Sector:

Private Equity & Investment Banking

Includes VC

The sector prepares students for PE & IB industries through intense technical training used by professionals (e.g., Wall Street Prep), complemented with workshops, and case studies. The sector also activates UF’s vast alumni base to create new opportunities and establish a pipeline of qualified graduates entering PE & IB roles.

Leadership

Student Leaders

Faculty Advisor

Industry Advisors

  • Ernesto Padron
    Ernesto Padron

    VP, Direct Investments at Dimension Capital Management
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  • Valentina Osorio
    Valentina Osorio

    Private Equity Associate at Avance Investment Management
    LinkedIn

  • Brian Fischbein
    Brian Fischbein

    Managing Director, SE Region Investment Banking at UBS
    LinkedIn

  • Anne Zehil
    Anne Zehil

    Private Equity Associate, Warren Equity Partners
    LinkedIn

  • Dan Adan
    Dan Adan

    Partner, Halmos Capital Partners
    LinkedIn

  • Ginny Sangster
    Ginny Sangster

    Valuation Manager – Alternative Investments, KPMG
    LinkedIn

  • Ava Bruner
    Ava Bruner

    Valuation Manager – Alternative Investments, KPMG
    LinkedIn

  • Nicholas Mignone
    Nicholas Mignone

    Associate, Harbor View Advisors
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  • Zachary Bagdon
    Zachary Bagdon

    Alternative Investment Specialist (retired), Merrill Lynch
    LinkedIn

Activities

Weekly Workshops & Training:

  • Career Prep (Resume, LinkedIn, mock interviews, internship search)
  • Excel & Powerpoint
  • Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • DCF & Comps Modeling
  • Private Equity Deal Analysis
  • LBO and M&A Modeling
  • PE Deal Process

Conferences & Corporate Visits:

  • Booth School PE Conference | Feb | Chicago
  • Corporate site visits:
    • Miami / Palm Beach | March 2023
      • Thoma Bravo
      • H.I.G. Capital
      • Dimension Capital Management