LAS VEGAS, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The Dan Calugar The Finance Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the Fall 2021 term is Ben cartwright, student at Colorado State University pursuing his master’s degree in finance.
“This scholarship allows me to focus on my masters without worrying about the financial burden of obtaining a graduate degree,” Cartwright said.
As a recent graduate with distinction from Colorado State University, Cartwright received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Investment Analysis and Corporate Finance. He recalls realizing his penchant for algorithmic trading while working at Epic, the medical records software company, during the pandemic. Cartwright was passionate about finance and math during his undergraduate studies, thus sparking his interest in training in programming when the opportunity to work with Epic arose.
“While at Epic, I loved programming while working as a Technical Solutions Engineer in the Resolute Business Invoicing application. led me to decide to pursue my Master of Finance at Colorado State University“said Cartwright.
After earning his master’s degree, Cartwright plans to pursue a career in quantitative finance. He took Udacity classes at his own pace to further his knowledge of programming and machine learning, being newly exposed to these areas of study. He quickly excelled in his Python and SQL skills and his understanding of machine learning.
Cartwright has also developed a few side projects around the development of his knowledge in finance during his studies. His first project was to program a portfolio standard deviation calculator in python using linear algebra and portfolio management.
His second project, which Cartwright is currently working on, is a trading bot that uses Bollinger Bands and the Momentum Stochastic Index to identify S&P 500 stocks that might have a potential price change of a few percentage points.
Dan Calugar, a seasoned investor and founder of the stock market, discovered his passion for finance and investing by writing computer programs to help him discover more profitable investment strategies during his years as a specialist lawyer in pension plans. He created the Dan Calugar Finance Scholarship with the hope of helping future generations of finance professionals flourish.
“It’s amazing to know that people are ready to support your aspirations as a student, and I cannot begin to express the immense gratitude for everyone who makes the Dan Calugar Finance scholarship possible. I hope to embrace such generosity in everything I do and pay for this act of kindness forward a day in the future, ”said the fellow Ben cartwright.
On Daniel Calugar
Daniel Calugar is a versatile and experienced investor with a background in IT, business and law. He developed a passion for investing while working as a pension lawyer and used his technical skills to write computer programs that helped him identify more profitable investment strategies. When Dan Calugar does not work, enjoys training, being with friends and family, and volunteering with Angel flight.
Dan Calugar, Dan Calugar Funding Exchange, 702 302-3204, [email protected]
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