Our Team

     Executive Board

Anthony Fastuca

President and Director of Investor Relations

Anthony Fastuca is a senior Finance major in the Smeal College of Business from West Chester, PA. He currently serves as the President of the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Lead Analyst of Consumer Staples. During this past summer, Anthony interned at Citigroup in the Sales and Trading division and will be returning there full-time after he graduates. In his free time, Anthony enjoys playing racquetball, lifting weights, and hunting. He says that the Nittany Lion Fund has given him real-world experience by making investment decisions and being held accountable for the outcomes.

Khalil Bilal

Vice President

Khalil Rashad Bilal is a senior Finance and Economics major in the Smeal College of Business and the College of the Liberal Arts from Bowie, MD. He currently serves as the Vice President in the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Lead Analyst of Information Technology. During this past summer, Khalil interned with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking Division and will be returning there full-time after he graduates. In his free time, Khalil enjoys music production, photography, fashion, and web designing. He says that the Nittany Lion Fund has helped him to develop the fundamental skills and characteristics core to a career on Wall Street.

Arvind Vurakaranam

Chief Investment Officer

Arvind Vurakaranam is a senior Finance major in the Smeal College of Business from Hyderabad, India. He currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer in the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Lead Analyst of Energy. During this past summer, Arvind interned at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking Division and will be returning there full-time after he graduates. In his free time, Arvind enjoys watching college football, traveling, and playing tennis. He says that the Nittany Lion Fund has taught him a strong sense of responsibility and enhanced his leadership skills.

Brett Clark

Secretary

Brett Clark is a senior Finance major in the Smeal College of Business from Lewisburg, PA. He currently serves as Secretary in the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Lead Analyst of Consumer Discretionary. During this past summer, Brett interned at Morgan Stanley in the Sales and Trading Division. In his free time, Brett enjoys cycling, baking bread, and reading. He says that the Nittany Lion Fund has taught him the importance of attention to detail and the value of hard work.

Michelle Chien

Treasurer

Michelle Chien is a senior Finance major in the Smeal College of Business from Reston, VA. She currently serves as the Treasurer in the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Lead Analyst of Healthcare. During this past summer, Michelle interned at Citigroup in the Sales and Trading Division and will be returning there full-time after she graduates. In her free time, Michelle enjoys figure skating, dancing, cooking, and traveling with friends and family. She says that the Nittany Lion Fund has helped her develop the passion, professionalism, and analytical skills needed to succeed in the real world.

     Leadership

Austin Liao

 

Portfolio Analytics and Head Trader

2021

William Wing

 

Portfolio Analytics and Head Trader

2021

Casper Yonel

 

Economic Analysis

2020

Alexander Grosek

 

Equity Research

2020

Stephen Nowelski

 

Education

2020

Matthew Jacobs-Womer

 

Outreach and PSIA

2020

Megan Nuggihalli

 

Weekly Reports

2021

Aileen Barrett

 

Monthly Reports

2020

Tyler Fischer

 

Alumni Relations

2020
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