USIF 2013 Managers

Center for Investment Studies

Brendon Ballo

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Investments and Financial Markets, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  During his time at USC, Brendon has been a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and a competitor on the USC Surf Team.  He has also held internships at two valuation firms, Corporate Finance Associates and FMV Opinions.  Brendon is from Orange County, California, and enjoys surfing, golfing, playing basketball, and working out in his free time.  Upon graduation, Brendon hopes to either pursue a career in wealth management or start his own company.

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Dustin Byer

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  During his time at USC, Dustin has had a strategy consulting internship with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Beijing, China, and an investment banking summer internship with Houlihan Lokey in Century City, where he will be returning in the summer of 2012 for an internship with the Debt Capital Markets group.  Dustin is from San Diego and enjoys reading, snowboarding, and traveling in his free time. Upon graduation, Dustin hopes to pursue a career in investment banking or asset management.

 

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Leon Chik

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis and Valuation, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  Leon currently works at the Royal Bank of Canada  in their wealth management division in Beverly Hills.  In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, snowboarding, and reading books.  Upon graduation, Leon plans to pursue a career in investment management.

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Justin Davidoff

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  He is also pursuing a minor in International Relations with a concentration in Middle East Studies, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  During his time at USC, Justin has held internships at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in the heart transplant research center and at UBS in the Private Wealth Management group.  He is also a writer for USC’s Daily Trojan newspaper and likewise the Trojan Investing Newsletter.  Justin will be joining Goldman Sachs in the summer of 2012 for an internship with the Credit Risk Management and Advisory group in New York.  Upon graduation, Justin plans to pursue a career in investment banking.

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Amanda Foo

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science  in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. She is also pursuing a minor in Economics, and will be graduating in the fall of 2013.  During her time at USC, Amanda has had investment banking internships at CIMB Investment Bank and UOB Kay Hian Research in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  She will be returning to CIMB Investment Bank in the summer of 2012 for a corporate finance internship.  Amanda is from Malaysia and enjoys hiking, traveling, and kickboxing in her free time. Upon graduation, Amanda hopes to pursue a career in investment banking or research.

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Andy Greos

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013. Andy completed an internship with Apple in Cupertino in the summer of 2011, and  will be spending the summer of 2012 interning in the investment banking division of Stifel Nicolaus Weisel in San Francisco.  Originally from Colorado, Andy enjoys skiing and camping in his free time and is an avid sports fan.  Upon graduation, Andy hopes to pursue a career in investment banking.

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Joe Laetsch

Is currently a student in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Investments and Financial Markets.  He is also pursuing a minor in Economics with an emphasis in Investments, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  During his time at USC, Joe has held a finance internship with Broidy Capital Management in Los Angeles. This summer, he hopes to intern at an asset management firm in New York City. Joe is a student athlete competing on USC’s Varsity Track & Field team in the 400 meters and 200 meters categories. He is from the Los Angeles area and enjoys traveling, sports, and investing in his free time. Upon graduation, Joe hopes to pursue a career in asset management.

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