Neil Seitz is professor of finance and prior dean at the John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University. He holds a PhD in finance from Ohio State University (1973) and an MBA from the University of Hawaii (1969). He worked on consulting and executive development programs for AT&T, Barclays, Caterpillar Inc., Citicorp, Household International, and Standard Chartered Bank. He has also done acquisition planning for Telecheck International (1969) and inventory planning and long-range forecasting for the Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (1966– 1968). He has published six books, including two on capital budgeting.