Professor Sinow earned his BA, MA, JD, PHD from the University of Illinois. He is a licensed attorney and angel investor. He founded a registered investment advisory firm, Illinois trust company, and an Illinois commercial bank. In addition to his career in business, he was a finance professor for 27 years at the University of Illinois prior to teaching in the MBA program at Millikin. Professor Sinow has served on numerous boards of directors, both in the profit and non-profit space. He was previously recognized by Business Week Online as one of the top 10 business professors in the US. He is an avid outdoorsman & fisherman.