Tony Venditti and Chris Hagstrom Share Expertise with St. Bonadventure Students

Colleen Judge
April 18, 2024

Last month, South Street Securities and Kayenta had the pleasure of hosting a group of students from St. Bonaventure University. The occasion was marked by insightful talks from two respected speakers, Tony Venditti, Head of Strategic Initiatives & Sales at South Street Securities, and Chris Hagstrom, CEO of Kayenta, a strategic partner of our firm.

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The event provided an invaluable opportunity for Students in Money Management (SIMM) to gain a deeper understanding of the of the finance industry and the day-to-day operations within our office. Tony and Chris, both seasoned professionals in their respective fields, shared their expertise, offering valuable advice and insights into the world of finance.

Tony discussed the importance of adaptability in today's business environment using his own success stories. He emphasized the significance of continuous learning, patience and being an opportunist, urging students to embrace challenges as opportunities for growth.

It was a pleasure to cohost this event with Kayenta and meet a group of motivated students from St. Bonadventure. Sharing our insights to young minds is essential in developing the next generation of financial leaders. It was truly inspiring to witness the students' eagerness to learn.
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Tony Venditti
Head of Strategic Initiatives & Sales at South Street Securities

Chris, as the CEO of Kayenta, provided a unique perspective on the collaborative efforts between South Street Securities and its partners. He highlighted the importance of fostering strong relationships built on trust and respect.

It was an honor to give back to my alma mater and share my expertise with the bright minds of current students. Go Bonas!

Chris Hagstrom
Chief Executive Officer at Kayenta

Throughout the event, students had the opportunity to engage with the speakers, ask questions, learn about office work-life balance and seek advice on various aspects of their career paths. 

Click here to read about South Street Securities Holdings, Inc.’s investment in Kayenta’s capital raise in 2022.

About Kayenta Ltd.

Kayenta is a trailblazer in treasury management, offering a comprehensive solution to the often-overlooked complexities of portfolio management. By aggregating, normalizing, and validating vast data sets, Kayenta's treasury management system delivers crucial insights and flexibility in data visualization. Kayenta's technology is tailored to meet the diverse needs of investment managers, ensuring transparency and efficiency in treasury operations.

About St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure is a Catholic university dedicated to educational excellence as informed by our Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. In the words of our patron, we believe that there should be “no knowledge without love,” and thus seek to transform the lives of our students, inspiring in them a lifelong commitment to service and citizenship.

About South Street Securities LLC

South Street Securities LLC is a leading independent provider of specialized financing, servicing capital markets institutional asset managers (including traditional and hedge fund managers), real estate investment trusts ("REITs"), tri party investors, mortgage lenders, midsize and middle market securities broker-dealers, and corporate and government issuers. South Street Securities LLC operates from its New York headquarters with a branch office in Arkansas.

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