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Purdue Finance Workshop


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.


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

October 13th - Private Equity and Secondaries Investing

Tim Palmer (Managing Director, Charlesbank Capital Partners), Nick Zak (Senior Associate, Private Equity, StepStone Group)

October 20th - Financial Institutions Advisory

Landon Parsons (Retired - Senior Advisor, Moelis & Company)

November 10th - Private Equity and Alternative Investments

Marah Marshall (Managing Director, EQT Group), Dennis Man (Investment Professional, Piney Lake Capital)

November 17th - Investment Banking Insights

Reid Snellenbarger (Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey), Brandon Ko (Public Finance Analyst, J.P. Morgan)


Discussions will take place at 7pm EDT via Zoom

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

PIBA Chicago Trip

Purdue Investment Banking Chicago Trip (Feb 10th-11th)

PIBA's recruiting trip was a success in Chicago! The academy was able to attend an analyst trek at Baird, William Blair and BMO! The trip was sponsored by the Purdue Finance Workshop.

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?


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

Alex Boquist, Professor of Finance

Samir Mehta, Class of 2023