Financial Management

Barbara S. Adelman


Barbara Adelman teaches Financial Management at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.  

Barbara is Principal at Stonebridge Wealth Advisors.  Prior to becoming a financial advisor, Barbara had a career a long career in corporate finance and international banking in New York, London and Chicago.

Barbara’s experience includes nine years as Vice President at Morgan Stanley; five years at Merrill Lynch; ten years as Managing Director at Societe Generale, both in Chicago and London; and six years as a Vice President at the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and Chicago.

Ms. Adelman’s teaching skills in Financial Management come from her 35 years of practicing finance, including analyzing companies and complex transactions, as well as understanding company valuations.  She has honed her teaching skills through the many professional presentations she has given to individuals, families and corporate executives.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2000

Professional Experience


Stonebridge Wealth Advisors

VP, Financial Advisor

Morgan Stanley

Managing Director

Societe Generale

Vice President

Chase Manhattan Bank

Vice President

Merrill Lynch


The University of Chicago

- Master in Business Administration

The University of Chicago

- Bachelor of Arts