Julius Mansa Title: CFO Consultant and Finance and Accounting Professor Education: Colorado State University, Indiana University Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Expertise: Corporate Finance, Fintech, Investing, Real Estate Member of Dotdash's Financial Review BoardOver 15 years of experience in financial and operations management, logistics management, and non-profit managementCorporate finance and accounting professor and U.S. State Department Fulbright Program award recipient with academic research interests in: FinTech, Asset Management, Capital Structures, Islamic Banking and Economics, Supply Chain Finance, Microfinance, and Corporate Governance Experience Julius Mansa has been an operations, finance, and accounting professional for over 15 years, with a sharpened financial management expertise in various industries including financial services, real estate, logistics, and the nonprofit sector. Julius’s career includes various corporate finance roles ranging from senior financial analyst to financial controller in the logistics and real estate development sectors, in addition to leading the finance function of several non-profit organizations. Within the realm of logistics, Julius has experience in supply chain finance management for regional and international third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Additionally, for over 3 years, Julius acted as a fractional Chief Financial Officer for an Indianapolis based real estate development firm with a multi-million dollar portfolio.After his rewarding experience doing fractional CFO consulting, in early 2020, Julius opened MaxPoint Advisors, a CFO advisory firm that focuses on medium sized businesses that operate in fast growing sectors and gross between 2 million and 10 million in revenue.As an emerging academic and researcher, Julius serves as a professor at two institutions of higher education in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA where his current and past lecture areas include intermediate accounting, managerial finance, risk management, corporate valuation, portfolio management, and financial economics. In 2020, Julius was awarded a prestigious and highly competitive U.S. Department of State Fulbright Program research award in the area of financial technology. Education Julius holds a Master of Finance with a specialization in information technology from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from Indiana University. Julius will be a Ph.D Finance candidate with a research focus on financial technology and its impact on investor behavior. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.