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Student Investors Benefit From Business Grads’ Financial Acumen

Shawn A. Wilson (left) and Seth A. Martin offer practical career insights to students in the technology-filled Financial Markets Investments Lab. Wilson said the technology at Penn College helped to attract him as a prospective student.
Shawn A. Wilson (left) and Seth A. Martin offer practical career insights to students in the technology-filled Financial Markets Investments Lab. Wilson said the technology at Penn College helped to attract him as a prospective student.
Among Wilson’s pointers is how not to win over a client.
Among Wilson’s pointers is how not to win over a client.
Martin talks about the challenges of working with multiple generations of investors.
Martin talks about the challenges of working with multiple generations of investors.

Business administration alumni Seth E. Martin, ’08, and Shawn A. Wilson, ’00, returned to campus Tuesday to speak with members of the Student Managed Investment Fund. Martin is an investment officer at The Bryn Mawr Trust Co. Wilson owns S.A. Wilson & Associates, a financial planning firm in Lewistown and State College. The two talked about some of the things they valued most about their Penn College educations and discussed the challenges of the finance industry.

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