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Financial Management Association


FMA meets from 4 to 5 in GH 342 usually on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month - check this site or join the Finance listserv for updates on meeting dates.


The next FMA meeting is Tuesday, November 27. Learn about Field trips in the Spring! Congratultions to next year's officers -

President, Connor Roberts

Vice-President, Dhruvin Patel

Secretary, Logan Snyder



Thank you, Dr. Kay Meggers for sharing with our members and for giving away prizes!!


Thank you, Kevin Lewis from Houchens Industries for providing so much valuable insight to the Investment Banking field and Mergers and Acquisitions.  


The 16th annual FMA Investment Challenge ran from October 1 through November 9 this year.

The stock game is over. See who the winners are by clicking here.  


Are you interested in attending a conference in the spring? There are two conferences for Business Finance students supported by the Finance Department. Both conferences offer opportunities to network with fellow students from around the country and the world as well as learn more about the profession.


FMA Leadership Conference, March 7 and 8 in New York City

Travel to NYC on Wednesday, March 6 and return late March 8


Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (GAME) forum in New York City from 

March 28-30

Travel to NYC on March 27 and return March 30


There are some relatively small out-of-pocket expenses for students. See Dr. Snavely (GH 328) or Dr. Brown (GH 331) for more information. Registration opens in December for the FMA conference and in January for the GAME conference. The department will sponsor up to 9 students total so act quickly in expressing interest for attending these conferences. 


If you are interested in emails sent from the Finance Department, send an email to the following address to be added to the listserv. 



FMA Offers Two Types of Membership - Local and National 

Check the Join FMA at WKU Page for Details 


Thank you,

Mike Parrett, ESOP specialist and former CFO
Ryan Meredith, Vice President, Asset Management at Ryman Hospitality Properties, Nashville, Tennessee
Crystal Martin, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Monica Duvall, Internship Coordinator for GFCB
Fruit of the Loom

Charlotte Martin, Director of Recruitment for Northwestern Mutual in Franklin, TN
Julie Sanders, the Vanguard Group
Zach Wedding, Gant Hill & Associates, Louisville
Kaitlin Murray, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Arul Selvan, WKU alumnus and first student to pass the first level CFA exam as a senior
Kyle Smith, Humana
Zac Ritchey, Carson Wealth Management Group
Dr. Johnny Chan, PhD, CFA
Joanie Evans, State Farm
Stacey Gish how to deliver a polished, professional presentation
Megan Ladd, Certification Coordinator, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) for discussion corporate finance certification alternatives



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