Finance, Philanthropy, Sports & More
Ethan Dysert is an applied economics and management major at Cornell University with a lifelong passion for soccer. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and he began playing soccer at just three years old. Ethan worked his way up to two State Cup championship victories at Upper St. Clair High School, where he was a prominent player for the Panthers. One of his fondest memories is when he was a senior captain and led his team to last-minute victory in the WPIAL semi-finals.
Many colleges attempted to recruit Ethan for his promising soccer career, and he ultimately decided on Cornell University. He decided to play club soccer at Cornell because varsity required an intense time commitment, and Ethan was ready to explore other interests on campus as well. He continues to play club soccer as a starting forward for Mundial F.C. at Cornell as he builds his career in business entrepreneurship and finance.
Ethan has interned at multiple financial advisor companies, where he gained exposure to value investing, venture capital, commodities, and more. He is certified in Bloomberg’s training program and is also a junior analyst in Chi Capital, a campus investment club. He is interested in both the logistical and personal aspects of finance and focuses on strategy and consulting so that he can directly help people make the most of their futures.
Ethan also interned at crowdfunding startup Tunetap, where he combined his love for music with his business savvy in order to help develop and streamline the company’s operations. Although he is a fan of rap specifically, he is open to everything and is always looking for the next big thing in music.
Ethan is a brother in the Psi Upsilon Fraternity, where he previously served as philanthropy chair from 2014-2015. He is a member of Cornell’s American Indian Program and is also a campus ambassador for numerous organizations, such as Whatsgoodly Inc. and Skedaddle.
In his spare time Ethan enjoys reading newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He also reads many books about entrepreneurship and self-improvement, and his favorite book is The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. He is also a fan of video games and grew up playing the FIFA series.
Ethan has a number of other hobbies, including traveling, playing chess, and watching movies and television shows.