Department of Finance

Risk Management & Insurance Faculty:

Mack Rogers
Mack Rogers Jr. CPCU, ARM, AAI:

Mr. Hong is a graduate of the University of Houston and the Bauer College of Business. He is very active in the University of Houston Alumni Association, University of Houston Athletics, past President of the Bauer College Alumni Association, current President of the H-Association and other supporting organizations.

Experience: Principal of HONG FINANCIAL, an independent insurance brokerage, bringing 9 years of experience in life insurance, retirement, benefits and executive planning to the classroom. Known for his enthusiasm in subject matter expertise, Mr. Hong is considered one of the most engaging members of our faculty. He teaches FINA 4397 - Life Insurance and Annuities.

At Bauer: This course applies life insurance and annuity planning principals to real world situations. Students will learn about the different aspects of life insurance and annuities that are relevant to everyday life. A case study is an application that is used for all learning objectives used throughout the course.

He teaches:

 

Nick Kapatos
Nick Kapatos

Mr. Kapatos has served as a practicing risk manager in the areas of enterprise risk management, insurance, and strategic planning with global companies for over twenty years. He is now President and Principal Consultant of Odyssey Risk Services, a risk management consulting firm for financial institutions. Mr. Kapatos previously held several teaching positions including an adjunct professorship at Lehman College at the City University of New York. At Bauer, his personal goal is to provide students with relevant knowledge about risk management and insurance through real world examples and to give students the ability to analyze and respond to risks they will face in the business world and in their personal lives.

He teaches:

 

James Hong
James Hong

Mr. Hong is a graduate of the University of Houston and the Bauer College of Business. He is very active in the University of Houston Alumni Association, University of Houston Athletics, past President of the Bauer College Alumni Association, current President of the H-Association and other supporting organizations.

Experience: Principal of HONG FINANCIAL, an independent insurance brokerage, bringing 9 years of experience in life insurance, retirement, benefits and executive planning to the classroom. Known for his enthusiasm in subject matter expertise, Mr. Hong is considered one of the most engaging members of our faculty.

At Bauer: This course applies life insurance and annuity planning principals to real world situations. Students will learn about the different aspects of life insurance and annuities that are relevant to everyday life. A case study is an application that is used for all learning objectives used throughout the course.

He teaches: