Executive Board

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Sankar Ramesh
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President

Sankar Ramesh is a senior 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 President. He previously served as the Director of Credit Research and lead analyst in the Energy Sector. He interned at Cowen in their Investment Banking Division for the Summer of 2022 and will be returning for full-time. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes being a member of the Sapphire Leadership Academic Program, the Penn State Tennis Center, and Club Pickleball. Some of Sankar's interests include tennis, watching the Toronto Raptors and Marvel movies. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has given him an environment to develop and refine his technical and soft skills while allowing him to surround himself with motivated individuals who push him to be his best every single day.

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Peter Lehmann 
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Vice President

Peter Lehmann is a senior studying Finance and Economics in the Smeal College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts, respectively, from Cleveland, OH. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Fall of 2020, and he currently serves as the Vice President. He previously served as the Director of PSFIA and Lead Analyst of the Industrials Sector. He interned at Bank of America in their Investment Banking Division for the Summer of 2022 and will be returning for full-time. 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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Viviana Rodriguez
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Chief Investment Officer

Viviana Rodriguez is a senior studying Finance and Economics in the Smeal College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts, respectively, from Wayne, NJ. She joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2020 and currently serves the Chief Investment Officer. Viviana previously served as the Director of Distressed Credit Research and Associate Analyst in the Media & Communications Sector. Viviana interned at Morgan Stanley in their Fixed Income Sales & Trading Division for the Summer of 2021. She also interned at Evercore in their Restructuring Division for the Summer of 2022 and will be returning for full-time. Her involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity. Some of Viviana's interests include hiking, billiards, and coffee. She said that Leveraged Lion Capital 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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Aidan Arnold
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Secratary

Aidan Arnold is a senior studying Finance in the Smeal College of Business from Lancaster, PA. He joined Leveraged Lion Capital in the Spring of 2021 and currently serves as the Secretary. He previously served as Lead Analyst of the Media & Communications Sector and an Associate Analyst in the Media & Communications Sector. He interned at Wells Fargo in their Corporate and Investment Banking Division for the Summer of 2022 and will be returning for full-time. His involvement outside of Leveraged Lion Capital includes the Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity and serving as the Penn State lacrosse team manager. Some of Aidan's interests include Catan, Seinfeld, and Travis Scott. He said that Leveraged Lion Capital has given him the technical knowledge and soft skills to excel in a highly-competitive industry. Coming from a non-target school, Leveraged Lion Capital allows Penn State students to compete and be the best intern at any firm they set their mind to.

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Rachel Keller
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Treasurer

Rachel Keller is a senior 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 Treasurer. She previously served as the Director of Outreach and Lead Analyst of the Information Technology Sector. She interned at Bank of America in their Sales & Trading Division for the Summer of 2021 and 2022, and she will be returning for full-time. 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.