USIF 2020 Managers

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Salman Abdullah

Salman Abdullah is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration. Outside of his academic pursuits, Salman is a mentor for the Trojan Investing Society, through which he strives to encourage other Trojans to pursue careers within finance. Salman is also a member of the Trojan Blockchain Society and Trojan Hedge Fund Group. Salman previously interned with Ernst & Young, in their Audit function in Abu Dhabi. He is currently working as a financial analyst for Focus Advisory Services in Los Angeles. In his free time, Salman enjoys playing guitar, photographing landscapes and exploring the local food scene.

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Michael Chang

Michael Chang is currently pursuing his B.S. degree in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. At USC, Michael is a student-athlete on the USC Men’s Volleyball team. Additionally, he has also served as the Chief Operations Officer of the Trojan Investing Society and as a Marshall Student Ambassador. Michael has previously interned in private equity at OpenGate Capital. This summer, he is looking forward to interning in New York at Moelis and Company in their investment banking division. Originally from Irvine, California, Michael enjoys traveling, exploring the local food scene, playing golf, and spending quality time with friends and family.

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Tomy Duong

Tomy Duong is currently pursuing his B.S. degree in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. At USC, Tomy served as the president of Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity and SpectrumSC. Moreover, Tomy was a Marshall Student Ambassador and is currently a Teaching Assistant for FBE 423, Introduction to Venture Capital and Private Equity. He has previously interned at J.P. Morgan in New York City in the risk management program. Last summer, he interned at Credit Suisse in New York City in the investment banking division and will be returning there full time in the Technology, Media, and Telecom Group. Originally from Biloxi, Mississippi, Tomy enjoys going to concerts, trying out new foods, and exploring the city.

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Rohan Dhaon

Rohan Dhaon is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business and a B.A. in International Relations (Global Economy) from the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences. While at USC, Rohan has been actively involved with the Trojan Investing Society and Society 53 (the leadership board of the Student Alumni Society). His previous professional experiences include internships at Everstone Capital, a private equity firm in Singapore, and Shay Capital, a proprietary trading firm in New York. He is very excited to begin his Summer Analyst experience with Barclays’ Investment Banking office in Los Angeles, working with their Financial Sponsors and Consumer/Retail team. Born in New York City, Rohan spent the majority of his life abroad: living in Singapore for six years and graduating from high school in Abu Dhabi. He enjoys swimming, golf, travel and has most recently become an avid SoulCycle(r).

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Erik Doctor

Erik Doctor is currently pursuing his B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Erik currently serves as a mentor for the Trojan Investing Society, Marshall’s largest student organization, which focuses on investment banking. He has also been a member of the Marshall Real Estate Finance Association. Erik has previously interned with Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors as an Accounting Intern and at Nomura Securities as an Investment Banking Intern. Erik is looking forward to interning at J.P. Morgan with their New York Investment Banking Division this upcoming summer. Erik is originally from San Francisco and enjoys running, hiking, skiing, and spending time with friends and family.

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Jeffrey Ellison

Jeffrey Ellison is currently pursuing a B.S. in Accounting at the Leventhal School of Accounting and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at the Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Jeffrey served on the executive board of his fraternity, Beta Theta Pi. Last summer, Jeffrey interned as a Fuel Pricing Analyst for Pilot Flying J. This summer Jeffrey will be interning at KPMG in San Francisco as a Deal Advisory Intern. After graduation Jeffrey seeks to pursue a career in asset management, consulting, or technology. In his spare time, Jeffrey enjoys swimming, surfing, hiking, and reading.

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Matthew Gue

Matthew Gue is currently pursuing his B.S. in Business Administration at the Marshall School of Business and a minor in Applied Analytics at the Viterbi School of Engineering. At USC, Matthew has served as both Director of Administration and Treasurer for the International Consulting Club. He has also served as a pro-bono financial consultant for Global Brigades @ Marshall and has been a member of the Trojan Investing Society. Matthew has previously interned as a financial warranty and invoicing intern within the Boeing Global Services Division at The Boeing Company, and as a financial services intern at Chevrolet Philippines – The Covenant Car Company Inc. Originally from Manila, Philippines, Matthew enjoys playing golf, watching NBA basketball, playing the piano, and exploring the LA food scene.

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Mary Labanowski

Mary Labanowski is currently pursuing her B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Mary has served on the USC Panhellenic Executive Board, the governing body that oversees the national Panhellenic sorority chapters on USC’s campus, as well as a student manager for the USC Women’s Volleyball team. Mary is also a part of the Trojan Investing Society and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Mary previously interned with Magnetar Capital, a hedge fund, and Platform Partners, a private equity firm. She is looking forward to interning at Morgan Stanley this summer as an investment banking analyst. Originally from Houston, Texas, Mary enjoys hiking, tennis, and golf.

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Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee is currently pursuing his B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Matthew has served as one of the Directors of Trojan Investing Society’s Leaders Program, the President of Moneythink USC, and a Marshall Student Ambassador. This upcoming summer, he is excited to intern as an investment banking summer analyst in Lazard’s Los Angeles office. Previously, he gained experience in consulting, healthcare, and financial services, working for PwC in the technology consulting department in addition to Plaza Bank’s Project Management division. In his free time, Matthew enjoys watching and playing basketball, attending concerts, and exploring new restaurants.

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Tanika Mehra

Tanika Mehra is currently pursuing a B.S. in Economics Mathematics at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences and minors in Business Finance from Marshall School of Business, Applied Analytics from Viterbi School of Engineering. While at USC, Tanika has been involved in Phi Beta Kappa honor society, weekly Economics Peer tutoring, Minds Foundation, and the Applied Statistics Club. Her work experience ranges from mapping out the Fintech landscape for a Private Equity fund to performing data analytics to compare forex companies. She is looking forward to interning at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Global Markets division in San Francisco this summer. In her free time, Tanika enjoys cooking, travelling, working out, volunteering, and spending time with friends and family.

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Warren Poh

Warren Poh is currently pursuing his B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business and minor in Cinematic Arts. While at USC, Warren joined the Value Investing Group in the first semester of his freshman year and had the pleasure of serving as the group’s president last year. His previous professional experience includes an internship with Ring in Santa Monica and working for Alma Campus, a seed-stage startup. Prior to that, Warren worked at Old West Investment Management, a long/short hedge fund in Los Angeles. This summer, Warren is looking forward to joining GCA in San Francisco. In his spare time, Warren enjoys photography and boxing.

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Kanhai Shah

Kanhai Shah is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business and a B.S. in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention from the Keck School of Medicine. He has previously completed internships in healthcare administration, corporate finance, investment management, and venture capital, and he hopes to combine his interests in finance and healthcare as an investment banker in the biotechnology sector after graduation. He is excited to intern as an investment banking summer analyst with Stifel Financial in San Francisco this coming summer, in the technology and financial institutions groups. Kanhai is also very passionate about global health promotion and has led multiple fundraising initiatives to address malnutrition in India, and enjoys soccer, dance, and hiking in his free time.

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Ryan Slater

Ryan Slater is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Business Administration and a B.S. degree in Accounting through the Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting. At USC, Ryan is a member of USC’s Division I golf team. He has competed for USC in 14 events over 3 eligible years, most notably helping the team win the Pac-12 Men’s Golf Championship in 2018. This summer, he is looking forward to joining KMPG as an intern in the Audit practice in Los Angeles. In his free time, Ryan enjoys following professional sports, competing in fantasy football, listening to music, camping, hiking, fishing, and spending time with family and friends

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Bryan Tang

Bryan Tang is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration at the Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Bryan has been involved as a member of the Trojan Investing Society and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. He has previously interned at Chong Sing Holdings FinTech Group, a financial services firm catering to small and medium-sized enterprises and individuals in Asia, and Cappello Global, a middle-market investment bank. This summer, Bryan will be interning at RBC Capital Markets’ investment banking division in their Los Angeles office. Originally from Singapore, Bryan is passionate about creative writing and boxing, and is a huge LeBron James fan.

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Priyal Vij

Priyal Vij is pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Consumer Behavior at the Marshall School of Business. Throughout college, Priyal has been involved in a wide range of professional organizations focused on women in business, technology, finance, and service. She is involved in organizations such as Trojan Investing Society and USC Moneythink. Her freshman year, Priyal interned with RA Capital Advisors as an Investment Banking Intern. As a sophomore, she was selected to partake in Wells Fargo Securities’ Sophomore Summer Analyst program where she rotated between the Technology Investment Banking group and the Investment Portfolio group. She is looking forward to interning with Credit Suisse’s TMT team in New York this summer. In her free time, Priyal enjoys hiking, running, dancing, and staying active. She is also a foodie and a fashion enthusiast and hopes to utilize her passion for fashion in her long-term professional career.

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Jacob Willingham

Jacob Willingham is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration at the USC Marshall School of Business. While at USC, Jake has been an active member in the Trojan Investing Society Mentorship Program and his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon. He serves as an Investment Associate of his fraternity’s investing group, Beta Sigma Investing Group. Jake has interned at Lime Rock Partners in Houston as a private equity intern and Citation Oil and Gas as a summer financial analyst. He is looking forward to working for Evercore’s energy investment banking group in Houston this summer. Jake enjoys playing golf, watching sports, and spending time with his dog named Milly.

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