David Granson ’93 joined the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) for a special lunch on February 2, 2016. Granson is currently a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in their Investment Management Division. He advises endowments, pension plan sponsors and other tax exempt entities as well as wealthy family groups and private companies on comprehensive wealth management strategies. Granson joined Goldman in 1997 as a Summer Associate in the Equities Division and was named Managing Director in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, David was a senior Investment Analyst at SEI investments, responsible for ultra-high net worth and non-profit clients with $10 billion in assets. David graduated from Bucknell with a BA in political science and history and also holds an MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. During our time with David, we discussed the macroeconomic environment as well as the current headwinds facing energy and recent stock volatility.