Executive Advisory Board of Student Managed Investment Fund Meets on November 21
The Executive Advisory Board of the School of Business's Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) met on Thursday, November 21, at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester to receive the Club's third quarter performance report. Interim Dean Walter Roettger convened the group; he was joined by Dr. Mike Schinski, faculty advisor to the Club, Dr. Harry Howe, Professor of Accounting and Vice President for College Advancement Bill Brower. The Executive Advisory Board includes fourteen leading financial and investment managers in Region who meet under the leadership of Mr. Thomas DeMott, Chairman of the School's Business Advisory Council. SMIF Club President Nick Russo, a senior accounting major from Grand Island, NY, reviewed quarter III activity, noting that the Fund had advanced 20.5% since January 1, 2013 and that it now totals in excess of $217,000. Learn More>>
Fed Challenge Team Earns Honorable Mention at NYC Semifinals
UPDATE: The School of Business Team acquitted itself well in the semi-final round of the Fed Challenge at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday, November 18. Matched against the ultimate winner, the Team "... did really, really well this year" said Dr. Leonie Stone, assistant professor of economics, who serves as the Team's Faculty Advisor. At the end of the day, the Geneseo Team was one of four to earn "honorable mention" recognition; Pace University and Iona College finished 1-2.
Geneseo's Team was lead by presenters Katrina Steinly, David Ceely, Andrew Hessler, Noah Seifert and Tyler DeRubio. The Presentation Team was supported by other student members of the Fed Challenge Team including Dan Coughlin, Glenn Burke, Mike Huron, Stephanie Allen, Sean Etter and Pierce Krausland. In addition, alumni also contributed to preparations.