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Belmont Team Finishes First in CFA Institute Regional Challenge

CFA Research Challenge

The Massey College of Business recently had two teams compete in the regional round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. One of the Belmont teams finished first and will move on to the next round in Chicago in April. The students spent a total of more than 1,100 combined hours researching, writing and rehearsing the presentation just for the regional round. Led by Associate Professor of Finance Dr. Joe Smolira, the winning student team included Kurt Alexander, Jim Burnett, Kurt Lydic, Ben Maslyn and Kate Skolits.

 

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