Undergraduate School/Major: B.S. from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (Latvia), CFA Charterholder.
Prior to Booth: I spent six and a half years at SEB Enskilda Corporate Finance, Vilnius office (Lithuania). SEB Enskilda is one of the leading investment banks in Scandinavia and the Baltic countries.
Activities: Member of the Graduate Business Council: Co-Chair of the Exchange Students Sub-Committee, Co-Chair of the Career Sub-Committee, Chairman of the Judicial Council. I'm also Co-Chair of the Volleyball Club, and a member of the Investment Banking Group, European Business Group, Chicago Asia Pacific Group, Strategy Games Club, Booth Basketball Club, and University of Chicago Master Swimmers.
Career plans: I spent my summer in London at Credit Suisse's European Financial Sponsors Group and I will work in this group after graduation.
Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I chose Booth for its great reputation in the finance field, flexible curriculum, ample leadership opportunities as well as collegial atmosphere.
What do you consider a "must visit" place in Chicago? Chicago is famous for its high-rise architecture. To experience the best of it, I would suggest to visit the Hancock Tower. The scenery from 94th floor cafe is magnificent and one can enjoy the views to the skyscrapers and Lake Michigan at the same time when having a cup of tasty coffee. The Field Museum is absolutely amazing.
Ask me about...: All and any sports clubs and sports activities, or the Graduate Business Council and its sub-committees.