Max is a second year MBA student who is focusing on finance, entrepreneurship and general management. Prior to Ross, Max graduated from University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accounting. After passing the CPA exam, Max worked in public accounting for Deloitte Tax in Chicago for five years where he specialized in hedge fund and private equity tax consulting and compliance. Max is excited to join the Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund and hopes to gain a better understanding of the investing side of early-stage entrepreneurship. In addition to ZLCF, Max has experience working with local startups as a member of the TechArb student incubator and is a member of the Finance Club, General Management Club and MBA Peer Coaching team.