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Ken Walsleben

Ken Walsleben

Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice

315-443-8317
Room: 116
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BA, Syracuse University (Economics )

30 years employment in the financial industry to include creation and management of my own firm for 20 of those years. Began FT teaching in 2014.

Research Topics

  • EntrepreneurshipTurnaroundsEntrepreneurial financeBankruptcyDIP fundingTurnaround Strategies and ImplementationAlternative structures in corporate financeAlternative funding options of entrepreneurial enterprisesCorporate advisory services for entrepreneurial enterprisesFinancial credit analysisTransactional structuringManagerial accountingPurchase order fundingInvoice factoringEquipment leasingSupply chain finance

Entrepreneurship and corporate turnarounds

Awards and Honors

  • Whitman Undergrad Faculty Professor of the Year - Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University (2019)
  • Whitman Convocation Speaker, Undergrad Graduation - Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University (2019)
  • Whitman Scholar Faculty Designee - Whitman School of Management (2018)
  • Meredith Award for Instructional Excellence - Syracuse University (2018)
  • Convocation Speaker - Whitman Undergrad Graduation (2017)
  • Whitman Scholar Faculty Designee - Whitman School of Management (2017)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma - Inauguration Keynote address (2017)
  • Delta Gamma Pi - National Business Fraternity (2017)
  • Whitman Faculty Instructor of the Year - Whitman School of Management (2016)
  • Coached all 5 Capstone Finalist Teams - Whitman School of Management (2016)
  • Whitman Scholar Faculty Designee - Whitman School of Management (2016)
  • EEE Department Chair citation for entrepreneurial excellence - EEE Department (2016)
  • Whitman Scholar Faculty Designee - Whitman School of Management (2015)
  • Whitman Scholar Faculty Designee - Whitman School of Management (2014)
  • NY Times Article - NYT Small Business Finance (2013)
  • Syracuse University Magazine - Syracuse University (2012)
  • EEE Department Chair citation for entrepreneurial excellence (2012)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine (2007)
  • President - Syracuse Executives Assn (2003)

Media Placements

Syracuse catholic diocese declares bankruptcy, Channel 3 CNY Central 6.19.20

Which workers are hurt most by coronavirus shutdown , syracuse.com 3.22.20

What would happen if the Syracuse Diocese filed for bankruptcy? , CNYCentral 2.28.20

How to write a business plan , manta.com 1.25.18

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, American Legion 3.18.16

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, International Factoring Association 5.1.12