MSF News & Events
March 30, 2017: Ray Johnson, President, of Gainesville-based M&A business, Johnson Biomedical Capital, presented to some of the MSF students and UF student group, Gator Private Equity and Venture Capital Organization. The topic was, The Biggest Sale of Your Life: How to Sell a Business Successfully.
Time magazine’s April 25, 2016 cover story on the U.S. debt, “The United States of Insolvency” by James Grant generated significant buzz in print media and the blogosphere. The same week, UF Lecturer, Mr. Bruce Foerster, held his annual UF panel discussion sponsored by BB&T Foundations of Free Enterprise: Capitalism and Capital Markets, entitled, “The Federal Deficit...Visible and Invisible. Should We Worry About It? How Large Is It? What Can We Do About It?”
Michael Tanner, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and G. William (“Bill”) Hoagland, Senior Vice President of the Bipartisan Policy Center were this year’s panelists. Michael McKee, a Bloomberg Radio host and Bloomberg Television’s economics editor, moderated the panel.
November 10, 2014
The Hough Graduate School of Business’s Master of Science in Finance program (The William R. Hough Program) was ranked No. 2 among U.S. public programs in The Financial Engineer’s 2015 Master of Finance Rankings.
MSF juniors visited SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta, as well as the NY offices of Wells Fargo Securities, Jefferies & Co, RBC, Evercore Partners, Citigroup, Citi Private Bank and JPMorgan to better understand the analyst roles they will be applying for Summer 2015. While in NY, they attended the 7th Annual Gator Finance Professionals Network Reception.
- The MSF Program hosted the second Atlanta Gator Finance Professionals Alumni Reception in Buckhead.
- Another season of the Finance Professional Speaker Series has concluded. This fall’s series included several MSF alumni.
Round Table sessions for young MSF students were hosted by additional fall visitors.
(left: John Matthews, head of Private Wealth Management, UBS Wealth Management Americas, and right: Robert Arditi, Principal Norwest Venture Partners)
- Campus recruiting visits were made by SE Regional Investments Banks, including MSF alumni from Wells Fargo.
- MSF Alumnus, Azer Song-Naba, is recognized for philanthropic efforts
Members of the Dean's Advisory Board attended a reception with prospective students and the senior students of the class of 2011
The students especially appreciated the opportunity to spend time with Mr. William R. Hough and his wife, Hazel. Also attending were, Janice Cellier, Divisional Sales Director of Invesco's Wirehouse, Coleman Cordell, Managing Director of Bank of America Securities, Ben Plotkin, Vice Chairman of the Board of Stifel Financial Corporation and EVP of Stifel Nicolaus, Larry Smith, Chairman and CIO of Third Wave Global Investors.