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President | Analyst, Value Fund
William Pitt is in the second year of his MBA and has a B.A. in History from the University of Warwick in the UK. Prior to Stern, William worked as a consultant at Deloitte and as the head of an impact investing charity. He spent the past summer as an Investment Banking Associate in the Global Industrials Group at Credit Suisse, where he will return full time.

 
 
 
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Co-Portfolio Manager, Growth Fund
Austin Ma has a B.S in Finance and Accountancy (double major) from Miami University ,Prior to Stern, he has worked as an market consultant in Wolfe Research. He also spent 5 years working China in Morgan Stanley Huaxin, CITIC Securities previously

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, Growth Fund

Tampas Sabnis has a B.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. Prior to Stern, he worked in Product Management for the Private Wealth group within Fidelity Investments. He spent the last summer working as a Technology Solutions Consultant at Google.

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, Value Fund

Ce Wang, CFA, has a B.S. from Rutgers University where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics. While attending Stern, Ce also works in Morgan Stanley, where he manages technology solutions for the credit risk department. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked in Citigroup as a business analyst with responsibilities in data analysis and integration. Ce is a CFA Charterholder and passionate about equity research and investment.

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, Value Fund

Joseph Diaz earned a B.S in Accounting with a minor in Business Information Systems from Lehigh University.  Currently completing his MBA part-time, Joe works at a $22 billion equity-focused asset management firm as a Trade Support analyst where he works alongside the investment, trading and middle office teams: providing trade execution support, building trading programs and developing portfolio analytics for the firm.

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Fund/Value Fund

Parth Shah is a second year MBA student at NYU Stern specializing in Quantitative Finance and Law and Business. Prior to Stern, he worked as a Senior Analyst in the Product Control division at Deutsche Bank, focusing on interest rate derivatives. He holds a B.Com. from Mumbai University and has cleared all three levels of the CFA exams.

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, ESG Fund

Robert Herzka has a B.A. in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He spent two years in healthcare administration at a rehabilitation center overseeing client relations and operational efficiencies. He previously interned at Shavit Capital, a boutique Private Equity fund based in Israel which invests and advises healthcare startups through the IPO process.

 

Co-Portfolio Manager, ESG Fund

Janet Hong has a B.S. in Finance and Economics from University of Pittsburgh. Prior to Stern, she worked in finance for four years, with roles including credit risk reporting, sales and trading interest rate strategy, and macroeconomic research, in addition to earning her CFA. She spent the past summer at Principal Global Investors in their equity investments group, where she conducted fundamental research on a variety of sectors and markets, including International Large Cap, Emerging Markets, and Small Cap.

 

Secretary | Analyst, Growth Fund

Neil Karandikar has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.  Prior to Stern, he worked as a financial consultant devising trading strategies for investment management clients.  He spent the past summer at American Century Investments as an Investment Analyst Summer Associate.

 

Analyst, Value Fund

Peng Ser is a first year MBA candidate at NYU Stern School of Business. Prior to Stern, Peng worked as a Finance lawyer in London at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP advising both bank and borrowers on loan and security documents. Peng has a BA in Law and Business from the University of Warwick. 

 

Analyst, Growth Fund

Manojna Pinnamaneni is originally from India and grew up in India and Singapore. She did her Bachelor’s in Economics and Finance from Singapore Management University. Prior to Stern, she worked at BNP Paribas in Singapore for three years in the Business Development/Business Management function. She has also completed all three levels of the CFA examinations. She is currently a first-year MBA student specializing in Finance

 

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Michael Lee is an MBA student in the Langone Program at NYU Stern, specializing in finance and strategy. He has as B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rutgers University. Prior to Stern, he worked for five years at AT&T as an engineer for various technologies including the wireless and international undersea network.

 

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Raymon Halim is a first year MBA student at NYU Stern. Prior to business school, Raymon spent time at the Capital Group as well as Ernst & Young. Originally from California, Raymon graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Business Administration. 

 

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Benjamin Gottesdiener, CFA, is a first year MBA student at NYU Stern, specializing in Corporate Finance, Global Sourcing and Supply Chain Management, and Sustainable Business. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to Stern, Ben spent 4 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an equity research associate covering the energy infrastructure, chemical and agriculture sectors. He is a CFA Charterholder.  

 

Analyst, Growth Fund, Fixed Income Fund

Parth Shah is a second year MBA student at NYU Stern specializing in Quantitative Finance and Law and Business. Prior to Stern, he worked as a Senior Analyst in the Product Control division at Deutsche Bank, focusing on interest rate derivatives. He holds a B.Com. from Mumbai University and has cleared all three levels of the CFA exams.

 

Analyst, ESG Fund

Jamison Friedland is a first-year MBA student specializing in Sustainable Business and Corporate Finance. Prior to NYU, Jamison graduated from Northwestern University as an economics major. He began his career trading, first in equity options before transitioning into fixed income, primarily interest rates. Before starting at Stern, Jamison interned with various social impact roles at organizations including Rainforest Alliance and NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business.  

 

Analyst, ESG Fund

Zhipeng (Leo) Liu joined China Everbright Assets Management, a leading asset management company in Hong Kong in Nov 2014. He covered Hong Kong and China listed equities and was a key member of the award-winning Everbright China Focus Fund. Before that, Leo worked at Group Investment department of AIA and performed due diligence on equity funds and structured credit products (CLOs). He graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Science degree in Risk Management. Leo is a CFA charterholder.

 

Analyst, Growth Fund

Guanyi Wang has a B.S. in Economics from Tsinghua University in Beijing and MSc in Economics from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Prior to Stern, he worked five years in investment banks focusing on fixed income and debt capital market.

 

Analyst, Fixed-income Fund

Lance He received his B.A. in Finance from Suzhou University, China. Prior to Stern, Lance worked at Private Equity firm and hedge fund as analyst and investment manager primarily focused on growth companies. At Stern he specializing in Quantitative Finance and Fin-tech. He is CFA level 2 candidate.

 

Analyst, Value Fund

Lei Gong was born and raised in Hangzhou, China. He graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a major in English Literature and later completed his master degree in accounting at Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Prior to coming to Stern, he worked at Cummins, a fortune 500 company, and rotated through four corporate finance roles. At Stern, Lei is passionate about finance, strategy, and entrepreneurship. In addition to his role is SGov, he is also the VP of Sternhoops, SPEC, ABS, and SIMR.

 

Analyst, Growth Fund

Ayush Khanna earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from Thapar University, India, and is specializing in Corporate Finance and Strategy during his MBA. Prior to attending Stern, Ayush was a management consultant at ZS and Deloitte where he used digital transformation to solve Healthcare clients' Marketing and Sales challenges. An aspiring guitar player, Ayush unwinds by traveling or listening to 70's Rock.