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
Lawrence Askowitz, Bank Street Group
Ariel Beery, MobileODT
Harvey Beker, Millburn Ridgefield Corporation
Stephanie Breslow, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Lawrence Burian, Madison Square Garden
Saul Burian, Houlihan Lokey
Dan Ciporin, Canaan Partners
Andrew Conway, Credit Suisse
Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, Inc.
Isaac Corre, Eton Park
David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners
Michael Eisenberg, Aleph
Kathleen Fisher, AllianceBernstein
Gedaliah Friedenberg, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Gilles Gade, Cross River Bank
Michael Gamson, Freepoint Commodities
Mike Granoff, Maniv Mobility
Alan "Ace" Greenberg, JP Morgan
Matt Greenwood, Two Sigma Investments
Seth Haberman, Visible World
Andrew Herenstein, Monarch Alternative Capital
Ahron Herring, Yeshiva University
Roger Hertog, Hertog Foundation
Lance Hirt, Stonecourt Capital
Sarah Hofstetter, 360i
Sheri Kaiserman, Wedbush
Jason Kanefsky, Havas Media
Henry Kaufman, Henry Kaufman & Company
Lou Kerner, Flight VC
Alan Kestenbaum, Globe Specialty Metals
Henry Kressel, Warburg Pincus
Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital
Thomas H. Lee, Thomas H. Lee Partners
Stuart Levi, Skadden
David Margulies, Finagra
Tracey Massey, Mars Chocolate NA
Seth Masters, AllianceBernstein
Peter May, Trian Partners
Jon Medved, OurCrowd
Michael Mendelson, AQR
Edward Mule, Silver Point Capital
Andrew Neff, Gartner
Tom Nides, Morgan Stanley
Jake Novak, CNBC.com
Leslie Payson, First Data Corporation
Daniel Posner, Golub Capital
Michael Reitblat, Forter
David Sable, Y&R
David Samson, Miami Marlins
Dan Schwartz, York Capital Management
Eran Shir, Nexar
Paul Singer, Elliot Management Corporation
Neal Soss, Credit Suisse
Michael Steinhardt, Steinhardt, Fine, Berkowitz & Co.
Steven Tananbaum, Goldentree Asset Management
Bruce Taragin, Blumberg Capital
David Teten, ff Venture Capital
James S. Tisch, Loews Corporation
C. Howard Wietschner, private investor
Mark Wilf, Minnesota Vikings
Aaron Wright, Cardozo School of Law
Ahmed Zayat, Zayat Stables | American Pharoah
Leon Zemel, Sharecare, Inc.
Gregory Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal