Babcock California Fund (BCF) Portfolio Managers
Paul Heckler graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2014 with a B.S.in Biomedical Engineering. He spent the first six years of his career designing next-generation medical devices at Altaviz. After this, he transitioned into a Product Marketing Manager role at Picocyl to establish its presence as a leading gas-powered solutions provider in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industries. This summer he will be working as an Investment Banking Summer Associate at Piper Sandler. Paul’s current interests include tennis, specialty ice cream shops, and hiking through national parks.
Kevin King graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2018 where he majored in Political Science and minored in Philosophy. Prior to attending USC Marshall, he worked in the UCLA Athletic Department where he oversaw marketing, advertising, and promotions for several of its premier D1 sports teams. He also led community relations events which benefited more than 20,000 Los Angeles area youth. He came to Marshall to pivot into a finance career and will spend summer 2022 at Mattel, Inc. as a finance intern. King holds leadership positions in the MBA Honor Committee, USC Challenge for Charity, and Marshall Finance Association. In his spare time, he enjoys canoeing, hiking, playing the trumpet, and playing basketball
Harrison Sallow graduated from University of California Santa Barbara in 2009 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Kinesiology. Prior to attending USC Marshall, he ran sales, marketing and operations at Rich Nuts, a CPG start-up. Harrison came to USC Marshall to pivot into consulting, where he can apply his ability to launch and grow start-ups to the biggest companies in the world. Harrison’s interest in investing comes from working on financing startups and managing a personal fund. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and playing football on the beach.
Yukun (Tifa) Tan
Yukun (Tifa) Tan graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018 with a B.S. in statistics and mathematics. Prior to attending USC Marshall, she worked at an international manufacturing company, where she led business analytics and process improvement projects as part of the eCommerce and IT team. Tifa developed a global perspective and growth mindset from her years working and studying in China, Singapore, Japan, and the U.S. This summer, she will be joining Amazon as a senior program manager intern. In her spare time, Tifa enjoys gaming, traveling, and going on spontaneous adventures.