FMI Advisory Board
The FMI receives strong support from Michigan State and Broad College alumni and friends. Members of the FMI Advisory Board support the institute by advising faculty and staff on knowledge and skill requirements for industry careers, serving as mentors to scholars, introducing the institute to possible new employers, and aiding with fundraising.
Members of the 2016-17 advisory board executive committee include Ted Neely (chair), Chrissy Svejnar, Jeffrey Kania and
Brian Van Elslander.
Advisory Board Members
Christopher J. Brigham
Partner & Sr. Analyst, Roell Capital Partners
Erik J. Brown
Co-founder and Principal, Aspire Capital Partners, LLC
James L. Elkins II
Portfolio Manager, State of Michigan Retirement Systems
David S. Elliott*
Vice President, GI Partners
Jeffrey R. Gignac
Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
Steven J. Groya
Managing Director, Aldine Capital Partners
John D. Hart
Managing Director, P&M Corporate Finance, LLC
Principal & Chief Operating Officer, AJ Capital Partners
Adam B. Hinman
Analyst, Apollo Global Management
Jeffrey G. Kania
Managing Director, Citigroup
Founder & Managing Partner, Red Cedar Management
Ted K. Neely
Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
S. Nicholas Nefouse
Managing Director, BlackRock
Michael A. Ogilvie*
Associate, Main Street Capital Corp.
Christopher J. Raymond
Managing Director, Raymond James Financial, Inc.
Partner, Concentric Equity Partners
Matthew J. Ryan
Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey, Inc.
Steven M. Savickas
Vice President, Jefferies & Company, Inc.
Stan C. Sokolowski III
Senior Portfolio Manager, CIFC Asset Management
Chrissy Lamont Svejnar
Managing Director, Ares Management LLC
Richard J. Terres
Partner, Spruceview Capital Partners
Philip J. Timyan
Principal, RAM T LP; Founder, Timyan Bank Alert
Steven R. Tole
Managing Director, William Blair & Company, L.L.C.
Director of Business Development, BDO USA, LLP
Brian J. Van Elslander
Managing Director & Head of Financial Sponsors, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
Justin W. Van Vleck*
Analyst, Linden Advisors LP
David J. Vargo
Director of Research, Fidelity Investments
Vice President, Citigroup
G. Geoffrey Booth
Lifetime Honorary Board Member and The Frederick S. Addy Distinguished Chair in Finance, The Broad College of Business
Robert B. Duncan
Lifetime Honorary Board Member and Dean Emeritus, The Broad College of Business
Scott E. Eston
Lifetime Honorary Board Member; COO & Partner (retired), Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co., L.L.C.