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Patrick Fagan

Patrick Fagan

Ocean Tomo Intellectual Capital Merchant Bank

Valuation Analyst

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois

Major: Material Science Engineering

Years at College Works: 2010 to 2012

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Ocean Tomo Intellectual Capital Merchant Bank

Title: Valuation Analyst

Industry: Finance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Perform financial valuation analysis of, predominately, intangible assets for the following purposes: M&A, monetization, bankruptcy, secured lending, and tax purposes.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Having the ability to simultaneously juggle multiple things in my life: work, studying, and starting a company.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP is the perfect platform to launch and drastically accelerate any career path while in college.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

Prior to graduation, CWP allowed me to attain competitive internships in consulting and finance, despite not having a major directly aligned with those industries.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

How hard work and patience will always pay off.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Despite the doubts in your head, I would put faith in yourself and take a chance with CWP.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Call a lot of people and solidify a well-worded 15 second pitch.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

The retreat to Indiana.

Last words of wisdom

Just do it.