USIF 2010 Managers
Shaun Sakhrani graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration. He concentrated in Financial Analysis and Valuation, and he worked as an analyst in the Corporate Finance Department at American International Group (AIG) and in the Sales Department at Phillip Morris. He also worked part time in Brand Management for Miyagi Eyewear, an international high end boutique eyewear company based in Los Angeles. Shaun was involved with the Marshall Case Team which competed internationally against some of the most prestigious universities from around the world. His team won first place at the Asian Business Case Competition held in Singapore in 2008. Shaun was an active member in the Sigma Nu Fraternity and was also involved with the USC Bhangra Dance Team which performed at national competitions. His interests include following professional basketball, finding the best milkshakes in LA, and watching “House MD.”
David Krevitt graduated in May 2010 with a B.S. in Finance. He works in the capital markets group of PennyMac, a distressed investment firm formed in 2007 by BlackRock and Highfields Capital Management to address dislocation in the mortgage markets. At PennyMac, he is responsible for refining mortgage portfolio valuation methods and adjusting the valuation model based upon macroeconomic trends. In the past, he interned at Sterling Partners, a private equity firm based in his hometown of Chicago. David was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and has served on its executive board. He enjoys basketball, baseball, tennis and golf, and devotes much of his free time to reading on a wide variety of subjects.
Xiaolin Gong majored in Finance and Psychology at the University of Southern California. She was Vice President of the Trojan Consulting Group, a pro-bono consulting organization for NGOs, and is the President of the Marshall Case Team. Over the past few summers, she interned at China Capital Management Company, Seagate Technology, and JP Morgan. She planed to become an investment banker after graduation. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music and oil painting.
Jenna Langel majored in Business Administration and emphasized in Entrepreneurship and Finance. She was born and raised in New York City. Two summers before her senior year, Jenna interned in Private Banking at Credit Suisse and the summer before her senior year, she continued her finance internships at Deutsche Bank within Global Markets.
Calvin Ma graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Investments & Financial Markets concentration) and a minor in Economics. He interned at Hong Kong-based fund manager Value Partners, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Hong Kong-based financial boutique Platinum. Calvin enjoys playing guitar and reading in his spare time.
Stephanie Scott majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Stephanie interned with Amgen Inc’s Treasury group, and was in financial planning and analysis for research and development. At USC, Stephanie was the Debate Captain for the Trojan Debate Squad and was a two-time California State Champion. She was the Director of Education in Los Angeles Community Impact, a consulting group in the non-profit and small business sector through the Marshall School of Business. Stephanie was covering healthcare and industrials. In her spare time, she likes bowling and trying new food.
Linnette Lam received a B.S. in Business Administration, with concentrations in Strategic Management and Finance. In the summer of 2009 she worked as an intern in Corporate Finance and Internal Audit at Verizon. Her past experience includes strategy consulting for the Department of Defense and banking. Linnette was a Trustee Scholar and was active on the USC Marathon Team, USC Womens Lacrosse Team, Marshall Finance Association, Marshall Global Leadership Program, and Marshall Student Ambassadors during her time at USC. She served as President of Sigma Phi Omega sorority in 2008-2009 and was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Golden Key, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Societies. After graduation in May 2010, Linnette planed to pursue a career in strategy consulting or investment banking, and to eventually start her own fitness company. In her spare time she enjoys playing sports.
Putchong Dispanurat majored in Accounting and Business Administration with an emphasis Investments and Financial Markets and minoring in Jazz Studies. He was a member of the USC Varsity Track and Field team and competes in the 110m and 400m hurdles. During the school year, he worked at Casden Real Estate Economics Forecast as a data analyst, where he was responsible for researching and updating new data on industrial and multifamily real esate in Southern California. Putchong was also a member of various Marshall organizations, such as the Asian American Business Association and Trojan Investing Society. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching basketball. After graduation, Putchong planed to pursue a career in investment management.
Daniel Lin majored in Economics and pursued a progressive degree in Economics. In 2007, Daniel interned for the Development Bank of Singapore in Hong Kong where he conducted business valuations for their Corporate & Investment Banking division. During his last summer before his senior year, he worked with Merrill Lynch as a Global Investment Banking Intern. After graduation, Daniel planed to pursue a career in investment management. In his spare time, he plays football, watches football, plays football video games, and reads football. Other sports he enjoys include snowboarding, ping pong, and occasionally basketball. Daniel also likes to travel once in a while.
Vincent Tibone graduated with an emphasis in Corporate Finance and Investments and Financial Markets. One of his summer internships was spent as a Business Management Intern at Northrop Grumman Space Technology in Redondo Beach. During the school year he was involved in several on-campus organizations. He was the Vice President of Finance for the Sigma Nu fraternity and on the executive board for the USC Sports Business Association as the Director of Membership. During his free time, he enjoys beach volleyball, golf, snowboarding, and watching Los Angeles’ sports teams.
Cameron Hui majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Investments and Financial Markets and a minor in Biotechnology. He was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He interned at Bank of America in Dublin, Ireland in their Treasury Outsource department one summer, where he managed accounts for multi-national American companies. During the school year, Cameron conducted research with Professor Sandy Green Jr., analyzing the viability of using media coverage as a strong metric for equity valuations. He also participated as a Supplemental Instruction Leader for MATH 218, a Sophomore Business Statistics Course. He was also involved as an analyst with the Trojan Investing Society. In his spare time, he enjoys playing sports (especially tennis and basketball), listening to music, and playing poker.
Chris Copping studied finance and real estate development graduating with a degree in Business Administration. Chris worked as a tutor in the Finance Learning Center at USC. He was the President of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity and an executive board member of the Order of Omega Leadership and Honors Society. One summer, Chris worked as an Associate Consultant Intern for Bain & Company, and in his free time he enjoys going to the beach, surfing, the Dodgers, and playing piano.
Alex Crane majored in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. He was an active leader in the Greek community serving as the house manager of his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and the Vice President of Finance for the Interfraternity Council. He worked in the insurance industry as an underwriter intern at General Re, and in financial services at his father’s firm, Crane & Associates. He enjoyed helping others with his role as a finance tutor at the Financial Learning Center on campus. As a fitness enthusiast, he worked as a personal trainer and played on the USC Men’s Rugby team. In his spare time, Alex enjoys reading, playing sports, talking with people, surfing and anything USC.
Jason Price received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Investments and Financial Markets concentration. Jason interned at J.P. Morgan in New York City, specifically in the Prime Brokerage division of the Equities department. Before his junior year, Jason studied economics and political science at American University in Washington D.C., while interning as a financial advisor at the Washington Area Community Investment Fund. While at USC, he completed research for two years on financial markets, rhetorical finance, valuation techniques, and speculative bubbles. He developed aspirations to work in the financial services industry before eventually earning his MBA and running his own company in the fields of finance and asset management. When Jason was not studying or planning for his future he achieved success as one of the captains of USC’s Varsity Track and Field team, and earned 2009 All-American Honors in the 4×400 meter relay.
Stephen Scott Brown
Stephen Scott Brown graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in investments and financial markets. Over the 7 years prior to his senior year, he gained extensive experience in real estate investments and private equity. He began as a real estate salesperson in 2002, specializing in real estate investments, a consistent top producer with over $200 million in sales. At the age of 19 he began investing in real estate and began buying residential and commercial properties. This eventually led him to real estate development where he found his niche in the real estate field. In doing so, he created multiple investment companies and raised millions of private capital to fund his real estate and investment ventures. He currently owns and manages a diversified investment company focused on real estate investments and private equity. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, working out, snowboarding, watching movies, reading, and photography. Upon graduation he planed to further his career in investment management.
Won Kun Lee
Won Kun Lee double-majored in Accounting and Business Administration with an emphasis in Financial Valuation and Investments. During the summer of 2008, Won Kun interned at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management where he was responsible for selecting and analyzing a portfolio of funds for The Art Group, with over $800 million in assets. During the summer of 2009, Won Kun interned at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their financial services group on state and local tax issues. On campus, Won Kun was involved with various Marshall Organizations such as Global Business Leaders, serving as President, and Marshall Student Ambassadors, on the board of directors. In his spare time, Won Kun enjoys playing and watching college football, basketball, tennis, and racquetball. Upon graduation, he hoped to pursue a career in investment banking or corporate accounting and later attend graduate school.