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Canisius-CFA-3Congratulations to the Golden Griffin Fund (GGF) team who advanced to the Americas Finals in the 2016 Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge. The competition was held in Chicago, IL yesterday, April 13.

More than 4,000 students from nearly 1,000 universities from all over the world competed in the challenge to show they have what it takes to be a successful investment management professional. Competing in the Americas Finals put the team in the top 2 percent in the world.

The Canisius team is comprised of five members: Richard Kubiak ’16 (team captain), Mallory Murdie MBA ’17, Daniel Suarez ’16, Lee Huber ’16, and Alexander Vienne ’16.

The team advanced to the Americas Finals after winning the semi-finals.

“This competition provides our students with an opportunity to integrate their academic training in a team environment and become polished professionals at the very start of their careers,” says Richard A. Wall, PhD, professor of economics and finance and faculty advisor to the Canisius team. Wall is joined by Matthew Krajna ’12, MBAACC ’12 who is serving as the Canisius team’s CFA mentor throughout the competition. Krajna is a portfolio advisor with Nottingham Advisors.

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Submitted by Public Relations