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Tim Freeman ‘96
Alumni Profile - Principal Elevation LLC

Former Positions

Head of U.S. Equity Derivative Sales Capstone Global Markets, LLCWorld Trade Center | New York, N.Y.

Managing Director, Equity Derivative SalesMerrill Lynch & Co. Inc. | New York, N.Y.

Previous Degree

B.S., Public Administration The Pennsylvania State University

The Graduate School of Management gave me the analytical tools and framework to tackle complex business and risk issues. The School’s professors offer a powerful combination of industry experience and cutting-edge research that has a direct impact on business practices. During my first summer training program at Merrill Lynch along with 200 fellow associate hires, I immediately knew how well the UC Davis MBA program had prepared me to compete with graduates from the world’s other top business schools.

- Tim Freeman ‘96

Fast Facts

Award-winning athlete: Offensive tackle for the NCAA National Champion Penn State Nittany Lions football team in 1986

Wall Street veteran: After 13-year career with Merrill Lynch in New York, he joined Capstone Global Markets, a boutique broker dealer, in 2009

Financial markets expert: Frequent go-to commentator on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and “Closing Bell” programs

On Wall Street: Alumni Tim Freeman and May Ngai Seeman have built successful careers in finance in New York.