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Ivey Value Fund Fellows

Students whose stocks are selected for inclusion in the Ivey Value Fund, either as immediate buys or as watchlisted stocks, are given the title of Ivey Value Fund Fellows. Inclusion signifies that their work has gone through a rigorous selection process by the fund's Advisory Board, Managing Director, and Fund Managers, as well as ranking at the top quartile in the Value Investing course. The Ivey Value Fund Fellow designation also signifies that these students have accepted responsibility for tracking and reporting on their stock picks after graduation.

Ivey Fund Fellows, are top-performing students associated with the Ivey Value Fund. If you are in the investment management industry and would like to discuss recruitment opportunities, please feel free to contact us at the Ben Graham Centre.

Aecon Group Inc. (ARE.TO)

Alex GelmychAlex Gelmych 
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Alex is a graduate of the Ivey HBA class of 2021. Prior to graduating he was a Teaching Assistant for Finance 3303K and completed internships in economic development and financial technology. He currently works in Toronto in the Client Consulting division at FactSet, a financial software and data provider. Alex is working towards the CFA designation having passed Level I in February 2021, and continues to learn about investment management and personal finance. In his free time, Alex enjoys running and playing guitar.

The Cato Corporation (CATO)

David Booth
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David is a 2022 MBA graduate of the Ivey Business School and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). Prior to Ivey, David was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Toronto in their Audit & Assurance Group specializing in private equity and financial institutions. Post MBA, David is continuing to pursue his passion for investment analysis and professional services to a role in investment banking. David has had a long-term interest in value investing principles and enjoys performing deep analysis to develop unique and robust investment theses.

Drew Reichert
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Drew is a 2016 HBA and 2022 MBA graduate of the Ivey Business School and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Pre MBA, Drew was a Program Finance Analyst at General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-C) with a most recent focus on pricing, planning, forecasting, and budgeting a large contract with the Canadian Government. After the MBA, Drew plans to pursue a career in Equity Research to align with his interests and abilities in financial and investment analysis.

Enerflex Ltd. (EFX.TO)

Eric Bogodist, CFA

Eric Bogodist, CFA
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Eric is a 2021 MBA graduate of the Ivey Business School and a CFA Charterholder. Prior to the program, Eric spent several years working for Canadian and International companies specializing in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Investment Banking and Institutional Investment Consulting. Eric is passionate about following value investing principles and continues to expand his knowledge in this field.

Fonar Corp. (FONR)

Lauren HarrisLauren Harris
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Lauren is a graduate of the Ivey HBA class of 2020. Prior to starting Ivey, she majored in economics. Lauren has internship experience at Scotiabank in Sales & Trading and at Edward Jones. Following Ivey, she will be joining Scotiabank's Sales & Trading team.

 

Ivy LeungIvy Leung
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Ivy is a graduate of the Ivey HBA Class of 2020, with working experience in accounting and commercial banking. Ivy developed her interest in the field of finance through her previous internships, and aims to apply her knowledge in financial analysis and accounting standards to value investing.

Jason LiuJason Liu
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Jason is a graduate of the Ivey HBA class of 2020. Previously, Jason has interned at RFA Capital and EDE Asset Management, where he was heavily involved in live deals and equity investments. In his spare time, Jason enjoys playing volleyball, watching soccer, and volunteering for charities. Jason hopes to pursue a career in finance and investing.

Kazim NaqviKazim Naqvi
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Kazim is a graduate of the Ivey HBA Class of 2020 (Dean’s Honor List), where he was an active member of the Ivey Economics Club. He currently works at Greenskeeper Asset Management, a firm that manages a concentrated portfolio of stocks according to Value Investing principles. Along with the Robotti Award, Kazim was also the recipient of the Stacey Muirhead Capital Management Award for his exceptional contribution in the Value Investing curriculum taught at Ivey. In his previous summers He interned at firms in investment banking, merchant banking, and real estate in Toronto and Karachi. In his free time, Kazim enjoys Jiu-Jitsu, calisthenics, European soccer, and managing his own investment portfolio.

Jerry WangJerry Wang
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Jerry is a graduate of the Ivey HBA class of 2020. Previously, Jerry interned at Trindent Consulting as an Associate Management Consultant, where he was staffed on healthcare engagements in the United States. Jerry hopes to continue his career in both finance and consulting. In his spare time, Jerry enjoys oil painting, playing the piano, and overanalyzing the latest blockbuster films. Jerry firmly believes in the principles of value investing. When the time comes for making his personal investments, hopefully, he will remember the wise words of his professor – George.

Groupe BMTC (GBT.TO)

Ton BuiTon Bui
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Ton is a graduate in Ivey MBA class of 2018. He received the Patient Capital Award for the highest grade in his Value Investing class and his team got the Robotti Award. He is now working as a Senior Analyst, Investment Analysis in Walmart Canada where he is working on capital management and developing business cases for investment projects with investment size between $50 - $700 million. He also started a telemedicine startup, Teledoc LLC, which is now on track of getting institutional VC funding. Before joining Ivey, Ton spent three years working as a Chemical Engineer, before moving on to private investments with typical deal size from a few millions to less than US$50 million.

Alex MachielsenAlex Machielsen
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Alex is a graduate of the Ivey MBA class of 2018. Prior to joining Ivey, he worked for one of Atlantic Canada's largest real estate developers in a variety of roles ranging from finance to construction and project management. Alex is currently an Associate at Bank of Montreal in the Real Estate Finance group where he finances Atlantic Canada's preeminent real estate investors and developers.

Varun MaryadaVarun Maryada
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Varun is a graduate of 2018 Ivey MBA Program and the President of Technology Club at Ivey. Prior to the program, Varun worked as software developer for over 5+ years where he gained extensive knowledge in Technology. He hopes to pursue a career in technology after the MBA and use his Value Investing principles he learned at Ivey to invest in undervalued companies in other industries and expand his knowledge and horizon.

Rohit SawhneyRohit Sawhney
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Rohit is a MBA graduate, Class of 2018 at Ivey Business School. At Ivey, he was the Co-President, Sales & Marketing Club, Student Brand Ambassador, and the President of The Ivey Photography club. Rohit is a technology enthusiast and he is currently working at Cisco Canada as a Commercial Enterprise Account Manager . Prior to his MBA, Rohit has had global experience in Business and Channel development with brands like Nikon and Sony. Value Investing is a passion for Rohit, and the aim is always to buy low, sell high!

Kewaunee Scientific Corp (KEQU)

Ty Collin
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Ty graduated from the Ivey HBA program in 2016 with distinction. A CPA by training, Ty currently works as an Equity Research Analyst at Eight Capital in Toronto where he covers the Consumer and Healthcare sectors. He previously worked at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) on the Private Investment Valuations team, where he was responsible for analyzing investments across a wide variety of sectors and asset classes including Consumer, Tech, Infrastructure, and Private Credit. Ty remains passionate about value investing and has maintained his involvement with the Ivey Value Fund since graduation. He continues to apply the principles taught in Ivey’s Value Investing course in both his work as an equities Analyst and in his personal investing activities. In his free time Ty enjoys reading (especially history!), cycling, drumming, and playing hockey.

Malibu Boats Inc. (MBUU)

Joe LaferriereJoe Laferriere
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Joe is a graduate of the 2018 Ivey HBA class and is currently employed as a Manager at Ernst & Young (EY) in the Strategy and Transactions (SaT) practice. At SaT, he provides M&A advisory services for buy & sell side mandates, and has worked with global and local firms across the automotive, utilities & energy, financial services, health care, and entertainment industries.  Prior to joining SaT, Joe obtained his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and has conducted examinations for Canada’s largest publicly listed financial institutions. Joe is an avid traveler and during his time away from work he enjoys trips to Ontario’s provincial parks and exploring new countries abroad.

NFI Group Inc. (NFI.TO)

Nikita BishtNikita Bisht
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Nikita is a graduate of the Ivey HBA class of 2019. She was also the recipient of the F. W. P. Jones Prize, awarded to students with outstanding ability in finance by the faculty of Finance at Ivey. She is currently pursuing a career in investment management and has successfully completed CFA Level I in June 2019. Nikita’s initial spark for investing started with reading investing and personal finance books. With the completion of the Value investing course in 2019, she was awarded the Stacey Muirhead Award and currently, she continues to use her new found interest and potential to practice value investing and further her interests.

Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC)

Jeffery WangJeffery Wang
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Jeffery is expected to graduate from Ivey in 2022 with a dual degree in computer science. Jeffery has also completed internships in accounting and data analytics in the financial services industry. In his free time, Jeffery enjoys reading, playing basketball, and working out.

Tahira Alarakhia
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Tahira is expected to graduate from the Ivey HBA program in 2023. She has a keen interest in strategy, financial services, and technology, and has completed internships in the past exploring these areas. Upon completion of the Value Investing course, Tahira’s team was the recipient of the Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. award for the strongest valuation report. She is excited to apply her knowledge to the Ivey Value Fund and within her personal portfolio

TVA Group Inc. (TVA.B.TO)

Andrew NewtonAndrew Newton
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Andrew graduated from the Ivey MBA Class of 2020 with a Certificate in Entrepreneurship as a member of the Dean’s Honour List. While at Ivey, he was a member of the LEADER Project, a Finance and Sustainability Case Writer, co-founded the MBA Social Impact & Sustainability Club and President of the MBA Pride Club. Prior to his MBA studies, Andrew worked in Toronto’s exciting Startup space for a CleanTech and a SaaS company. Today, he is studying for the CFA designation and is passionate about Finance, specifically Value Investing and Impact Investing. When not studying, Andrew is an avid runner and traveller, having placed 24th in the Lululemon Seawheeze half-marathon and travelling to new destinations to explore different parts of the world.

Jesse ZenderJesse Zender
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Jesse is a graduate of the HBA Class of 2021. Before starting at Ivey, he studied economics. While at Ivey, Jesse held several extracurricular positions, including Co-President of DECA Western (one of Western’s largest business clubs), Editor & Author for the Ivey Business Review (a student-run business strategy publication), and Teaching Assistant in Ivey’s Finance 3303K course. He is currently working as an Associate at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Prior to joining BCG, Jesse worked at Oliver Wyman and interned at Clearco and Capital One.

Thanks to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. for their vision and generous support of the Ivey Value Fund, which benefits students and practitioners worldwide.