Faculty and student leadership have been important to our success as an organization and long term growth.

Fall 2019 Executive Board

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Haley Dietsch - President

Haley Dietsch, originally from Shawnee, Kansas, studies Finance and International Business at the University of South Carolina. She is currently studying abroad in Rome, but is excited to work as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst in the Global Industrials Group at Credit Suisse. Previously, she interned at Fidelity Investments in Boston within the Asset Management Division. She also serves as the Philanthropy Chair of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity and is involved in the Carolina Finance Scholars Program and Carolina Fund. In her free time, she enjoys running, trying new coffee shops, and playing cornhole with her family.


Lewis Wang - Executive Board

Lewis Wang, originally from Knoxville, TN, grew up playing competitive soccer and still enjoys watching and playing the sport.  He is a junior studying Finance, Economics, and International Business in the University of South Carolina Honors College. Previously, he has worked at Bluegrass Equity as a Private Equity Analyst and at the South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission as an Investments Intern. He is also involved in Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity as the Director of Alumni Relations and an Honors College Ambassador. He recently accepted an offer as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst with Financial Technology Partners in San Francisco.

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Ben McNabb - Executive Board

Ben is a sophomore from Kingsport, TN majoring in Finance and Accounting. He currently works as a private equity analyst for the K Squared fund. He has prior experience as a capital markets summer analyst for a Fortune 300 company, an intern at the South Carolina State Treasurer’s Office, and as an intern at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Outside of Finance, Ben is also a volunteer firefighter, Eagle Scout and the founder of a technical tree removal company.


Faculty Advisor

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Brooke Stanley, Phd.

Brooke Stanley holds a Ph.D. in finance from Texas A&M University, an MBA in finance from the University of Cincinnati, and a B.A. in drama from Kenyon College. Her professional experience includes working for several large corporations such as the Limited, Inc. and Mercantile Stores Co., and as a financial analyst for a privately held publishing company. Stanley’s research interests include corporate governance, managerial compensation, agency problems and financial institutions. Her research has been presented at the FDIC as well as meetings of the Financial Management Association and the Western Finance Association, and has been published in the Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics.  She was most recently an Associate Professor at Winthrop University.