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Investment Management

Mission | Leadership Team


To prepare students for careers in the investment management industry.

Leadership Team

Luv SodhaLuv 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.

Contact: Luv_Sodha@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Michael WestMike 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.

Contact: Mike_West@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

John BarrettJohn 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.

Contact: John_Barrett@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Abhishek KumarAbhishek 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.

Contact: Abhishek_Kumar@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Jason FernandezJason 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.

Contact: Jason_Fernandez@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

AwekeDavid 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.

Contact: David_Aweke@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Matt MildenbergMatt 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.

Contact: Matthew_Mildenberg@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Mehegan EasleyMehegan Easley - VP of Alpha Challenge

Mehegan Easley is pursuing a concentration in Real Estate and Corporate Finance. She attended UNC Kenan-Flagler as an undergrad and worked in wealth management and sports marketing prior to returning to business school.

Contact: Mehegan_Easley@kenan-flagler.unc.edu