Asset Management Fellowship

BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellowship Program

The BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellowship Program offers financial support and research experience for juniors and seniors at Claremont McKenna College who are interested in careers involving asset management and investment management.  The recipients of this year’s scholarships are:

 

Matthieu Hafemeister ’17

Matthieu is a senior at CMC majoring in Economics and Mathematics with a Financial Economics Sequence. Originally from Paris, France, Matt decided to come to CMC for the liberal arts experience as well as the sunny Southern California weather. On campus, Matt is a Lead Consultant for SOURCE Non-Profit Consulting, a Career Services Consultant as well as a Research Analyst and Capital IQ tutor with the FEI. Matt spent his freshman summer working for a small e-commerce startup in California before spending his sophomore summer at DCA, a boutique technology investment bank in New York City. Last summer, Matt interned for Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco on the Technology, Media & Telecom team. After graduation, Matt will be joining the Corporate Development team at Andreessen Horowitz in the Bay Area. In his free time, Matt loves watching soccer, traveling to foreign countries and spending time with his friends.

 

Kaitlyn Kelleher ’17

Kaitlyn is a senior from Pasadena, CA, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Government. In addition to being a BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellow and a Robert Day Scholar, she is the Chief Executive Officer of the CMC Student Investment Fund and a Career Consultant at CMC’s Student Opportunity Center.  Last summer, she interned in Goldman Sachs’ securities division in San Francisco. Prior to that, she worked at Clifford Swan Investment Counselors, an investment advisory firm in Pasadena. After graduation, she will be joining Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division in New York City. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her three younger sisters, playing soccer, and debating politics with friends and family.

 

Katherine Krey ’17

Katherine is a senior Economics and International Relations major hailing from the suburbs of Chicago. At CMC, she is a student manager of the Roberts Environmental Center, a tour guide, a managing director of the Student Investment Fund, a Robert Day Scholar, and an occasional contributor to the CMC Forum.  In addition, she spent the fall of her junior year studying abroad in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.  Katherine spent last summer working as an investment banking analyst for Goldman Sachs in the Global Natural Resources group in New York City, and will be returning there full-time next year.  She is passionate about travel, food, and Chicago sports.

 

Hunter Olsen ’18

Hunter, originally from Spokane, WA, is a junior majoring in Economics. He came to CMC for the liberal arts experience and to be a part of its uniquely strong Economics program. In high school, he competed at the national level in Economics and History competitions as well as at the international level in Robotics. Hunter is a state champion runner and competes on the CMS track and cross-country teams as well. So far, he has travelled to Nationals twice and hopes to be in contention for All-American status next year. On campus, he is a student research analyst at the Financial Economics Institute and an analyst with the Claremont Consulting Group. He has worked at an economic development non-profit and spent enough time in Honduras for its unique issues to weigh often on his mind. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, downhill skiing, and spending time with friends and family.

 

Yulang (Danny) Wang ’18

Danny is a junior from Nanjing, China, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics, a dual major. In addition to being a BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellow and a Robert Day Scholar, he is a research analyst and Python tutor for the Financial Economics Institute, a researcher at Lowe Institute of Political Economy, a computer science tutor at Harvey Mudd College, and a former Claremont College Debate Union member. Last summer, he worked with Professor Filson at the FEI on a project concerning asset pricing anomalies, helped HMC Professor Gu build a mobile app sending earnings report notifications for her algorithmic trading research, and joined a startup building a crowdsourcing platform. He is set on a software engineering internship for next summer. His interests include playing board games, basketball, and car racing.

 

Albert Xu ’17

Albert is a senior at CMC majoring in Economics. In addition to being a BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellow, he is also a Robert Day Scholar. He has served as the CIO of Sagehen Capital Management at Pomona College, and works as a student research analyst at the Financial Economics Institute.  While at CMC, Albert has researched, via the FEI, under Professors Eric Helland, Gary Smith (Pomona College), Laura Grant, and Sven Arndt. In his free time, he enjoys debating, fencing, and watching football.

2015-2016 BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellows

2014-2015 BMGI/Michael Larson Asset Management Fellows