A native of Germany, Lars (he/him) earned an undergraduate degree in business from The Free University of Berlin. For graduate studies, he moved to Vancouver, Canada to earn a Ph.D. in finance at the University of British Columbia, where he also enjoyed exploring the Canadian outdoors. In 2008, he moved to Pittsburgh to start a faculty position at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University where he currently serves as an associate professor. While Lars began oil painting during high school, during the last 10 years he has rediscovered his passion for art through classes at Pittsburgh Center for Arts & Media and Touchstone Center for Crafts. Since 2021, Lars has served as the PCA&M board’s treasurer.
Board member since November 2019