LEONARD ARVI, PH.D
Financial Advisor & Partner
Dr. Leonard Arvi assists Mentis Capital Partners by providing financial advice and real estate modeling services on new deals. Arvi also works as an associate professor of finance at the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business at Salisbury University in Maryland. His expertise is in capital markets and real estate finance. In 2014, he was awarded the University System of Maryland Board of Regents' Faculty Excellence Award for Mentoring. He is actively involved in SU’s Capital Campaign, Strategic Planning & Budgeting Committee, faculty financial affairs, fiscal advisory committee and numerous other initiatives within the university.
Besides academia, Arvi is a serial entrepreneur. Over the years, he created StrategyD; an e-business consulting firm in Bangkok; Finance Tutor, an executive education firm in Miami; and VerdeQ, a business/finance consulting firm in Boca Raton, Florida. He is a founding board member of a local non-profit, Wicomico Day School Foundation. His current venture is verdeQ Inc., a technology/strategy consulting practice focused on data analytics.
Prior to becoming a professor, Arvi worked as an IT Strategist, Research Analyst and Business Analyst at the Stock Exchange of Thailand in Bangkok. His notable accomplishments include design and management of online learning for Thailand Securities Institute, revenue optimization for financial data products and implementation of the entire IT infrastructure for Thailand’s third largest publicly traded property development firm Goldenland PLC.
Arvi has earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Finance from Florida International University, an M.S. in Computer Science from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand and a B.S. in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s College in India.