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Investment Finance Association (IFA)

The Investment Finance Association (IFA) serves to strengthen educational pursuits, facilitate networking opportunities and enhance recruiting efforts among UCLA Anderson students and financial services organizations. Our association focuses on students and professionals who operate or have an interest in the following areas: investment banking, investment management, corporate finance and private equity. As one of the largest student organizations on campus — with more than 300 current members and thousands of IFA alumni — the IFA has the ability to pool resources from an extensive and impressive array of backgrounds in order to achieve its goals.

 

IFA Officers

 
Rob Whirty

Rob Whirty

President

Sagar Naik

Sagar Naik

VP of Finance

Matt Coleman

Matt Coleman

VP of Education

Jane Wang

Jane Wang

VP of Communications and Alumni Relations

Jason Rosenberg

Jason Rosenberg

VP of Events

Tyler Cantarano

Tyler Cantarano

Anderson Investment Association (AIA) President

Jane Zhu

Jane Zhu

VP of Corporate Finance

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Alex Mathew

VP of FEMBA Relations

Levi Kirkland

Levi Kirkland

VP of Diversity

Tom Stewart

Tom Stewart

Director of Investment Banking

Chris Nee

Chris Nee

Director of DOJ

Venkata Yadati

Venkata Yadati

Director of Investment Banking – Career Night

Dan Beckerman

Dan Beckerman

Director of Investment Banking – Career Night

Trent Ketterman

Trent Ketterer

Director of Private Equity

Caroline Ward

Caroline Ward

AIA Director (Head IM ACT Coach)

Daniel Fotinich

Daniel Fotinich

AIA Director (Head IM ACT Coach)

Jamie Wolf

Jamie Wolf

AIA Director (Investment Conference and Credit Pitch Competition)

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Events

 

Investment Banking Career Night

Corporate Finance Career Night

Women in Finance Fireside Chat and Networking

Investment Management Roundtable

Private Equity Roundtable

Various Finance Lunch and Learns

Diversity Dinners for Eight (D48s)

Stock Pitch/Credit Competitions

Fink Center Investing Conference

“Training the Street” Workshops (Excel, Valuation, etc.)

Cross-Club Events:

  • Women-in-Finance (in conjunction with the Women’s Business Connection)
  • Corporate Finance Career Night (in conjunction with SOMA)
  • Diversity in Finance (in conjunction with the BBSA, ALMA, AMSA, WBC and more)
 

Connect with Us

 

For events, and further information please visit us on Campus Groups.