Babcock California Fund (BCF) Portfolio Managers

Lauren Butler

Lauren Butler

Lauren Butler graduated from the University of Southern California in 2016 with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Sports Media Studies. She then spent four years working at Goldman Sachs in Salt Lake City in the Controllers Division where she worked on mutual fund valuation. This summer she will be interning at Piper Sandler in San Francisco in their Consumer Group. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys spending as much time outside as possible through skiing, mountain biking, and hiking.

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Kevin Doran

Kevin Doran

Kevin Doran graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2015 with a B.S. in Quantitative Economics. Prior to attending USC Marshall, he worked as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer, where he spent the last five years leading technical teams in military intelligence. Kevin came to Marshall to pivot into consulting, where he can leverage his passion for working in teams and continue his enthusiasm for work around technology. Kevin is an ex college basketball player and recently was cast in a commercial with Winstar the world’s largest casino. In his free time he is extremely active and loves spending time with friends and family.

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Priyanka Metha

Priyanka Metha

Priya Mehta graduated from Babson College in 2017 with a B.S. in Business Administration and a concentration in Computational and Mathematical Finance. Prior to attending USC Marshall, she worked at Berkeley Research Group, where she was part of the corporate financial consulting team specializing in performance improvement, restructuring and turnarounds. She then pivoted to a global supply chain consultancy where she focused on developing cost reduction strategies to position businesses for future growth. This summer she will be interning at EY in its Finance Consulting practice in New York City. In her spare time, Priya enjoys dancing, hiking, traveling, and going to the park with her dog.

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Jimmy Zhang

Jimmy Zhang

Jimmy Zhang graduated from UC Berkeley in 2011, with a BA in Consumer Behavior and Globalization. Before attending USC Marshall, he worked as a strategy consultant in technology and healthcare. In his career, he has led acquisition integration projects ranging from $300k to $1.2B, totaling more than $6B. Most recently, he was leading business planning, sales strategy, and go-to-market strategy for technology and emerging biotech clients. This summer, Jimmy will be working at Abbott, helping evaluate and frame investment decisions for the Global Strategy and Insights group. He is also a fellow in the Marshal Leadership Fellows Program (MLFP). Jimmy’s interests revolve around cryptocurrencies, digital health, and early-stage investing. In his spare time, Jimmy enjoys traveling, photography, cooking, and hiking with his dog.

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