Graduate Finance Interest Network

Executive Club of Chicago Opportunity with UIC Liautaud

Thanks to UIC Liautaud, students were awarded a ticket to hear American businessman David Cote, Chairman and CEO of Honeywell, speak in the elegant Grand Ballroom at the Palmer House Hilton in March. The Executives Club of Chicago hosted this informative event, which gave students the opportunity to network with senior level executives and to learn about our changing global economy. One of the takeaways from this program is that we must make critical adjustments to our economy in order to keep... read more

Investing in Today's Markets | Kemper Corp. Visit with GFIN

Heath M. Bray, portfolio manager for Kemper Corporation, lit up the UIC campus when he spoke with an audience of Liautaud students about investing in today’s markets. Those lucky enough to attend were rewarded when Mr. Bray, a 14-year veteran of the insurance industry who specializes in fixed income investments, talked about the difficulties in earning yield while navigating the constraints levied by the Federal Reserve. One of the takeaways Mr. Bray passionately stressed was that the signals... read more