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Finance industry leaders offer career insight at Walsh’s Financial Futures event March 2, 2021


TROY, Mich., Feb. 5, 2021 — Walsh College will host Financial Futures, a free virtual event highlighting career opportunities in banking, corporate finance and financial services, on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021 from 8-9:30 p.m. A panel discussion will include Ashlee deSteiger, CFA, CFP, CPA, founder of Gunder Wealth Management, Richard DeVore, regional president, PNC Bank, Detroit and Southeast Michigan, Robert Watson, CAIA, assistant treasurer and chief investment officer, FCA US LLC, Stellantis and adjunct professor at Walsh and Vince Vitale, CFA, CAIA, director of equity, alternative and asset allocation research, Advance Capital Management.

John Moore, Ph.D., chair and professor of finance at Walsh will moderate the event which will also include a Q&A session and breakout rooms for more in-depth discussions with each panelist.

“Walsh’s Financial Futures event is an opportunity for people interested in entering or making a career change in the finance field to converse with highly successful industry professionals. We’ll discuss everything from the variety of career paths available in finance, to salary ranges, and even personality traits that often fare well in certain fields,” said Moore.

Walsh’s Master of Science in finance is a CFA Institute-affiliated program. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is a globally-recognized certification considered the “gold standard” in the finance and investment fields. Ninety five percent of Walsh faculty have industry experience, with many still working in their field of expertise.

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Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our internationally and nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, data analytics, finance, information technology, human resource management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (