Mock Interviews in Finance – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Mock Interviews in Finance

Sandy Gross ’85, managing partner and founder of Pinetum Partners, is set to return to the Colleges as a guest of the Professionals in Development series. On Monday, Sept. 12, Gross will conduct “Finance Mock Interviews” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Trinity 109. Drawing from her professional background and HWS experience, Gross will give advice on how to conduct oneself during a job interview.

After graduating from William Smith, Gross began her recruiting career in 1997 with Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search firm. As a director in their Global Financial Services Practice, she spent six years focusing on asset management banking and e-finance.

She continued to move up as the head of Human Resources and Recruiting at Amaranth Group, a multi-billion dollar multi-strategy hedge fund. Currently, Gross specializes in placing financial professionals across industries at Pinetum Partners, a retained executive search firm specializing in senior level search for hedge funds, investment banks and securities firms.

The Professionals in Development program is sponsored by the Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development.

Gross received her MBA from Pepperdine University and her BA from William Smith College, where she was chair of Hai Timiai. She is the recipient of the Young Alumna Award. Additionally, Gross is the founding co-chair of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Human Capital Peer Advisory Group.