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Andrea Gooch

Andrea Gooch

Title: Portfolio Manager

Company: Wells Fargo

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Educational Background:

B.S., Finance and Economics, Utah State University, 2012

Huntsman School Interactions:

Focused Friday's, She's Daring Mighty Things Summit - January 11, 2019

Biography:

Andrea was born and raised in Logan, Utah.  She began her career at Utah State in 2008.  While a student she participated in a Washington D.C. Internship, Go Global - South America, the Huntsman Scholar Program, Insight Dubai Women's Leadership Conference, SEED in Ghana, and she was a Hunstman School Ambassador.  Upon graduation, she married her college sweetheart and began a career at Goldman Sachs.  Later she accepted a role at Wells Fargo and was quickly promoted to a Portfolio Manager.  Currently, she manages around $900 million in equity assets.  While she trades stock by day her true passion is first for her one-year-old boy, Bennett, and second, for a nonprofit she started called Kindling Kiribati.  This NGO is similar to the SEED program where they send USU Business interns to the island nation of Kiribati to help women become self-sufficient.