Leadership

Our team of 

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Dylan Litt

Founder & Lead Director

Dylan Litt is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Focus Finance as well as the Partner at New York University's Stern School of Business. Dylan's leadership drives the vision of Focus Finance, he directs our leadership team setting clear goals and directives for the many projects at Focus Finance. Dylan has taken lead of the US expansion and is recruiting new candidates at elite US universities as well as other prestigious schools around the world. Dylan is also co-heading the volunteer initiative at Focus Finance, with a mission to use our network of students to serve as a bridge for students who otherwise would not have the opportunity to succeed in finance . 

 

Dylan is a second-year business student concentrating in Finance and Real Estate, he is a member of the Stern Real Estate Group student organization. Dylan speaks Chinese and has spent time living in Beijing and Singapore. In Singapore he worked at Global Logistics Properties where he created new models for multi-billion dollar development funds around the globe, wrote press releases and led the internal relations for a major international joint venture.

 

Moreover, Dylan has worked as an Investment Team Intern at the activist real estate hedge fund Land and Buildings Investment Management since May of 2019. While working at the hedge fund he creates NAV models, participates on the front lines of activist campaigns, and created a technical screener to identify momentum and reversal opportunities in the funds coverage universe.

 

Dylan was a Spring 2020 Intern on the public markets Real Estate team at the private equity firm Angelo Gordon, where he identified opportunities in distressed real estate as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Most recently Dylan is spending the summer of 2020 participating in graduate level research with the NYU Schack School of Real Estate and their Urban Lab. Dylan is conducting primary research on 5G technology and Edge Computing, devising hypotheses on how the infrastructure for these technologies will be built out as well as the many use cases for them in commercial real estate

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Alexa

Co-President

Alexa Goulas is the Head of Focus Connect, the volunteer mentor program at Focus Finance, and the Partner at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management. Alexa is leading the development of Focus Connect as well as the expansion of The Focus Finance organization through school partnerships and candidate recruitment across the U.S. and Canada.

 

Alexa is a second year business student completing a dual Honors Program in Economics and Finance, a member of the McGill Investment Club, and captain of McGill's hip-hop dance troupe, United Groove. Alexa has worked as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at boutique firms Andrew Garrett Inc. and Coady Diemar Partners, as well as Head Finance Intern at search fund, OmniFidelis.

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Siddharth Sharma

Co-President

Siddharth Sharma is an analyst at Focus Finance and studies Economics and Geography at UCL. During his gap year, Siddharth had insight days at investment management firms such as Cazenove Capital and First State Investments, as well as independently expanding his financial skills and knowledge. He has also completed a Spring Week at JP Morgan. He is currently the Treasurer for shARE UCL consulting as well as a 1XV rugby player.