Economic Analysis Team

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.

 

Jake Blewitt

Title:  Economic Analysis Team Leader
Hometown:  Wilmington, DE
Year:  Junior
Major:  Finance

During the summer of 2018, Jake interned at Cleveland Research Company, doing equity research in the multi-industrials space. Next summer, Jake hopes to secure an internship in the investment banking space.

 

Sam Russell

Title:  Lead Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Pittsburgh, PA
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Business Economics & Finance

This past summer, Sam interned with FNB Corporation in Pittsburgh. Before graduation in May, Sam is looking forward to securing a job in either Pittsburgh or Boston and helping lead the Economic Outlook team.

 

Reed Aleck

Title:  Quantitative  Analyst
Hometown:  Grand Rapids, MI
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance
Minor: Business Economics

During the summer of 2018, Reed expanded his network in the wealth management field. For the summer of 2019, Reed hopes to pursue an internship in wealth management.

 

Drew Beverly

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Cincinatti, OH
Year:  Junior
Majors:  Finance & Entrepreneurship

During the summer of 2018, Drew spent his time interning with Buckingham Financial Group in Dayton, Ohio where he worked alongside the capital management team.  Next summer, Drew hopes to secure an internship with an equity research firm or asset management firm.

 

Tyler Cronin

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Grand Rapids, MI
Year:  Senior
Major:  Finance
Minors:  Accounting & Business Economics

Over the summer, Tyler interned at Diamond Hill Capital Management in Columbus on their Relationship Management team.  He is currently seeking a full time opportunity in Equity Research.

 

John Harmon

Title:  Lead Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  South Bend, IN
Year:  Junior
Majors:  Finance & Business Economics

During the summer of 2018, John interned with Jones Lang Lasalle in Indianapolis. Next summer, John hopes to obtain an internship in equity research or investment product development.

 

Leah Haverkos

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Cincinnati, OH
Year:  Senior
Major:  Finance

During the summer of 2018, Leah interned with Charles Schwab as a Registered Investment Advisory Intern in Orlando, Florida. After graduation in May, Leah is looking to secure a full time position in Asset or Wealth Management.

 

Andrew Heaton

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Wheaton, IL
Year:  Senior
Major:  Finance

This past summer, Andrew interned for PIMCO in New York City. After graduating in May, Andrew is excited to continue his career with PIMCO in Austin, Texas where he will be an Internal Sales Analyst. 

 

Christian Hense

Title:  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Leawood, KS
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance

During the summer of 2018, Christian worked as a swim coach for all skill levels. He also shadowed local businesses in the area. In the summer of 2019, Christian hopes to pursue an internship focusing in finance and wealth management.

 

Will Kreps

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

During the summer, Will worked at Rolling Road Country Club in Maryland. Next year, he hopes to secure an internship in the personal finance field.

 

Casey Marsh

Title:  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Rochester, NY
Year:  Senior
Majors:  Finance & Business Economics

Last summer, Casey worked for Uber Technologies and conducted academic research examining portfolio strategy at the University of Dayton. He looks forward to obtaining his CFA and continuing into a career as a portfolio research analyst.

 

Jack Phelps

Title:  Economic Outlook Analyst
Hometown:  Los Altos, CA
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Finance

Last summer, Jack interned briefly in Menlo Park, California at Salt Creek Capital, a lower middle market private equity firm, before studying abroad in Augsburg, Germany.  Next summer, Jack hopes to secure an internship in investment banking.

 

Katie Schulz

Title:  Quantitative Analyst
Hometown:  Franklin, MI
Year:  Sophomore
Major:  Discover Business

This past summer, Katie studied abroad in London and Dublin through Dayton's business school. While abroad, Katie interacted with Lloyds, Zero Marketing Agency, and the US Embassy. After her study abroad program, Katie finished off her summer as a Camp Counselor for UD's camp blue.

 

Charlie Weidenbach

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

During the summer of 2018, Charlie interned in capital markets at U.S. Bank in Chicago.

 

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