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Finance Alumni Profiles

This page features profiles of alumni in the field of finance.
Finance Alumni Profile
Jeff Hostettler
Degree B.S. Finance, 2007
Hometown Edinboro, PA
Curriculum Finance Courses: 305W, 406, 407, 408, 410
Two-Piece Sequence Courses: ACCTG 471, 472
One-Piece and Relevant Electives: Econ 351, 304, 302
Leadership and Activities Nittany Lion Fund LLC: Director of Equity Research & Trading
Nittany Lion Fund LLC: Lead Energy Analyst
Delta Upsilon: Executive Vice President
Dance Marathon: Donor Relations Captain
Math Tutor
Teaching Assistant
Internships Aris Corporation
  • Analyzed different risks and styles associated with funds in order to optimize portfolio allocations
  • Assisted senior portfolio managers with information releases, client presentations, and ad hoc projects
  • Developed Excel spreadsheets that facilitate and streamline mutual fund analysis and due diligence
Merrill Lynch, Global Private Client
  • Analyzed a multitude of mutual funds to identify potential products for current and future clients
  • Organized past and present client information and initiated an efficient client contact system
Current Job Title Capital Markets Structuring and Origination Analyst
Citigroup, NYC
Finance Alumni Profile
Anthony Omokha
Degree B.S. Finance, 2007
Hometown Bronx, New York
Curriculum Finance Courses: 305W, 405, 406, 408, 410
Two-Piece Sequence Courses: Econ 412, 444
One-Piece and Relevant Electives: ACCTG 404
Leadership and Activities National Association of Black Accountants: President
University Learning Center: Learning Skills Consultant
Smeal Business Seminar Teaching Assistant
Smeal Student Mentorship Programs
Integrative Arts Teaching Assistant
Active Member in the following groups/organizations as well:
  • ACE/SIFE (Student in Free Enterprise)
  • Smeal Trading Room
  • Multicultural Business Society
  • Black Male Leadership Symposium
Internships GE Advanced Materials, Financial Management Program Intern
Johnson & Johnson, Financial Leadership Development Program Co-op
Current Job Title General Electric, Financial Management Program (FMP) – Analyst
Current Job Responsibilities The Financial Management Program (FMP) is a corporate finance and accounting program that builds leadership and analytical skills through four six-month rotational assignments combined with four intensive, graded courses, and three business training courses. Coursework includes Foundations of Accounting, Operational/Cost Accounting, Financial Controls, Business Strategy, GE Six Sigma Green Belt, GE LEAN training, and GE Foundations of Leadership.
Finance Alumni Profile
Santino Stenta
Degree B.S. Finance, 2007
Hometown Binghamton, NY
Curriculum Finance Courses: 305W, 406, 408, 410, (R EST) 460
Two-Piece Sequence Courses: Econ 333, 441
One-Piece and Relevant Electives: Econ 351
Leadership and Activities Penn State Golf Club Team
Lamda Chi Alpha, Penn State Homecoming Chair, Interfraternity Council Social Chairman, Assistant Recruitment Chair
Internships IBMWorldwide Software Group
Current Job Title IBM, NYC, ISV & Developer Relations Lead Financial Analyst
Current Job Responsibilities In charge of the planning, forecasting, and budgeting ISV & Developer Relations yearly budget of 90 million dollars