Business Analytics Showcase (3/22): Meet the Analytics Alumni Advisory Board (AAAB)!

Date: 03-22-2022

Time: 07:00 PM


The Analytics department is proud to announce the creation of the Analytics Alumni Advisory Board (AAAB).  On Tuesday, March 22 our featured alumni will discuss:

  • A typical day as an analyst
  • Side projects, workshops, degree programs, etc. 
  • What companies look for in candidates 
  • Ideal analytics resume  
  • Technical skills

Featured Speakers:

Kait Arnold is on the Data & AI Team at IBM serving the Financial Services Market. She has her Masters in Computational Mathematics & Statistics in Data Science from the University of Notre Dame and graduated from Fairfield in 2017 with a dual major in Finance and Information Systems and a minor in Business Analytics.Outside of the 9-5, she teaches Data Science for an organization called Women in Data, whose mission is focused on building awareness and educating women in the field of data science and analytics. She also works as a Freelance Analytics Consultant specializing in Social Media Analytics. Through her experience, she has cultivated a strong passion for helping others use technology, creativity and innovation to achieve their goals. When not at the computer, she is an explorer at heart - she loves traveling, hiking, yoga, writing, fashion, spending time with her family/friends, and teaching financial literacy (IG: @_wealthywellness).

Breanna Cocuzzo is a data and analytics consultant at EY located in the Philadelphia office. She received her Masters in Business Analytics from Fairfield U in 2021, where she also received her undergraduate degree in 2020. Outside of work, Bre loves to travel, watch soccer, explore Philadelphia, and spend time with friends and family. 

Mark Drummond has led an impressive career as a Consultant and Business Analyst working in the Energy commodity trading industry. Driven by a passion to make his clients successful, he takes pride in providing data-driven recommendations. He has received undergraduate degrees in Finance and Business Analyst from Texas A&M. In 2021, he received a Master’s Degree in Business Analytics from Fairfield University. Mark uses the knowledge he gained in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning during his degree program and experience to help his clients to solve even more complex problems through a data-informed lens.

Bryan Einstoss was born/raised in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Einstoss has a bachelors degree in Finance and Economics from Sacred Heart University and graduated from Fairfield University in the MSBA program. He currently works for Northern Trust (Hedge Fund Services department) as a business side Python developer within the Investor Services team, working closely with SME’s to bridge the gap between large scale IT efforts and medium/small scale efforts that are not prioritized by IT. He creates automated solutions for tasks that are too granular/team specific for IT partner resources. These solutions are usually related to custom client reporting and data quality control testing.

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