Greg Berchtold (’20)
Greg Berchtold is pursuing an MBA with an emphasis on finance at UCLA Anderson. Greg is currently serving as a Director for the Investment Finance Association. He is also an active member of the Anderson Technology Business Association. Greg will be spending his summer with Morgan Stanley's investment banking team in San Francisco.
Rochak Jain (’20)
Rochak Jain is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on Finance. Prior to Anderson, Rochak has six years of work experience spanning across consulting and banking. After completing his undergrad in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee in India, he joined Deloitte as a consultant in the risk advisory services and helped multiple Fortune 500 companies across the globe transform their business and financial controls. Most recently, Rochak was an Associate at Deutsche Bank and managed a multi-billion deal portfolio of structured credit products such as CLOs which helped him develop an expertise in securitization and fixed income. He also has completed the CFA program.
Brianna Hammer (’19)
Brianna Hammer is an MBA candidate and Forté Foundation Fellow at UCLA Anderson, specializing in Finance. Prior to Anderson, Brianna worked for Procter & Gamble in corporate finance, most recently in a client-facing role on the Costco U.S. team where she led investment optimization analysis for pricing activity, forecasted revenue and trade spending for the Household Needs businesses, and interfaced with client leadership through joint business planning.
Daehan Kim (’20)
Daehan Kim (DK) is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on Finance. Prior to coming to Anderson, DK worked as an Analyst of Portfolio Management Group at MUFG Bank's New York branch, where he conducted financial analysis to execute new transactions and optimize the bank's risk-return profile. Some of his most recent projects at MUFG include cross-border acquisition financing and post-merger integration transactions of global pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing companies.
Tom Payton ('20)
Tom Payton is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on Finance. Prior to Anderson, Tom worked in media as a producer and writer where he won a national advertising award for a commercial for a Fortune 1000 company and worked on CBS Corporation's Emmy Award winning TV show Nurse Jackie. Most recently as a producer, he managed multiple project teams in various stages of development, analyzing IP, streamlining communication, forecasting the buyers landscape, and leading presentations to network buyers such as Netflix and Amazon.
Sebastian Puga (’20)
Sebastian Puga is an MBA Candidate and a UCLA Anderson MBA Merit Fellow at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on finance. Before Anderson, Sebastian worked as an Associate at a Chilean boutique investment bank, ASSET Chile, where he executed several transactions, including sell-side M&A, Debt Restructurings and Fairness Opinions for private companies in the infrastructure, energy, FIG and natural resource industries.
Nick Lindholm (’19)
Nick Lindholm is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on Finance. Prior to attending Anderson, Nick worked as an Senior Analyst at a boutique investment bank, JMP Securities, where he executed various transactions, including sellside m&a, IPOs, Follow-Ons, and Private Placements for high growth biotechnology and medical device firms. Prior to JMP, Nick was a Cash Desk Associate in PIMCO's Portfolio Management Group in Newport Beach, where he managed the cash investment and liquidity monitoring process in all of PIMCO's publicly traded mutual funds and separately managed accounts.
Jonathan Wagmeister (’19)
Jonathan Wagmeister is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on Finance. Prior to Anderson, Jonathan worked at American Express in New York City. Most recently, he focused on strategy and business development for Amex's Centurion Lounges, analyzing and pitching business cases for pipeline transactions, managing client relationships, and overseeing project teams responsible for the launch of new locations.
Mark Zerlang (’19)
Mark Zerlang is pursuing an MBA at UCLA Anderson with an emphasis on finance. Prior to Anderson, Mark worked at ICONIQ Capital, where he sourced and underwrote third party investment managers across all asset classes. Before ICONIQ, Mark worked at The Ayco Company, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where he advised corporate executives and their families on their personal finances.