Alex Rein

President

Alex is a Junior studying Finance, Political Economy, and Chinese at the University of Michigan. Since joining MII in the Winter of his Sophomore year, his pitches include an Aimia credit, a Treehouse long pitch, and a Rudolph Technologies long pitch. Outside of MII, Alex was on the executive board of Phi Chi Theta and is an analyst in the Maize & Blue Endowment Fund. Last summer, Alex interned at Ares Management as a Summer Analyst. Prior to that, he interned with Apollo Global Management as a Summer Analyst and FTI Consulting as a Restructuring Summer Analyst. Upon graduation, he will be returning to Ares Management. In his free time, Alex enjoys playing basketball, traveling, football, and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Max Brenner

VP of Education

Max is a Junior studying Business with a focus in Finance and Accouting at the University of Michigan. Since joining MII in the Fall of Sophomore year, his pitches include a Vail long pitch, Lululemon short pitch, and Nike long pitch. Outside of MII, Max was on executive board of Theta Xi and was a project manager in Bond Consulting Group. His previous work experience includes two wealth management internships in the Ann Arbor area, as well as a Summer internship on Capitol Hill. Next summer, he plans on joining Greenhill & CO in New York City as a Summer Analyst in M&A and Restructuring. In his free time, Max enjoys following his home town Dolphins, reading about politics, and researching investments for his personal portfolio.

Ziqiao Wang

VP of Investments

Ziqiao is a junior at Ross School of Business emphasizing in Finance and Accounting. He has been actively involved in MII since his freshman year, and his pitches include: Micron (Long), Rudolph Technologies (Long), U.S. Silica Holdings (Long), and Facebook (Long) etc. Outside of MII, he is involved in MBEF and MCBC. He interned at Navidar Group in Austin this past summer, and he will be joining Goldman Sachs in New York as an investment banking intern next summer. In his free time, Ziqiao enjoys playing basketball, sailing, and playing billiards.

Nicholas Kuchar

VP of Operations & Finance

Nick is a Sophomore studying finance at the University of Michigan. Since joining MII in the Fall of his freshman year, his pitches include long Whole Foods, long XPO Logistics, and long Adamas Pharmaceuticals. Outside of MII, Nick is a recruiting analyst for the University of Michigan's football team and is a member of the Maize and Blue Endowment Fund. His previous work experience includes being a summer equity analyst for Tufton Capital. Next summer, he plans on joining Apollo in New York City as a summer analyst in their distressed debt division. In his free time, Nick enjoys debating college football, keeping up on current events, and watching The Office. 

Dominique Hassan

VP of External Relations

Dominique is a sophomore studying finance with a minor in writing at the University of Michigan. Since joining MII in the Fall of her freshman year, her pitches include Grupo Aval (long), Edwards Lifesciences (long), and US Silica (long). Outside of MII, Dominique is a member of Michigan Business Women, Chi Omega, and volunteers with Food Gatherers. In her free time, Dominique enjoys boxing, skiing, and baking.

Vijita Kamath

VP of New Member Relations

Vijita is a Sophomore studying Finance and Math at the University of Michigan. Since joining MII in the Fall of her Sophomore year, her pitches include QVC (long). Outside of MII, Vijita is a desk head in the Global Investments Committee, member of the Michigan Investment Banking Club and VP of Women in Mathematics. Her previous work experience includes Private Equity at The Abraaj Group in UAE. In her free time, Vijita enjoys dancing, trying out new food and teaching/volunteering with Ann Arbor communities.

Merrick Weingarten

UIC Director

Merrick is a junior business student at the University of Michigan studying finance and accounting. Next summer, he will be interning at Guggenheim Partners as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst. In his free time, he enjoys playing hockey and golf and is a huge Detroit sports fan.