Our university chapter provides tours to big financial companies and organizations, like the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve, we have Panel Discussions with speakers from esteemed companies, and most importantly, we focus on our members! We make sure our members are greatly benefited from joining. We help our members gain interview skills and resume writing skills, we create networking opportunities for our members, and we make sure our members get the most they can throughout their college experience. In addition to what we have in the NJCU FMA chapter, the FMA organization overall provides meaningful experiences and opportunities to all FMA members nationwide.
“Established in 1970, the Financial Management Association International (FMA) is a global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. FMA's mission is to broaden the common interests between academicians and practitioners, provide opportunities for professional interaction between and among academicians, practitioners and students, promote the development and understanding of basic and applied research and of sound financial practices, and to enhance the quality of education in finance.” (https://www.fma.org/)
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My name is Priyanka Achanta. I’m currently pursuing my MBA in Finance in NJCU. I’ve joined FMA NJCU Chapter to enhance my leadership skills and gain knowledge in financial decision making. I was the Vice President of FMA NJCU Chapter. My roles were: hosting events, coordinating, and directing activities with committee member’s, working with the program coordinator to acquire speakers and plan functions. Overall establishing specific goals and programs for the year alongside with the President and Board of directors.
I am Rod Beaucejour a Finance student at New Jersey City University School of business. I am Director of Public Relations, and my duties are to reach out to speakers and be sure that important information gets sent out. As a first-generation student, having been born in Haiti and moving here at a young age. I want to learn all I can about finance to be able to teach others from Haiti Financial Literacy. After the many Crises that happened over there, I want to one day be able to go back and help them build into a great nation.
My name is Neha Gupta and I am full-time student at NJCU. My major is finance, and I am minoring in accounting. I am the Secretary of FMA Chapter. My duty is to take notes during the meetings and distribute them to the attendees. Other duties include co-hosting events and managing discussion panels. I learned a lot from FMA and met a lot of interesting people in the finance department/career in finance. My future goal in finance is to work for a major corporation first and then get my MBA a few years later. With my MBA I would continue to work in the Finance field and gradually move up in positions.
There has always been a gender and racial gap in the business industry. As an African American woman, getting into the finance industry is a challenging yet rewarding aspiration. I’m not sure where I’ll be 5 years from now but hope to inspire other women who look like me and show them that there’s space for them in this industry too!
My name Shawn Roach, president of the Financial Management Association NJCU chapter. Graduating class of 2024 with a degree in finance. Planning on becoming a financial planner. Open to network and looking for internship opportunities.