Careers & Recruiting Fisher Futures

The Fisher College of Business Office of Career Management has developed Fisher Futures, a unique and innovative program to aid you as a top finance student at Fisher in attaining experience in the investment banking industry. While the application process is lengthy and selective, we invite you to apply to become a member of the distinguished Fisher Futures program.

Information Sessions
Information Sessions last one hour and are held in the Office of Career Management in Gerlach Hall.  The sessions offer you the opportunity to learn more about investment banking, the Fisher Futures program and the application process. 

Session Dates and Times:

  • Wednesday, January 11th at 5:30pm
  • Thursday, January 12th at 10am
  • Tuesday, January 17th at 6:30pm
  • Friday, January 20th at 10:30am
  • Tuesday, January 24th at 1pm

 

  • Program and Requirements

    Program and Requirements

    Once selected to join Fisher Futures, you will receive individual coaching preparing you to compete for a summer internship and thus be well positioned to secure a full-time career position in the investment banking industry upon graduation.

    Requirements:

    • You must be admitted as a Business Major with a Specialization in Finance and/or Accounting by Fall 2017
    • You must have at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA
    • You must be available for a summer internship in 2018 (May - August)
    • You must be planning to graduate by May 2019

     

    If you are accepted into Fisher Futures, you will:

    • Compete for a Summer 2018 internship in the investment banking industry
    • Participate in two seven week classes, one in spring and one in fall, to prepare for interviews in investment banking as well as to gain an understanding of the industry
    • Train in financial modeling with Wall Street Prep
    • Take part in trips to New York City and Chicago to visit investment banks and network with Fisher alumni in the industry.
    • Be featured on the Career Management Web site, including your resume, bio and photo

     

  • Application Process

    Application Process

    Step 1 - Due January 29, 2017 by 11:59PM

    • Read Vault’s career guide to Investment Banking
    • Complete application form: Fisher Futures Application Link
    • Once your application form has been submitted you’ll automatically be enrolled in a Fisher Futures Course on Canvas so that you can complete Step 2 (please give two business days)

     

    Step 2- Due February 1, 2017 by 11:59PM

    • Upload a video of yourself answering the below question to the Fisher Futures Course on Canvas (2 minutes max)
    • In the video, tell us 3 qualities you have that you believe would make you a good fit for investment banking

     

    Step 3

    • Select students will be invited to participate in a panel interview focusing on your background and interest in investment banking

     

    Questions about Fisher Futures?
    Contact Trevor Morse or Margie Bogenschutz

    • Class of 2018

      alex_campana_photo.jpgAlex Campana
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      Alex Campana is a junior in the Fisher College of Business from Twinsburg, Ohio pursuing a BSBA in Finance. He is currently a member of the Honors Cohort Program, Fisher’s flagship two-year academic program focused on leadership, service, interpersonal skills and critical thinking through experiential learning. Alex was accepted into the highly selective Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and has received certification in financial and valuation modeling through Wall Street Prep. He was also selected to the inaugural Fisher Leaders program, which focuses on leadership development through courses, workshops, and pro-bono consulting projects.

      In the summer of 2014, Alex interned at Winfield Associates, a wealth management company for high net worth individuals. He returned there for the summer of 2015 to assume a bigger role in assisting portfolio managers with overall investment management. In the summer of 2016, he interned at PNC in the Treasury Management group of their Corporate and Institutional Banking unit in Columbus, OH. Outside of academics and work, Alex enjoys playing and watching soccer, running, and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.

      ryan_frank_headshot.jpgRyan Frank
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      Ryan Frank is a junior at The Ohio State University pursuing a degree in Finance and Accounting with a minor in Mathematics. He is currently a member of the Honors Accounting Program and the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program. Additionally he acts as a mentor for the Business Honors Learning Community. Outside of class he is an executive member of Buckeye Capital Investors, an undergraduate student investment club on campus.

      Ryan spent the summer after his freshman year at Thomas Roulston Investment Partners, a boutique wealth management firm in Cleveland, OH. While there he was responsible for creating client reports and analyzing client held mutual funds. Following his sophomore year, Ryan interned with UBS Wealth Management in Columbus, OH. There he was responsible for creating client material as well as analyzing securities for model portfolios.

      carolina_tovar_fuentes_headshot.jpgA. Carolina Tovar Fuentes
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      Carolina is a junior at the Ohio State University pursuing a degree in Finance. She is a member of the 20th Honors Cohort and the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program. Over this past summer, she worked as a regulatory compliance intern in the risk consulting practice of Crowe Horwath, where she assisted with compliance audits for small financial institutions. 

      Outside of class, Carolina was involved in the Business Scholars Program her first two years, which is a living cohort of students who share an interest in business and professional development. She became involved with Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club, a student organization who provides pro-bono consulting for businesses in the city. She also got involved with Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity that focuses on professional development and community engagement. During the year Carolina works as a student ambassador for the college of business, where she participates in student panels and gives personalized tours of the college to prospective students.​

      ryan_garcar_headshot.jpgRyan Garcar
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      Ryan is a junior at the Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA with a specialization in Finance and Economics. He was admitted into the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and is now certified in financial modeling and valuation through Wall Street Prep. Ryan also founded his own student organization on campus, Club Hype, which raises money through concerts and donates them to inner city athletic programs that are at risk of shutting down.

      Ryan worked this past summer as a wealth management intern at Thomas Roulston Investment Partners, Inc. He was responsible for creating in-depth reports on the mutual funds invested in by the firm. In addition, he also created reports that tracked the performance of each client’s portfolio. At the beginning of the school year Ryan began working as an investment banking intern at Copper Run Capital LLC. While at Copper Run, Ryan assembled buyers lists and created pitch books. He also created financial valuation models for target companies looking to be acquired by Copper Run’s clients.

      pat_hynes_headshot.jpegPatrick Hynes
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      Patrick Hynes is a junior pursuing a BSBA with a specialization in Finance at The Ohio State University. He was admitted to the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and is now certified in financial modeling and valuation through Wall Street Prep. He is involved with Buckeye Capital Investors where he serves on the executive board as Vice President of Corporate Relations. He also participated in the Carnegie Mellon University Seeking Alpha stock pitch competition where his team placed first. Patrick was also involved with the Undergraduate Finance Association.

      This past summer, Patrick interned at KeyBank in the Corporate Strategy department. He was responsible for preparing executive-level presentation materials and providing competitive intelligence and benchmarking to KeyCorp executives. Patrick was also exposed to mergers and acquisitions by identifying and analyzing potential target companies. Outside of the classroom, Patrick is very involved with intramural sports and a huge Cleveland sports fan.

      nic_joy_headshot.jpgNic Joy
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      Nic is a junior in the Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA in Finance and Accounting. He is currently a member of the Honors Cohort program, which focuses on leadership, service, interpersonal skills, and critical thinking through experiential learning. He is also an inaugural member of the Fisher Leaders program, designed to strengthen leadership competencies through a two-year academic, experiential, and personal development framework. As a sophomore, Nic was accepted into the highly selective Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and has received certification in financial modeling and valuation.

      Upon first starting at Ohio State, Nic became involved with Buckeye Capital Investors, the foremost investment club at Ohio State. In the summer of 2015, he interned at Davey Tree Expert Company in their financial reporting department and returned this past summer with their corporate finance team. He is currently pursuing an internship in investment banking for the summer of 2017.

      josh_liebes-mcclellan_headshot.pngJoshua Liebes-McClellan
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      Joshua Liebes-McClellan is a junior at the Fisher College of Business pursuing a major in Finance and a minor in Economics. Joshua is currently a member of the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and is certified in financial modeling through Wall Street Prep.

      Joshua is actively involved in several organizations within the Fisher College of Business.  He is the Vice President of Operations for Buckeye Capital Investors, Ohio State’s foremost investment club. Joshua is also a member of the inaugural class of the Fisher Leaders Program. By participating in workshops, training sessions, and pro-bono consulting projects, Fisher Leaders develops its members into adaptive and principled leaders.

      Since March 2016 Joshua has been interning at Copper Run Capital LLC, an independent investment bank providing M&A and restructuring advisory services based in Columbus, Ohio. Through this experience, Joshua has had the opportunity to add value throughout transaction processes by building financial models, conducting business valuations utilizing a variety of methodologies, and developing presentation materials for client meetings, among other tasks. Joshua has also successfully completed internships in a wide range of industries, allowing him to develop a diverse and unique skill set. Previous internships held include Private Wealth Management at Raymond James Financial, Inc., Private Investigation at Boerger Investigative Services LLC, and Biomedical Software Development at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory.

      colin_lippincott_headshot.jpgColin Lippincott
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      Colin Lippincott is a junior within the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He is pursuing a BSBA with a specialization in Finance. In addition to his coursework within the business school, Colin also picked up a minor in Engineering Sciences. He was admitted to the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program as a sophomore and is now certified in financial modeling and valuation through Wall Street Prep.

      Colin is involved with the student organization Buckeye Capital Investors through which he has been able to learn about the markets and participate in stock market competitions. He is also a student mentor with the Adopt-A-School program, a group that partners with local Columbus elementary schools to tutor young children in the classroom. This past summer Colin worked at Northcoast Research in Cleveland, Ohio as an equity research intern and covered companies in the automotive and specialty retail sectors. Prior to working at Northcoast Research, he worked at Nationwide Mutual Insurance as a reconciliation intern during his sophomore year and at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company as a financial shared services intern after his freshman year.

      jacob_mandel.jpgJacob Mandel
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      Jacob is a junior in the Fisher College of Business specializing in finance and economics. In addition to being a part of the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program, he holds a leadership position in the Common Cents Investment Group centered around following the financial markets and giving students a broad exposure to opportunities in the finance industry. Jacob is also a member of the Ohio State cross country and track teams for which he competes year round, and has earned scholar-athlete distinction.

      This past summer Jacob interned at the University Office of Compliance and Integrity where he assisted in the creation of annual risk mitigation reports across the university. He also had the opportunity to intern at EMSAR, a medical service and repair company, where he automated service order requests.

      elliemccabepicture.jpgEllie McCabe
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      Ellie McCabe is junior in the Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA in Finance and Economics. She is a member of Fisher Leaders, a leadership program that focuses on improving leadership style through community engagement, mentorship, and building leadership skills, a peer coach in Scarlet and Grey Financial, and a student writer in the Undergraduate Finance Association. As a sophomore she was admitted to the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program a highly-competitive, faculty-selected program that exposes students to investment banking, financial modeling, forecasting, and valuation.

      This past summer Ellie interned at Boenning and Scattergood, Inc. as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst with the financial institutions group team in Cleveland, Ohio and is now interning with Boenning and Scattergood, Inc. in the Equity Capital Markets group in Columbus, Ohio.

      max_mclaughlin_headshot.jpgMax McLaughlin
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      Max McLaughlin is a junior from Cincinnati, OH majoring in Finance with a minor in Economics. He was admitted to the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and is now certified in financial modeling and valuation through Wall Street Prep. Outside of the classroom, Max is involved with the Buckeye Capital Investors club learning about the markets and participating in stock market challenges. In addition, he is an avid racquetball player.

      Max has completed several internships in the financial services industry. Prior to his first year at Ohio State, he worked part-time at Merrill Lynch in the private wealth management division. During his freshman year he worked at Springfield Advisors as a consultant specializing in the eyewear category. Most recently, over the summer he was a corporate finance intern at Luxottica within the LensCrafters brand. Upon graduation Max hopes to pursue a career in investment banking.

      will_quirk_headshot.jpgWilliam Quirk
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      William Quirk is a third year in the Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA in Finance and Economics. He came into the business school through the Business Honors Learning Community. As a junior, he was accepted into the highly selective Fisher Futures Investment Banking program and has received certification in financial modeling and valuation through Wall Street Prep.

      Outside of class, William is a project leader with Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club working with FUSIAN restaurant to analyze their market data. He is also involved in Delta Sigma Pi professional fraternity and Delta Tau Delta social fraternity. William also recruits for the Fisher College of Business as a campus Ambassador, where he gives tours of the business school and serves on a student panel.

      This past summer and throughout the Fall 2016 semester, William works with Lincoln Financial Advisors as a wealth management intern. He is in charge of analyzing client investment opportunities and preparing performance updates. In the summer of 2017 and after graduation, William is pursuing a career in investment banking.

      jenn_ruder_headshot.jpgJenn Ruder
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      Jenn Ruder is a junior in the Max M. Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA in Finance. She is currently a member of the University Honors Program which allows high achieving students to take courses in smaller, more intimate settings. Jenn was also accepted into the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program, which is a highly selective program that prepares undergraduates for a career in banking. Through that, she became certified in financial and valuation modeling through Wall Street Prep, as well as through Pillars of Wall Street.

      Outside of the classroom, Jenn is the Fundraising Chair of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, where she works to fundraise $10,000 per year for the organization. She is also an analyst in Buckeye Capital Investors, Fisher’s investing club that teaches students about the markets and how to present stock pitches. Jenn volunteers through the Student Wellness Center as a peer financial coach for Scarlet and Gray Financial, and is also active member in her sorority, Chi Omega.

      Currently, Jenn works part-time for the Office of the Controller’s Financial Training Department, which provides training opportunities to finance related positions across the University. This past summer, Jenn worked in New York as a Finance Intern for Henry Schein’s global dental business analyzing current and future opportunities within the dental industry across the world. Prior to that, she held a Marketing Intern role at RSM US since her junior year of high school in New York City.

      wesleysmith_headshot.jpgWesley Smith
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      Originally from Dry Ridge, Kentucky, Wesley Smith is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics with Honors distinction at The Ohio State University. Wesley was directly admitted into the Fisher College of Business as a first year student in 2014. His passion for business was initiated as a freshman at Grant County High School when he founded his company, Smith Lawncare. He continues to manage his company while balancing many commitments at Ohio State to help finance his education.

      Wesley has had experience in the financial services industry as a Private Wealth Management intern at Ameriprise Financial in Columbus, Ohio and as a Business Development Summer Analyst at Bank of New York Mellon in New York City. During his role at Ameriprise Financial, Wesley had the opportunity to analyze corporations in the capital markets and communicate detailed wealth preservation strategies to a diverse range of clientele. At Bank of New York Mellon, Wesley initiated and compiled research and analysis to institute a business strategy for the $12mm Separately Managed Account division that increased profitability margins by 10%.

      While at Ohio State, Wesley serves as the Vice President of Healthcare for Buckeye Capital Investors, the Budget Director for the Ohio Gamma chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, and a Peer Financial Coach in the nationally recognized Scarlet & Gray Financial Coaching Program. In addition to these involvements, he is a member of the Honors Cohort Program and Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program, both programs designed to provide an academically challenging experience and enhance critical thinking through rigorous curriculum, Socratic seminars, and community projects. As a selected member of the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program, Wesley plans to use his industry experience and entrepreneurial mindset to pursue a career in the Investment Banking industry following graduation in the spring of 2018.

      alex_ThompsonAlex Thompson
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      Alex is a junior in the Fisher College of Business pursuing a BSBA in finance and accounting. He is an alumni of the Dean’s Leadership Academy, a select group of students chosen to participate in a semester-long class focused on leadership and personal development. As a junior, Alex was accepted into the highly selective Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program and has received certification in financial and valuation modeling.

      This past summer, Alex worked as a finance intern with Lifecell, a New Jersey biotechnology company that makes tissue products for hernia repair and breast reconstruction. The work consisted of large-scale data analysis and forecasting to enhance cost control and support a number of ongoing projects. Outside of the classroom, Alex is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, where he served as pledge class treasurer and holds a position on the judicial board.

      aleksandar_tomicAleksandar Tomic
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      Aleks is a junior in the Fisher College of Business double specializing in Finance and Real Estate. He is currently a member of the 20th Honors Cohort, Fisher College’s flagship two-year academic program focused on leadership, service, interpersonal skills and critical thinking through experiential learning. He is also a member of the Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program in which he has received certification in financial and valuation modeling through Wall Street Prep.While taking classes, Aleks has gained professional work experience in Public Finance at Boenning & Scattergood and Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley. In the summer following his sophomore year, Aleks worked at City National Bank in Los Angeles, California as an intern in their Product Strategies group. Outside of the classroom, he is an active member of Buckeye Capital Investors and Delta Sigma Pi, a professional business fraternity on campus.