Southern Methodist University
Joshua Sheppard is a fourth year senior at Southern Methodist
University majoring in financial consulting and economics, with a minor in
history. He is highly interested in the financial markets, and actively trades
his own account.
After college his goal is to attain a career in investment management, and
his ultimate goal is to someday be a professional trader. Outside of school he
is interested in all things culinary, and actively attempts to perfect his
culinary skills, while at the same time enjoying the end result.
Alexander Haynes is a Junior at Southern Methodist University, and is
double-majoring in Financial Consulting and Economics with Financial
Applications. He is interested in financial markets and current economic
conditions, and actively maintains a stock portfolio.
His eventual goal is to be a mutual fund manager at some point in the future.
He also greatly enjoys music, and has played violin for 15 years.
William Wilson is a senior at SMU's Cox School of Business majoring in
finance and also Spanish. He is has been involved with many organizations in and
outside the business school, and most notably he is treasurer of SMU's Finance
Club. He has worked at a commercial bank, a trading desk, and has done finance
projects for a commercial real estate developer.
William's interest in business started many years ago and has since grown. He
is most interested in investment banking, trading, and buy-side fund management
as a career and finds valuation and economic trends to be his largest academic
interests. In his free time, he enjoys many leisure activities including
competitive racquetball. He is from St. Louis and is willing (more like hoping)
to travel around the world to broaden his horizons and career options.