Mission | Leadership Team |
To prepare students for careers in the investment management industry.
Luv Sodha - President
Luv Sodha is pursuing a concentration in capital markets and investments; and a career in investment management. Prior to business school at KFBS, he worked for Deloitte & Touche in Philadelphia as an audit senior. He is very passionate about investing and considers Warren Buffett to be his idol. He graduated from Temple University in 2013 with a BBA in Finance and Accounting. He holds a CPA and is a Level III Candidate for the CFA. This upcoming summer he will be interning at Jefferies as an Equity Research Summer Associate.
Mike West - VP of Finance
Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Mike was a manager of analytics at Morgan Stanley in New York City. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. This summer, Mike will be joining the Global Equities research team at Artisan Partners in San Francisco, CA.
John Barrett - VP of Corporate Relations
John Barrett is pursuing a concentration in Capital Markets & Investments. John was a four year varsity athlete at The Johns Hopkins University, graduating with a degree in biology. Prior to business school, John worked in prime brokerage operations at Societe Generale in Chicago. This summer, John will be in Madison working for the healthcare team at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
Abhishek Kumar - VP of Career Mentorship
Abhishek Kumar has over 7 years of experience, spanning management consulting, sell-side research, buy-side research, and private equity. His career includes positions with firms such as Morgan Stanley Capital International (now MSCI) and Arisaig Partners. Prior to business school, he worked primarily in healthcare private equity and travel tech venture capital. This summer, he will be doing two internships, one in private equity at Echo Health Ventures and the other in emerging market public equities at Driehaus Capital Management. He has a BA from Bates College, with a double major in Economics and Physics.
Jason Fernandez - VP of Learning and Development
Jason Fernandez is pursuing a concentration in Capital Markets & Investments, and a career in Investment Management. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and minor in Leadership Studies. Prior to attending Kenan-Flagler Business School, Jason worked for Morgan Stanley as a Global Treasury Trading Associate. This summer Jason will be joining Bank of America's Equity Research division in New York, NY.
David Aweke - VP of Diversity & Inclusion
David Aweke is pursuing a concentration in Capital Markets & Investments at KFBS. Prioir to business school, David graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics, and worked as a portfolio reviewer at Raymond James Financial in Tampa.
Matt Mildenberg - VP of Alpha Challenge
Matt Mildenberg is pursuing a concentration in Capital Markets & Investments. Prior to Kenan-Flagler, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 with a concentration in Finance and worked as a Credit Analyst at Bank of America in Charlotte. Matt will be interning as a Private Equity Associate at CBC Capital in Raleigh.