Brown Private Equity and
Alternatives Fellowship


Through the generosity of our Advisory Board Member, Jeffry P Brown, and his wife, Kristin, the Fink Center has proudly hosted the Jeffry and Kristin Brown Distinguished Private Equity and Alternatives Fellowship since 2015.


Eligibility & Requirements


The application deadline for the 2019-2020 fellowship program has passed. Applications for the 2020-2021 fellowship program will be released in Fall 2020.

Please read below for eligibility criteria.

About the Fellowship: The Brown Fellowship has been established to augment the resources available to the most dedicated and ambitious students pursuing private equity education at Anderson. Fellows receive a nominal fellowship award and career guidance.

Open toAll MBA and FEMBA students 

Who Should ApplyStudents who currently work in or have had prior experience in private equity. Applications will also be considered from students who possess relevant technical backgrounds and work experience that would allow them to successfully pivot to a career in private equity (e.g., financial modeling skills, background in investment banking, or work in consulting/accounting that focused on PE or M&A.)

Application Components:

  • Complete short-answer questions about your background and career goals, and how they relate to the fellowship program 
  • A copy of your current resume

Applicants selected for the final round will be invited to interview with a panel consisting of the program administrators, past fellows and industry professionals. 

Selection Criteria: Fellows will be selected for their passion and potential for private equity, academic accomplishments, and commitment to giving back to the program by staying invovled and mentoring future fellows. 

Questions about the fellowship program can be emailed to the Fink Center at


Private Equity and Alternatives Fellows


Andy Apple (’20)

Summer Internship: Sound Ventures

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Ermias Nessibu (’20)

Summer Internship: Kennedy Wilson and GCM Grosvenor Capital

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Evan DeDominicis (’20)

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Trent Ketterer (’21)

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Michael Richards (’20)

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Aaron Stoppelmann ('21)

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Past Fellows