YU Wall Street Group (YUWSG) 

The YU Wall Street Group provides opportunities for professionals in finance to learn about current issues in the industry from experts in the field, network with each other, and assist students and young alumni interested in pursuing careers in finance. The YUWSG consists of over 2,000 experienced business professionals who are Yeshiva University alumni and friends.  Members of the YUWSG currently work in top-tier financial service companies; investment and commercial banking, global wealth management, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital, as well as research and sales & trading.

The YU Wall Street Group, now in its fourteenth year, in partnership with the YU Department of Institutional Advancement, hosts programs and lectures covering the most pressing issues in finance today, and has led to mentoring, internship, and job opportunities for current YU students and alumni. 

Past speakers include:

Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management
Tom Apple, ITOCHU International Inc.
Daniel Arbess, Perella Weinberg Partners
Jeff Aronson, Centerbridge Partners
Ariel Beery, MobileODT
Harvey Beker, Millburn Ridgefield Corporation
Stephanie Breslow, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Lawrence Burian, Madison Square Garden
Dan Ciporin, Canaan Partners
Andrew Conway, Credit Suisse
Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, Inc.
Isaac Corre, Eton Park
David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners
Michael Eisenberg, Alpeh
Kathleen Fisher, AllianceBernstein
Michael Gamson, Freepoint Commodities
Mike Granoff, Maniv Mobility
Alan "Ace" Greenberg, JP Morgan
Seth Haberman, Visible World
Sarah Hofstetter, 360i
Jason Kanefsky, Havas Media
Henry Kaufman, Henry Kaufman & Company
Alan Kestenbaum, Globe Specialty Metals
Henry Kressel, Warburg Pincus
Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital
Thomas H. Lee, Thomas H. Lee Partners
David Margulies, Finagra
Tracey Massey, Mars Chocolate NA
Seth Masters, AllianceBernstein
Peter May, Trian Partners
Jon Medved, OurCrowd
Andrew Neff, Gartner
Tom Nides, Morgan Stanley
Jake Novak, CNBC.com
Daniel Posner, Golub Capital
Michael Reitblat, Forter
David Sable, Y&R
David Samson, Miami Marlins
Eran Shir, Nexar
Paul Singer, Elliot Management Corporation
Neal Soss, Credit Suisse
Michael Steinhardt, Steinhardt, Fine, Berkowitz & Co.
Bruce Taragin, Blumberg Capital
David Teten, ff Venture Capital
James S. Tisch, Loews Corporation
Mark Wilf, Minnesota Vikings
Ahmed Zayat, Zayat Stables | American Pharoah
Leon Zemel, Sharecare, Inc.
Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal