Appalachian's Broyhill Fellows Named Southeastern U.S. CFA IRC Champions

BIG Supporters,

We are incredibly pleased to announce that Appalachian's Broyhill Fellows have triumphed in the Southeastern U.S. Sub-Regional Round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. Advancing as Sub-Regional Champions, they now set their sights on the Americas Regional Semifinal (see Breakout 2) next week, where they will proudly represent not only Appalachian State but also North Carolina and the entire Southeastern U.S. With immense pride, we celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of Brianna GilmoreCorbin LammersDerek MahatoAshley Meacham, and Maximus Pavone. The dedication and hard work of these students make them stellar ambassadors for our university, and we could not be prouder of them!


The team extends its thanks to Mr. Chris Pavese, our CFA Industry Mentor and President and Chief Investment Officer of Broyhill Asset Management. His unwavering commitment and expert guidance have been instrumental in preparing our team for their continued success.

The CFA Institute Research Challenge is a global security analysis competition that begins at the local level. Appalachian teams have won three out of the four Southeastern Subregional competitions held to date. Despite facing stiff competition from esteemed universities across the Southeast, our Broyhill Fellows, alongside the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, have skillfully advanced this year. The following six universities participated in the Southeastern Sub-Regional competition: 

Appalachian State University, representing CFA Society North Carolina
Indiana University Southeast, representing CFA Society Louisville
Kennesaw State University, representing CFA Society Alabama, CFA Society Atlanta, and CFA Society South Carolina
Millsaps College, representing CFA Society Arkansas, CFA Society Memphis, and CFA Society Mississippi
Stetson University, representing CFA Society Jacksonville, CFA Society Miami, CFA Society Naples, CFA Society Orlando, CFA Society South Florida, and CFA Society Tampa Bay
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, representing CFA Society East Tennessee and CFA Society Nashville

This semester, the Bowden Investment Group has dedicated itself not only to excelling in competitions like these but also to organizing meaningful presentations and conducting thorough investment research.  

The group's achievements and ongoing efforts are made possible through your generous support, including the significant contributions from our iBackAPP campaign this month. Such support is crucial for fostering these enriching experiences, and for that, we are deeply thankful. For those interested in continuing to support our journey, further information is available here.

Your engagement and support have been instrumental in the group's success. On behalf of Appalachian State University and the Bowden Investment Group, thank you for your unwavering commitment to our growth and achievements.

Published: Apr 2, 2024 12:50pm