Members


Jishnu Shah

Co-president | Class of 2022

Jishnu is a senior Finance and Math student. He interned at Evercore this past summer for investment banking and he will be returning full time once he graduates. In his downtime, Jishnu enjoys reading, exercising, golf and baseball.

Michael Nguyen

Co-president | Class of 2023

Michael is a Junior studying Business and ECE at UT. Previously, he has interned at Lindale Partners and Mckinsey. This summer Michael is joining the FX team at Morgan Stanley.

Emily Nguyen

Director | Class of 2022

Emily is a senior studying finance in the Business Honors Program. She previously worked at Goldman Sachs, EnCap Investments, NextEra Energy, and Equinor.

Evelyn Cai

Director | Class of 2023

Evelyn is a junior majoring in BHP and Finance. Last summer, she interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and she will be interning at Evercore as an investment banking intern in the summer of 2022. In her free time, she enjoys reading, biking, and cooking.

nick kasper

Director | Class of 2022

Nick is a Senior studying Applied Mathematics. He’s had experience building data extraction tools, quantitative models, and data driven narratives at a major markets regulator and boutique consulting firm. Currently, he’s on the R&D team at Sante Capital, a U.S. equities long/short hedge fund, creating alpha models and deploying features to the core infrastructure.

Palash Taneja

Director | Class of 2023

Palash is a Junior studying CS in the Turing Scholars program at UT. For the last two summers, Palash interned at Bloomberg and is planning on joining Citadel this summer as a SWE intern.

william xie

Director | Class of 2023

William is a junior studying mathematics. His interests include quantitative trading (Current specific focus on event driven) and asia-pacific capital markets. Outside of finance, he is an avid F1 fan and plays tennis and poker.

Alexandra Lewis

Member | Class of 2024

Alexandra is a sophomore computer science student with experience in Java and C. On campus, she is involved in UCF, NSC, and the CS Pod Mentor Program. Outside of school, she is passionate about fashion and yoga.

Anavi Nayak

Member | Class of 2025

Anavi is a freshman studying Computer Science and Business Honors as part of the Texas CSB program. She has worked on building web applications with JavaScript for NASA and Austin City, and has an interest in the intersection of machine learning and finance. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, eating delicious Tex-Mex, and reading mystery novels.

Anuj Jain

Member | Class of 2024

Anuj is a sophomore, double majoring in computer engineering and the Plan II Honors program. He is interested in data science and machine learning and is looking to work as a quantitative trader.

Chloe Jin

Member | Class of 2024

Chloe is a Plan II and Business Honors student. This past summer she interned as an equity research analyst. In her free time, Chloe enjoys archery, sailing, and rock climbing.

Eric Wang

Member | Class of 2024

Eric is a sophomore Computer Science and Math major from Austin, Texas. He has experience in software development and database systems. In his free time, Eric enjoys playing poker, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.

Faizan Firdaus

Member | Class of 2024

Faizan is a sophomore studying Finance and Mathematics. He previously interned at Rocket Loans and is currently a forensic data science intern at Integra FEC. His interests lie in the intersection between machine learning and finance. Standing at a menacing 6’3, Faizan is also a skillful hybrid between a point guard and center on the basketball court.

Jeffrey DaCunha

Member | Class of 2023

Jeffrey is a mathematician with over 15 years as a production engineer and technical advisor in upstream oil & gas. Concurrently, he has had his own consulting company for over 10 years and holds 5 US patents for various software and electronics inventions. Before working in the energy sector, he was awarded the Davies Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences, which is a dual appointment as a mathematics instructor at the United States Military Academy at West Point and as an Army Research Scientist at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, MD. Jeff has decided to pivot his career to a more data driven field such as data science in oil and gas or quantitative finance.

kapil rampalli

Member | Class of 2024

Kapil is a sophomore Computer Science student in the Turing Scholars program. Previously, he has interned at Bloomberg as a Software Engineer. His interests are primarily systems and quantitative trading.

kevin li

Member | Class of 2022

Kevin is a senior studying computer science and math. In his spare time, he likes to play chess and go camping.

Kireeti Setty

Member | Class of 2024

Kireeti is a Sophomore at UT studying Business. Previously, Kireeti interned at Fortitude Advisors and plans on pursuing investment banking in the future.

Leanne Wu

Member | Class of 2023

Leeanne is a Junior studying Business and CS at UT. Previously, Leanne interned at Amazon and Sailpoint as a SWE intern.

Manisha Ganesh

Member | Class of 2022

Manisha Ganesh is a senior double majoring in computational engineering and mathematics. She has previously worked in the defense industry, at companies including Sandia National Laboratories and Raytheon. She is passionate about statistical modeling and simulation, and hopes to eventually pursue a career in academia.

Manu Gorrepati

Member | Class of 2022

Manu is an Electrical and Computer Engineering, Business Honors, and Finance student graduating May of 2023. He has interned with Clerk, Plug & Play Tech Center, and Point72.

michelle zhang

Member | Class of 2023

Michelle is a junior studying Business Honors and Finance. Last summer she worked at the DTCC's Systemic Risk Office, and next summer she will be an investment banking analyst at Moelis & Co in New York. Michelle loves bouldering, skateboarding, and spontaneously buying concert tickets.

morgan myhill

Member | Class of 2024

Morgan is a sophomore majoring in Economics and Plan II Honors. As of the moment, she hopes to attend law school and eventually work in financial law. Her admittedly minimal free time is spent with friends, reading, solving logic puzzles and doing yoga.

nihar annam

Member | Class of 2024

Nihar is a sophomore computer science student. He is interested in applications of computer science in gaming and esports. Outside of school, he enjoys cooking and photography.

Pavan Agrawal

Member | Class of 2024

Pavan is a sophomore in the Texas CSB program, interested in the intersections of technology, finance, and AI. Pavan is a fan of startups and aims to work at/run one some day in the future.

prayaag gupta

Member | Class of 2024

Prayaag is a sophomore currently majoring in the Texas CSB program. Last summer, he interned at H-E-B Digital as a backend engineering intern on the CX Engineering Team. Outside of school, he enjoys playing basketball, solving Rubik's cubes, and playing NLH poker.

rohith karkala

Member | Class of 2023

Rohith is a junior at Austin studying computer science and mathematics. He is passionate about building scalable software and has worked multiple software engineering internships, most recently at IMC Trading.

Sameer Gupta

Member | Class of 2025

Sameer is a Computer Science Turing Scholars student. He has interned in the past at Tecmend LLC.

Shaan Parekh

Member | Class of 2024

Shaan is a sophomore studying Computer Science and Business. Last summer, he interned at AffiniPay, an Austin-based fintech company. Outside of school, he enjoys playing poker, going to concerts, and finding new places to eat.

shrey shah

Member | Class of 2022

Shrey is a Senior studying CS at UT. Last summer, Shrey was an AI and Analytics Intern at KPMG and plans on returning to the firm full time next year.

Stephanie Wu

Member | Class of 2024

Stephanie is a sophomore majoring in Finance. She spent her summer interning at Pathway Vet Alliance, making cotton candy, and scaring herself by watching crime shows late at night.

Tyler Kerch

Member | Class of 2025

Tyler is a Computer Science and Business Honors student. He is currently an engineering intern at KUNGFU.AI, an artificial intelligence services firm in Austin. Aside from his interests in finance and software, he enjoys playing basketball, drumming, and bantering about fantasy football with his friends.

Will Sun

Member | Class of 2024

Will is a Turing Scholars Computer Science Honors student whose interests lie in quantitative trading and software development. He has experience researching as part of a natural language processing lab, working as a teaching assistant, and studying for math olympiads. In his free time, Will enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and going kayaking.

Yash Pathak

Member | Class of 2022

Yash Pathak is a fourth year BHP, Finance, and Math major from Dallas. The past summer he worked as a Data Science intern for a cosmetics start-up in Austin, where he finally learned the basics of makeup. Outside of class, you can find him tinkering with his fantasy football lineups, catching up on his backlog of books, or trying to find the best tacos in Austin. Feel free to reach out about all things trading, data-science, or Dallas sports related!

Zane Nasrallah

Member | Class of 2024

Zane is a sophomore computer science and math student. He has worked at H-E-B Digital as a software engineering intern.