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Jay Hartzell on stage with three panelists


MSF Advisory Council members serve as advocates of the MSF Program, offer guidance to the curriculum committee, and assist in strengthening the overall student experience.

  • Marshall Adkins Headshot

    Marshall Adkins

    Managing Director, Head of Energy
    Raymond James
    Contact Preference: Email
    Taxonomy: Energy
  • Ashley Baum Headshot

    Ashley Baum

    Director, Special Opportunities
    Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Lee Beckelman Headshot

    Lee Beckelman

    Smart Sand
    Contact Preference: Email
    Taxonomy: Corporate Finance
  • Aparna Bellur Headshot

    Aparna Bellur

    Senior Financial Analyst
    Memorial Hermann Health System
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Corporate Finance Healthcare
  • Daniel Cardone Headshot

    Daniel Cardone

    Director of Finance
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Corporate Finance
  • Stephanie Chesnick Headshot

    Stephanie Chesnick

    Principal, Americas Strategy and Transactions Energy and Resources Leader
  • Jacob Clark Headshot

    Jacob Clark

    Long View Equity, LLC
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Investing (RE / PE)
  • Chris Cooper Headshot

    Chris Cooper

    Managing Partner & Founder
    Owl Investments
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Investing
  • Michael Cox Headshot

    Michael Cox

    Senior Managing Director, Vice Chairman
    Seabury Consulting
  • Drew Cozby Headshot

    Drew Cozby

    WildFire Energy
  • Dan English Headshot

    Dan English

    Executive Director, Energy Capital Markets
    Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
  • Scott Farrimond Headshot

    Scott Farrimond

    Farrimond Castillo
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Universal Banks, Mid-Size Banks and Regional Banks
  • Zachary Faulise Headshot

    Zachary Faulise

    Sales Strategy & Operations Manager
  • Brad Glover

    Brad Glover

    Executive Vice President and CTO
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Corporate Finance, CFO Crystaphase
  • William Griffin Headshot

    William Griffin

    EVP and Houston President
    Susser Bank
  • Anca Ion

    Chief Investment Officer
    Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
  • Lulu Llano

    Director, External Public Markets
    Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Emilee Masters

    Vice President
    Houlihan Lokey
  • Chris Halaska

    Chief Investment Officer
    Avalon Advisors
  • Curtis Hartman

    Curtis Hartman

    Managing Partner
    Genesis Park
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Investing, Private Equity/Credit
  • Mark Huffstetler Headshot

    Mark Huffstetler

    Head of CIB Credit Risk, Truist Securities
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Banking
  • Ashley Ilardo Headshot

    Ashley Ilardo

    Vice President, Regional Director & Manager
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Charles D. Jennings III Headshot

    Charles Jennings

    Main Street Capital
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Investing
  • Robert Karicod

    Robert Karicod

    Sixth Street Partners
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Investment Management
  • Jeffrey W. Kennedy Headshot

    Jeffrey W. Kennedy

    Deloitte Advisory
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Consulting
  • Kevin Kershisnik

    Kevin Kershisnik

    Vice President
    Vision Ridge Partners
    Preferred Contact: Phone
    Taxonomy: Institutional Investment Management
  • Beth Lawrence

    Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources Corporate Banking
    JPMorgan Securities, LLC
  • Larry Manning Headshot

    Larry Manning

    Senior Managing Director
    FTI Consulting
  • William Matthews

    William Matthews

    VP Commercial Banking
  • Kevin McDonough Headshot

    Kevin McDonough

    Managing Director
    VMG Health
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn or Email
    Taxonomy: Consulting/Advisory Services: Business Valuation
  • Brad Morgan

    Brad Morgan

    Platform Partners
  • Ryan Moss Headshot

    Ryan Moss

    Executive VP and CFO
    Lucid Energy Group
  • Kyle O'Donnell Headshot

    Kyle O'Donnell

    Vice President
    JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Clas Olsson Headshot

    Clas Olsson

    CIO, International Equity Team
  • Austin Parker Headshot

    Austin Parker

    Director of Investments
    Aspen Heights Partners
  • Eric Paul

    Eric Paul

    Senior Vice President
  • Randy Peterson

    Randy Petersen

    Cadence Bank
    Preferred Contact: Email
    Taxonomy: Banking
  • Andrea Petro Headshot

    Andrea Petro

    Waterfall Asset Management
  • Cameron Reed

    VP, Loan Syndications
    BOK Financial
  • Jim Sandoval

    Jim Sandoval

    Vice President & Treasurer
    Marathon Oil Corporation
  • John Sarvadi Headshot

    John Sarvadi

    Executive Managing Director, Middle Market and Business Banking
    Texas Capital Bank
  • Dave Scott

    Dave Scott

    Managing Director, Energy & Mining Industry Leader
    Preferred Contact: Email or LinkedIn
    Taxonomy: Consulting
  • Jeffrey Stadler Headshot

    Jeffrey Stadler

    Managing Director
    JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Kenna (Garinger) Stehr Headshot

    Kenna (Garinger) Stehr

    Chief of Staff
    Taxonomy: Corporate FP&A
  • Jeff Susman Headshot

    Jeff Susman

    Senior Credit Officer
    Fifth Third Bank
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn
  • Randall Walker Headshot

    Randy Walker

    Houston Region CEO
    Bank of Texas
  • Mark Zyla Headshot

    Mark Zyla

    Managing Director
    Zyla Valuation Advisors LLC
    Preferred Contact: LinkedIn or Email
    Taxonomy: Business Valuation and Litigation Consulting
  • Mariko Boswell

    Executive Vice President
  • Jordyn Gauntt

    Senior Investment Associate
    Capital Creek Partners



Master of Science in Finance Advisory Council member Mark Huffstetler serves as an advocate for the program and offers his expert guidance in order to strengthen the student experience. He shares his thoughts on the benefits of pursuing an MS Finance degree, as well as how the curriculum prepares students for the workforce.