Elizabeth Clarkson
President
Elizabeth is a senior from Syracuse, New York, studying Economics and Finance. This summer, she will be working at Credit Suisse in the Mergers & Acquisitions group within the Investment Bank. Elizabeth previously worked at a middle market private equity firm, in addition to serving as a finance intern at a corporate real estate development company. Outside of Tufts Financial Group, Elizabeth has enjoyed being a member of the Varsity Women’s Crew & Lacrosse teams, as well as part of her sorority, Alpha Phi.
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Jillian Kleiner
Co-Vice President
Jillian is a junior from Westport, Connecticut majoring in Sociology with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies. This past summer, she worked at GTIS Partners as a real estate private equity analyst. In the summer of 2019, she will be interning at Guggenheim Partners as an investment banking analyst. Outside of Tufts Financial Group, she enjoys traveling and sailing.
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Harry Kong
Co-Vice President
Harry hails from Milton, Massachusetts. A current junior, he studies Quantitative Economics and Biology with minors in Finance and Philosophy. This summer, Harry will be joining a boutique investment bank in Boston as a summer analyst. When he’s not working on marketing projects for TFG or reading a balance sheet, Harry enjoys serving on TCU Senate, air travel, and running his own credit consulting business.
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Ethan Geismar
Co-Head of Education
Ethan is a senior majoring in Computer Science Engineering from New York, New York. This past summer, Ethan interned in Jefferies’ Equity Research division, where he will be returning in a quantitative research role after graduation. His other experience includes positions at Oppenheimer and Redline Trading Solutions. Outside of the classroom, Ethan enjoys cooking, recreational sports, DJing, and listening to podcasts.
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Eklavya Takhtani
Co-Head of Education
Klavs is a senior from Acton, MA studying Quantitative Economics & International Relations with a minor in Finance. Last summer, he interned in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, where he will be returning upon graduation.
Alec Ashley
Chief Compliance Officer
Alec is a current senior at Tufts. He is from London and has previously interned at Houlian Lokey in financial restructuring and most recently at Travelers insurance. Last he was the co-lead for the Energy Sector of TFG. Outside of finance, he likes to run having previously run the 2015 London marathon.
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Isabel Machlin
Head of Sectors
Isabel is a senior from Chicago, Illinois, majoring in Quantitative Economics and French. She serves as the Head of Sectors on the executive board of Tufts Financial Group. This past summer she worked as an asset management intern at Northern Trust in Chicago. Outside of TFG, Isabel is an exec member of Tufts Blockchain Club
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Anita Ramaswamy
Senior Portfolio Analyst
Anita is a senior from Scottsdale, Arizona studying Political Science and Economics. She interned at Wells Fargo Securities in the Regional Investment Banking group in New York last summer, where she will be returning this coming summer. She has also worked at a real estate investment trust (REIT) & a US Congressional office. She enjoys spin classes and writing op-eds, usually for the Tufts Daily.
Shehryar Malik
Valuation Specialist
Shehryar is a senior from Michigan. He studies Quantitative Economics and Computer Science. Past summer, Shehryar worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a summer analyst in the Real Estate, Gaming, and Lodging group, where he will be returning after graduation. He has also worked at Neuberger Berman as a summer intern. Outside of TFG, Shehryar enjoys painting and reading about new startups
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Ben Bornstein
Head of Alumni Relations
Ben is a senior from Queens, New York, studying Economics, Finance, and Chinese. This past summer, he interned in Acquisitions at Harbor Group International, a real estate private equity firm. Previously, Ben has worked at State Street and at Liberty Mutual Insurance. In his free time, he enjoys biking, watching movies, and playing strategy games.
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Henry Li
Chief Technology Officer
Henry is a sophomore from Bethesda, Maryland. He explored different major options during his first semester at Tufts and fell in love with computer science and finance. He interned at the Clifton Foundation’s Washington Builders entrepreneurial internship where he learned website design and social media marketing. He interned at Minzu Securities and China Telecom Americas this past summer.
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Andrew Kraunelis
Chief Operating Officer
Andrew is a sophomore from Quincy, Massachusetts majoring in civil engineering with a minor in finance. He owned and operated a landscaping business for six years before coming to Tufts and interned a commercial real estate broker this past summer. Andrew enjoys boating, fishing, and keeping up to date with Boston real estate projects.
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