UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Investment Banking

Mission | Leadership Team

Mission

The Investment Banking club prepares students for successful careers in Investment Banking. 

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Leadership Team

Donald McPherson - President

Donald is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Donald spent three years working as a senior analyst for Postlethwaite & Netterville in New Orleans, LA and focused on business interruption valuation. Prior to that, he worked for a $20b fund in a similar capacity. Donald graduated from Louisiana State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. This summer, Donald will be joining the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in New York. 

Contact: Donald_McPherson@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Andrew Aboona - VP of Finance

Andrew is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Andrew spent four years working as a consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s strategy and operations division. Andrew worked across multiple industries, including healthcare, consumer products and financial services. His roles varied across multiple business areas, specifically M&A, process improvement and strategic souring. Andrew graduated from Indiana University in 2011 with degrees in Accounting and Finance. This summer, Andrew will be joining the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in New York.

Contact: Andrew_Aboona@kenan-flagler.unc.edu
  
Anuj Kapur - VP of Communications

Anuj is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Anuj spent four years working in business development for S&P Capital IQ in New York. In his most recent role, he managed relationships with over 85 investment banks, hedge funds and private equity firms and worked to customize and streamline their research and analytics processes. Anuj graduated in 2011 from the University of Maryland, College Park with a dual Bachelors in Economics and Spanish. This summer, Anuj will be joining Harris Williams in Richmond, VA. 

Contact: Anuj_Kapur@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Tyler Tripp - VP of Learning & Development

Tyler is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance and Real Estate. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Tyler spent six years working in corporate development for EverBank Financial Corp in Jacksonville, Florida. During his tenure at EverBank, Tyler worked on sourcing and executing acquisitions, debt and equity capital raises, and other key strategic initiatives for senior management while also contributing to investor relations following EverBank’s IPO in 2012. Tyler graduated from Washington & Lee University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Special Attainments in Commerce. This summer, Tyler will be joining the Global Corporate & Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Charlotte.

Contact: Tyler_Tripp@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Frank Berndt - VP of Corporate Relations

Frank is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Frank spent six years working in corporate banking for BB&T in Charlotte, NC. In his most recent role, Frank was a Vice President in BB&T’s head office in Winston Salem, where he worked with senior management in fulfilling strategic initiatives. Prior to this role, Frank was a Commercial Banker where he worked with a number of business owners, and provided them with support for all of their corporate banking requirements. Frank graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia in 2007 with a double major in Finance and International Business. This summer, Frank will be joining the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley in New York.

Contact: Frank_Berndt@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Aakrati Kinger - VP of International Experience

kingerAakrati is a class of 2017 MBA student concentrating in Corporate Finance. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Aakrati worked with Goldman Sachs in Sales and Trading Division. Prior to that, Aakrati worked with Ernst & Young in Risk Advisory branch working on auditing projects where she managed a team of 25 people. Aakrati graduated from Birla Institute of Technology and Science -India in 2011 with a Master of Science in Finance. This summer, Aakrati will be joining the Investment Banking Division of Evercore Partners in New York.

Contact: Aakrati_Kinger@kenan-flagler.unc.edu