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Ted Heldring

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Department of Finance
  • 312-362-8826
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5500
    Chicago, IL 60604​

Academic Degrees

MBA, University of Chicago, 1987
BS, Foreign Service/International Economics, Georgetown University, 1984


Ted Heldring is currently an adjunct professor of finance at DePaul University and serves on the board of directors for several privately held small businesses. At DePaul, Heldring teaches Introduction to Finance and Money and Banking.

Prior to his teaching career, Heldring spent 33 years in the banking industry with a primary focus on syndicated and leveraged finance. He worked for JPMorgan (or predecessor firms) for 17 years culminating in the role of head of leveraged finance for the Midwest region. Much of his experience centered on leading mission critical loan and bond financings for mid-sized and large corporate clients. Heldring's client and transaction experience ranged broadly from the largest and strongest Fortune 100 companies to middle market leveraged companies. Industries covered included industrials, consumer and retail, business services, energy and even sports team finance.

Heldring earned an undergraduate degree in international economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is married with three grown children and resides in Chicago’s northern suburbs.