Young Leaders Group

Young Leaders Group

Chair: Atit Amin, CFA
Vice Chair: Jared Lou, CFA

With the launch of the Young Leaders Group in Q4 2016, its committee members are diligently planning their inaugural 2017 calendar of events. The dual mission of the group is to create an ecosystem for NYSSA’s millennial generation to develop their professional and leadership skills, and to serve as a platform to amplify the perspective of the newest generation of charterholders.

If you would like to participate in this group, or attend industry events, career development workshops, speaker series, and networking opportunities, please reach out to Atit Amin,, to be added to the Young Leaders distribution list or join our LinkedIn Group.

Upcoming Events

Leadership Bios

Atit Amin, CFA, is an Associate at Pivot Investment Partners, a New York-based, FinTech-focused venture capital firm. In his role, he is tasked with evaluating late stage venture and growth equity types of financial services and financial technology businesses globally. Most recently, he co-led Pivot’s expansion into insurance technology, where the company has already made two successful investments in Gusto and Trov. Prior to joining Pivot in December 2015, Atit spent five years at CEB, an Arlington, VA-based management consultancy, as a Senior Research Analyst building out the firm’s financial services practice. There, he provided senior leaders at Fortune 500 firms and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to transform operations. From July 2013 to November 2015, Atit was also a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, where he contributed to the growth and development of the Young Leadership Committee. He earned a BA, Cum Laude, in Economics and International Relations from Colgate University in May 2008, and as of August 2016, became a CFA Charterholder.

Jared Lou, CFA, is a New York-based Portfolio Manager for Emerging Market Debt Hard Currency strategies at NN Investment Partners (formerly known as ING Investment Management). Having joined NN IP in March 2016, Jared is responsible for Latin American hard currency sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt portfolios. He brings eight years of relevant experience, having previously worked with the Emerging Market Debt team at Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo, the Risk Management team at State Street Global Markets, and the Quantitative Research team at Property and Portfolio Research. During his tenure in Boston, Jared was a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the Young Leadership Committee. Jared holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned a BS, Cum Laude, in Economics from Tulane University and is a CFA Charterholder.