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Pictured (left-right): Steven Gattuso ’87, MBA ’89, director of the Golden Griffin Fund, Nick Stinson ’20, Andrew Sagun ’20, Cameron Rosenecker ’19, MBA ’20 (captain), Luca Zambito ’20, Justin Begley ’20, and Richard A. Wall ’78, professor emeritus of finance and faculty advisor to the Golden Griffin Fund

A five-person team from the Canisius College Golden Griffin Fund secured first place in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge of Western New York, held Friday, February 28 at Syracuse University.  Canisius College has dominated the CFA Research Challenge in Western New York since its inception in 2010, securing first-place wins for the past 10 consecutive years. The Canisius team overcame competitors including SUNY Geneseo, University of Rochester and SUNY Oswego to take home the first place prize.  The team now advances to the Americas Regional Challenge, to be held April 20-22 in New York City.

The Golden Griffin Fund team that took home first place in this year’s CFA Research Challenge in Western New York was comprised of Justin Begley ’20, Luca Zambito ’20, Cameron Rosenecker ’19, MBA ’20 (team captain), Andrew Sagun ’20 and Nick Stinson ’20.  

The subject company for this year’s CFA Research Challenge was Graham Corp.  Headquartered in Batavia, NY, Graham Corp. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of engineered-to-order vacuum and heat transfer equipment for process industries and energy markets.

Click here to read more about the team’s win.

Submitted by: College Communications