Administration

  Founder    Alex Warfel  is a graduate of Marist College. He works as an associate contract analyst for Coventry First and is CFA Candidate for the June testing date. While at Marist, he took part in the Greystone Fund and worked as a Resident Assistant. Alex enjoys running, reading, music, and working on his car.

Founder

Alex Warfel is a graduate of Marist College. He works as an associate contract analyst for Coventry First and is CFA Candidate for the June testing date. While at Marist, he took part in the Greystone Fund and worked as a Resident Assistant. Alex enjoys running, reading, music, and working on his car.

  Publisher     Anna Yurkova  is a senior studying political science and international studies at Susquehanna University. She is a recent immigrant from Russia with a primary interest in international affairs. Anna is an active member of student government association and a national service fraternity. With a unique background and experience interning at an immigration law firm, she hopes to bring a fresh and dynamic perspective on international issues that have wide-ranging impacts.

Publisher

Anna Yurkova is a senior studying political science and international studies at Susquehanna University. She is a recent immigrant from Russia with a primary interest in international affairs. Anna is an active member of student government association and a national service fraternity. With a unique background and experience interning at an immigration law firm, she hopes to bring a fresh and dynamic perspective on international issues that have wide-ranging impacts.

  Social Media Director    Christina Martin  is a senior studying political science, public policy, and Spanish at Susquehanna University. She is extremely interested in the growing industry of political communications after completing work with Change.org as a consultant and as a campaign manager for a local school board campaign. She currently serves as the President of the Student Government Association of her university. After completing her degree at Susquehanna, she will continue her career in Spain, serving as an English teacher in Madrid with CIEE.

Social Media Director

Christina Martin is a senior studying political science, public policy, and Spanish at Susquehanna University. She is extremely interested in the growing industry of political communications after completing work with Change.org as a consultant and as a campaign manager for a local school board campaign. She currently serves as the President of the Student Government Association of her university. After completing her degree at Susquehanna, she will continue her career in Spain, serving as an English teacher in Madrid with CIEE.

  Advisor - Finance and Economics    Timos Pietris  is a recent graduate of Marist College with a degree in Finance and Applied Mathematics. At SnoQap, he serves as an advisor for the Finance Group, working with writers to bring out their best analysis of the markets. He is an avid follower and student of the markets, reading pretty much anything that he can get his hands on. His favorite part, however, is breaking down the most complex aspects of the industry in a way that the average person can swallow.

Advisor - Finance and Economics

Timos Pietris is a recent graduate of Marist College with a degree in Finance and Applied Mathematics. At SnoQap, he serves as an advisor for the Finance Group, working with writers to bring out their best analysis of the markets. He is an avid follower and student of the markets, reading pretty much anything that he can get his hands on. His favorite part, however, is breaking down the most complex aspects of the industry in a way that the average person can swallow.

  Editor - Politics and Current Events     Madison Colledge  is senior at Marist College studying political science and environmental policy. She has been a member of the Campus Sustainability Advisory Committee all four years of college as well as a sustainability Resident Assistant her sophomore year. She studied abroad in San José, Costa Rica learning about sustainable development and participated in service learning. She is interested in combining political science and government with environmental stewardship and education.

Editor - Politics and Current Events

Madison Colledge is senior at Marist College studying political science and environmental policy. She has been a member of the Campus Sustainability Advisory Committee all four years of college as well as a sustainability Resident Assistant her sophomore year. She studied abroad in San José, Costa Rica learning about sustainable development and participated in service learning. She is interested in combining political science and government with environmental stewardship and education.

 

Financial Modeling Team

   Nicholas Colletta   is a Partner and our Financial Operations Director at SnoQap Financial. He is currently studying business administration, finance, and economics at Azusa Pacific University. He has passed Level 2 of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and is a Level 1 CFA and Level 1 FRM candidate. He interns at Silverado Investment Partners LP and is president of Azusa Pacific’s college student investment fund.

Nicholas Colletta is a Partner and our Financial Operations Director at SnoQap Financial. He is currently studying business administration, finance, and economics at Azusa Pacific University. He has passed Level 2 of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and is a Level 1 CFA and Level 1 FRM candidate. He interns at Silverado Investment Partners LP and is president of Azusa Pacific’s college student investment fund.

  Scott Glascott  is a Partner and Lead Developer at SnoQap Financial. He studies Computer Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was worked with Temple’s Data Science Department to find a new approach to recommendation-driven clinical trial design. He currently oversees algorithm design, database management, and back-end development.

Scott Glascott is a Partner and Lead Developer at SnoQap Financial. He studies Computer Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was worked with Temple’s Data Science Department to find a new approach to recommendation-driven clinical trial design. He currently oversees algorithm design, database management, and back-end development.

Contributing Writers


  Andrew Murphy  is currently a sophomore enrolled at Boston College in the Carroll School of Management studying finance, accounting, and classics. At school, he is a member of the Eagle Model UN Finance Committee, which manages the funding and sponsorship for Model UN. He also is a part of the running club and is employed as a lifeguard at the Boston College swimming facility. He aspires to a consulting or advisory position within the financial services industry.

Andrew Murphy is currently a sophomore enrolled at Boston College in the Carroll School of Management studying finance, accounting, and classics. At school, he is a member of the Eagle Model UN Finance Committee, which manages the funding and sponsorship for Model UN. He also is a part of the running club and is employed as a lifeguard at the Boston College swimming facility. He aspires to a consulting or advisory position within the financial services industry.

  Sam Szemerenyi  is a sophomore at Boston College majoring in economics and minoring in management & leadership, philosophy, and theatre. He is the assistant financial coordinator for the Boston College Dramatics Society and an elected member of the Student Assembly, the legislative branch of Boston College’s student government. He is very interested in politics and is curious to learn more about economics as he progresses with his major

Sam Szemerenyi is a sophomore at Boston College majoring in economics and minoring in management & leadership, philosophy, and theatre. He is the assistant financial coordinator for the Boston College Dramatics Society and an elected member of the Student Assembly, the legislative branch of Boston College’s student government. He is very interested in politics and is curious to learn more about economics as he progresses with his major

  Alex Usi  is a sophomore at the State University of New York Maritime College, studying International Transportation and Trade. I have an interest in international politics, specifically revolving around eastern European policy. I am a Midshipman in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps as a Marine Option and will commission as a second lieutenant upon graduation. I am the vice president of the Semper Fidelis society and compete on my school's boxing team.

Alex Usi is a sophomore at the State University of New York Maritime College, studying International Transportation and Trade. I have an interest in international politics, specifically revolving around eastern European policy. I am a Midshipman in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps as a Marine Option and will commission as a second lieutenant upon graduation. I am the vice president of the Semper Fidelis society and compete on my school's boxing team.

  Alexandra Tesman  is a senior at Marist College expected to graduate in May 2018. She studies Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship with minors in Accounting and Economics. She studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland where she attended Dublin Business School. She has interned and worked in various sectors within the accounting and finance industries. She hopes to live and work in New York City with a job in the finance industry at a company that is focused on environmental sustainability.

Alexandra Tesman is a senior at Marist College expected to graduate in May 2018. She studies Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship with minors in Accounting and Economics. She studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland where she attended Dublin Business School. She has interned and worked in various sectors within the accounting and finance industries. She hopes to live and work in New York City with a job in the finance industry at a company that is focused on environmental sustainability.

  Hayley Rae Critchfield  is a senior at Marist College, where she is earning a dual-degree in International Business and Economics. In the fall of her junior year she studied abroad at the ESB Business School in Reutlingen, Germany. She is passionate about urban redevelopment, sustainability, and travel, with personal goals of seeing every country in the world. Her diverse array of interests and internship experiences have given her a well rounded portfolio, which she is happy to expand on and share with her audience. Post-graduation she is interested in volunteer work, as well as entering into a life of civil service.

Hayley Rae Critchfield is a senior at Marist College, where she is earning a dual-degree in International Business and Economics. In the fall of her junior year she studied abroad at the ESB Business School in Reutlingen, Germany. She is passionate about urban redevelopment, sustainability, and travel, with personal goals of seeing every country in the world. Her diverse array of interests and internship experiences have given her a well rounded portfolio, which she is happy to expand on and share with her audience. Post-graduation she is interested in volunteer work, as well as entering into a life of civil service.

  Peter Casola  is a junior at Binghamton University studying Economics and Political Science. He is the Field Director for Generation Vote at Binghamton, a political start-up dedicated to representing student interests in local politics. Peter also serves as treasurer of the Binghamton American Parliamentary Debate Society. After graduation, Peter hopes to break into the marketing or communications field.

Peter Casola is a junior at Binghamton University studying Economics and Political Science. He is the Field Director for Generation Vote at Binghamton, a political start-up dedicated to representing student interests in local politics. Peter also serves as treasurer of the Binghamton American Parliamentary Debate Society. After graduation, Peter hopes to break into the marketing or communications field.

  Torin McFarland  is a Master of Finance candidate at Penn State University. He currently works for SAP as a Private Equity Analyst Intern on the EMEA Team, and holds a dual-degree in Finance and Economics from Susquehanna University. He's an avid runner, cyclist, and writer, and can generally be found doing one of the three at any given time.

Torin McFarland is a Master of Finance candidate at Penn State University. He currently works for SAP as a Private Equity Analyst Intern on the EMEA Team, and holds a dual-degree in Finance and Economics from Susquehanna University. He's an avid runner, cyclist, and writer, and can generally be found doing one of the three at any given time.

  Matthew Martratt  is a sophomore Music Education major and Entrepreneurship minor currently enrolled at Susquehanna University. Ever since starting his own business, he has had an interest in fin-tech, economics, and various Block chain related topics. In his articles, he wants to cover many of these issues, giving a new perspective to SnoQap Financial’s readers.

Matthew Martratt is a sophomore Music Education major and Entrepreneurship minor currently enrolled at Susquehanna University. Ever since starting his own business, he has had an interest in fin-tech, economics, and various Block chain related topics. In his articles, he wants to cover many of these issues, giving a new perspective to SnoQap Financial’s readers.

  Christopher Callinan  is a Junior at SUNY New Paltz, majoring in Organizational Communication. Christopher is constantly learning, exploring, and tinkering in his quest to live life to the fullest. Entrepreneurship, and the Arts, are among his greatest passions, giving him a unique lens through which he observes our world.

Christopher Callinan is a Junior at SUNY New Paltz, majoring in Organizational Communication. Christopher is constantly learning, exploring, and tinkering in his quest to live life to the fullest. Entrepreneurship, and the Arts, are among his greatest passions, giving him a unique lens through which he observes our world.

 Joe Ruggiero is a sophomore at Boston College pursuing a double major in Political Science and History on the Pre-Law track. Additionally, he is a cadet in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. Joe is an executive in the Boston College Knights of Columbus and is engaged in a variety of volunteer work across Boston. He has professional experience in state and federal legislature, as well as legal advocacy. He looks forward to a career in constitutional law after his military service.

Joe Ruggiero is a sophomore at Boston College pursuing a double major in Political Science and History on the Pre-Law track. Additionally, he is a cadet in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps. Joe is an executive in the Boston College Knights of Columbus and is engaged in a variety of volunteer work across Boston. He has professional experience in state and federal legislature, as well as legal advocacy. He looks forward to a career in constitutional law after his military service.