Executive Board

Nick Stone

President

Nick Stone is a Graduate student at NIU pursuing a Master's in Finance and Data Analytics, graduating in May '22 and Fall '22. Having graduated with his undergrad in Finance with a minor in Economics, Nick has been a part of Investment Association for four years, being president for two. He is also an active member in Women in Business Professions, a Finance Peer Assistant, as well as a Graduate Assistant for Dr. Lei Zhou and the wonderful Dr. Gina Nicolosi. Nick has accepted an internship offer with IDEX Corporation for this summer, looking to work in banking and equity research.

Duties: Attend every meeting (sit up front); Be prepared to lead discussion on topic/stock of the week; Find and email out links to articles relevant to topic/stock of the week over weekend prior to meeting (using President’s email account); Arrange final banquet; Lead elections at final banquet; Attend recruitment/open house/welcome days events; Organize, coordinate, advertise, prepare materials for, and host the NIUIA High School Valuation Challenge. president.niuia@gmail.com

Chloe Ariss

Vice President

Chloe Ariss is a senior majoring in finance and minoring in business analytics. In addition to her involvement in Investment Association, Chloe is President of the Finance Student Advisory Board and VP of Technology for the Financial Management Association. She interns at Partners Enterprise Capital, a real estate private equity firm in Chicago. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her dog.

Duties: Attend every meeting (sit up front); Be prepared to lead discussion on topic/stock of the week; Find and discuss current events articles at beginning of each meeting; Arrange final banquet; Attend recruitment/open house/welcome days events; Organize, coordinate, advertise, prepare materials for, and host the NIUIA High School Valuation Challenge.

Sterlen Johnson

Treasurer

Sterlen Jamar Johnson is an undergraduate student at NIU, pursuing a Bachelor's in May '23 and Master's in May '24 in accounting. He is looking to become a CPA after completing his Master's degree. Sterlen is a newcomer to Investment Association as he has been a part of it for a semester. He is also a member of the NIU Honors program and member of SigEP.

Duties: Attend every meeting; Take attendance (sign in sheet) at each meeting; Collect dues at each meeting; Deposit dues at TCF bank on campus within a few days following meeting; Track account balance on mint.com; Track attendance & dues payment in spreadsheet; Use sign in sheet to create email list for President; Arrange final banquet; Cut prize checks at the final banquet; Attend recruitment/open house/welcome days events; Organize, coordinate, advertise, prepare materials for, and host the NIUIA High School Valuation Challenge.



Simeon Lucas

Operations

Simeon Lucas is a junior majoring in Finance and minoring in Business Analytics. He is the Technology Chair for the Finance Student Advisory Board. He has accepted a summer internship position with Molex. In his free time he enjoys day trading on the stock market and finding new restaurants to try. A fun fact about Simeon is that he played professional baseball for five years with the Cleveland Indians Organization.

Duties: Attend every meeting; Explain portfolio competition at first few meetings (e.g., walk students through sample trades); Track (and backup) portfolio competition progress at the beginning of each meeting; Create the competition in WSS and handle issues with students pertaining to joining the competition; Update social media, website, and Barsema monitors on a weekly basis; Attend recruitment/open house/welcome days events; Organize, coordinate, advertise, prepare materials for, and host the NIUIA High School Valuation Challenge.

Advisor: Gina Nicolosi, gnicolos@niu.edu