Internships, Co-ops and Careers

SMIF Class to Host Industry Professionals

On Thursday, October 12th, the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) class will host three industry professionals. All Monte Ahuja College of Business students are welcome to attend.

Speakers include:

Grant Palmer

Grant Palmer, Senior Analyst at Courtland Partners 

Mr. Palmer is responsible for monitoring and maintaining private equity real estate investment performance, reviewing and reconciling data from managers and reporting to institutional investors. Courtland Partners, Ltd., is an institutional real estate consulting firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with offices in Los Angeles, California and London, England.

Matthew Feda
Matthew Feda, Equity Investment and Portfolio Strategist, PNC

Mr. Feda is an alumnus of Cleveland State University, earning his BBA in Finance in 2011. While at Cleveland State, he was active in the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF). He began his career as an intern for Retirement Solutions and then was hired as an Investment Analyst at Beacon Financial Partners before joining PNC.

Claude ZoghzoghiClaude Zoghzoghi, Financial Analyst, Latitude Airlines

Mr. Zoghzoghi is a recent alumnus of Cleveland State University. He currently works as a Financial Analyst at a startup company, Latitude Airlines and Aladdin's Eatery. He is a motivated professional skilled in fundamental and technical analysis, leveraged finance, LBOs deals, financial modeling and team-building. In the summer of 2016, Claude interned in Leveraged Finance-Middle Market Group at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in New York, one of the largest financial instituations in the world. Learn more about Claude on the College of Business website in Points of Pride here.

John GonzalesJohn Gonzales, Department Supervisor, Cleveland Clinic

A passionate management professional with eight years of experience in the Health Care industry, Mr. Gonzales supervises his department at the Cleveland Clinic and constantly strives to improve performance and employee engagement. In his role, he provides his team with feedback, analysis and presents information for improvement. He earned his MBA from Cleveland State University in 2017. 

Date: Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: BU 127 (Classroom on the first floor)

Please RSVP as space is limited: