The Executive Board
Matt is a junior within the Seidman College of Business pursuing his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in Finance and Accounting, and a concentration in investments. His prior internship experiences include working as a Mergers and Acquisitions Junior Analyst at Calder Capital, and a Financial Reporting Intern at OneStream Software. Post graduation, Matt desires to pursue a career within the field of Investment Banking. Matt is looking forward to leading the organization and is excited to witness all of the amazing accomplishments of everyone involved within IPO!
Senior Vice President
Tyler is a junior at Seidman College of Business pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics. This past semester he began an internship at Calder Capital as a Mergers and Acquisitions analyst and will continue working there during the winter semester. He is very interested in real estate and would like to pursue a career in the industry as a real estate analyst. Tyler enjoys helping other students learn about financial education.
Vice President of Marketing
Austin Swidorski is a junior in the Seidman College of Business and the Frederik Meijer Honors College. He is pursuing a double major in Economics and Marketing and will graduate December 2023. Austin interned at DISHER last year working on recruitment marketing during the school year. Throughout the summer, he worked at Ecolab as a marketing intern seeing a project through to fruition. He is highly interested in all sides of marketing and wants to continue in this field post graduation.
Vice President of Operations
Riley Snider is a junior in the Seidman College of Business pursuing a degree in Finance and Economics with a emphasis in investments. He is currently interning at Blackford Capital as as a Private Equity Analyst. Throughout the summer, he has accepted a Wealth Management role at Plante Moran's Wealth Management team with an emphasis on Trust Advising. Riley took first place in the 2021 stock pitch competition and is also currently competing in the ACG cup.
Vice President of Portfolio Management
Elias is a sophomore in the Seidman College of Business pursuing a degree in Finance and Accounting with a concentration in Investments. Elias is currently interning at StreamSong Advisors as a Research Analyst and has accepted a Wealth Advisory role for the 2022 summer at Nuveen in Chicago. Prior internship experience includes working as an Associate Banker at JPMorgan & Chase Co. Elias has won first place in the 2021 stock pitch competition and is currently competing in the CFA Challenge and the ACG Cup.
Vice President of the Analyst Training Program
Ryan Blackburn is a senior in the Seidman College of Business currently pursuing a degree in finance and economics. He is currently a financial sales co-op at MFS Investment Management in Boston, MA. Ryan is also a CFA level 1 candidate preparing to sit for the exam in November 2021. This summer he will be heading to Chicago to work in disputes consulting at Stout. Ryan enjoys employing a high conviction approach to selecting securities using a consistent style & strategy.