Re: What first sparked your interest in your profession?

During my freshman year at Uni I worked at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, DC as an intern to the minister of trade and economics. This experience sparked an interest in finance leading me to declare a major in international business finance. The following semester I found myself working in the offices of Armstrong, Fleming & Moore as a Portfolio Analyst where I would stay for three years before accepting an offer from Rydex Investments. I have had the unique opportunity to work for three incredible organizations and for managers who were pioneers in their respective fields. I never imagined that I would enjoy finance and business let alone choose this as my career path but the experience has been remarkable.

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