Incoming members will advise on global and CFA initiatives as well as the annual Burridge Center Conference.
The Burridge Center for Finance recently added five accomplished industry professionals to its advisory board, including the first international member.
“As the Burridge Center continues to grow its network of stakeholders locally, nationally and globally, we are thrilled to welcome an impressive and diverse group of new board members this year,” said Executive Director Sheila Duffy.
“We thank all of our board members, new and seasoned, for their support of the mission, values and priorities of the CU Leeds School of Business.”
The Burridge Center offers experiences and programs that bring students, faculty, alumni and industry partners together to provide networking, access to industry, and a platform to recognize the thought leadership published by the finance division of Leeds and discuss current industry trends. The Burridge Board supports the center by strategically advising and working with the executive director, Burridge staff and Leeds School constituents.
Angela Bricmont, Conference Committee
Angela Bricmont is the CFO of Denver Water. She manages the financial resources of the Board of Water Commissioners, a more than 100-year-old water utility serving 1.5 million customers in the City of Denver and surrounding suburbs. Bricmont is responsible for accounting, financial planning and performance, treasury, rates, and customer care in addition to managing the retirement plan. Since joining Denver Water in 2010, she has overseen a credit rating upgrade to AAA, implementation of a new water rate structure, issuance of Green Bonds, and funding a lead line removal program at no direct cost to customers. Angela was appointed by the mayor to serve on the Denver Urban Renewal Authority Board, and she was appointed to serve on EPA’s Environmental Financial Advisory Board.
Lance Campbell, CFA Initiatives
Lance Campbell has over 25 years of finance and operations experience leading top professionals who support business operations, global institutional investors and corporate strategy. He is currently executive vice president and chief financial officer at Intech Investment Management LLC, an independent quantitative asset manager, and a founding partner of Intech’s parent company following a management buyout from its public-company parent in 2022. He graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. He also has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Colorado.
Ben Hart, Global Initiatives and Recruiting
Ben Hart is a partner at Adams Street Partners. Based in Singapore, Hart focuses on the development of institutional client and consultant relationships and works with other members of the investor relations team to serve the needs of Adams Street Partners’ clients. Hart is a member of Adams Street’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Capital Dynamics as managing director and chief operating officer of Asia, overseeing the firm’s business development efforts in Asia and North America.
Peter Stutz, CFA Initiatives
Pete Stutz has over 25 years of institutional investment industry experience as a fixed income analyst, trader and portfolio manager. He was most recently a managing director and portfolio manager at Guggenheim Partners, where he was responsible for the management of a variety of insurance company portfolios. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Stutz was a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management where he specialized in global interest rate and derivative strategies and managed inflation-linked bond portfolios. Stutz received his BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Pete earned Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1996 and is currently the president of the CFA Society of Los Angeles.
Margarita Vacanti, Conference Committee
Margarita Vacanti is the senior vice president of payments for Middle Market West Region Business Development at KeyBank. She and her team of payment advisors and client managers are responsible for delivering payment solutions to over 1,300 clients across the West Region, from Alaska to Colorado. Since joining KeyBank in March 2018, Margarita has focused on driving and building more strategic engagement of payments earlier in the client prospecting process, expanding cross-selling of automation and merchant into the existing portfolio, and expanding and upskilling payments talent within the West Region.