Throughout his life, Mitchell Aulds-Stier has developed a strong passion for investing.
In his final year at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Mitchell Aulds-Stier was awarded a sponsorship from the Dean of Research to pursue his CFA designation. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is recognized as a key certification for investment professionals. Additionally, Mitchell Aulds-Stier has completed his Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation, a key designation for advancement in the alternative investment asset classes including private equity, hedge funds, commodities, and real estate, among others.
Mitchell Aulds-Stier began his career in investment banking with BB&T Capital Markets. BB&T is a southeastern, regional investment bank headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. He was also accepted into the bank’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) which began in January of 2013. As an LDP associate, Mitchell Aulds-Stier was designated as a Capital Markets Associate focusing on the areas of investment banking, equity research, and sales and trading. Ultimately, Mitchell was selected to join the debt capital markets team within investment banking. He spent the next several years working with industry-leading professionals to raise capital from institutional investors for projects in the education, healthcare, and affordable housing sectors. Following this, Mitchell transitioned to the associate role with Pittsburgh’s largest private equity investment fund. Currently, Mitchell focuses on investing in private, middle-market companies in a variety of sectors.
As his passion for finance and business continues to grow, Mitchell Aulds-Stier has decided to return to school to complete his Masters in Business Administration. He is currently working through the application process and visiting a variety of campuses. He has taken the GMAT and is excited to see where these new experiences will lead.