Tag: Wells Fargo

When Wells Fargo Advisors (WFA) generously made a gift to endow and name Olin’s WFA Center for Finance and Accounting Research, it opened up opportunities for faculty, students, and the community to discover and learn. At a recent celebration of the WFA and Washington University partnership, professors and students shared research and projects that are direct beneficiaries of the WFA endowment.


WFA Chief Risk Officer Jimmie Lenz.

WFA’s Chief Risk Officer Jimmie Lenz spoke about the impact practicums have had on the Masters of Finance Students.

Matthew Ringgenberg, assistant professor of finance, spoke about the importance of research in understanding global markets and stock exchanges.

Watch this video about his most recent work done in conjunction with Olin professor Guofu Zhou and David Rapach at St. Louis University, “Short Interest and Aggregate Stock Returns.”

To learn more about WFA CFAR, please visit our website.

How do specialized master students spend their summer? Olin’s best and brightest put their minds to work on projects in the real world. A number of master of accounting and quantitative finance students are working in St. Louis this summer on special business projects for well-known companies and an educational institution you might recognize…

The Wells Fargo Advisors team.

Students are working in teams on projects with Wells Fargo, RGA, and the Washington University treasury department.  The students are tackling real and relevant business challenges using their specialized skill set.

Wash U Treasury team

It’s a win win situation. Students are gaining valuable real world experience and the companies are benefitting from their collective brainpower.