Department of Economics

Mark Dunham

  • Graduated: 2008
  • Field: Finance

Mark Dunham(opens in new window), who graduated with Honors in 2008 with a BA in Economics, is assistant portfolio manager with BNP Paribas Group in Boston, Massachusetts.  While an undergraduate Mark played rugby(opens in new window) for 4 years and he found time to lead the Economics Club.  As president of the student organization Mark initiated a contest among student members and the economics faculty to maximize returns in a hypothetical stock investment portfolio.

After graduating from Chico, Mark enrolled in Brandeis University’s(opens in new window)International Business School(opens in new window) where he interned with Fortis Investments(opens in new window) (which subsequently merged with BNP Paribas in 2010) with the High Yield bond team. Mark received his Master’s from Brandeis in International Economics and Finance in 2010 and began his career with BNP Paribas in their associate rotational program. He rotated through bond and equity teams in New York, Hong Kong, Amsterdam and Paris, before joining the Convertible Bond team in London. In 2015 he transitioned from a bond analyst to an assistant portfolio manager role with the equities team in Boston, where he currently resides.  (Last Updated 9/28/17)