Carnegie Mellon University

The MSCF program has one of the largest quantitative finance networks in the industry—over 1,500 strong! Learn about just a few of the MSCF alums who work as financial analysts, security traders, risk managers and data scientists on Wall Street and beyond. Discover how they became interested in quantitative finance, the most rewarding aspects of their careers, and their advice for prospective MSCF students.

MSCF Alumni Profiles

Akram Ayyash

Akram Ayyash

Structured Credit Trader - BNP Paribas

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Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

Quantitative Analyst - Goldman Sachs

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Josh Freeland

Josh Freeland

Senior Vice President - HSBC Global Banking and Markets

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Daryl Hershberger

Daryl Hershberger

Treasurer at TIAA-CREF Trust Company, FSB

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Xiaofan Li

Xiaofan Paul Li

Options Trader - Citadel LLC

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Braxton McKenzie

Braxton McKenzie

Partner and Data Scientist at KCL Capital

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Olga Nekrasova

Olga Nekrasova

Enterprise Risk Sales - Bloomberg LP

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Michelle Ruvolo-Jones

Michelle Ruvolo-Jones

Executive Director - J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management

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Devdeep Sarkar

Devdeep Sarkar

Vice President in the Fixed Income Strategy Division at J.P. Morgan

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Antonios Tavlarakis

Antonios Tavlarakis

Associate, Quantitative Strategies - Goldman Sachs

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Jennika Thomas

Jennika Gold Thomas

Vice President and Associate Director of Risk and Fixed Income Analytics at FactSet

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