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Steve Raymar Speaks to Students

July 24, 2018 | 3:06 pm


Steven Raymar is an associate professor of finance and area chair at the Gabelli School of Business. He previously taught at Indiana University – Bloomington. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his PhD in finance from Columbia.

Professor Raymar teaches and conducts research primarily in the field of options, futures and derivatives. He has published his work in the Journal of Quantitative Finance, Journal of Derivatives and Journal of Fixed Income, among others.

Professor Raymar is the associate finance chair for Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business, where he has served on the curriculum committee for several years. He works closely with the Gabelli School’s prestigious Global Business Honors Program, both as faculty coordinator assisting with course design and as the coordinator for the junior-senior honors project seminar. At Fordham’s Graduate School of Business Administration, Professor Raymar leads the Credit Risk Management course in the master of science in quantitative finance program. Beyond his work for Fordham, he is an age-group division leader for New York’s west side basketball little league, Safe Haven.

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Andy Clark Wraps Up Last Lecture of the Summer with Former Student, Emily Rose

July 23, 2018 | 9:07 pm


Andy Clark is the director of the Sports Management Program within the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. He teaches sports management, marketing and events at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and directs sports business-related programs at the business college’s Department of Marketing and the School of Hospitality Leadership.

Clark has more than 30 years of experience in sports management and marketing. Prior to DePaul, he was the executive vice president for Scoutware, LLC, leading their sales and marketing efforts. Previously he held leadership positions directing sports marketing and sponsorship business groups for Edelman and Cramer-Krasselt. Clark began his career as the ticket sales manager in DePaul University’s Athletic Department.

Clark currently serves on the DePaul Athletics Advisory Board and the Midtown Educational Foundation’s Advancement Council. In 2016, he received the Driehaus College of Business Teaching Recognition Award.


Emily Rose is an Account Executive in Edelman’s Financial Communications & Capital Markets practice in New York. Emily assists in the development and execution of strategic communications and investor relations programs for her clients.

She is actively involved in client work for Jefferies, M Science, Prudential and Crux Informatics.

Emily’s day-to-day work includes assisting in the development and execution of strategic communications programs, industry research, media relations, thought leadership initiatives, conference engagement and employment, brand visibility and overall day-to-day account support.

Prior to joining Edelman in June 2016, Emily was an Investor Community Manager for Informa, a multinational publishing and events company in New York City. Emily also spent time as an Account Executive at Newbridge

Students Reflect on Social Media Madness

July 23, 2018 | 7:05 am

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Students Hear from the Young Professionals Panel

July 22, 2018 | 8:11 pm




#NSLCBUSI heard from various professionals who work in a business-related industry in New York City. The panellists included:

Alex Diedrich Managed Service Consultant, Sprinklr
Alex Diedrich is a Managed Services Consultant at Sprinklr. He came to Sprinklr by way of Kimberly Clark in Wisconsin, where I was a Community Manager. He moved to NYC about 2 years ago for my current job at Sprinklr. Before starting his career in technology, he attended a small state university in Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He also participated in the Sports & Entertainment Management program through the NSLC summer 2010 here at Fordham University.

Sean Donnelly Community Manager, RG/A
Sean Donnelly is a Community Manager and Strategist at R/GA managing the social media platforms and assisting the strategy team for Verizon Wireless and Fios. Before joining R/GA in November, Sean was a Digital Specialist at Taylor Strategy managing the social strategy for industry leaders such as Guinness, Jordan Brand, and Procter & Gamble. He received a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Business from Penn State University in 2015. Sean developed a passion for the evolution of social media and how brands can engage with passionate audiences in a digital age.

Bo Gan Analyst, HPS Investment Partners
Bo Gan grew up and went to high school in Toledo, Ohio. He attended school at Boston College after, double majoring in finance and accounting. His first job out of college was at BDO USA LLP as a Valuation Associate, where he assessed the financial performance of various companies to reach an enterprise value. He recently transitioned to a position at HPS Investment Partners, a private equity firm, where he currently monitors the company’s assets under management and makes investing and financing recommendations for the company. Bo was a student with the NSLC’s Business program at Northwestern University and returned as a Team Advisor to this program at Fordham two years ago. In his free time, Bo enjoys traveling, playing sports, biking, or watching a good movie.

Emily Singleton Trading Desk, Jane Street
Emily Singleton graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Finance. In summer of 2017, she interned at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management in Solana Beach, CA as their Quantitative Research Intern. She will begin her post-graduate career at Jane Street, a proprietary trading firm headquartered in NYC, on their Trading Desk Operations team.

Ted Barrett Analyst, Whitehall & Company
Ted Barrett graduated from the University of Chicago in March 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. He joined Whitehall & Company in 2016 as an investment banking Analyst. Whitehall is a boutique investment bank primarily focused on financing both conventional (gas, coal, biomass) and renewable power (wind, solar, hydro) projects, as well as other projects in the infrastructure sector. Whitehall’s services include execution of mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, and debt and equity placement.

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Students Visit Top of the Rock

July 22, 2018 | 8:53 am


Yesterday, students in #NSLCBUSI saw a bird’s eye view of New York City at Top of the Rock. For more pictures from this and other events, please check out our Flickr page. TO view our video blogs, please refer to our YouTube channel.

Students Learn About Leadership and Product Pitches

July 20, 2018 | 10:08 pm



#NSLCBUSI students had their second leadership session today, which included a discussion and activity about Conflict Resolution.

They also talked to Dr. Paul Lisnek, one of the founders of NSLC, about the Art of Negotiation before working on their product pitches, on of the main projects the students will be working on during the session.

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Students Go Mad for Social Media Madness

July 13, 2018 | 12:33 pm


#NSLCBUSI students had fun as they thought of theoretical tweets and blog posts for made-up companies in last night’s activity. For more pictures from social media madness, check out our Flickr page.

Students Complete Entrepreneurship Case Study

July 13, 2018 | 12:39 am


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Students Visit Wall Street and the 9/11 Museum and Memorial

July 12, 2018 | 11:00 pm




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Students Hear From Current and Former Business Majors About College

July 12, 2018 | 6:10 pm