Ph.D. Andrew Root

Faculty

Bio

Andrew Root is an assistant professor on the faculty at Regent University. He was also a Ph.D. student at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Prior to Regent, from 2011 to 2016, Root was division director, head of U.S. Equities, and member of the Board of Directors for Macquarie Capital USA.


Prior to running U.S. Equities, Root was Head of U.S. Research for Macquarie. The Macquarie U.S. Equity team consisted of 160 professionals across the U.S. and around the world. The U.S. Research team was composed of 70 analysts and associates covering approximately 600 stocks, across five offices. Root came to Macquarie from Alkeon Capital, where he managed alternative energy, infrastructure, cyclical and select financial investments. Prior to Alkeon, Root founded the Redtail long short equity fund for OTA Asset Management.


Root founded the Red Tail fund after nine years at Goldman Sachs (GS). At GS, Root was a managing director in the Investment Research division. As an analyst at GS, at various times, he covered semiconductors and paper and forest products. Root was also deputy director of U.S. Research and director of Canada research. Root started his career at RBC Capital Markets in Toronto. He has a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from McMaster University and an MBA from Regent University. Root is married with two children. 

Awards

Wall Street Journal #1 Stock Picker 2005 ‘Best on the Street’ Survey
Regent University Alumnus of the Year 2007

Meet Our Faculty

Cheryl Beauchamp, M.S.

Lecturer, Engineering & Computer Science

Director, Institute for Cybersecurity

757.352.4772 cherbea@regent.edu
Corné J. Bekker, D.Litt. et Phil.

Dean, Director of Th.M & Ph.D. Programs, Professor

757.352.4258 clbekker@regent.edu
William J. Brown, Ph.D.

Professor & Research Fellow, English & Communication Studies

757.352.4216 willbro@regent.edu
Barbara Harrington, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Media & Visual Arts

757.352.4561 bharrington@regent.edu
Bradley J. Lingo, J.D.

Associate Professor

Executive Director, Robertson Center for Constitutional Law

757.352.4337 blingo@regent.edu
Mary B. Manjikian, Ph.D.

Professor, Associate Dean, NSS Director

757.352.4138 mmanjikian@regent.edu
Micah Mattix, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English & Communication Studies

757.352.4464 mmattix@regent.edu
Joshua McMullen, Ph.D.

Dean

Department Chair; Associate Professor, General Education

757.352.4776 jmcmullen@regent.edu
John E. Mulford, Jr., Ph.D.

Director, Center for Entrepreneurship

Professor

757.352.4354 johnmul@regent.edu
Jennifer Ripley, Ph.D.

Professor

Rosemarie S. Hughes Endowed Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice

757.352.4296 jennrip@regent.edu