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FMI Advisory Board

2017 FMI BoardThe 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 2017-18 advisory board executive committee include Ted Neely (chair), Chrissy Svejnar, Jeffrey Kania and
Brian Van Elslander.

Advisory Board Members

Erik J. Brown

Co-founder and Principal, Aspire Capital Partners, LLC

James L. Elkins II

Portfolio Manager, State of Michigan Retirement Systems

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

Eric D. Hassberger

Principal & Chief Operating Officer, AJ Capital Partners

Adam B. Hinman

Analyst, Apollo Global Management

Jeffrey M. Holycross*

Analyst, Pagoda Asset Management, LP

Blake S. Joh*

Business Development, Zoetis

Jeffrey G. Kania

Managing Director, Citigroup

Alec C. McAree

Founder & Managing Partner, Red Cedar Management, LP

Brian J. Moncrief

Managing Director, Ares Management LLC

Joshua F. Morgan*

Vice President, Jefferies and Company, Inc.

Ted K. Neely

Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

S. Nicholas Nefouse

Managing Director, BlackRock

Anthony M. Novara

Research Director, DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.

Roger T. Rama*

Research Analyst, Cortina Asset Management, LLC

Christopher J. Raymond

Managing Director, Piper Jaffray Companies

Ian G. Ross

Partner, Concentric Equity Partners

Matthew J. Ryan

Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey, Inc.

Steven M. Savickas

Sr. 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

Partner, William Blair & Company, L.L.C.

Kim-Marie VanCleef

Director of Business Development, BDO USA, LLP

Eric J. Van Dam*

Director, Quarton International

Brian J. Van Elslander

Managing Director & Head of Private Strategies, Wells Fargo Asset Management

David J. Vargo

Director of Research (Retired), Fidelity Investments

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.
*Scholar Alumnus

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