Please join the Professors of the Practice Business and Enterprise Program in welcoming Thomas Weisel via video conference call for “A Deep Conversation about FinTech – Disruptor or Being Disrupted”.
Monday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Axinn 229
Thom Weisel P’22 serves as Co-Chairman at Stifel. Previously Thom was Chairman and CEO of Thomas Weisel Partners Group, a firm he founded in 1999, and former Chairman of Montgomery Securities.
Thom has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award of National Venture Capital Association in 2006, the George Steinbrenner Sport Leadership Award of the U.S. Olympic Foundation in 2011 and was recently inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Thom has been on the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation Board since 1977 and was the Chairman from 1983 through 1994. He has been Chairman of the USA Cycling Foundation Board since its founding in 2000. Thom currently serves on the Board of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Previously, he served on the boards of NASDAQ, Stanford Endowment Management Board, Empower America, and Harvard Business School Advisory Board. He is former chairman of Capital Campaign for California School of Arts and Crafts along with former trustee of Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Thom graduated from Stanford University with distinction and honors in Economics and obtained his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Join the impressive and fun front office team at the CCI! (You’ll have access to the famous CCI snacks!)
If the following describes you: kind, approachable, compassionate, energetic, spirited, resourceful, and can maintain a smile and sense of humor even during the most challenging of days then we hope you will apply for this opportunity.
Applicants must submit a résumé, cover letter that explains why you want to work at the CCI and the names of two references to be considered for this position. Apply via PeopleAdmin here. Deadline to apply is 4/28.
(Did we mention you get to work with not one, not two, not three, but FOUR dogs who are part of the campus “Dogs at Work” program?)
If you are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top 5 agency? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
FERC’s role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid.
This position is located in the Division of Analytics and Surveillance in the Office of Enforcement, which serves the public interest by ensuring effective regulations and protecting customers through understanding markets and their regulation, timely identifying and remedying market problems, assuring compliance with Commission rules and regulations, and detecting and crafting remedies to address market manipulation and other non-compliance issues.
In a typical week, Middlebury College students, staff, and faculty engage in our community beyond campus in dozens of meaningful ways as volunteers, activists, educators, and collaborators. For National Volunteer Week, the Middlebury College’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) wants to highlight a selection of 24 experiences supported by the CCE from the past week (April 4- April 9).
To learn more about the CCE and the programs we offer and advise, visit go.middlebury.edu/cce. Thanks to all involved!
Wednesday, April 3
Wednesday’s photos show mentorship as one of the key components of the work we support at the CCE, whether it be through language and cultural learning with high school students, connecting as a reading buddy, or mentoring through Community Friends.
Thursday, April 4
The CCE helps connect community experiences to the college’s academic curriculum and internships. Thursday features the Privilege and Poverty Academic Cluster, Environmental Studies capstone projects, and the Charter House.
Friday, April 5
Friday is a busy day for CCE programs! As the week comes to a close, students have more flexibility to move and think beyond the campus bubble. From workshops and board meetings to climate marches, this day is full of the different kinds of work and projects that take place in any given week.
Saturday and Sunday, April 6 – 7
Bring on the weekend! Outreach with adults in our community often works best outside of the workweek.
Monday and Tuesday, April 8 – 9
From saving lives to preparing for intercultural immersion, the beginning of the week starts strong.
Many thanks to photographers, coordinators, collaborators, and editors in the CCE for helping create this selective snapshot of the Week in the Life of Middlebury Community Engagement. Special thanks to CCE student staff members: Meg Pandiscio, Lia Swiniarski, Will DiGravio, Jocelyn Tenorio, Madison Holland, and Amanda Rodriguez.
As part of the Professor of the Practice Business and Enterprise Program, James Hilton, Executive Managing Director of Promontory Financial Group, LLC, will be on campus to deliver a lecture titled: Enjoying a successful and ethical career in finance: Navigating the Faustian dilemma.
Date: Monday, April 15 at 7.30 pm
Location: Axinn 229
Promontory Financial Group, LLC is a global firm dedicated to assisting financial firms with complex regulatory, risk and compliance issues.
Mr. Hilton joined Promontory in 2004, shortly after its founding. Before assuming his current role, he served in various positions as Promontory has grown, including as the head of its anti-money laundering practice.
Currently, Mr. Hilton manages the U.S. advisory practice. He helps clients respond to regulatory mandates arising from changing regulation, examinations and enforcement actions, especially in the areas of board governance, risk governance and compliance. He focuses on assisting financial institutions to identify the root causes of regulatory issues, and develop and implement comprehensive plans to remedy them. Mr. Hilton also has extensive experience in strategic planning and change management within financial institutions. As a former enforcement attorney with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, he brings a unique regulatory perspective to his work.
Mr. Hilton began his career in financial services as an attorney with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he focused on a variety of regulatory issues and enforcement matters. He assisted with regulatory enforcement actions related to the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, as well as with several white-collar criminal prosecutions. Mr. Hilton left the New York Fed to become general counsel of Chicago Board Brokerage, a joint venture of the Chicago Board of Trade and inter-dealer broker Prebon Yamane, which was created to handle electronic trading and clearing of U.S. Treasury securities. He later joined Prebon, where he took responsibility for business planning and product management. Following Prebon’s sale to Collin Stewart Tullett in 2004, Mr. Hilton came to Promontory, initially as a consultant. Before attending law school Mr. Hilton held multiple staff roles with the Massachusetts State Legislature. He earned his J.D. at Boston University and a B.A. in Government, Soviet Languages and Literature at Harvard University.
This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced, early stage, global health nonprofit that is transforming healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. Expand your knowledge of global health and developing country issues, connect with leading experts in the field, and acquire skills in research, analysis, administration and project management. This is an exciting opportunity with an organization seeking to change the global health sector.
Aceso Global (www.acesoglobal.org) is a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that provides strategic healthcare advisory services to strengthen health systems and achieve affordable, high quality healthcare in low- and middle-income countries. We advise governments, insurers, foundations and nonprofits in diagnosing problems, devising solutions, and creating value in hospital and healthcare networks. Aceso Global undertakes research, analysis, and data collection to drive learning and collaboration across the global health community. Our work informs policymaking, healthcare investments, hospital financing and front-line integrated care improvements.