Morgan Stanley Exec Named Senior Associate Director of Financial Engineering Program

Stefanie Montevirgen will join the Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program March 4 as senior associate director, bringing deep recruiting experience from Morgan Stanley to the post.

Montevirgen will work alongside Executive Director Linda Kreitzman to place financial engineering students in internships and full-time positions.

As director of MFE/PhD campus recruiting at Morgan Stanley, Montevirgen was responsible for recruiting and hiring students for the Morgan Stanley Strats & Modeling Quantitative Finance Program. In her role, she developed a Women’s Quantitative Finance Mentorship Program to attract PhD’s with a quantitative discipline into finance and partnered with managing directors globally to design effective university recruiting strategies. She is particularly experienced interviewing students for investment banking positions.

Montevirgen began her career at Take Two Interactive Software as a junior human resources generalist. She graduated from Columbia University with a master’s in organizational psychology after completing a bachelor’s degree in psychology at UC Irvine.