Drew Pascarella is a Lecturer of Finance at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and currently leads the Investment Banking Immersion program. In addition, Drew is a quantitative trader focused on the Futures markets and a strategic advisor to private companies. Prior to his arrival, Drew spent 15 years working at bulge bracket investment banks. Most recently, Drew was a Director in the Technology Investment Banking group at Citi, focused within the Communications Equipment sector. While at Citi, Drew advised clients on over $35bn of Merger and Acquisition transactions, and led equity, convertible and debt financing transactions totaling over $9bn in proceeds. Notable transactions include the formation of Nokia Siemens Networks (Largest JV in corporate history), Nokia’s $8.1bn acquisition of NAVTEQ (Largest acquisition by a Finnish corporate) and associated €1.75bn debt IPO, Andrew Corporation’s $2.6bn sale to Commscope, Lucent’s $1.625bn convertible bond offering, and sale of multiple private businesses to Cisco. While at Citi, Drew was an active participant in the Investment Banking Associate Training Program, developing and delivering hard and soft skills courses. Prior to joining Citi, Drew was a Technology Project Manager at Goldman Sachs where he led the design, development, implementation, and support of global trading technology systems. Drew holds an MBA from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management and a BBA in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University. Drew was the class Co-President and a Fried Fellow at Cornell.