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Developing Tomorrow's Finance Leaders Today

Mission Statement

The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance is dedicated to advancing finance education and improving the marketability of Babson students. We provide programs and cutting-edge resources that enrich the student learning experience, support faculty research, and engage our alumni community. We’re committed to furthering Babson’s innovative and practical approach to finance education and enabling industry practitioners, faculty, and students to collaborate and learn from one another.

To achieve its mission, the Center will:

  • Offer unsurpassed educational access to the technological tools and information resources used by the most sophisticated industry professionals.
  • Provide outstanding curricular and co-curricular activities to enable students and alumni to be highly effective in finance and investments careers around the world.
  • Extend Babson’s international reputation for thought leadership by supporting faculty research in investments and finance.



Students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends attended various programs and events at our Wellesley campus. 


Team Babson won the local CFA Institute Research Challenge for the fourth time in the last six years, where students assume the role of research analysts.


Workstations are equipped with 11 financial analytical tools used by working professionals in the industry.

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Cutler Center Impact Report

During the 2021-2022 academic year, activities returned to normal on campus with the Cutler Center hosting 11 courses in the finance lab and expanding our experiential learning programs with a seminar for students interested in pursuing a career in private equity. Our students took center stage at Commencement with Tyson Corner '22 being presented with three awards. 

Read our Impact Report

Meet the Cutler Center Leadership Team 

Cutler Center Advisory Board 

advisory board

From left to right: finance division chair Ryan Davies, board member Jeff Mortimer, board member John Bailer, board member Bruce Herring, board member Nick Platt, CEO Jean Hynes, board member Catherine Friend White, board member Marco Gargurevich, board member Eric Crawley, board chair Jim Spencer, managing director Patrick Gregory

John Bailer ’92, CFA, Deputy Head of Equity Income, Portfolio Manager, Newton Investment Management Group

Brian Barefoot ’66, H’09, P’01, Senior Advisor, Carl Marks Advisors

Chris Chandor MBA’98, Senior Vice President of Development & Asset Management, The Davis Companies

Karen Chandor MBA’74, Principal, Mercer

Anthony Chiasson '95, Chief Investment Officer, Aurmedis Global Investors LP

Eric Crawley MBA’09, Director, Investment Strategist, Bank of America

Chip Dickson ’74, MBA’76, CFA, Co-Founder, DISCERN

Marco Gargurevich MBA’01, Head of Strategic Initiatives, Geode Capital Management

Bruce Herring ’87, P’19, CFA, President, Strategic Advisers, Asset Management Division, Fidelity Investments

Rich Katz ’91, President, Rodeo Capital

Harold Kotler ’65, CFA, Partner, CEO, CIO, Gannett, Welsh & Kotler (GW&K Investment Management)

Jeff Mortimer ’86, CFA, CIO, Founding Partner - Dragonfly Asset Management, LLC

Jason Orlosky ’04, Chief Strategist & Managing Director, Bridgeway Wealth Partners LLC

Nick Platt P’23, Partner/Chief Operating Officer/Chief Compliance Officer, Kudu Investment Management

Annabelle Reid MBA’86, Managing Partner, FoxMoor Capital

Harison Sidhu MBA’10, Head of Manager Selection and Due Diligence, Fiduciary Trust

James Spencer ’73, CFA, Former SVP & Chief Investment Officer, Cambridge Trust Company

Rick Spillane, CFA, Former Director, Eaton Vance Management

Joseph Spinelli ’98, Trader, Millennium Management

Jim Taylor ’86, CPWA, Managing Director and Wealth Partner, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management

Catherine Friend White MBA’86, Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Mark Williams MBA’04, Partner, Cape Horn Coffees Inc.

Giving Back

John Bailer '92 and James Spencer '73 were featured in the Babson Magazine to discuss their involvement with the Center and its importance to students on campus.

Read the Babson Magazine Article