NEW YORK - Four young financial services professionals are headed to London and other overseas financial centers for a year's fellowship that is expected to open doors to upper management.
The four are this year's recipients of the City Fellowships Programme, which is sponsored by the British consulate general in New York. The goal of the progrm is to expose entry-level minority professionals to international investment firms.
The program is administered by the British consulate and National Urban Fellows Inc., New York. They select a group of minority professionals committed to careers in financial services to spend an entire year outside the United States learning the global investment management industry.
The City Fellows will work at firms in London and other locations around the world, developing their expertise and contacts in global finance and asset management.
This year's City Fellow recipients are:
Randell A. Cain Jr., equity securities analyst at TradeStreet Investment Associates, who will be working at Morgan Guaranty Trust Co.;
Daphne Dufresne, business analyst at the strategic services practice of Andersen Consulting, who will be working at the Bank of Scotland;
John W. Tatum, advanced development program associate at Coopers & Lybrand L.L.C., who will be working at J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.; and
Anthony D. Williams, an analyst with Oppenheimer & Co. Mr. Williams will be working at Thornton & Co.