Dr. Vandenbrink began his business career in the Chicago office of consulting firm Booz Allen. He then moved to J.P. Morgan, working in New York and Tokyo in financial consulting, capital markets, corporate finance, M&A, commercial lending, and credit risk management. He was managing director and head of credit risk in Japan, first at Deutsche Bank and subsequently at Morgan Stanley. He recently taught corporate finance at the University of Tsukuba was a visiting professor in the MBA Program in International Business.
At GLOBIS University, Dr. Vandenbrink lectures in finance and management philosophy.