Daniel Martin is a lecturer at The Ohio State University and adjunct professor at Ohio Dominican University. He has more than 20 years of experience in investment analysis, portfolio management, and financial planning. Immediately upon graduating from Ohio University, Daniel began his career as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management. He spent more than a decade across various roles providing financial advice and counsel to high net-worth individuals, families, and business owners.
Subsequently earning the degree of Master of Financial Economics and completing the CFA® program, Daniel shifted his focus to his passion for education within the field of finance and joined Ohio Dominican University as an adjunct professor, initially teaching graduate level courses in investment analysis and portfolio management. Over the years, his portfolio of courses has broadened to include both graduate and undergraduate level courses, providing instruction on topics such as corporate finance, economics, investment management, financial modeling, and international finance. During this time, he has designed and developed multiple courses for delivery in both the online and in-person formats. Additionally, Daniel has integrated innovative and exciting instructional pedagogies, such as Team Based Learning (TBL) and Problem Based Learning (PBL) across the finance and economics disciplines. He also serves the University as a member of the Finance Board of Advisors as well as the faculty advisor for the student investment club. Daniel joined OSU in 2022 and currently teaches Principles of Agribusiness Finance during the spring semesters, continuing to bring dynamic instructional methodologies to the classroom.
Prior to his career in the financial services world, Daniel spent 8 years in the United States Marine Corps rising to the rank of Sergeant and earning numerous decorations and commendations for service in Operation Enduring Freedom (2003).