Executive Board (Spring 2019)
Kerim Saraoglu, Co-President
Kerim is a junior, class of 2020 studying applied mathematics economics. He is also the leader of Brown Trading Club focusing on algorithmic and HFT strategies. During his studies at Brown, he has interned in Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley as well as working for the Brown Endowment Office as a Junior Analyst. This summer he will be working for Waterfall Asset Management: a hedge fund focused on structured credit, securitized assets, and private market strategies.
Alexander Xu, Co-President
Alec is a 3rd year, class of 2020 studying applied mathematics economics. He joined BIG’s research committee in 2017 focusing on natural resources and diversified industrials. He led pitches including NRYYF, GLD, DXCM, CCI, SQM, MU. Through Brown’s BEO-HK recruiting process, he interned at Clearwater Capital Partners in Hong Kong, a special-sits/HY-credit private equity firm. He later interned at China Development Bank to gain exposure to BRI/OBOR infrastructure finance. This summer he will be working at the private equity firm Pathway Capital Management.
Sector Team Leaders (Spring 2019)
Healthcare: Malavika Krishnan
Consumer Retail: Jack Patterson
Natural Resources & Utilities: Oliver Blecher
Financial Institutions and Real Estate: Cameron Kelaita
Technology, Media, Telecom: Cameron Kinder
Industrials: Kerim Saraoglu
Wildcard/Sector Agnostic: Alexander Xu
Executive Board (2018)
David Liu, Co-President
David is from Westchester, New York, and is a member of the class of 2019, studying Applied Math – Computer Science. He is pursuing a Master’s in Computer Science to be completed in 2019 as well. He has been involved in the Brown Investment Group’s Research Committee in the Consumer/Retail and Healthcare sectors. Last summer, he worked at Weiss Asset Management, a Boston multi-strategy hedge fund. This coming summer, he will be working at the quantitative hedge fund, AQR.
Henry Miller, Co-President
Henry is from Westchester, New York and is a member of the class of 2019. He has worked on BIG stock pitches including DuPont Fabros Technology and Cameco Corporation. He has worked in the Washington D.C. office of Congressman Eliot L. Engel, as well as for the real estate private equity firm Thor Equities in Manhattan. He also plays on the men’s rugby team at Brown.
Theodore Price, Co-President
Teddy has been involved with BIG since 2015, serving on the Consumer/Retail team during his time as a Research Committee member and leading the sector team in 2016. Currently a junior, Teddy is majoring in Economics and International Relations. He has previously interned for a London-based trading firm and will be working in New York for an investment bank this summer.
Vanessa Zhang, Portfolio Manager
Vanessa is a junior double concentrating in International Relations and Applied Math-Economics. She joined BIG her sophomore year, and has worked on Consumer & Retail and the Wildcard team. She has completed an internship in Private Equity Real Estate, and is now in Sales & Trading.
Oliver Hermann, Operations Director
Oliver is a Junior (Class of 2019) studying Economics and Political Science. He has previously served in the Consumer and Retail group and the holistic "Strategy" group with BIG. This past summer he worked at the U.S. Consulate General in Marseille, France. He is also a senior editor on the Brown Journal of World Affairs.
Ben Feinglass, Operations Director
Ben is a sophomore concentrating in International Relations from New York City. He has been a part of the BIG Research Committee since his first semester freshman year, primarily serving in the Natural Resources & Industrials Sector. In addition to BIG, he runs the Adventis Financial Modeling Bootcamp on campus to teach students how to build a fully circular 9-tab financial model along with different valuation methods. Ben has previously interned at the Madrid-based investment bank Beka Finance in their Corporate Advisory Division.
Ted Rosen, Mentoring Director
Ted is in his second year studying economics. He has assisted and led many stock pitches including Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), United Technologies (UTX), and Tiffany & Co. (TIF). Last summer, he interned at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Boston. He will spend the summer of 2018 as an intern at Crescendo Partners, an activist hedge fund in New York City.