Advisory Council

Kemal Askar, `98
Managing Director, Head of EMEA rates Trading, Deutsche Bank

Kemal Askar is Managing Director, Head of EMEA rates Trading at Deutsche Bank. He runs a team of traders in NY, London, Frankfurt, Zurich and Tokyo, that help manage the risk of Euro, GBP, CHF and Scandinavian denominated interest rate swaps, options, FX/equity hybrids and Sovereign and supra bond transactions as well as illiquid securities.

Heather Faust, `02
Partner & Managing Director of Argand Partners

Heather Faust is a Partner and Managing Director of Argand Partners, as well as a member of the Management Committee and Investment Committee. Previously she was Managing Director at Castle Harlan. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Ms. Faust was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where she worked in the United States and abroad…

Nathan Faust, `02
SVP U.S. eCommerce & Supply Chain & Logistics Walmart US, co-founder

Nate Faust is the head of US eCommerce Supply Chain and Logistics at Walmart and a co-founder of, which was acquired by Walmart in September 2016. Nate manages teams across inventory management, fulfillment, network strategy and optimization, operations engineering, and inbound and outbound transportation for Walmart US eCommerce to…

Katherine Milkman, `04
Associate Professor, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

Katherine Milkman is the Evan C. Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching and a professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a secondary appointment at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine. Her research relies heavily on big data to explore ways that insights from economics and psychology can be used…

Scott Pasquini, `01
Managing Director, Madison Dearborn Partners

Scott Pasquini '01 is a Managing Director at Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), where he focuses on investments in the Telecom, Media & Technology Services sectors. Prior to joining MDP, he was with GTCR Golder Rauner as an Associate and with Merrill Lynch in the Mergers & Acquisitions group. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors…

D. Jeffrey Penney, `83
Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company

Jeff Penney is a financial services manager with 30 years of experience in banking and capital markets. Following two years as Head of Strategy for J.P. Morgan’s Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB), he has returned to McKinsey where, from 2009 to 2013, he was a Senior Advisor and served on the global CIB Operating Committee with responsibility…

Paul Stamas, `04
Managing Director General Atlantic

Paul Stamas '04 is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services and Financial Technology sectors. He has also been active in the firm’s Healthcare sector. He co-led or was closely involved in the firm’s investments in Align Networks, Insurity, MedExpress, OptionsHouse, and Santander Asset…