Financial Analyst Program

Meet the Analysts

 

 

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      Chandler Dixon

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      Portfolio Manager

    • About me

      Chandler is a senior at Southwestern and also a Georgetown native. He will be graduating December 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics. Chandler joined the FAP in the Spring of 2020 and took on the role of Statistician, but he now serves as the Portfolio Manager. Chandler is a current Kemper Scholar, has been a research assistant to math and economics professors, and holds the position of President of the Economics Club. This summer Chandler served as a Kemper Scholar Fellow at the Taproot Foundation. After graduation he plans to pursue a career in the fields of finance and data analytics.

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      Caroline Black

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      Annual Report Editor

    • About me

      Caroline Black is a senior from Dallas, Texas and she will be graduating in May of 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and a minor in Spanish. She was accepted into the FAP in Spring of 2021 and acts as the Annual Report Editor. In addition to the FAP, Caroline is a member of Tri Delta at Southwestern University. After graduation, Caroline plans to pursue a Masters of Accounting degree at Rice University.

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      Senyuan Jiang

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      Trader

    • About me

      Senyuan is a senior from Kunming, Yunnan, China. He plans to graduate in May of 2022 with a double major in Business and Economics. He was accepted into the program in the Spring of 2021 and assumed the role of Trader. Outside of the FAP, Senyuan is currently working as a research assistant to Dr. Dhital on an economic research project. After graduation, he plans to pursue a graduate degree in either Financial Engineering or Economics. 

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      Ted Lebowitz

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      Market Technician

    • About me

      Ted is a senior from Boulder City, Nevada. He will be graduating in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and a minor in Data Science. He joined the Financial Analyst Program in Spring 2021 and assumed the role of Market Technician. Outside of the FAP, Ted is a proud member of the Southwestern Baseball team. 

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      Ben Ludwig

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      Statistician

    • About me

      Ben is a senior from Austin, Texas. He will be graduating in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and a minor in Data Science. He joined the Financial Analyst Program in Spring 2021 and assumed the role of Statistician. Outside of the FAP, Ben is a pitcher on the Southwestern Baseball team and has been the Finance tutor for two semesters. Ben has had internship experience in commercial and investment banking, as well as wealth management. His most recent experience was at Texas Capital Bank, where he will be returning as an analyst after graduation.

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      Jack O’Neil

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      Webmaster

    • About me

      Jack is a junior from Dallas, Texas. He will be graduating in May 2023 with a major in Political Science and minors in Economics and History. He joined the Financial Analyst Program in Spring 2021 and assumed the role of Webmaster. In addition to being a member of the FAP, Jack is on Southwestern’s Basketball team, serves as the Scholarship Chairman of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and is the President of the Pre-Law Society. Jack was recently named a Sumners Scholar and after graduation he plans to pursue a graduate degree in Political Science or attend law school.

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      Caroline Piskurich

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      Public Relations

    • About me

      Caroline Piskurich is a junior from Houston, Texas. She will be graduating in May of 2023 with a B.A. in Business and minors in Political Science and History. She was accepted into the program in the Spring of 2021 and serves as the Public Relations Representative. Beyond the FAP, Caroline is very involved as the Treasurer of Zeta Tau Alpha at SU, Vice-Chair of Student Foundation, and serves on both the Honor Code Council and Student Philanthropy Council. Last summer she interned in the Texas and U.S. House of Representatives, and she completed student-faculty business research with Dr. Nguyen.

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      Edu Swarts

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      Economist

    • About me

      Edu is a senior from Sasoburg, South Africa, who is graduating in May 2022 with a B.A. in Economics and Business. He earned a position in the Financial Analyst Program in the Spring of 2021 and assumed the role of Economist. Outside of the FAP, Edu has been involved in the Southwestern University Chorale since Fall 2018 and has been a RA on campus for a total of five semesters. Most recently, he has been interning with the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Public Health Finance Intern and subsequently a Financial Analyst Intern since January 2021. After graduation, he plans on attending a graduate institution to receive his Master’s degree in Accounting. 

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      Chandler Vrba

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      Accountant

    • About me

      Chandler Vrba is a senior from Houston, Texas. She will be graduating in May of 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and a minor in Data Science. She was accepted into the FAP in Spring of 2020 and holds the role of the Accountant in her second year in the program. Additionally, Chandler is a member of the Women’s Tennis Team and Tri Delta at Southwestern University. Last summer she interned for Texas Capital Bank in their Commercial Banking Program. She will continue to work for Texas Capital Bank as a credit analyst after graduation. 

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      Hazel Nguyen

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      Faculty Advisor

    • About me

      Hazel Nguyen joined faculty of Southwestern University in 2014. Dr. Nguyen teaches in the areas of Foundations of Business, Entrepreneurship, Investments and Financial Statement Analysis. Her academic interests are executive incentives and firm behaviors. She received her undergraduate degree in engineering from Hochiminh City University of Technology in Vietnam, her MBA and MS in Information Systems from Boston University and her Ph.D. in finance from University of Arkansas.

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