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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Zachary Lindberg

Is currently a student at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance in the Marshall School of Business, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in the College of Letters and Arts, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013. During his time at USC, Zack has had an internship with AIG in New York City in their Global Marine Underwriting division. Additionally, he has served as the finance representative for the USC Caruso Center.  Zack will be joining Wells Fargo in the summer of 2012 for a commercial banking internship in Los Angeles. Born and raised in the Bay Area, he enjoys skiing and golfing in his free time.

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Patrick Liou

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.  He is also pursuing a minor in Psychology, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  Previously, Patrick has worked at Arbor Advisors in Palo Alto as an investment banking summer analyst and at UBS Financial Services in Los Angeles as a wealth management intern. At USC, he co-founded the National Organization for Business and Engineering and is an active member in the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.  Patrick is originally from San Jose, California, but has also lived in Taiwan, Canada, and the Netherlands.  Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a career in finance or management consulting.

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Satyen Motiani

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.

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Jieyuan “Colleen” Liu

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 her time at USC, Colleen has worked as a financial analyst at Guangfa Securities, and  will be joining Merrill Lynch  this summer for an Private Banking internship. Colleen is from China and enjoys tennis, piano, and traveling in her free time.  Upon graduation, Colleen hopes to continue to pursue a career in asset management.

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Ryan Nehoray

Is currently a student  in the Marshall School of Business at USC pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  He has spent a semester studying abroad in Lisbon, Portugal, where he took master’s level courses at NOVA University, one of the premier business schools in Europe.  Ryan has chosen to  concentrate his course work in finance in preparation for a career in investments and capital management.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, he is an avid basketball enthusiast and passionate Lakers fan.  He also enjoys surfing, traveling, and learning about new cultures.

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Rahul Puri

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, Rahul has worked as a consulting intern at Aon Hewitt, a wealth management intern at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and a valuation intern at Ernst and Young.  Rahul is from New Delhi and enjoys traveling, skiing, following the NBA, and playing basketball.  Upon graduation, he intends to work in the investment banking industry.

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Eva Shen

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 her time at USC, Eva has had a financial markets internship with Standard Chartered Bank in Beijing, as well as a sales and trading internship with Citigroup in New York City, where she will be returning for the summer of 2012.  Eva is originally from Beijing, China, and enjoys traveling, photo blogging, swimming, watching movies, and listening to music in her free time. Upon graduation, Eva hopes to continue to pursue a career in sales and trading in New York City and eventually start her own business in China.

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Daksha Vaid

Is currently a student at USC pursuing a double major in Business Administration and Accounting, and will be graduating in the spring of 2013.  She has previously interned at Autonomy Capital LLC, a hedge fund in London, and at HSBC in the Private Wealth Management Group.  This summer, she will be working at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Banking and Capital Markets Intern.  Daksha currently serves as the co-president of the Trojan Investing Society. She was born and raised in New Delhi, India, and in her spare time enjoys traveling internationally, playing the guitar, and watching movies. Upon graduation, Daksha hopes to eventually break into the hedge fund industry.

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