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Dr. Bijesh (B.J.) Tolia


Level II Manager and Vice President of CFA Program Education, Kaplan Schweser

As Vice President of CFA Education, B.J. is Kaplan Schweser’s Level II CFA Program Professor and is in charge of Schweser’s Chicago weekly program. He has taught CFA Program review courses for more than 10 years in Chicago and around the world. B.J. has also served as the Associate Dean and Department Chair in the College of Business at Chicago State University.

He is a CFA charterholder who earned his MBA and doctorate in finance from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Apart from academia, B.J. has experience in commercial banking and public accounting, and has published papers in the areas of IPOs, executive compensation, and international finance.

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