University of Michigan Sponsors Big House 5K

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Big House 5k
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Since 2008, Ryan Hoadley has worked as an analyst for a New York-based hedge fund. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Ryan Hoadley continues to follows the university’s athletic programs.

Intercollegiate competition began at the University of Michigan in 1865 when the school introduced baseball, and in 1973, the school introduced women’s varsity sports. Since the inception of sports, the athletic teams have garnered more than 50 national championships in 12 sports. No other NCAA Division I program has more national titles in men’s swimming and diving or hockey than the University of Michigan.

One of the ways the University of Michigan athletics program raises money is through its Big House 5K. In 2015, the event occurred on April 12 and raised $100,000 for six local nonprofit beneficiaries. Only in its second year, the 2015 race brought together almost 5,500 racers, up from 4,300 racers the previous year. Racers began on State Street outside the Al Glick Field House, meandered through the campus and the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus, and finished at the 50-yard line at Michigan Stadium.

The Pittsburgh Steelers Participate in Project Bundle-Up

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Pittsburgh Steelers
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A financial analyst with more than a decade of experience, Ryan Hoadley has worked at a successful New York-based hedge fund since 2008. Outside of work, Ryan Hoadley enjoys running, skiing, and following the Pittsburgh Steelers.

In an effort to give back to the local community, the Pittsburgh Steelers take part in a variety of charitable programs throughout the year. Recently, the team’s charitable activities included a shopping trip to a local Dick’s Sporting Goods as part of Project Bundle-Up, a program launched 30 years ago by Patricia Rooney, the wife of Steelers’ chairman Dan Rooney.

Operated in partnership with The Salvation Army and WTAE-TV, Project Bundle-Up provides winter clothing to children and seniors in need across western Pennsylvania. Receiver Sam Coates, safety Mike Mitchell, and a number of other Steelers players participated in the 2015 Project Bundle-Up shopping event. The team members helped local children from the Salvation Army on the North Side pick out warm coats, boots, gloves, and hats in preparation for the upcoming winter weather.

In addition to participating in shopping events, the Steelers host a mini-golf tournament each spring to support the Project Bundle-Up program.

Michigan’s Coach and Quarterback Connected by Shared Experience

An experienced financial analyst, Ryan Hoadley has spent more than five years analyzing companies and equities for a hedge fund based in New York. Ryan Hoadley received his BBA from the University of Michigan, and he continues to support the university’s sports teams, including the Michigan Wolverines football program.

In a recent article, Michigan’s starting quarterback, Jake Rudock, explained the value of having a coach who has been in the same position. Both Rudock and head coach Jim Harbaugh have held starting quarterback positions at Michigan, where they encountered slow starts despite high expectations. While Rudock has secured better stats in three games than Harbaugh did in 1984, player and coach agree that Rudock and his teammates need to improve their timing to achieve more completions and fewer interceptions.

Rudock notes that Coach Harbaugh’s expertise and support have been instrumental in helping him cope with the role. According to Rudock, Harbaugh provides especially strong support on game day and knows how to help Rudock move forward after disappointments. Rudock also explains that instead of perfection, Coach Harbaugh emphasizes the importance of improvement and understands that it takes time.

Street Project: Connecting Professionals and Their Communities

Through his work as an analyst for a New York-based hedge fund, Ryan Hoadley helps people and businesses make successful investment decisions. His history in the industry is varied and wide-ranging, in part due to his efforts to understand fields from retail and chemical to commercial vehicles and consumers. When he isn’t working, Ryan Hoadley volunteers with the nonprofit charity organization Street Project.

Founded in 1987, Street Project is entirely run by volunteers. Connecting professionals with a variety of charity projects including Citymeals-on-Wheels, Dress for Success, and Helping Hands, the organization can match volunteer opportunities to almost any schedule. Thanks to Street Project’s flexible design, members are able to switch from one activity to another to find the ones that fit them and their schedules best. With membership ranging from college-age men and women to established professionals, Street Project holds member social gatherings to build a community of New York City professionals who are passionate about helping others.

Top Benefits of Running

Ryan Hoadley works as an analyst at Newbrook Capital Advisors in Midtown Manhattan. When not working, Ryan Hoadley enjoys staying in shape by running and skiing.

One of the best all-around forms of exercise, running provides a host of health benefits. Regular running enhances overall strength, enhancing muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and can help prevent future muscle and bone injury. Running also boosts cardiac health through the building of stronger heart muscles, which allow the heart to pump more blood without risk of overexertion. Given this cardiac workout, running also contributes to weight loss or maintenance. Additionally, running reduces risk of numerous ailments, including diabetes and high blood pressure, and can lessen the impact of asthma.

Outside of the physical benefits, running also improves mental health by increasing self-esteem and reducing depression and anxiety symptoms.

While running is a great exercise, most experts also recommend supplementing cardiovascular workouts with weight training.

The Street Project Helps Busy New York City Professionals

An analyst with Newbrook Capital Advisors in New York City, Ryan Hoadley helps manage an equity hedge fund that covers numerous industries. Ryan Hoadley also devotes himself to community service through involvement with the Street Project.

Based in Manhattan, the Street Project is a nonprofit that has been in operation since 1987 with the primary purpose of making it easy for busy New Yorkers to volunteer for various other charitable organizations. For this reason, many projects in need of generous and enthusiastic volunteers take place on Saturdays and do not require a long-term commitment. Additionally, the organization helps volunteers meet and connect through regular member socials, such as the annual Spring Fling.

Currently, the Street Project is partnered with such nonprofit groups as Bingo with Seniors, where volunteers interact with residents of the Cabrini Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, and Harlem Dowling, a social service agency that reaches out to families during times of crisis.

Learn more or sign up to volunteer at http://www.streetproject.org.

Understanding Emerging Market Hedge Funds

Ryan Hoadley is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. During his time at the University of Michigan, he was elected president of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity and selected as a career counselor. Ryan Hoadley now works as an analyst for a New York hedge fund.

The term hedge fund is frequently mentioned in the world of finance; one popular type is what is known as an emerging market hedge fund. Specializing in investments in countries with emerging financial markets, emerging market hedge funds include a wide range of nations. According to economic statistics, only about 20 percent of the world’s nations are considered emerging, while comprising nearly 80 percent of the global population.

Emerging market hedge funds come with great risk, but great potential for return on investment as well. However, one of the caveats is that hedge funds, including emerging market hedge funds, are not regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which means they are only open to a certain range of investors. Oftentimes, hedge funds require investors that have a net worth of more than $1 million and have extensive experience in the financial sector.