Economic Analysis

Members of the Economic Analysis Team focus on providing a top-down view of the markets for the Flyer Investments Fund. Economic Analysis Team members monitor economic indicators and relevant current events to assist in creating an economic outlook for every sector. Each week, the Economic Analysis Team produces an economic report featuring commentary on market events and forecasting the outlook for relevant indicators over a given period of time.


Evan Willmann

Willmann
Title:  Economic Analysis Team Leader
Hometown:  Cleveland, OH
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Business Economics

Last summer,  Evan interned with Cleveland Research Company, which is an independent sell-side equity research firm, on the oil and gas team. After graduation, Evan is looking forward to returning to Cleveland, Ohio, where he will continue at CRC full-time as a research analyst.

Alison Berry

Berry
Title:  Lead Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Mason, OH
Year:  Senior
Major:  Accounting

Alison plans to begin the Masters of Professional Accountacy program at UD in the upcoming spring semester, and will be interning at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston next summer before finishing work on her Master's Degree in the fall of 2018.

Luke Bir

Bir
Title:
 Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Fort Mitchell, KY
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Business Economics

Last summer, Luke interned at Fourth Street Performance Partners, which is a Cincinnati-based investment consulting firm. Luke's goal is to earn the CFA designation while pursuing a career in the wealth management industry.

Michael Capicotto

Capicotto
Title:
  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Rochester, NY
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Accounting

Last summer, Michael interned with Huntington Bank in Columbus, Ohio, where he worked as a credit analyst in the commercial bank on the middle market floor.

Carmen DeRose

DeRose
Title:
 Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Cleveland, OH
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Marketing

Carmen interned at MAI Capital Management in Cleveland, and hopes to secure a position in wealth management upon graduation in the spring. 

Makenzie George

George
Title:  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Carmel, IN
Year:  Sophomore
Majors:  Finance & International Business Management

Makenzie spent last summer studying abroad at the University of Dayton China Institute. She is seeking an internship in investment banking for the summer of 2018.

John Gizzie

Gizzie
Title:
 Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Meadville, PA
Year:  Senior
Major:  Finance
Minor:  Business Economics

Last summer, John interned at Oppenheimer Funds as a member of the Multi-Asset Products & Solutions team in New York City. He hopes to return to The Big Apple as a full-time analyst in the asset management industry following graduation.

Leah Haverkos

Haverkos
Title:
 Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Cincinnati, OH
Year:  Junior
Major:  Finance
Minor:  Business Economics

During the summer of 2017, Leah interned with Great American Insurance Group in Cincinnati, and has since been awarded a Registered Investment Advisor Internship with Charles Schwab in Orlando, Florida, for summer 2018.

Whitney Hoving

Hoving
Title:  
Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Grand Rapids, MI
Year:  Sophomore
Majors:  Business Economics & Marketing

In the summer of 2017, Whitney worked as an office assistant at West Pharmaceutical. Next summer, she hopes to secure an internship in marketing.

Brendan McDonnell

McDonnell
Title:
  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  La Grange, IL
Year:  Junior
Majors:  Finance & Accounting

Brendan spent five weeks last summer studying abroad in Spain, and the remainder of the break working for a construction company in Chicago. He will be interning on BlackRock's Wealth Advisory team in Princeton, New Jersey, during the summer of 2018.

Nathaniel Neading

Neading
Title:
  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Canton, OH
Year:  Sophomore
Majors:  Finance & Operations

During the summer of 2017, Nae worked for United Way's "Get Connected" program where he was in charge of PR and building business relationships between clients and mentees. In the process, Nate was given many opportunities to meet some very influential people in business as well as some very successful business owners.

Maggie Schutter

Schutter

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Centerville, OH
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Accounting

Last summer, Maggie enjoyed working as a corporate accounting intern in the Cincinnati Insurance Companies' Investor Relations department. Following graduation, Maggie is looking forward to joining PwC in Chicago in a full-time capacity while studying to become a licensed CPA.

Jake Blewitt

Blewitt
Title:  
Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Wilmington, DE
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance

Jake successfully completed Global Platinum Securities' analyst program last summer, conducting equity research and valuations on a variety of securities. He would like to work in investment banking or buy-side field following graduation in 2020. 

Jon Evers

Evers
Title:  
Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Libertyville, IL
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance

Last summer, Jon served as a finance intern for the Nutrition Division of Abbott in Chicago, and is hoping to secure an internship in the wealth management industry for the upcoming summer break. 

Charlie Weidenbach

Weidenbach
Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Naperville, IL
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance

Charlie interned at a commercial finance company in the Chicago area during the summer of 2017. He hopes to secure an internship in investment management following this academic year.

Bennett Zynn

Zynn
Title:
 Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Business Economics

Bennett worked at Alcentra Capital in New York City as a fixed income analyst last summer, and is looking forward to returning to Alcentra in a full-time capacity following graduation in the spring.