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Damion McIntosh

Damion  McIntosh

position: Lecturer of Finance
dept: Department of Finance
phone: (334) 844-5368
office: 307 Lowder Business Building

At Auburn since 2012


  • PhD Southern Illinois University


Damion McIntosh is an Accounting, and Banking and Finance academic and practitioner who holds 20 years’ experience in finance, banking, and accounting. Most of his professional experiences have been in financial institution supervision and regulation with Jamaica’s Central Bank. In such capacity, Dr. McIntosh exited as the Deputy Director of the Central Bank’s Bank Regulatory Policy Department.  He has also participated in several local and regional working groups, and made presentations, on regulating financial sectors in Jamaica and the Caribbean. Currently, Dr. McIntosh is a Lecturer of Finance at Auburn University (USA), and Banking Supervision Advisor and Consultant with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Academically, Dr. McIntosh has spent a couple years as a (Visiting Assistant) Professor of Finance (and previously Lecturer) in the United States where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Financial Markets and Institutions, Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Management, and Corporate Finance. He has also published academic research papers on money laundering in US banks and bank executive compensation. At Auburn University, Dr. McIntosh teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Financial Markets and Institutions, Management of Financial Institutions, and Multinational Financial Management. He also teaches professional certification courses in Jamaica leading to designations as Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Corporate Financial Analysis and Planning (FP&A), and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).  Dr. McIntosh has also taught at Southern Illinois University where he received teaching awards at both the College of Business level (2009 & 2010) and the University-wide level (2009).

In Practice, Dr. McIntosh has financial sector industry experiences having previously held the position of Assistant Vice President – Finance, Banking, with Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited.  At Sagicor, he was the Head of the financial conglomerate’s financial and regulatory reporting for its commercial banking, investment banking, and securities brokerage operations. Prior to that, he was the Compliance Manager at JNBS Group, and Chief Compliance Officer of its Cayman operations. 

Dr. McIntosh held both positions concurrently. Dr. McIntosh is a Doctoral Fellow under which he obtained a PhD specializing in Finance from Southern Illinois University. He is a Fulbright Scholar to the United States where he obtained an MBA and received the award for the Most Outstanding MBA student from Southern Illinois University. He is also a Citibank Scholar under which he pursued a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.
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