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A panel of prominent Wall Street executives, who were assembled to share their career experiences and insights, drew more than 300 people, including Rutgers Business School students and alumni, to an event hosted by the Financial Alumni Network on Oct 1.

Goldman Sachs Chief Financial Officer Harvey Schwartz, a 1987 graduate of Rutgers, opened the event by emphasizing the importance of mentors and the role alumni play in supporting Rutgers students with ambitions of working on Wall Street.

"I have a tremendous passion for helping the talented students at Rutgers find jobs," Schwartz said.

The speakers included BNY Mellon Executive Vice President and Global Treasurer Scott Freidenrich and Mark Friedman, senior managing director of corporate advisory business at Evercore Partners.

They were joined by Daniel Harris, managing director and head of unitholder investor relations at the Carlyle Group, and Joseph Moroney, senior portfolio manager and head of Apollo Global Management's U.S. Performing Credit Group. Like Schwartz, all four executives are Rutgers alumni.

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Rutgers Round Table

On Aug. 28, Rutgers Business School hosted a round table with business, community and state leaders to discuss possible collaborations around economic development in Newark.

Professor Kevin Lyons, pictured above, served as master of ceremonies for the event, which covered a range of issues, from improving the perception of the city to providing jobs for local residents at the port.

If you missed the discussion, check out a new video capturing highlights of the program and interviews with speakers.

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