Dr. Hogan is a career banker, financier, and educator; He organized and obtained approval for a national bank and a state bank. Prior to being Chairman of the Board and President of these banks, he was Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Commercial Loan Committee of the former National Bank of Commerce, a multi billion dollar bank. Concurrently with organizing the new banks, in 1985 he incorporated, and presently operates as President, Hogan Financial Corporation, “The Entrepreneur’s Edge”, a commercial lending and consulting company, and as of January 2003 organized and incorporated Hogan Business School, Inc., “The Entrepreneur’s Source”.
He is a Visiting Professor in the College of Business at Loyola University, Nunez Community College, and the University of New Orleans with emphasis on Entrepreneurship, Franchising, and Management Skills. He has served as a business consultant at the University of New Orleans Small Business Development Center and has conducted various SBDC entrepreneur, business and banking seminars. He is an instructor for the Kauffman Foundation’s FastTrac Entrepreneur Learning Program. He has taught at the American Institute of Banking. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the University of New Orleans International Alumni Association and a member of the Managing Committee, Chairman of the Strategic Management Committee.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration from Kennedy-Western University-Dissertation “Effect of Entrepreneur Leadership on Management”, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science Business Administration Degrees from the University of New Orleans, a Graduate Commercial Lending Certificate from the University of Oklahoma and a Commercial Banking Certificate from the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking. He has earned a certificate designation as a CFE, Certified Franchise Executive, from the University of Texas at El Paso, and is a Dun & Bradstreet Certified Financial and Credit Analyst.
Having sat for and passed the State of Louisiana Examination requirements; he has been sworn in as a Louisiana Civil Law Notary and is empowered as a Notary Public in the State of Louisiana, Orleans Parish.