Board of Directors

Ben Silvey
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Ben is a senior from Beavercreek, OH majoring in Finance and Economics, specializing in Value Investing, with a minor in Creative Media. Moving to the board from the Consumer Staples committee, Ben previously worked as an equity research analyst at Vulcan Value Partners. This past summer, Ben was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Solomon Partners in New York City, where he will be returning full time after graduation. In his free time, Ben enjoys tennis, movies, and Formula 1 racing. 
Connor Dessert 
Vice President of Research
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Originally from Moline, IL, Connor is a senior majoring in Mathematics, Economics, and Finance. Coming to the board from the I&E committee, Connor spent his summer with Goldman Sachs as a Global Investment Research Analyst, where he will be returning full time after graduation. A former member of Alabama's Track and Field team, he spends his free time running, swimming, and biking.
Nick Parsons
Vice President of Portfolio Management
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A native of Troy, Illinois, Nick is a senior studying Finance and Economics. Nick has had the incredible opportunity of serving as an Investor Relations Intern for Scout Energy Partners, a Research Intern for Fund Evaluation Group, and an Academy Intern for Point72 Asset Management. He left the Financials committee during his Junior year to join the Board of Directors as the VP of Portfolio Management. When Nick isn’t studying, he enjoys disc golfing, reading, and intramural sports.
Sam Barnes  
Vice President of Operations 
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Originally from Huntsville, AL, Sam is a senior studying Management Information Systems. He brings previous work experience in consulting, government contracting, and private growth equity to his role on the board. After graduation, Sam hopes to continue to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. In his free time, Sam enjoys aviation, backpacking, and wake surfing.