Adam Berry, Tony Cimmarrusti, and Frank Finelli. The audio of this panel discussion was recorded at the Ivy League Congress on Faith and Action. (1:24:56) To download this audio file in an mp3 format to listen to on your computer or portable audio player, please click the download button in the window below:
Adam Berry majored in Economics with certificates in Political Economy and African- American Studies at Princeton. He received the Senior Thesis Prize in Economics and graduated cum laude in 2009. Adam was enrolled in a Christian Union Bible Course taught by then Ministry Director Dan Knapke, and intern Adrian Mullings (Princeton ’04) was his mentor. On campus, Adam was Team Tri-Captain of the Princeton Varsity Football Team, Treasurer of Impact Christian Fellowship, and a Big Brothers/Big Sisters mentor. Adam joined Goldman Sachs following graduation where he has worked for the past four years as a Bank Loan Trader. A native of Bel Air, Maryland, Adam and his wife Amber live in New York City and attend Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills, NY.
Tony Cimmarrusti is the CEO and co-founder of Majestic Capital Management. A former All-Southern California football player and wrestler, Tony went on to captain the wrestling team at Harvard (BA ‘81/MBA ‘86), while also playing linebacker on the football team. Over the past three decades, Tony has coached collegiate, high school and youth football, wrestling, and baseball. He has worked on Wall Street and the Chicago Board of Trade; developed real estate; led numerous family offices; served as CIO for the Majesty Fund, a fund of hedge funds, since 1995; and bicycled across America with his bride of 22 years. Tony and Martha are leaders in their church (Grace Community Church of Detroit) and in their town of Grosse Pointe Farms. Their ministry involvements have focused around outreach, prayer, Bible studies and coaching. Tony, Martha and their four sons (Michael, Wesley, Caleb and Mac) are actively involved with numerous athletic teams, as well as Young Life, Alpha, Kanakuk, Prison Fellowship, Ravi Zacharias and Global Ministries.
Frank Finelli is a Managing Director with The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager based in Washington, DC. He focuses on U.S. investment opportunities in the aerospace, defense, services, and security technology sectors. He has led teams on several acquisitions and financial restructurings, including one of the first U.S. purchases of a continental European defense company. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1998, Frank served as the legislative assistant for defense, intelligence, and foreign affairs to Senator Dan Coats (R-IN). He is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and distinguished graduate of the U.S. Military Academy. In addition to an M.S. Management (Finance and Operations Research) from the Sloan School of Management at MIT, Frank also holds a Master of Military Arts in Strategy from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Business Executives for National Security (BENS). Finelli and his family live in Northern Virginia.
Moderator: Protim Adhikari
Tim Adhikari is the Christian Union Ministry Director serving Princeton Faith and Action. He earned a BA in Financial Economics from Rutgers University and spent eight years on Wall Street in various roles as a Vice President and Director in Merrill Lynch’s trading division. While earning an MDiv at Westminster Theological Seminary, he served as the Pastor of Missional Communities at a church plant in New Jersey. Tim is married to his wife, Anne, and they have two daughters, Hannah Joy and Bethany Hope.
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