John Heins

  • December 17th, 2018
John Heins
EFLS, Faculty, Finance
Department:Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies
Title:Director of C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick Center for Value Investing
Building:Bidgood Hall
Education:MBA, Stanford University; BS, University of Pennsylvania


John is the Director of the C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick Center for Value Investing. The Center was created in 2020 and aspires to be the intellectual home for the discipline and practice of value investing, focused broadly on education, on research and on building bridges between students, alumni, the University and finance and investing professionals from around the world.

John also is currently the President and Editor-in-Chief of Value Investor Media, Inc., which he co-founded in 2005 and publishes the investment newsletter Value Investor Insight. Prior to founding Value Investor Media, John served as the President & CEO of Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing, as the Senior Vice President for Personal Finance at AOL, and as a reporter for Forbes magazine.

Honors, Achievements & Affiliations

Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award, 2020, University of Alabama National Alumni Association

John L. Blackburn Advisor of the Year, 2019, University of Alabama Division of Student Life and The SOURCE

Faculty Advisor for the Culverhouse Investment Management Group and for the Investment Banking Academy (ongoing)

Chairman, Capstone Student Investment Conference (ongoing)

Focus and Current Research

Value Investing

Equity-Market Efficiency

The Intersection of Fundamental Equity Investing and Data Analytics