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Marquette University Expands Executive-in-Residence Program with Industry Leaders

Marquette University Expands Executive-in-Residence Program with Industry Leaders

Marquette University’s College of Business Administration is pleased to announce the expansion of its executive-in-residence program with the addition of two highly accomplished professionals. Christopher Swain, a seasoned finance expert, will be joining the finance department, while Linda Gorens-Levey, a well-respected figure in the real estate sector, will be contributing to the Center for Real Estate. These new additions will undoubtedly bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their respective departments, benefiting not only the faculty and staff but also the students.

The executive-in-residence program was introduced in 2019 and has gained significant recognition ever since. Its primary objective is to solidify the university’s ties with the business community by attracting C-suite executives who can leverage their expansive networks and industry expertise. These executives play a crucial role in providing valuable guidance directly to students, thereby enhancing their learning experience and equipping them with the skills required to tackle real-world challenges in the business landscape.

Linda Gorens-Levey has established herself as an influential figure in the investment and real estate sectors in Milwaukee. As a partner at General Capital, she leads the company’s endeavors in new development and build-to-suit opportunities, showcasing her exceptional leadership abilities. Additionally, Gorens-Levey serves on the board of directors at Ixonia Bank, where she evaluates policies and assesses credit and capital structures for the commercial bank.

Christopher Swain brings over 35 years of finance experience to the table, with a particular focus on fixed income investing, risk management, and asset/liability management. Previously a Managing Director at Northwestern Mutual’s Public Fixed Income group, Swain has been serving Marquette Business as an esteemed finance instructor since 2013. In addition to his passion for teaching, he also devotes his time as the volunteer Executive Director of Special Spaces, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating dream bedroom makeovers for children with cancer.

With the inclusion of Swain and Gorens-Levey in the executive-in-residence program, Marquette University further solidifies its commitment to providing a comprehensive and practical business education. Their industry insights, connections, and expertise are sure to have a lasting and positive impact on both the students and the wider business community.

Preguntas frecuentes (FAQ)

¿En qué consiste el programa de ejecutivos en residencia de la Universidad Marquette?

El programa de ejecutivos en residencia es una iniciativa de la Facultad de Administración de Empresas de la Universidad Marquette, que busca traer líderes de nivel ejecutivo de diversas industrias. Estos ejecutivos utilizan sus redes de contactos y experiencia para fortalecer la relación de la universidad con la comunidad empresarial y brindar asistencia directa a los estudiantes.

¿Quiénes son las últimas adiciones al programa de ejecutivos en residencia?

Las últimas adiciones al programa de ejecutivos en residencia de la Universidad Marquette son Christopher Swain, quien se une al departamento de finanzas, y Linda Gorens-Levey, quien se une al Centro de Bienes Raíces.

¿Cuáles son los logros y roles profesionales de Linda Gorens-Levey?

Linda Gorens-Levey tiene una exitosa carrera de varias décadas en inversiones y bienes raíces en Milwaukee. Es socia en General Capital, donde lidera el desarrollo de nuevos proyectos y oportunidades de construcción personalizada. Además, es miembro de la junta directiva de Ixonia Bank, donde evalúa políticas y analiza estructuras de crédito y capital para el banco comercial.

¿Cuál es el trasfondo y experiencia de Chris Swain?

Chris Swain cuenta con más de 35 años de experiencia en finanzas, con especial énfasis en inversiones en renta fija, gestión de riesgos y gestión de activos y pasivos. Se retiró como Director Gerente del grupo de renta fija pública de Northwestern Mutual. Swain ha estado enseñando clases de finanzas en Marquette Business desde 2013 y también se desempeña como director ejecutivo voluntario de Special Spaces, Inc., una organización sin fines de lucro que brinda dormitorios de ensueño a niños con cáncer.