About Dr. Coyne.
THOMAS JOSEPH COYNE, MBA, Ph.D. – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Financial Economist, Professor of Finance – tenured, inactive)
Candidate of U.S. Senate (L. WV.)
Financial economist Thomas Joseph Coyne is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia, a graduate of Central Catholic High School.
Thomas Joseph Coyne earned his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree at Case Western Reserve University (Economics/Finance), his Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Kent State University (Management/Finance), his Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) from Marshall University (Accounting/Economics). He completed his postgraduate work at the University of Chicago (Monetary Theory/Price Theory) and the University of Michigan (Computers).
As a full-time undergraduate student at Marshall University, Dr. Coyne worked full-time as a brakeman on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, graduating in three years time. He worked full time as industrial credit manager for The B. F. Goodrich Company while a graduate student at Kent State University, graduating in two years time. Coyne taught at Case and John Carroll and Kent State and Akron Universities while studying finance and economics at Case. While attending high school, Coyne rose from stock boy to floor manager and buyer at the J. C. Penney Company. Using his experience, age, education, and background, Coyne has contributed to solution of labor and management problems for decades. After writing his Master’s thesis: “Railroad Proposals for the Alleviation of their Financial Crisis” and receipt of his MBA, Tom worked with Cyrus Eaton at the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway as it acquired the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, (the combined railroad today is called CSX). Tom appeared before the Interstate Commerce Commission dealing with per diem rate cases of railroad cars. Tom is a licensed pilot. After writing his Ph.D. dissertation, receipt of the degree and having it published by the Legislative Services Committee and distributed by the Committee to each member of the House and Senate and administrative persons in West Virginia, entitled “Banking Structure in West Virginia,” branch banking was adopted by the state of West Virginia. Prior to distribution of the Coyne dissertation West Virginia was the only unit banking state (NO branches allowed) in the nation.
Professor Coyne spent the bulk of his professional career teaching graduate and undergraduate courses (MBA) as a tenured full professor of finance and/or business economics at fully accredited (AACSB) universities. He has traveled extensively throughout Russia, Western Europe, and the United States, lecturing and presenting papers in finance and economics. He has negotiated countless multi-million dollar contracts for scores of American Boards of Education, has created and served as executive director of several foundations in the United States and Europe. Coyne grew financial and real assets for one group from only eleven dollars to $6.0 million before leaving.
Tom has been an active member in his church, in church institutions, and has published at least ten books or monographs, plus about one hundred peer-reviewed articles to be found in many academic & professional journals. His Arbitration Awards are published. Many written contributions have appeared in newspapers and online. Coyne is an arbitrator, serving from the lists of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. He completed the Indianapolis Mini-Marathon for Cancer Research (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006), and had a weekly one hour 50,000 watt call-in talk radio show broadcast simultaneously in Cleveland, and Youngstown, Ohio. Tom is an honorably discharged U.S. Army combat infantry veteran, having served with L Company, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, Sandbag Castle, Korea, receiving the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge (CIB), the Good Conduct Medal, a Letter of Appreciation signed by Kim Dae-jung, President of the Republic of Korea, and The President Syugman Rhee Memorial Association 60th Anniversary Korean War 1950-2010 Medallion.
Tom sought the U.S. Senate seat Ohio (I) being vacated by Howard Metzenbaum, 1994. Ohio Secretary of State denied Coyne placement of the Coyne name on the ballot claiming inability to read 11,000 (approx.) properly prepared signed and printed petition signatures).
Tom sought the Office of Governor West Virginia (I), 2004. WV Secretary of State refused to provide Coyne with appropriate petition forms subsequent to which in Wheeling Federal District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. declared from his bench WV violated previous (2 years prior) Federal District Court orders of Judge Kelley requiring WV to provide proper petition forms, that WV should have provided Coyne with proper petition forms, but in his written Award Stamp found in favor of WV. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Hubbs Rehnquist was at his residence outside Washington, D.C. studying Coyne’s appeal of the Judge Stamp “award” the night Rehnquist died.
Thomas Joseph Coyne, Ph.D., was formerly married to Patricia Anne Smith, R.N., of Huntington and together they proudly raised their five children, all of whom are college-educated. Tom and Pat have twelve grandchildren. Tom plans to take the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Jay Rockefeller (D.WV) in the election of November 4, 2014.
Professor Coyne maintains a home in Bath, Ohio, USA.