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PRESIDENT'S SCHOLAR 2019-2020




ZUBAIR M BENYACOUB

Zubair is a junior from Richardson, Texas, majoring in Arabic, history, and finance, with concentrations in energy management and alternative asset concentrations. He is minoring in public policy and international affairs. He enjoys the violin, arranging music, electronics and video games. After graduation Zubair wants to work as an analyst for an investment bank or a private equity firm.





HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eagle Scout
  • Arranged a symphonic piece for his high school orchestra

SMU ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

  • Tower Scholars Program
  • Boulevard Investment Group, energy sector portfolio director
  • Spindletop Fund, energy analyst
  • Peer Academic Leader: Boaz Commons
  • Clavis Capital Partners, part-time analyst
  • EnCap Investments and LCM Group Alternative Asset Management Center Program
  • Winner of Alternative Asset Presentation to Board of Directors at Surgery Plus
  • Honor Roll with High Distinction
  • Highland Capital Management Tower Scholar

Contact: zbenyacoub@smu.edu