Editor’s Pick: The Executive MBA’s Student-Run Investment Fund

11 September 2017

By Jay Hodgkins

A group of Executive MBA students in the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Class of 2016, led by Phillip St. Ours (EMBA ’16) and Brendan Miniter (EMBA ’16), established a first-of-its kind Executive MBA Student Investment Fund.

The student-run fund provides a practical outlet to gain real investing experience, and it also serves to more closely bind Executive MBA students to past and future classes as well as the Darden community as a whole.

“In your second year, you not only recognize the mark the MBA program is having on you, but also the drive to leave a mark on the program itself. A drive to build a legacy,” said St. Ours, a Charlottesville-based developer with a background in asset management. “Ten years from now, this will be a bridge to connect to the future cohort. That’s what the extracurricular experience is all about.”

Read the original story on The Darden Report.

About the University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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