Keith Hanson (CFA, Marquette '86 graduate, and analyst at the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio) was a guest in both AIM classes on Thursday, February 22nd. Keith is rresponsible for the large capitalization automotive, consumer services, household durable, leisure and media names in the Large Cap Core Analyst Portfolio with STRS Ohio.
He talked about the process he follows in individual equity analysis and answered student questions about valuation and investment research. Keith, a former student of Dr. Krause, has visited the AIM program consistently since 2005. His experiences working with STRS Ohio, Ohio National Financial Services, and Blum & Company are appreciated by the students.
In addition to being an honors student at Marquette in the early 1980's, Keith is a member of Marquette Athlethic Hall of Fame. As a member of the cross-country and track teams, Keith won the NCAA championship in 1985. Dr. Krause said, "It is a pleasure to see Keith each year. He was a special student and remains a good friend. His accomplishments both at Marquette and in his professional career are impressive - to say the least. But most importantly, Keith is an outstanding role model to our students and his family. He embodies the mission of Marquette to serve others. It was great to see him again and he's always a welcome guest on campus."