Maithilee Pagay is passionate about equity capital markets. That’s a good thing, because she aims to become a successful investment banking analyst. Arriving at these set career goals took some time, starting with her moving to the United States from India three years ago and enduring the culture shock and lack of direction.
The finance major has an overall GPA of 3.93 and is on the dean’s list. She is a member of the USF Honors College and Beta Gamma Sigma. She has been a corporate and executive services intern for Raymond James for two semesters and is an equity research analyst with the USF Student Managed Investment Fund, in which students pitch stocks to a panel of professional investors. In her leadership roles, Pagay has served as a peer advisor leader for New Student Connections. She also was a member of the TEDxUSF 2017 Event Logistics Committee, managing efforts to present 10 speakers.
Pagay has been the recipient of the CFA Program University Student Scholarship and the Lee and Dorothy Stokes Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence. She was a finalist last year for the Muma College of Business Elevator Competition and has received the USF Presidential Green and Gold Award for Academic Excellence and the Raymond James Employee Endowed Scholarship. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.