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GSM Finance Association
Enhancing the value of the GSM student experience by enriching student’s financial education.

The Finance Association provides a framework for incorporating finance topics into the GSM, networking with alumni and coordinating extracurricular events.

About our Club

Our Mission:

The Finance Association is dedicated to extending the GSM finance curriculum beyond the classroom. By partnering with faculty, student organizations, outside experts and institutions, we are fortunate to have regular events on current finance topics. We also provide networking opportunities with current students and graduates by holding student trainings and a Venture Capital Investment Competition.

Meet Our Board

Finance Association Group

The Finance Association is run by four student officers.

JP Mulligan-Hawkins 

John Philip Mulligan JP Mulligan-Hawkins is a 2020 MBA candidate focused on finance. Prior to attending the Graduate School of Management, he spent eight years as a communications professional helping clients in technology, real estate, private equity and venture capital. He focused on financial communications and navigating critical situations such as mergers and acquisitions, crisis management and capital raisings. This summer he will be interning at Keysight Technologies in their finance department. He received a B.S. in Biology from Lehigh University in 2010. 

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Jingjie Fang

Jingjie Fang Jingjie Fang is a 2020 MBA candidate focused on finance. Prior to attending the Graduate School of Management, she spent more than ten years in financial investment and management consulting, delivering more than $10 billion investment in health care, utility, transportation, energy, and real estate. Jingjie focuses on private equity investment and debt investment. Out of school, she loves hiking, cooking and reading.

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Benjamin Brown

Benjamin Brown Bo Brown is an MBA candidate in the Full-time class of 2020. He holds a B.S. from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining the MBA program, Benjamin worked in the real estate investment industry. Most recently he held the role of asset manager, overseeing a portfolio of multifamily properties in Houston and San Antonio, TX. Among Benjamin’s specialties are financial modeling and investor reporting. This summer Bo will be interning at Intel in their finance department. Outside of school, he enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and long-distance running. 

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Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang Jing Zhang is a Full – time MBA candidate in the class of 2020. Prior to attending the Graduate School of Management at UC Davis, she was an Entrepreneur for five years in Silicon Valley. She led the company to achieve top selected company award at 500 Startup Batch 15 and finished three rounds of fundraising.  She sold the company and exited successfully by the end of 2017. This summer, she will be interning at Fosun RZ Capital as an associate investor to support both U.S office and Israel office. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling around and watching movies.

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