2020 - 2021 Team

Kane Jaklitsch - Co-President

Kane is a senior from Long Island, NY majoring in Computer Science and Economics. This past summer, Kane interned at Morgan Stanley within their Public Finance Investment Banking Division and will be joining the firm upon graduation. He previously interned at Tradeweb within their Electronic Credit Trading Division during his sophomore summer and junior winter. On campus, Kane is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. In his free time, he enjoys supporting the NY Jets and NY Knicks.

Corey Rutkin – Co-President

Corey, a senior from Long Island, New York, studies economics and history at Union. On campus, Corey also serves as a member of the Academic Affairs Council, the Sustainability Committee, and the Garnet Society. Off campus, he has served as EMT and volunteer firefighter and worked as an intern in the New York State Senate and Assembly. Corey has also written about several issues in the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. When he can, Corey loves to ski and play golf.

Rhona Eseyade – Portfolio Manager

Rhona is a senior from Lagos, Nigeria, studying Mechanical Engineering and looking to take his transferable skills into the Finance industry. He is also a member of the Men’s Basketball team and is passionate about continuously learning and giving back to others. In the past two summers, Rhona interned at Morgan Stanley in the Fixed Income Division (S&T) and will be joining the firm upon graduation. His hobbies include playing basketball and meeting new people.

Mary Beth Rudolf – Portfolio Manager

Mary Beth is a senior from Danbury, CT majoring in Economics. Post-graduation, Mary Beth will be working at Dimensional Fund Advisors in Charlotte, NC as a LEAD Analyst in their Global Client Group, where she previously interned this past summer. On campus, Mary Beth serves as the VP of Recruitment for the Garnet Society, is a member of the Field Hockey Team, resides on the Honor Council, and was a member of the Wall Street Leadership Academy in the spring of 2019. In her free time, she enjoys Pilates, running, spending time with her dogs.

Iliyas Elarif – Portfolio Manager

Iliyas is a senior, studying Computer Science and Economics. He is a part of the Soccer Club, a French Mentor at the Language Center, and a Bloomberg Student Consultant. In the previous summer, he interned at Barings in the private equity funds & co-investments group. Iliyas will be joining Morgan Stanley’s Technology Investment Bank group in Menlo Park, CA upon graduation. His hobbies include playing soccer and traveling.

Kevin Chaimowitz – Portfolio Manager

Kevin is a senior from Bellmore, New York studying Managerial Economics and Data analytics. He is a member of the Baseball team, Garnet Society, Chi Psi, and a Bloomberg Consultant. In the previous summer he was at RBC in the Corporate Bank. Kevin will be joining Piper Sandler’s FIG investment Banking Group in New York upon graduation. His hobbies include playing sports and traveling.

Matthew Cerminaro – Portfolio Manager

Matt is a junior economics major at Union College and leads the Consumer Staples/Retail Sector in the Garnet Group. On-campus, Matt is a member of the Union College football team and intends on pursuing a career in finance after graduation. Last summer/this winter, Matt is interning at Raymond James where he is primarily responsible for equity analysis. This upcoming summer, Matt will be joining Fitch Ratings in their Summer Analyst Program.

Cozette Blumenfeld – Consumer Retail

Cozette is a junior from Ardsley, New York studying English and Economics. She runs Union’s Economics Department Newsletter, Union’s satirical magazine, and is a junior analyst in the Garnet Group. Last summer she interned at Area 23 in New York City as a creative copywriter. This summer she will be joining Citi Group in their Institutional Clients Group as an Equity Research Summer Analyst.

Ali Sommers

Ali is a Junior Economics major and Psychology Minor from Newbury, MA. On campus Ali is the Co-President of Women in Economics, a member of the Garnet Society, and a SAAC representative. This upcoming summer Ali will be working as an Investments Intern at Liberty Mutual in Boston, MA. Her other hobbies include lacrosse, cooking, skiing, and wellness.

Henry Khal – Consumer Discretionary

Henry Kahl is a junior from Norwich, VT majoring in Philosophy and minoring in Spanish. During his sophomore summer, Henry interned at Vidigami – a photo solution management startup – within their marketing department. This upcoming summer, he will be interning at AlphaSights – an information services firm – within their demand generation team. On campus, Henry is the president of the Chi Psi fraternity and a member of the men’s varsity soccer team. In his free time, he enjoys listening to podcasts, watching sports, and finding new music.

Erin O’Shea – Fixed Income

Erin is a junior from Wenham, Massachusetts studying Economics and Data Analytics. On campus, Erin is a part of the Women’s Soccer Team, Tour Guide program, Co-President of Women in Economics and SAAC representative. This upcoming summer Erin will be working at Fidelity Investments as an Asset Management intern.

Billy Martin – Financials

Billy is a Junior from Greenwich, CT studying economics and political science. This past summer, Billy interned at Chatsworth Securities, a boutique investment bank. Most recently, he interned at BCP Securities, an independent, full-service global Emerging Markets Investment Bank covering Latin American capital markets. This summer, Billy will be interning at Alantra as a Technology M&A summer analyst specializing in “IoT” and communication software. On campus, he is a part of the men’s soccer team and is a writing consultant. In his free time, Billy enjoys talking about foreign politics, freelance writing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Jack Dinanno

Jack DiNanno is a Junior, majoring in Economics with a minor in History. This past summer Jack worked at Seavest Investment Group, a small venture capital firm, where he learned a lot about the significance of new ESG developments and socio-economic growth. This upcoming summer Jack will be continuing his work experience working in the Bank of America Wealth Management division. In addition to his academic endeavors, Jack is a member of the Union College Baseball team where he strives to be a leader on and off the field.

Osi Bialunska - Consumer Discretionary

Osi is a Sophomore from Warsaw, Poland, majoring in Political Science and Economics. Outside of the Garnet Group, she is a member of the Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority, a Panhellenic recruitment counselor, and a data analyst for the Becker Career Center. She has had the chance to explore her interests in financial services through opportunities such as Morgan Stanley’s 2020 Future Female Traders and the Wall Street Leadership Academy. In her free time, Osi enjoys traveling, cooking, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.