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Jonathan Everhart, CAIA, CPA, Esq.

Associate Professor of Legal Studies,
College of Business

Contact number: 281-283-3238
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3321


Dr. Jonathan R. Everhart, CAIA, CPA, Esq. is a recognized global leader in finance and the digital economy and he is a member of the United States Investment Advisory Council for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative–Executive Office of the U.S. President, and Bretton Woods Committee. He is an Associate Professor of business legal studies at the University of Houston–Clear Lake.

Dr. Everhart has extensive work with international institutions on policy in the global finance and digital economy sectors. Organizations he currently advises and/or has advised include the United Nations, World Bank, Bank for International Settlements, Executive Office of the United States President, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Administration, U.S. Federal Reserve, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Monetary Authority of Singapore, and Nasdaq. He is also appointed to the Green Technology Advisory Board for the United Nations Science-Policy-Business Forum, Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Digital Economy for the U.S. International Trade Administration, and Expert Advisory Group on Tech, Science & Innovation for the Institute of Directors. He is a speaker at the United Nations and World Bank on global finance and the digital economy.

For his global leadership, Dr. Everhart was awarded the prestigious Master’s Award for Professional Excellence from his alma mater Brown University and he was nominated as a World Economic Forum–Young Global Leader. He has research publications with the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Brown University, and Bretton Woods Committee.

In addition to his time as a university professor, Dr. Everhart has a background as a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Chartered Member, CPA, and corporate attorney.

Areas of Expertise

  • Global Capital Markets and Digital Economy
  • International Monetary System
  • Tax Law