Directors

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Viviana Rodriguez
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Distressed Credit Research

Viviana Rodriguez is a junior studying Finance and Economics in the Smeal College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts, respectively, from Ringwood, NJ. She joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2020 and currently serves the Director of Distressed Credit Research. Viviana previously served as an associate analyst in the Media & Communications Sector. Viviana will be interning with Morgan Stanley in their Fixed Income Sales & Trading Division in summer 2021. She will be interning with Evercore in their restructuring division in summer 2022. Her involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital include Wall Street Bootcamp, Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity, and Women in Business. Some of Viviana's interests include paddleboarding, yoga, cooking . She said that LLC has provided her with an early opportunity to become more educated on the world of fixed income and allowed her to solidify her future career choice.

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Abigail Ake
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Monthly Reports

Abby Ake is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Mechanicsburg, PA. She joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2020, and she currently serves as the director of monthly reports. She previously served as the  lead analyst of the Consumer & Retail Sector, and an associate analyst in the Consumer & Retail Sector. She will be interning with Deutsche Bank in their Sales & Trading division in summer of 2021. Her involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes the Pi Beta Phi sorority,  Women in Business, and the THON DR committee. Some of Abby's interests include volleyball, surfing, and The Bachelor. Abby said that Leveraged Lion Capital has given her the opportunity to converse with a network of knowledgeable individuals with the common goal of obtaining a career on Wall Street, while gaining technical knowledge and hands on experience with fixed income.

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Kyle Yellin
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Weekly Reports

Kyle Yellin is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Bucks County, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and he currently serves as the director of weekly reports. He previously served as the lead analyst of the Media & Communications Sector, and as an associate analyst in the Energy Sector. He will be interning with Decatur Road Capital as a Private Equity Analyst. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes being a member of the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program and Wall Street Bootcamp. Some of Kyle's interests include fitness, the beach, and sustainability. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has given him the necessary tools to understand and succeed in a career on Wall Street, while building a technically competent skillset. It has helped him uniquely learn about non-investment grade markets.

Sankar Ramesh
Credit Research
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Sankar Ramesh is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from State College, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2020 and currently serves as the director of Credit Research. He previously served as the lead analyst in the Energy Sector and as an associate analyst in the Energy Sector. He will be interning with Reckitt as a financial analyst. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes being a member of the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program and the Penn State Derivatives Association. Some of Sankar's interests include carnatic music, tennis, and watching the Toronto Raptors. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has provided him with a unique exposure to fixed income markets as well as an incredible network of highly motivated students willing to help him advance both personally and professionally.

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Parth Sachar
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Equity Research

Parth Sachar is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Phoenixville, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and currently serves as the director of equity research. He previously served as the lead analyst of the Healthcare Sector, and an associate analyst in the Healthcare Sector. He will be interning with Homestead Smart Health Plans in their Healthcare Insurance Division. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes Delta Sigma Pi and Wall Street Bootcamp. Some of Parth's interests include traveling, golf, and tennis. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has introduced him to a fantastic group of talented people who are hardworking and sincere, while developing his technical and strategic skills needed for a successful career on Wall Street.

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Rachel Keller
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Outreach

Rachel Keller is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Allentown, PA. She joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and currently serves as the director of outreach. She previously served as the lead analyst of the Information Technology Sector, and an Associate Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Sector. She interned with Bank of America as a sophomore summer analyst in their Sales & Trading Division for summer of 2021, and she will be returning as an intern for her junior year. Her involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes Barron's Student Ambassadors, the HEAL THON organization, and Women in Business. Some of Rachel's interests include Orange Theory, Money Heist, and traveling. She said that Leveraged Lion Capital has introduced her to a remarkable group of people. It has presented her with endless learning opportunities about fixed income markets, and will provide her with the resources needed to network with other like minded individuals to put her on track to pursue a dream career in sales and trading.

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Peter Lehmann
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PSFIA

Peter Lehmann is a junior studying Finance and Economics from the Smeal College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts, respectively, from Cleaveland, OH. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and he currently serves as the director of PSFIA. He previously served as the lead analyst of the Industrials Sector and as an associate analyst in the Industrials Sector. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes IM Hockey and the Sports Business Club. Some of Peter's interests include movies, Cleveland sports, and poker. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has enhanced his technical skills, public-speaking, and networking around motivated individuals looking for a successful career on Wall Street.

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Caroline Paul
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Education

Caroline Paul is a junior studying Finance with a minor in Security & Risk Analysis from the Smeal College of Business from Hopkinton, MA. She joined Leveraged Capital in the Fall of 2020, and she currently serves as the director of Education. She previously served as an associate analyst in the Consumer & Retail sector and in the Media & Communications Sector. She will be interning with Citigroup in the Investment Banking Division in summer of 2022. Her involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes Lifelink and Ohana. Some of Caroline's interests include baking, Orange Theory, and card Games. She said that Leveraged Lion Capital has given her the opportunity to enhance her knowledge of fixed income markets while also building professional skills needed for a career on Wall Street such as networking.

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Hayden Davidson
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Portfolio Analytics

Hayden Davidson is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from State College, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and currently serves as the director of portfolio analytics. He previously served as the lead analyst of the Real Estate, Gaming, & Leisure and Financial Institutions Group Sector, and an associate analyst in the Real Estate, Gaming, & Leisure and Financial Institutions Group Sector. He will be interning with Vicus Capital in their Investment Management & Research Division. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes the Sapphire Leadership Program, Wall Street Bootcamp, and Club Cross Country. Some of Hayden's interests include running, cycling, and Pittsburgh sports. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has helped him gain a better understanding of the fixed income markets, and has taught him the skills necessary to succeed in a career on Wall Street.

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Devin Andrews Mooney
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Quarterly Reports

Devin Andrews-Mooney is a junior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Emmaus, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2021, and currently serves as the director of quarterly reports. He previously served as an associate analyst in the Industrials sector. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes the Penn State Investment Association and IM Soccer. Some of Devin's interests include the Philadelphia Eagles, fishing, and backpacking. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has exposed him to the debt side of finance and allowed to gain a greater understanding of the markets as a whole.