Dr. Joseph Petry - Business Advisor and Former Economics Professor

The principal of Mayfair Financial in Illinois, Joseph “Joe” Petry, PhD, served as a clinical professor of economics and finance at a Big Ten University from 2001 to 2019. During this time, Dr. Joseph Petry developed curriculums for courses with over 1,000 students and mentored undergraduate and master of business administration students in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and statistics.

Earlier in his career, he worked as an economist for several financial services firms and investment banks, including Credit Suisse First Boston, Citigroup, and Chemical Bank. He prepared for his profession by studying at a Big Ten University, from which he earned a bachelor of arts and doctor of philosophy in economics. In his current role at Mayfair Financial, Dr. Joseph Petry provides business advisement and financial consultation and develops economic and statistical models for private sector businesses.

He maintains a high level of civic engagement outside of his professional responsibilities, and he formerly sat on the Illinois Association of Park Districts Board of Trustees and the Champaign Park District Board of Commissioners. In his leisure time, he enjoys being in nature and visiting national parks.


Joseph Petry