Sevante Metcalf is an instructor in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He received a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Mr. Metcalf joined Collat faculty in the Summer of 2012. Since then he has taught a variety of business courses covering topics including Business Foundations, Financial Literacy, Financial Management, and Personal Finance. Prior to joining the Accounting and Finance faculty full-time at the Collat School of Business, Mr. Metcalf served as the Internship Coordinator for various business majors at Collat; including Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Economics. He has also partnered with the Collat Career Services staff to develop "bootcamps" designed to fine-tune students' soft skills for various internship and career services recruitment events. During his time on faculty at Collat, Mr. Metcalf has served on various faculty associations, including the UAB Collat iLAG committee to promote the use of new technology and teaching methods in the class room. On the University level, Mr. Metcalf is also a member of the African American Faculty Association. He is also a member of the national Association of Finance Professionals and the Financial Management Association.
As a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), he specializes in topics related to corporate treasury management including: working capital management, financial risk management, payment systems, and long-term capital allocation. He also serves as co-host to the "Collat F.A.M." Podcast, which is hosted from the Accounting and Finance Department at the UAB Collat School of Business. Each episode features interviews of guests, and accomplished UAB alumni, with careers in Finance & Accounting. The podcast provides mentoring advice for students who are looking to learn more about careers in Finance and Accounting. The "Collat F.A.M." Podcast is currently streaming on Spotify, iTunes, and iHeart Radio, and features a new line guests every Fall and Spring semester.
Beyond teaching Finance in the classroom, Mr. Metcalf enjoys learning how to better develop course engagement, and has attended several seminars and conferences including the annual Teaching Professor Conference. Prior to joining the UAB Collat faculty, Mr. Metcalf worked in a variety of roles with the State of Alabama's Department of Industrial Relations for over 10 years in Unemployment Benefits and Compensation.
Interests include Financial Statements Analysis, Valuation, Treasury management, Managerial Accounting.
Courses taught include BUS 110, Fundamentals of Financial Management; FN 310 the Fundamentals of Financial Mgmt; FN 101 Personal Financial Management; Savings and Investments; Debt and Savings; Internship courses for accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, and management.