After a rigorous selection process, we are pleased to announce this year's Fellows. All are first-year MBAs, members of the Class of 2014.
Aylon Ben-Shlomo is pursuing his MBA with a concentration in Finance - Investment Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a first year director of the Anderson Investment Association and the Jewish Business Student Association. Prior to UCLA Anderson, Aylon spent three years at Ivory Investment Management, a long/short equity hedge fund. Earlier in his career, he worked in the financial services audit practice at Deloitte & Touche in New York. Aylon obtained an accounting degree from the University of Maryland. He enjoys beach volleyball, golf and sports debates. Aylon is a licensed CPA in the State of New York and was awarded the CFA designation in 2011. Aylon did his internship at PIMCO and will be returning full time as an equity analyst in their Global Dividend Strategies group.
Wenting Shen is pursuing her MBA at UCLA Anderson. She is a fellow of the Student Investment Fund (SIF) and is a director at the Anderson Investment Association (AIA). Prior to business school, Wenting was an equity research analyst at Goldman Sachs where she covered the healthcare sector. Her team ranked fourth across all sectors in the 2011 Wall Street Journal Best China Analyst Awards. She authored a number of reports, including the Transforming China series etc. Wenting worked most recently in the Singapore office, but has also worked in the Beijing and Bangalore offices of Goldman Sachs. She graduated from Beijing University with a major in Finance, and was an exchange/visiting student to Harvard University, University of St. Gallen, and Tokyo University. She was a volunteer in Delhi, India during her senior year in college. Wenting did her summer internship as an equity analyst intern at Fidelity Worldwide Investors.
Giovanni Urbanucci is pursuing his MBA in finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Prior to business school, Urbanucci worked in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Boston where he led audits of investment companies as a manager in the Assurance practice. At Anderson, Urbanucci is a director of the Anderson Investment Association, member of the Student Investment Fund, and level III candidate in the CFA program. He also held a part-time academic internship at Kiitos Capital Management, a long/short value hedge fund in Los Angeles. Urbanucci holds an undergraduate degree from Boston College and is a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts. He did his summer internship in the equity research group at Trust Company of the West
Danielle Zainer is pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Finance - Investment Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She was a first year director of the Anderson Investment Association and the Women's Business Connection. During her second year, she has served as VP Investing Conference of the Anderson Investment Association, working closely with the Fink Center to host UCLA Anderson's 3rd Annual Investing Conference. Prior to UCLA Anderson, Danielle spent four years as an analyst at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), a hedge fund of funds investment firm. Prior to PAAMCO, Danielle worked at Dilts Ventures, a boutique investment consulting firm, where she specialized in corporate venture capital and early-stage investing strategies. Danielle received her undergraduate degree in business and finance from USC Marshall. She holds the CAIA designation and has her Series 3 license. While at UCLA, Danielle has held internships at Oaktree Capital Management and Beach Point Capital Management. She will be returning to Oaktree Capital full time as an assistant vice president in the portfolio analytics group, focusing on multi-strategy credit.