Professor Farrokh Langdana leads a conversation with TIAA CEO Roger W. Ferguson

Finance alumni group attracts 150 to fall networking event

TIAA chief executive offers his perspective on important issues impacting business world.

Rutgers Business School’s Finance Alumni Network hosted a conversation with TIAA President and Chief Executive Officer Roger W. Ferguson as part of its fall networking event.

Ferguson, a former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve System’s board of governors, offered his views on how political and economic forces will continue to shape the business landscape.

Professor Ivan Brick started the Finance Alumni Network in 2008.
Professor Ivan Brick spoke about the breadth of the Finance Alumni Network.

Nearly 150 alumni, Rutgers students and faculty attended the event at TIAA’s offices on Third Avenue in New York City.

TIAA CEO Roger W. Ferguson addressed the importance of diversity to the success of American business.
TIAA CEO Roger W. Ferguson addressed the importance of diversity to the success of American business.

Professor Farrokh Langdana, director of the Executive MBA and International Executive MBA programs, led Ferguson through an engaging conversation that  touched on the importance of diversity to the success of American business and the significant role regulations will have on how financial service companies will do business in the future.

TIAA President and CEO Roger W. Ferguson
Roger W. Ferguson, president and chief executive officer of TIAA, attracted 150 Rutgers alumni, students and faculty to the fall event sponsored by the Finance Alumni Network.

The Finance Alumni Network was started by Professor Ivan Brick in 2008 and has grown to include nearly 2,000 graduates. It is sponsored by Rutgers Business School’s Department of Finance and Economics as well as the department’s Financial Advisory Board.

The Finance Alumni Network was started to help connect Rutgers Business School students with alumni in the financial services industry.
The Finance Alumni Network was started to help connect Rutgers Business School students with alumni in the financial services industry.

The group, which is known as FAN for short, represents one of Rutgers Business School’s most powerful alumni groups. Twice a year, it hosts networking events to bring alumni working in the financial industry together to network and socialize with current students.

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