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Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Our Advisors

Internal Advisory Board

Dr. Robert Boylan

Dr. Robert Boylan

Professor of Accounting and Chair, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Davis College of Business

Dr. Robert Houmes

Dr. Robert Houmes

Associate Professor of Accounting, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Davis College of Business

Dr. Douglass Izard

Dr. Douglass Izard

Resource Professor of Accounting & Finance, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics​
Davis College of Business

Dr. Maggie Foley

Dr. Maggie Foley

Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Davis College of Business

Mr. Abdel Missa

Mr. Abdel Missa

Faculty Advisor 2015-2018
Resource Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Davis College of Business

Dr. Daphne Wang

Dr. Daphne Wang

Faculty Advisor 2015-2018
Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
Davis College of Business

External Advisory Board

Mr. Scott Oko

Mr. Scott Oko, CPA

Vice President of DDI, Inc.; Representative from Davis Family

Mr. Oko is a Vice President at DDI, Inc., the Davis Family Office. His responsibilities include financial reporting, corporate tax preparation and projections, individual income tax return preparation, payroll, insurance and corporate profit-sharing. He is also the current President of the North Florida Chapter of Financial Executives International. His prior experience includes roles in Internal Audit and Corporate Accounting at Winn-Dixie Stores. Mr. Oko graduated with a BS and Masters degree from the University of Florida and has been a Florida Certified Public Accountant for over 20 years.

Mr. Robert Marino

Mr. Robert Marino

Head of Equities Jacksonville, Director; Representative from Deutsche Bank

Mr. Robert Marino is a Director at Deutsche Bank. He heads the banks Equities division in Jacksonville, Florida. Prior to DB, Robert spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley in their Securities Lending group running the ADR team. Robert started his career in operations at JP Morgan eventually moving to the front office where he spent 10 years in their ADR program department. Robert received his MBA from Columbia University.

Mr. Austen P. Cornell

Mr. Austen P. Cornell, CFA

Investment Analyst – Augustine Asset Management​; Representative from CFA Jacksonville Society

Mr. Cornell has over eight years of experience in corporate strategy, private equity investment and management consulting. His current responsibilities include analyzing and managing equity investments at Augustine Asset Management. His prior experience includes roles in Corporate Finance & Strategy at CSX, US Real Estate at The Carlyle Group and Financial Services Consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Cornell graduated with a BS in Business Administration from the University of Florida. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst as well a director of the CFA Society of Jacksonville.​

Mr. ​​Michael Marrapese

Mr. ​​Michael Marrapese, CFA

Portfolio Manager/Partner of MarketCipher Partners LLC

Michael Marrapese has over 10 years of trading and risk management experience with both MarketCipher Partners and Deutsche Bank. Michael currently serves as a portfolio and risk manager at MarketCipher Partners, which is a Jacksonville based alternative investment firm. Prior to joining MarketCipher, Michael worked for Deutsche Bank in both the New York and Jacksonville offices and has professional level product knowledge in delta one trading, equity trading, and prime finance. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst and graduated from Butler University (2005) Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance, and was a team captain of the universities lacrosse program.

Mr. Nasr Jeries

Mr. Nasr Jeries, CPA, CFA

Associate Director, Financial Management Group, Capital Global Markets; Representative from Macquarie Group

Nasr Jeries graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Distinction average and majors in Finance and Accounting in 2009. Upon graduating, Nasr accepted a position at Macquarie Group, an Australian based global provider of banking, advisory, trading, asset management and retail financial services. Predominately working in Treasury and Finance supporting global Capital Markets, Nasr has worked in Sydney, Hong Kong, New Delhi, New York, Houston, and more recently Jacksonville. Moving to Jacksonville in 2016, Nasr holds a Vice President title at Macquarie Group and has primarily been focused on building and managing a Jacksonville based Capital Markets Product Control team concentrating on Equity, Credit and Commodity products. Nasr is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Chartered holder.