EXECUTIVE BOARD

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BRANDON PARK  

President

Brandon is a fourth-year from Chantilly, Virginia studying finance and accounting in McIntire. He previously worked at Houlihan Lokey in their restructuring group and will be joining KKR as a private equity analyst upon graduation.

Outside of VFI, his interests include reading, sports, and snowboarding.

RAYAN DHAWAN

Vice President of Education

Rayan is a fourth-year in McIntire double concentrating in finance and accounting. He is originally from Syosset (Long Island) New York. Outside of VFI, he is involved in Sigma Phi Society, CASH through Madison House, and AKPsi. He has previously interned at a small wealth management firm in NY as well as a financial services consulting firm. This past summer, he worked at PwC NY.

 

His interests include playing basketball, listening to rap music, and following the latest trends in high fashion. 

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SHAFKAT WAHID PRITOM

Vice President of Education

Shafkat is a third-year majoring in Mathematics and Economics. He is originally from Bangladesh. Shafkat previously interned at hedge funds and will be joining The Blackstone Group as a summer analyst in 2022. Outside of VFI, Shafkat is very involved in AKPsi and MII.

In his free time, Shafkat enjoys collecting wristwatches, traveling, and watching movies by Martin Scorsese.

SAMIA DESAI

Vice President of  Partnerships

Samia is a third-year majoring in commerce with a track in finance and a minor in public policy and leadership. She’s also VP of alumni relations for Alpha Kappa Psi, treasurer for one thousand schools, alternative investment fund member and volunteer for Madison houses cash program. On grounds, she is a research assistant through Darden and a teaching assistant for intro to healthcare. This past summer she interned at CPMG, a short focused hedge fund based out of Dallas. She will be interning at Evercore next summer.

 

She enjoys spending her free time playing tennis, hiking, and traveling.

HRIDAY SINGH

Vice President of Technology

Hriday is a fourth-year majoring in economics and statistics. Outside of VFI, Hriday is involved with the sports business and analytics society, sales and trading at McIntire, and club ultimate frisbee. He is currently interested in fin-tech and quantitative finance and intends to pursue a master's degree in applied mathematics after graduation. This past summer, he interned at the FanDuel Group.

 

In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, basketball, and watching classic movies.  

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ALEX BECKER

Vice President of Promotions 

Alex is a third-year studying Commerce and Computer Science. At UVA, he's involved in the Global Markets Group, chess club, and the men's rowing team. This past summer, Alex worked as a Software Engineering Intern at Capital One. He'll work as a venture capital analyst intern this fall.

Alex enjoys running, discovering cool podcasts, and meeting new people.