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The Investment Group Team

Meet the members dedicated to growing our portfolio

The DePauw Investment Group Executive Team

Betsy Beggs, President

Betsy is a senior Economics major at DePauw. This year marks her fourth year with the DePauw Investment Group. Starting as an Analyst, Betsy soon took on the role of portfolio manager, followed by the Chief Investment Officer position on the executive team, and she now serves as President. For the past two summers, Betsy interned as an Investment Banking Analyst for Goldman Sachs. Her internship experiences also include roles at OneClick Ventures and the U.S. Embassy in Paris. On campus, Betsy is a Management Fellow and has taken leadership roles in her sorority, Alpha Phi, The DePauw Newspaper, and the Investment Banking Workshop, as well as working as a Coquillette Peer Consultant and an Admissions Ambassador. Along with her impressive experience in the investing field, Betsy’s hard work and enthusiasm for helping others succeed has made her an integral part of the organization’s growth in the past years.

Zack Dafoe, Chief Investment Officer

Zack is a senior Economics major at DePauw with a minor in Religious Studies. He’s entering his fourth year with the DePauw Investment Group after serving as an analyst and portfolio manager for both the technology and consumer services sectors. During his Junior year, Zack interned with Salesforce as a part of their Finance & Strategy Team. He has also interned with the Boone County Economic Development Corporation. Zack brings a great deal of analytical experience to the DePauw Investment Group, with specific skills in financial forecasting and financial modeling. His on-campus involvement includes membership in the Management Fellows and Bonner Scholar programs. He also served as Vice President of his fraternity, Beta Theta Pi, and has completed various finance-related service projects for 4 non-profit organizations in Greencastle, IN. Zack’s focus on collaboration and teamwork, as well as his ability to foster accountability, allows him to perform his role of Chief Investment Officer.

Syed Hamza Adnan, Vice President of Finance

Hamza is a junior Economics major at DePauw, entering his third year with the DePauw Investment Group. His past experiences with the organization include positions as an analyst and a portfolio manager for both the financial and healthcare sectors. Hamza has interned with the venture capital firm, New Stack Ventures, and he also has entrepreneurship experience related to Dental Service Organizations. On campus, Hamza was formerly the president of the Muslim Student Association, and he also served on the executive council for his fraternity, Sigma Chi. He works to lead others by example and takes initiative to explore new ideas and concepts. As a member of the DePauw Investment Group Executive Team, Hamza focuses on members’ desire to learn, and he constantly strives to help and inspire them.

Sophie Metzger, Vice President of Education

Sophie is a Junior at DePauw University, studying Economics. This is her third year with the DePauw Investment Group. Prior to joining the Executive Team, Sophie served as an analyst, as well as a portfolio manager for the healthcare sector. She is currently preparing for a semester-long internship with KeyBanc in the Investment Banking Division in the Spring of 2021. On campus, Sophie serves on the executive board for her sorority, Pi Beta Phi, and she is also a member of DePauw University’s field hockey team. Her commitment to improving the DePauw Investment Group makes her perfect for the role of Vice President of Education. She brings enthusiasm to the organization and constantly works to help members get the most out of their experience.

Ben Batchelder, Vice President of Operations

Ben is a Sophomore at DePauw University, majoring in both Economics and Political Science. This year marks his second year with the DePauw Investment Group after he joined as a First-Year. After serving as an analyst, Ben stepped up to take on an executive role this year. Outside of acting as our Vice President of Operations, he is a Management Fellow, a First-Year Mentor, and a Speaking and Listening Center tutor. Ben brings an incredible work ethic to the DePauw Investment Group, as well as a passion for learning and expanding the organization.

Grace Kinsey, Vice President of Marketing

Grace is a junior Economics and Mathematics major at DePauw University. As a first-year, Grace served as an analyst for the DePauw Investment Group before stepping into a new marketing role on the Executive Team. Prior to working with the DePauw Investment Group as the Vice President of Marketing, she served as the Director of Marketing for Women in Economics and Business. On campus, Grace is a Management Fellow, a Tiger Assistant in the Office of Admissions, an involved member of her sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, and a member of DePauw University’s women’s basketball team. She brings a strong desire to learn and an excitement for expanding the DePauw Investment Group to her marketing work.


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