He has previous work experience as an event planning intern at a private university club in New York City, and most recently as a summer analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group at a large financial institution.
Chris is currently enjoying the summer on Long Island before he moves to Manhattan to start work in July.
2011 Senior Class Campaign - Will be spending a good amount of time during spring 2011 working with approximately 45 other student leaders to foster school spirit and introduce soon-to-be graduates to the idea of alumni giving and how it benefits Cornell.
Duff Ball - Working with a team to program an end of the year "Senior Prom" for the graduating class at Cornell. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of Tompkins County.
Class of 2011 Convocation Chair - Since Spring 2010, have been working with 40 student leaders to choose the distinguished speaker for the Spring 2011 Senior Convocation Ceremony. Once a speaker is selected, will be switching focus to planning the logistics of the event and receptions that will occur that day.
Inter-Fraternity Council Vice President for Finance - Have spent the past year working with seven other talented fraternity men serving as the executive body for the male Greek community at Cornell. Was specifically responsible for administrating the 2011 fiscal year budget and planning the 2010 Homecoming Tailgate, which catered to over an estimated 4,000 Greek men and women.
2010 Senior Week - Worked for much of my junior year with a broad committee of 16 students planning a week of social events for the graduating class of 2010. Worked closer with a core group of myself and two others planning a large Carnival to kick off the week of events.
Phi Gamma Delta - Served in several capacities as an undergraduate - among them were two terms on the five person executive board as external communications secretary. Have planned several successful medium sized events, including: three parents' weekend programs, two alumni banquets in New York, two alumni homecoming receptions, and two charity dinners that raised over $3000 total for the American Red Cross, among others.
Goldman Sachs & Co. - Spent two summers working in the Investment Banking Division in the Healthcare group and, most recently, the Real Estate Gaming and Lodging group. Have entry level experience in equity and debt financing deals and small to large sellside advisory work. Will be returning to the company full time following graduation.
The Cornell Club of New York - Spent one summer working under the Director of Catering and Sales at the 48 room property. Helped to organize small to medium sized private and corporate events. Significant projects included standardizing all of the in house recipes and helping to prepare for the end of the year audit.