in the areas of derivatives, risk analysis and portfolio management. He served as chair of the Perella Department of Finance from 1997-2003 and served as a principal and consultant with several money management firms.
A mentor beloved by many graduates, he leveraged his familiarity with a variety of financial institutions to provide his students with meaningful and practical experiences in the financial services industry.