Executive in Residence: Robert Murray
The School of Business at Geneseo welcomes Mr. Robert E. Murray, Chief Executive Officer and a Principal of Graham Capital Management as its fall 2015 Executive in Residence. Bob is an alumnus of SUNY Geneseo where he studied business and finance. After graduation in 1983, he launched a very successful career in September at Merrill Lynch before moving to Dean Witter in January 1985. Bob held positions of increasing responsibility at Dean Witter for more than 18 years, which in 1997 merged with Morgan Stanley, and ultimately became a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in 2002. He also held positions as Chairman of Demeter Management Corporation (a Commodity Pool Operator at Morgan Stanley), and Chairman of Morgan Stanley Futures and Currency Management Inc. (a commodity trading advisor group.)
In July 2003, Mr. Murray joined Graham Capital Management (GCM) as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2013. GCM is a global macro hedge fund located in Connecticut, focused on macro-oriented quantitative and discretionary investment strategies in the global fixed-income, currency, commodity and equity markets. As CEO, Mr. Murray is responsible for the management and oversight of investor relations, product development, risk management, quantitative trading, and technology. Mr. Murray is also a member of GCM’s Executive, Investment, Risk and Compliance Committees. GCM has nearly 200 employees and currently manages approximately $10.8 billion in assets for a global client base which includes institutions and qualified individual investors.
Actively involved in service to his profession, Mr. Murray has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Futures Association and Vice Chairman of the Managed Funds Association. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Long Island Cares, a local Charity on Long Island, and is currently a member of the Geneseo Foundation Board and the School of Business Advisory Council. Mr. Murray’s enthusiastic support for the Student Managed Investment Fund and the forthcoming trading room will have a lasting impact on the Business School.
Mr. Murray will be on campus Friday, November 13, 2015 to speak with finance students and faculty about the alternative investment industry.
Fed Challenge Team Heads to Semi-Finals
Congratulations to the School of Business Fed Challenge team! They have secured a spot in the semi-final round and will be heading to NYC on November 16. The team consists of Matthew Brooks, Sean Etter, Joshua Gastin, Jimmy Hatem, Thomas Kohn and Nelson Scott with Faculty Advisor Professor Leonie Stone. Best of Luck to all!
Geneseo Alumni Receives AACSB's Inaugural Influential Leaders Award
Jeffrey J. Clarke joins 100 notable alumni from AACSB-accredited schools who are making an impact in the world through their business acumen, leadership, or entrepreneurial success.
SUNY Geneseo School of Business is pleased to announce that AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools, selected Jeffrey J. Clarke, a SUNY Geneseo graduate, as one of the first 100 AACSB Influential Leaders. Jeffrey Clarke's work exemplifies the innovative mindset and meaningful contributions to society that Geneseo graduates display around the world and every day—whether they operate within large corporations, small businesses, or the nonprofit sector.
Read more about Jeffrey J. Clarke, CEO of Kodak.
Read an article in BizEd magazine featuring Jeffrey Clarke