Jeff is Founder and Head of Technical Research at Renaissance Macro Research, LLC. Previously, Jeff served ISI Group Inc. and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Jeff is one of Wall Street’s most influential macro based analysts over the last decade, ranked by Institutional Investor Magazine for the last twelve years and ranked number one Technical Analyst for the last eleven years. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician. He received a degree in Finance from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.
Alec was Managing Director of Highbridge Capital Management. He has also held managing director roles at Citadel, Ardsley Partners, and Soros Funds. He was instrumental in founding the Financial Markets Institute at the Broad College at MSU. He currently leads Red Cedar Management, a long/short fund and graduated with a degree in Finance from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.
John was President of Citicorp Global Insurance Division and also served as Managing Director of Citicorp POS. After he began his career with Inland Steel, he also spent time in executive roles with AT&T and CompuServe. He holds a BS and MBA from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business. At MSU, he was also a member of the varsity wrestling and soccer teams.
Bill was General Partner at Prism VentureWorks. He was also CTO of Avaya Technologies. Previously, he was Founder and CEO at Agile Networks Inc. which was acquired by Lucent. He was also a co-founder and CTO of Wellfleet Communications which later became part of Bay Networks and ultimately Nortel. He received an M.S. from Michigan State University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and was a member of the Spartan Marching Band.
Stan is Deputy Chief Investment Officer at CIFC Asset Management where he is lead portfolio manager for CIFC’s total return products. He serves on the firm’s Investment Committee and Operating Committee. Prior to CIFC, Stan was a portfolio manager and trader with Lucidus Capital. He also spent time at JPMorgan and Manufacturers Hanover and holds a degree in Finance from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.
Samuel Stanley, Ex-Officio
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., is the 21st President of Michigan State University.
Janice was Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG). Prior to Rogers, she was CFO and Treasurer at Tecumseh Products Company. She also served as CFO of Acument Global Technologies, and GDX Automotive Inc. She was a member of the Board of Directors Ply Gem Industries before they were taken private in the spring of 2018. She serves on Board of Directors of ArcBest Corporation (NASDAQGS: ARCB). She earned a degree in Accounting from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and an MBA from Wayne State University.
Sue was Senior VP and CIO of Daimler Chrysler. She was also a member of the Research Board, the Kleiner Perkins CIO Strategy Exchange Forum and the Automotive Women’s Alliance. She was named 2002 CIO of the Year by Salomon Smith Barney and named one of Detroit’s Most Influential Women by Crains in 2002. She currently services on the Board of Directors, Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. She has a BA in Economics from Michigan State and an MBA in Finance from Wayne State University.
Joel is the Chief Investment Officer and Vice President at W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Previously, he served as Vice President and Treasurer and Executive Officer of Investor Relations at Kellogg Co. Prior to Kellogg, he was a finance executive with Armstrong Holdings, Dow Chemical and Triangle Pacific. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business and an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.