In the Capital Markets Academy, you can launch a career in investment management, investment banking or private wealth management. You’ll learn how the macroeconomic environment influences investment decisions and corporate capital-raising activities, and you’ll receive an accelerated education in investment research, portfolio analysis and financial analysis through live-money classes. Members of the Capital Markets Academy meet with IU alumni from all types of financial firms and investment banks, and do valuable networking on trips to visit major firms in Chicago and New York.
Eric Crigler, CFA, is a veteran of the financial services industry, having founded and managed firms in the fields of investment management, reinsurance and consumer finance. Included in his more than 20 years of business experience are stints as Principal and Chief Investment Officer of a fast-growing institutional money manager and senior level positions, such as Equity Portfolio Manager and Equity Research Director, for a $45 billion dollar asset management firm. Previously, he earned his MBA in finance and economics from the Kelley School of Business and a BS of Mathematics from Murray State University. Crigler is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. He has served on the Reese Fund Investment Board at Indiana University for over 15 years, and currently serves on the Board of Regents at Murray State University.
Ben Dougherty graduated from the Kelley MBA program in 2010. His background is in finance, operations, and strategic sourcing in the defense and pharmaceutical industries. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.