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									                 University of Tennessee
            CME Commodities Trading Challenge
               2010 Team Member Profiles

  Nick Vantrease (Team Leader)

  Nick Vantrease is working to obtain a B.S. in Finance with a minor in Accounting from
  the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He finishes his undergraduate coursework in
  May 2010. Nick is active in the Financial Management Association (FMA) at UT. He has
  been a member since 2008, and currently serves as President during his senior year.
  Nick is also active in the Tennis Club at UT. From 2007 to 2009, he interned at Clayton
  Bank and Trust where he gained valuable hands on experience, working closely with the
  CEO. Nick views the CME/ NYMEX Commodities Trading challenge as a way to expand
  his knowledge about commodities outside the traditional classroom setting as well as
  further developing his leadership skills by serving as Team Leader.




                 Patrick Connolly

                 Patrick has spent three years in the wealth management field with LPL
                 Financial. He finished his series 7 (General Securities Representative
                 exam) and 66 (Investment Adviser exam) in the summer of 2009. Patrick
                 also has his health and life licenses, most of his experience revolves around
                 investment planning through product and market research. He is currently
                 finishing his BA in Finance and is expected to graduate in spring 2010.
                 Patrick enjoys the outdoors, basketball, snowboarding, and most sports.




Jarrett Jordan

Jarrett is a senior who is majoring in Finance with a concentration in International Business.
In the spring of 2009 he studied abroad at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia.
During the summer of 2009 he interned at UBS in Knoxville. He is a member of the
Financial Management Association at UT. After completing his undergraduate studies,
Jarrett will pursue a law degree.
                       Daniel Krikorian

                       Daniel, from Brentwood, TN, is a senior currently pursuing a degree in finance with a
                       concentration in internal audit. He also studied international business for a semester at
                       the University of the Sunshine Coast, in Australia. After graduation, Daniel is interested
                       in pursuing a career as a financial analyst, and possibly obtaining the CFA designation.
                       He enjoys sports, travel, and socializing with friends.




                                Carl Short

                                  Carl is a senior at the University of Tennessee, double-majoring in Accounting
                                  and Finance. He is currently a member of the Financial Management
                                  Association at UT and also sits as a student representative on the Anderson
                                  County Investment Advisory Board to the Trustee. Carl has over a year and a
                                  half of accounting experience working for Parker Business Consulting &
                                  Accounting in West Knoxville where he has done everything from
bookkeeping for clients to preparing financial statements to preparing individual, partnership, and corporate
tax returns. Carl plans to begin sitting for the CPA exam in the winter of 2010 and expects to graduate from UT
in May of 2011. Upon graduation, Carl plans to continue working in public accounting for several years, with a
goal of owning and operating his own company within five years.




                         Louis Amigliani (Team Leader)

                         Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Louis Amagliani is a junior majoring in Finance
                         with a minor in Accounting. Louis recently completed his first year as a captain of
                         one of the two UT CME Commodity Trading Teams, and he looks forward to
                         participating again in next year’s competition. Louis is looking forward to a summer
                         internship with Morgan Keegan, a Memphis-based investing firm. He plans to
                         graduate in the spring of 2011 and pursue a career in the financial sector. In his free
                         time, Louis enjoys playing basketball, running, and spending time with friends.
                     John Kerrigan

                     Originally from Gallatin, Tennessee, John Kerrigan is currently a junior majoring in
                     Finance and Statistics with a collateral in Economics. Recently completing his first
                     year on the CME Commodities trading team, John plans to attend the Open Outcry
                     competition in Houston. From these experiences, he hopes to obtain an internship
                     that will eventually lead to a career in the financial sector. In his free time, John
                     enjoys playing sports, trading securities, and cheering on the Volunteers.




                   Bryan Lee

                   Bryan is a senior majoring in Finance with a collateral in International Business at UT.
                   Bryan has interned at State Street Bank, CVS Corporation (Accounting Department),
                   and UBS Financial over the past three summers. He feels that being exposed to the
                   commodities markets will be an invaluable experience and help him in his future as he
                   aspires to be a portfolio manager one day. Bryan will continue his education next year
                   and pursue a Master’s of Finance degree at Bentley University in Waltham, MA.




                                     Warren Pineda

                                     Warren Pineda is a senior at UT majoring in Finance with a collateral
                                     in Entrepreneurship. He is currently a member of the Financial
                                     Management Association and active participator in the Golden Key
                                     Honor Society here at UT. This summer, he has accepted an
                                     internship position at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network as a
                                     financial representative. In his spare time, Warren enjoys working on
                                     home improvements and going up to the mountains.




Alexander Snyder
Brett Ford

Brett Ford is currently a senior double majoring in Accounting and Logistics with a collateral
in International Business. After competing in the Open Outcry competition in Houston,
Texas, Brett plans on going for the gold in New York City. After graduation he hopes to
obtain an internship in an established Accounting firm. In his free time, Brett enjoys playing
basketball, participating in poker tournaments, and traveling.

								
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