DJ Jayachandran, Chief Executive Officer   DJ is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce concentrating in Finance and double majoring in Math. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Risk Management group, and later served as Education Chair. His pitches include Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (Long), Shake Shack (Short), LBrands (Long), and Starbucks (Long). Outside of AIF, he is a member of the Rotman International Trading Competition team. This summer, he interned at J.P. Morgan in New York. His interests include competitive eating, fantasy football, and poker.

DJ Jayachandran, Chief Executive Officer

DJ is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce concentrating in Finance and double majoring in Math. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Risk Management group, and later served as Education Chair. His pitches include Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (Long), Shake Shack (Short), LBrands (Long), and Starbucks (Long). Outside of AIF, he is a member of the Rotman International Trading Competition team. This summer, he interned at J.P. Morgan in New York. His interests include competitive eating, fantasy football, and poker.



Rishi Pochiraju, Chief Financial Officer   Rishi is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce double majoring in Commerce and Computer Science. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Special Situations Group. His stock pitches include Canada Goose (long), Qualcomm (long), and Hexcel (long). Last summer, he worked as a data science intern at Airbus and will intern as a consultant at Oliver Wyman for summer 2019. Rishi is an avid Washington sports fan and foosball player, and his interests include playing the piano, swimming, and aviation.

Rishi Pochiraju, Chief Financial Officer

Rishi is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce double majoring in Commerce and Computer Science. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Special Situations Group. His stock pitches include Canada Goose (long), Qualcomm (long), and Hexcel (long). Last summer, he worked as a data science intern at Airbus and will intern as a consultant at Oliver Wyman for summer 2019. Rishi is an avid Washington sports fan and foosball player, and his interests include playing the piano, swimming, and aviation.


Jeannie Hirsch, Chief Operating Officer   Jeannie is a 2nd-year intending to double major in Commerce (with a concentration in Finance) and Economics, and minor in Global Sustainability. She joined AIF in the fall of her first year as an analyst in the Global Macro Group, for which she then served as a Coverage Director. Her pitches include Five Below (long), Stag Industrial (long), Nomad Foods (long), and L Brands (long). Last summer, she worked as an intern for To The Market, a company aiming to expand ethical supply chains in the lives of everyday consumers, and next summer will work as an investment analyst at the University of Virginia Investment Management Corporation (UVIMCO). Outside of her studies, she enjoys running, reading, and discovering new podcasts.

Jeannie Hirsch, Chief Operating Officer

Jeannie is a 2nd-year intending to double major in Commerce (with a concentration in Finance) and Economics, and minor in Global Sustainability. She joined AIF in the fall of her first year as an analyst in the Global Macro Group, for which she then served as a Coverage Director. Her pitches include Five Below (long), Stag Industrial (long), Nomad Foods (long), and L Brands (long). Last summer, she worked as an intern for To The Market, a company aiming to expand ethical supply chains in the lives of everyday consumers, and next summer will work as an investment analyst at the University of Virginia Investment Management Corporation (UVIMCO). Outside of her studies, she enjoys running, reading, and discovering new podcasts.

 
Ryan Fulmer, Chief Information Officer   Ryan is a 2nd year and prospective Commerce (with a concentration in Quantitative Finance) and Computer Science double major. Joining AIF in the fall of his first year and a member of the Special Situations Group, Ryan has pitched Kroger (short), Naspers/Tencent (special situations arbitrage), and Huya (long). Last summer Ryan interned at Zak Investment Management Company and studied at the London School of Economics. Outside of AIF, Ryan enjoys golfing, surfing, and DJing. Ryan is also an active member in Greek Life.

Ryan Fulmer, Chief Information Officer

Ryan is a 2nd year and prospective Commerce (with a concentration in Quantitative Finance) and Computer Science double major. Joining AIF in the fall of his first year and a member of the Special Situations Group, Ryan has pitched Kroger (short), Naspers/Tencent (special situations arbitrage), and Huya (long). Last summer Ryan interned at Zak Investment Management Company and studied at the London School of Economics. Outside of AIF, Ryan enjoys golfing, surfing, and DJing. Ryan is also an active member in Greek Life.

Maria Soroka, Chief Marketing Officer   Maria is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce pursuing a major in Commerce with a concentration in Finance and Global Commerce. She joined AIF in the Fall of 2017 as an analyst in the Global Macro Fund. Last summer, Maria interned as a private equity summer analyst for Public Pension Capital LLC in New York. In addition to AIF, Maria is the VP of Finance of her sorority and the Red Cross Club. She enjoys traveling, skiing, and Ukrainian studies.

Maria Soroka, Chief Marketing Officer

Maria is a 3rd year in the McIntire School of Commerce pursuing a major in Commerce with a concentration in Finance and Global Commerce. She joined AIF in the Fall of 2017 as an analyst in the Global Macro Fund. Last summer, Maria interned as a private equity summer analyst for Public Pension Capital LLC in New York. In addition to AIF, Maria is the VP of Finance of her sorority and the Red Cross Club. She enjoys traveling, skiing, and Ukrainian studies.

Han Gu, Chief Risk Officer   Han is a 3rd year in the college double majoring in computer science and statistics and minoring in economics. He joined AIF his first year and has been in the Risk group ever since. Aside from AIF, he serves as the director of VVF’s startup accelerator, Vaccelerate and is a venture partner for Contrary Capital. Last Summer, Han interned at Osage Venture Partners in Philadelphia. This Summer, he will be working at Facebook as a data analyst intern. In his free time, he enjoys playing chess, running, and swimming.

Han Gu, Chief Risk Officer

Han is a 3rd year in the college double majoring in computer science and statistics and minoring in economics. He joined AIF his first year and has been in the Risk group ever since. Aside from AIF, he serves as the director of VVF’s startup accelerator, Vaccelerate and is a venture partner for Contrary Capital. Last Summer, Han interned at Osage Venture Partners in Philadelphia. This Summer, he will be working at Facebook as a data analyst intern. In his free time, he enjoys playing chess, running, and swimming.


 
Aneesh Susarla, Managing Director - Relative Value   Aneesh is a 3rd year in the College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a degree in Mathematics and Economics. He joined AIF in the Fall of his second year as an analyst in the Relative Value Group, where he later served as a Coverage Director. His pitches include MercadoLibre (Long) and L Brands (Long). In the past, Aneesh has worked as an equity researcher at The Motley Fool and an investments analyst at Investure, an outsourced investment office for endowments. This summer, Aneesh worked as an M&A analyst at Evercore. Asides from AIF, Aneesh enjoys tutoring, playing chess, and following the NBA.

Aneesh Susarla, Managing Director - Relative Value

Aneesh is a 3rd year in the College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a degree in Mathematics and Economics. He joined AIF in the Fall of his second year as an analyst in the Relative Value Group, where he later served as a Coverage Director. His pitches include MercadoLibre (Long) and L Brands (Long). In the past, Aneesh has worked as an equity researcher at The Motley Fool and an investments analyst at Investure, an outsourced investment office for endowments. This summer, Aneesh worked as an M&A analyst at Evercore. Asides from AIF, Aneesh enjoys tutoring, playing chess, and following the NBA.

Quinn Hollister, Managing Director - Global Macro   Quinn is a second year in the college of arts and sciences, pursuing a double major in mathematics and physics. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year and has been a member of global macro all four semesters. Quinn’s pitches include Raytheon, and a synthetic carry trade pitch for NOKSEK. Last summer, he studied at LSE and at UVA, working on a journal paper that focused on the ties between the President and financial markets. Outside of AIF, he is an active member in Greek life and UVA’s student radio station, WXTJ. He also enjoys reading and playing golf.

Quinn Hollister, Managing Director - Global Macro

Quinn is a second year in the college of arts and sciences, pursuing a double major in mathematics and physics. He joined AIF in the fall of his first year and has been a member of global macro all four semesters. Quinn’s pitches include Raytheon, and a synthetic carry trade pitch for NOKSEK. Last summer, he studied at LSE and at UVA, working on a journal paper that focused on the ties between the President and financial markets. Outside of AIF, he is an active member in Greek life and UVA’s student radio station, WXTJ. He also enjoys reading and playing golf.

Edward Radion, Managing Director - Special Situations   Edward is a 2nd year intending to major in Commerce and Political Philosophy, Policy and Law, minoring in Economics. Edward joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Special Situations Group. His pitches include Ross Stores (long), Shutterfly (short), and Huya (long). Edward previously interned at an accounting and wealth management firm in the Seattle area and as a software engineering intern at a tech startup based in New York. Aside from AIF, Edward volunteers for Madison House's Bridging the Gap program and is a member of AKPsi. His hobbies include fitness, playing tennis, and playing guitar.

Edward Radion, Managing Director - Special Situations

Edward is a 2nd year intending to major in Commerce and Political Philosophy, Policy and Law, minoring in Economics. Edward joined AIF in the fall of his first year as an analyst in the Special Situations Group. His pitches include Ross Stores (long), Shutterfly (short), and Huya (long). Edward previously interned at an accounting and wealth management firm in the Seattle area and as a software engineering intern at a tech startup based in New York. Aside from AIF, Edward volunteers for Madison House's Bridging the Gap program and is a member of AKPsi. His hobbies include fitness, playing tennis, and playing guitar.