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Financial Management Association

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"Financial Management Associations 2013-2014 Executive Board"

FMA Executive Board


We are a student organization located in the School of Business. For all Business majors! Events include: guest speakers, trips to job fairs & conferences.

Company Overview

The Financial Management Association, International was established in 1970 to develop a continuing relationship between finance practitioners and academicians and to facilitate the transfer of ideas, techniques, and advances in the field of finance between universities, businesses, and other institutions.


The mission of FMA is to:

  • Broaden the common interests between academicians and practitioners.
  • Provide opportunities for professional interaction.
  • Promote development and understanding of basic and applied research and of sound financial practices.
  • Enhance the quality of education in finance.

Executive Clause:

My name is Kelly Franck and I am the President of Financial Management Association. I am a senior Business Management major with a minor in web programming expecting to graduate May 2014. I am also a captain and President of Fredonia's Dance Team, a member of Student Advisory Council, ENACTUS alumni fundraising chair and a Full Opportunity Mentor. My Future plans are to gain some real world experience and continue my education in Graduate School for my MBA.

Vice President:
My names Brandon Peishel. I'm currently a senior with a major in Finance and a minor in Economics and also the vice president of FMA. I'm a part of the club soccer team, and also on the e-board for that. Other things I am involved in on campus are Alpha Lambda Delta and Golden Key Society. In the future I intend on going to grad school and following that hope to be a successful business person.

Hello, my name is Louis Hills. I am a Junior Public Accountancy and Finance major. I am Financial Management Associations Secretary and am looking forward to this year on financial management association's executive board. I am also involved on Fredonia's club soccer team and accounting society.

Hello! My name is Emily Braun and I am a Public Accountancy and Finance Major expected to graduate May 2014. I am very excited to be part of financial management association as this years treasurer; it is my hope that this year FMA will be able to bring awareness and encouragement to all current and prospective Finance majors. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, baking, hiking, reading, knitting and crocheting. Movie, music and my puppies are some of my favorite things. I am also Financial Literacy Liaison for ENACTUS this coming year, striving to bring financial responsibility and awareness to students through entrepreneurial collaboration.

Public Relations Chair:
My name is Mike Biscotto. I am a junior here at SUNY Fredonia majoring in Business with a concentration in Finance. I am the head of public relations for FMA and am also involved with the business club. This summer I plan on interning for New Era downtown Buffalo in their finance department. When I graduate my goal is to work in finances for a company somewhere in New York City.

Event Chair:
Hey, my name is Eric Kuhn. I'm a Senior Business Management major born and raised here in Fredonia. This is my first year in FMA but not my first year in many business related clubs. As the Event Chair, I look forward to educating students about finance through real business professionals and experiences.


Highlights of FMA throughout the years:

2013 Financial Management Association President William Wickett and Vice President Kelly Franck went to Financial Management Association's Annual Conference in October 2013. While there, the students sat in on educational seminars with students and public speakers from all over the world.

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