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Purdue Finance Workshop

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The Purdue Finance Workshop (“PFW”) enables high achieving students that are focused on pursuing careers in finance. The PFW hosts events and provides access to resources that support professional development and alumni engagement.

PFW PROGRAMMING

The PFW hosts comprehensive workshops in the fall and spring along with ad hoc events throughout the academic year. The curriculum focuses on developing awareness about various careers in finance, soft skill refinement, technical training, and creating networking opportunities, which are all necessary to compete in today's job market.

Discussion Series with Top Finance Alumni

Presented by the Purdue Finance Workshop and the Purdue Research Foundation

Featuring Professionals from Investment Banking,
Private Equity, Venture Capital and Capital Markets


September 9th Investment Banking Insights from Junior Bankers Panel

Featuring Alumni from Wells Fargo, JP Morgan and Moelis


September 16th Breaking into Investment Banking and Capital Markets

Topics: Resume Tips, Interview Skills and Job Progression
Ashley Solgere (Former Recruiter, Stifel Nicolaus)
Brandon Ko (Public Finance Analyst, Stifel Nicolaus)


September 23rd - Hedge Fund and Private Equity Sales and Marketing

M.P. Hayden (Head of Business Development, Raven Capital)


October 7th - Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance

Tim Jones (Vice President, Leveraged Finance, Truist Securities)


October 21st - Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Derivatives

Felipe Camacho (Director, Foreign Exchange, Wells Fargo)


October 28th - Private Equity and Secondaries Investing

David Fox (Managing Director, The Blackstone Group)


November 4th - Investment Banking from a Senior Banking Professional

Thad Davis (Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, HSBC)


November 18th - Venture Capital Investing

Seth Corder (Senior Associate, High Alpha)


December 2nd - Investment Banking and Equity Research Perspectives

  Brad Hintz (Adjunct Professor of Finance, NYU; Former CFO of Lehman  Brothers, Former Equity Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein)


 

Discussions will take place at 6pm EDT via Zoom

Visit www.financeworkshop.org to sign up for more information and receive call in details for each discussion.

Spring Discussion Series with Top Finance Alumni

Presented by the Purdue Finance Workshop and the Purdue Research Foundation

Featuring Professionals from Investment Banking,
Private Equity, Venture Capital and Capital Markets


February 10th Getting Into Investment Banking & Corporate Finance Insights

Featuring Alumni from Stifel Nicolaus, KeyBanc, and Procter & Gamble
Brandon Ko (Public Finance Analyst), Joe Banks (IB Analyst), Joshua Groh (Senior Finance Manager)


February 24th Private Equity and Secondaries Investing

Nick Zak (Senior Associate, Private Equity, StepStone Group)


March 3rd Finance and Private Equity

Jeff Hazlett (Director of Finance, StepStone Group)


March 17th Growth Private Equity

David Abraham (Vice President, Accel-KKR)


March 31st Electronic Trading and Quantitative Research

Kathryn Zhao (Global Head of Electronic Trading, Cantor Fitzgerald)


April 7th Getting Into Consulting and Private Equity Investing

Dennis Man (Investment Proefssional, Piney Lake Capital)


April 21st Real Estate — Private Equity Investing

Michael O'Neill (Senior Vice President, Almanac - Neuberger Berman)


April 28th Investment Banking, M&A and Capital Markets

Jeff Solomon (Partner, Paddock Consultancy)


 

Discussions will take place at 7pm EDT via Zoom

Visit www.financeworkshop.org to sign up for more information and receive call in details for each discussion.

PFW Network

The PFW is supported by a growing and engaged network of over 50 passionate finance professionals.
The alumni network participates in on-campus events, hosts firm visits and provides mentorship.

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Senior Alumni

Blackstone, Wells Fargo, HSBC, Truist, High Alpha, Goldman Sachs, Neuberger Berman, Raven, Moelis & Company, Cid Capital, KPMG 

Recent Graduates

JP Morgan, Stifel, Blackstone, Nomura, KeyBanc, HSBC, Guggenheim, Wells Fargo, Moelis & Company 

How Can You Get Involved?

FINANCE CLUBS ON CAMPUS

The PFW links the Purdue finance community together. For more detail on finance clubs:

Contact Us

Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Alan Suen, Class of 2023 

 asuen@purdue.edu

Alex Boquist, Professor of Finance 

 aboquist@purdue.edu

Samir Mehta, Class of 2023 

 mehta148@purdue.edu