FAH Steps Up, Again

Every member of the Financial Analyst Honors Program class of 2015 made a contribution to the school. Guillermo Dilone ’15 and Ryan Stern ’15, co-presidents of the University at Albany School of Business Investment Group, coordinated the effort. Dilone said, “Our senior class recognizes that our keen commitment post-graduation is a primary driver in consistently enhancing our program, which has been so beneficial to us.”

In a meeting of the UASBIG executive board this spring, the group contemplated their terrific job offers and wondered how they could thank the program and leave their mark on the university. Stern said, “We wanted to show our appreciation to the finance faculty who work relentlessly to educate, mentor and support our development day in and day out.”

The FAH students made the gift in recognition of the extensive alumni support that they received and the high cost of the Bloomberg terminals on which they do their work. Dilone said, “The 100 percent participation was crucial in setting a benchmark and standard for future students and alumni. We understand that the incremental success and growth of the Financial Analyst Honors Program will depend upon alumni contributions and participation.”

Alumni have stepped up as well. In 2015, nearly one-quarter of all FAH graduates (from the first graduating class in 2004 to the present) made a gift to the School of Business.