Mission | Leadership Team | Membership Benefits | Major Events
The Finance Club exists in order to promote the successful pursuit of careers in finance for UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students.
Alexander Fahmi - President
Internship: Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management (San Francisco Office)
Alex graduated from Northwestern University in 2009 with a BS in Industrial Engineering and Economics. Before enrolling at UNC Kenan-Flagler, he worked on the Debt Capital Markets desk within Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division in New York, where he was involved in the origination, structuring and syndication of debt financing products and solutions. At Citi he specialized in Asset-Based Revolving Credit Facilities and bankruptcy advisory for large-cap non-investment grade firms. Alex spent his summer internship as an associate within the Private Wealth Management Division at Goldman Sachs & Co. in San Francisco where he will return full-time after graduation. Outside of work, he is an active multi-sport athlete who enjoys triathlons, basketball and tennis.
Charles Walter - VP of Investment Banking
Internship: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment Banking (New York - Real Estate, Gaming & Lodging)
Prior to business school, Chuck spent almost four years working for Deloitte Consulting in its Strategy & Operations practice. His project initiatives included strategic planning, pricing strategy development, audit advisory, and M&A execution. Chuck received a BBA in Finance from James Madison University. This summer, he interned with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate, Gaming, & Lodging group. Please reach out to him with inquiries regarding the investment banking recruiting process.
Max Marshall - VP of Private Wealth Management
Internship: J.P. Morgan Private Bank (New York)
After earning a BA in International Economics and Trade, Max spent two years working in corporate hospitality logistics with the Beijing and Vancouver Olympics, and then two years in the Alaskan tourism industry. As a dual degree candidate with Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment focusing on Energy Management, Max spent his last summer as an MBA Project Governance Intern with Pacific Gas & Electric in San Francisco. This summer Max worked as a Summer Associate at JP Morgan's Private Bank in New York where he will return full time after graduation. He has successfully guided first year students through the PWM recruitment process this academic year.
Andrew Sufka - VP of Sales and Trading
Internship: Citigroup Sales and Trading (New York)
Andrew graduated with high distinction from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. After spending the summer of his sophomore year refining corn syrup in beautiful Dayton, Ohio, he realized that banking may be a better option. Between ice hockey and engineering work, Andrew was able to squeeze in a few business classes and land a job at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He worked for BAML’s quantitative finance group in NYC for two years, and he loved being on a trading floor so much that he decided to take an internship with Citi Sales and Trading last summer. Andrew looks forward to being both a mentor and therapist for individuals seeking employment in S&T.
Sid Subramanian - VP of Industry Finance
Internship: J.P. Morgan Chase (New York)
Sid Subramanian studied chemical engineering at NC State and graduated in 2008. He worked for Syngenta in their Supply Chain Leadership Development Program in Baton Rouge, LA and Greensboro, NC. After the program, he was a production engineer at a Syngenta plant in Omaha, NE. Sid came back to graduate school to learn more about finance and how it affects the large decisions made at a corporate level. He enjoys playing and watching soccer, practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, cooking, and traveling. This summer he worked at JP Morgan in their Finance Associate Leadership Program where he will return full time after graduation.
Kimberly Lewis - VP of Corporate Development
Internship: Credit Suisse Private Bank (New York)
Kimberly Lewis graduated from Cornell University in 2008 with a BS with Honors in Urban Planning. Before enrolling at UNC Kenan-Flagler, she worked at CCS, a leading strategic consulting and development management firm specializing in global non-profit institutions. A member of several alumni boards, Kimberly has vast fundraising and donor relations experience. This summer, Kimberly worked as a Private Banking Associate at Credit Suisse in New York. She has established new relationships with firms recruiting on campus and ramped up the club's corporate sponsorship initiatives, which increased the club's visibility and corporate relations with both new and current firms.
Matthew Wisniewski - VP of Operations
Internship: Cognizant Business Consulting
Matt graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting and is a registered Certified Public Accountant. Matt started his professional career as a Senior Audit associate for KPMG, LLP in Chicago. To expand his skill set, Matt took an audit position at United Airlines, where he worked through the United-Continental merger and obtained experience working abroad in several diverse markets including, China, Russia, and Germany. More recently, before attending Kenan-Flagler, Matt worked in the Valuation and Financial Opinions group at Stout, Risius, Ross, Inc., a national advisory firm specializing in investment banking and valuation services. Matt will start in Barclays Bank's Investment Banking Division in New York after graduation.
The UNC Kenan-Flagler Finance Club strives to improve the career prospects and education of each one of its members through a variety of informational sessions, networking opportunities and second year student involvement. The club caters to career switchers, experienced professionals and non-concentrators alike.
Recruitment: Resumé reviews, mock interview sessions, job search strategy, exposure to companies through career treks to New York, Charlotte, and Atlanta
Mentorship: Designated 2nd Year Career Mentor and active alumni Industry training: General and specific financial modeling seminars (conducted by Third Party partner Training The Street (TTS) Education: Diverse lineup of topics during weekly "brown bag" lunch meetings
Case Competitions: UNC-hosted competiiton sponsored by Wells Fargo as well as opportunities to participate in competitions hosted by other leading business schools
Football tailgate: Hosted by Wells Fargo and Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Alumni Happy Hour events: Hosted in New York City, Atlanta and Charlotte
- Finance Club kick-off meeting
- Careers Treks to: New York, Charlotte and Atlanta
- Brown Bag Lunches hosted by each Vice President in the club