Consumer Retail

Grant Wiggins
Committee Head
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Grant Wiggins is a junior from Boulder, CO, studying finance and economics and minoring in international relations. He sits as the committee head for the Consumer Retail group which prepared him for his last summer internship with Drake Enterprises as a finance and accounting intern. Grant looks forward to interning with Koch Industries in equity development during summer 2019, with the goal of working in Private Equity. For fun, Grant enjoys playing guitar, adventuring outdoors, and owning his small t-shirt company.
Matt Ernst
Analyst
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Matt, a native of Saint Charles, IL, is a junior finance major also minoring in mathematics. He sits with the Consumer Retail committee and had the opportunity to put his CIMG knowledge to work as an intern with Regions Financial Corporation this past summer. He looks forward to continuing with Regions in summer 2019 as an Investment Banking intern in Charlotte, NC. Matt would like to end up working in the private equity industry, but for now enjoys listening to podcasts and watching The Office.
Jack Pilleteri
Analyst
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Jack, a junior from Vestavia Hills, AL, is a finance and accounting major with a specialization in value investing. He works with the Consumer Retail committee, which he grants toward his success with Regions Financial Corporation as a corporate development and profitability intern. This upcoming summer, Jack has the pleasure of working as a Barclays Equity Research summer analyst. During his free time, Jack enjoys reading, playing tennis, and cheering on the Washington Nationals. His dream job, of course, would be sitting as the GM of the Nationals.
Katie Hussey
Analyst
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Katie, a native of Memphis, TN, is majoring in finance with a specialization in value investing. She has worked exclusively with the Consumer Retail committee during her CIMG career. Katie hopes to use her experience as a Vulcan Value Partners marketing and client service summer analyst to join the investment management world after graduation. This past summer, Katie studied abroad in Barcelona and she looks forward to working as a Private Wealth Management Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs in Atlanta, GA in summer 2019. 
Abigail Baker
Analyst
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Abbie is a junior studying finance and economics with a specialization in value investing. She is originally from Detroit, MI, and is a member of the Consumer Retail committee. This past summer, Abbie had the opportunity to intern with Raymond James Financial and looks forward to working as an investment banking summer analyst at UBS in New York, NY, during summer 2019. Abbie strives to helping others make a difference in their own lives and she does this as a fitness instructor and as a student of holistic medicine.
Nathanael Jones
Analyst
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Nate is a sophomore from Nashville, TN, majoring in Finance. This semester, he joined the Consumer Retail committee. This past summer Nate enjoyed interning with SunPro, as he had the unique opportunity to shadow the CEO. Eventually, Nate would love to start his own company, and he hopes his experience with CIMG along with being an avid reader, hiker, and member of the UA fly fishing club will lead him in the right direction.
Patrick Trammell
Analyst
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Originally from Birmingham, AL, Patrick is a junior majoring in Finance with specializations in Value Investing and Accounting. He joins the Retail and Consumer committee during his first semester in CIMG. Patrick has had the privilege of previously interning with British Parliament under the SNP Spokesman for Investment and Trade in London and with The WHMZ Group of Morgan Stanley in Tuscaloosa, where he found a passion for client solutions and asset management. Eventually, Patrick would like to establish an NBA franchise in Birmingham since sports run through his blood – his grandfather was Bear Bryant’s first national championship quarterback.
Mikayla Saad
Analyst
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A native of Plano, Texas and junior majoring in finance and accounting, Mikayla joins the Retail and Consumer committee after starting her CIMG career with the Industrials, Transportation, & Energy group. Mikayla looks forward to working at Goldman Sachs in summer 2019 as an Investment Banking analyst. She would like everyone to know she loves the Dallas Cowboys, is a citizen of three countries (USA, Canada, & Egypt), and is an active competitor of triathlons with her dad.