Executive Board

William Mudlaff

 

President

William Mudlaff is a senior Finance major with a minor in Analytics. Last summer, he was a summer analyst within Citi's Corporate Bank covering Autos and Transportation clients. The summer before, he interned at Nasdaq on their Global Trading and Market Services team. William is captain of the varsity swim team and also is the treasurer for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Jack Rupff

Vice President

Jack Rupff is a senior Finance major with a minor in Data Analytics.  This past summer, he was a summer analyst within Citigroup's Capital Markets division with a focus on Alternative Energy Finance.  The summer before, he interned at Freepoint Commodities, a commodities trading firm in Stamford, CT.  In his free time he enjoys golfing, weight lifting, and spending time with friends and family.

Jay Damania

Chief Finance Officer

Jay Damania is a senior finance and economics student at the University of Connecticut. This past summer, he interned at UBS in their Collateral Management group. Previously, he interned at Woodbridge International and Voya Financial. Jay is from Shelton, Connecticut and in his free time enjoys athletics, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Sam Berkun

Vice President of Programming

Katelyn Desautels

Vice President of Member Relations

Katelyn is a Junior from New Jersey pursuing a major in Finance with a minor in Data Analytics. Aside from being a part of Finance Society, Katelyn is also a member of Women's Finance Association (WFA). Finance Society has helped her grow professionally by surrounding her with driven, like-minded individuals who share common interests. Her interests include spending time with friends and family, and going to the beach.

Mitchell Ives

 

Vice President of Marketing 

Mitchell is a senior Finance major with a minors in Real Estate and Economics. This past summer he completed a virtual internship with The Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hartford. Within this role, he supported the Sales & Marketing team in a system migration to eVestment, an industry leading competitive analysis tool. Apart from Finance Society, Mitchell serves as the Treasurer for his fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi, and works at the Student Activities Business Services office. In his free time, Mitchell enjoys biking, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.

Abby Pyenson

Director of Mentoring

Abby is a senior at the University of Connecticut majoring in Finance and minoring in Spanish. In addition to serving as the Director of the Mentorship Program for Finance Society, Abby is a Fund Manager for the Student Managed Fund. This summer, Abby interned at Moody’s Investor Service in the Corporate Finance Group. Originally from Massachusetts, some of her interests include skiing, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

Current Events Committee 

Paul Serio

Director of Current Events

Paul is currently a senior Finance major with a minor in Real Estate. Alongside Finance Society, Paul also participates as a fund manager for the UConn’s Student Managed Fund and a Finance Mentor for the school’s TME program. Over the summer, he worked as a research analyst intern for Bradley, Foster, and Sargent and learned the ins-and-outs of the wealth management industry. Outside of school his interests include hiking, traveling, and cooking.

Sam Lombino

Current Events Committee

Sam Lombino is a Junior from Stamford, CT majoring in Finance and minoring in Data Analytics. He is looking forward to increasing his role in the Finance Society, as the club has helped him in numerous ways in his first two years on campus. Aside from Finance Society, he is involved in the Fed Challenge, plays club basketball, is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and enjoys volunteering his time teaching financial literacy concepts to elementary school children in Hartford.

Sam Rupff

Current Events Committee

Sam is a sophomore Finance major. Last summer, he interned at Freepoint Commodities within their Operations Department. Apart from his role in the Finance Society he is also a member of the Mock Wall Street Club. Outside of school his interests include NY sports, WWI history, and weightlifting.

 

Shane Cotter

Current Events Committee

Shane Cotter is a Junior majoring in Finance with a minor in Mathematics. Originally from North Salem, NY, Shane is a Monetary Policy Enthusiast. In his free time, he can be found weightlifting or watching YouTube videos on the History of Mathematics. With a few finance internships under his belt, Shane is currently seeking opportunities for next summer. Outside of producing current events write ups, he is a member of UConn Investment Banking Society as Director of Education.

Finance Conference Committee 

Kaley Emmerich

Finance Conference Committee

Kaley Emmerich is a senior finance major and political science minor at the University of Connecticut. In addition to her role on the current events committee, Kaley is the Vice President of Finance for her sorority, Alpha Phi. She worked at Pratt & Whitney last summer on the Global Expansion Team. In her free time, Kaley enjoys going to the gym, drawing, and hanging out with friends.

Karolina Tarnacki

Finance Conference Committee

Karolina Tarnacki is a junior at the University of Connecticut pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Data Analytics. Being a member of the Finance Society has helped her grow professionally and gain invaluable knowledge of the industry. Karolina also serves as a member of the Financial Markets Committee for Women’s Finance Association, interned at an experiential marketing firm, Big Fish Promotions, throughout the school year, and was a member of the women’s rowing team. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, and creating new recipes.