Lanny R. Martindale

Senior Lecturer


L.R. Martindale teaches Money & Capital Markets and Ethics in Financial Decision-making. He has directed both the BBA Program and the MS Program in Finance and served as Associate Director of the Commercial Banking Program, the Investment Banking Program, Titans of Investing, and TRIP.  He has also directed Mays Business Fellows and co-directed the Eisenhower Leadership Development Program. He has served in the Faculty Senate, the Honor Council, and a number of other committees and task forces.

Before joining A&M’s faculty in 1999, Prof. Martindale practiced law and and gained teaching experience in various branches of business, economics, and law. While in private practice he consulted in the areas of public finance, accounting systems, and capital budgeting, and assisted other attorneys with expert witness issues in banking and financial reporting. Before entering private practice, his professional focus as a commercial banker was on credit quality assurance. He has helped write and enforce lending policies and procedures and managed a variety of complex lending relationships.

Prof. Martindale recently co-authored the study guide and supplements accompanying a leading textbook on financial markets and institutions. He has lectured outside the classroom at the Armed Forces Leadership Conference and various Mays learning communities.

During his leisure time, Prof. Martindale is a Civil War enthusiast, an amateur financial historian, and a reasonably accomplished cook.