Friday, March 30, 2018

Attend the actuary and quant panel discussions on Tuesday, April 3 and Friday, April 6

Learn from actuaries and quants about the skills they use, what they do in their jobs, what it takes to move into these career paths, and why the work is so relevant to what you are ​now ​studying.​
Learn about becoming an actuary or a quant!

Learn from actuaries and quants about the skills they use, what they do in their jobs, what it takes to move into these career paths and why the work is so relevant to what you are ​now ​studying.​

How I Became an Actuary Panel
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
5:30-7 p.m.
Coffman Memorial Union, President's Room
Appetizer and dessert reception afterwards

Register for How I Became an Actuary

Learn from actuaries about what they do in their jobs, what it takes to move into this career path and why actuarial science is a great profession. Read more about the actuary panel.

Panel Participants
  • Breanne Richins, FSA and Senior Actuarial Program Specialist, University of Minnesota School of Mathematics-MCFAM (Moderator)
  • Grace Meyer, Actuarial Analyst – Deloitte Consulting
  • Christina Kyllo, Actuarial Analyst – LDP – Travelers
  • Nancy Hoang, Actuarial Associate – Securian Financial Group
  • Jacob Wise, AIM Hedging Analyst – Allianz Life
  • Jake Marette, Senior Actuarial Analyst– Willis Towers Watson
Sponsored by the University of Minnesota Actuarial Program and the Actuary Club at the University of Minnesota.

How I Became a Quant Panel
Friday, April 6, 2018
5:30-6:45 p.m.
Vincent Hall, Room 16
Appetizer and dessert reception afterwards

Register for How I Became a Quant

Students will learn about the field of financial mathematics/quantitative finance, risk modeling, model validation, investment analytics, software development, trading and hedging, what MFM alumni/quants do in their daily jobs, and how to prepare for the ​great and plentiful jobs in quantitative finance. Read more about the quants panel.

Panel Participants
  • Chris Prouty, Exotics Trader, Cargill (Moderator)
  • Breanna Gronner, Quantitative Analyst, Bremer Bank
  • Blake Hegerly, Hedging Principal, Allianz Investment Management
  • Scott Monitor, Director, Ameriprise Capital Solutions
  • Sara Holm, Quantitative Risk Consultant, Credit & PPNR Modeling, Wells Fargo (Tentative)
Sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Master in Financial Mathematics, and the International Association of Quantitative Finance (IAQF).

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