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Scott MacDonald


Adjunct Professor
President and CEO, SW Graduate School of Banking

PhD, Texas A & M University

Collins Center 324C


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S. Scott MacDonald is president and CEO of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking (SWGSB) Foundation, director of the Assemblies for Bank Directors, and adjunct professor of finance, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University.  He received his PhD from Texas A&M University and his BA degree in economics from the University of Alabama.  Dr. MacDonald is a frequent speaker at professional programs, banker associations, and banking schools.  He is the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards, and was recently inducted into the Independent Bankers Association of Texas’ Wall of Heroes and Legends.  He is a nationally sought after strategic planning facilitator and consultant to the financial services industry.  He has served as an expert resource witness before the Texas state Senate and is a former chairman of the board of directors of a Texas financial institution.  Dr. MacDonald is the co-author of the best selling textbook on banking, Bank Management, as well as author of numerous articles in professional and academic journals.


Bank Management
Financial Institutions and Markets
Money and Capital Markets
US Financial Systems
Financial Economics
Futures and Options
Monetary Theory
Business Valuation and International Trade


Management of Financial Institutions
Fixed Income Securities
Money and Capital Markets
Financial Institutions