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Paul Fjeldsted

Paul Fjeldsted

Senior Lecturer
Departments: Economics and Finance
Location:  Business 602
Office Phone:  435.797.2172
Fax:  435.797.2701

Education

MBA, Management, Harvard Business School, 1990
BA, Liberal Arts, Utah State University, 1986

Biography

Paul B. Fjeldsted, CFA is a Senior Lecturer in the Economics and Finance Department of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Paul joined the Huntsman School in 2008 after retiring as a managing director of Citigroup Global Markets Inc. where he was responsible for structuring and trading credit derivatives on the emerging markets of Central and South America.

He started his career in 1986 as an analyst at Citibank in New York City, where he worked for two years prior to attending Harvard Business School. He rejoined Citibank in 1990 in New York and in 1991 became a founding member of Citibank's emerging markets derivatives desk. In 1993, he was hired by Salomon Brothers and, with two other colleagues, was responsible for developing the emerging markets business at Salomon, which was subsequently acquired by Citigroup. Until his retirement he contributed to the establishment of emerging markets credit trading as a core business franchise for Citigroup. Paul became a CFA charterholder in 2011.

Paul served a full-time mission in the Taiwan Taipei mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1981 to 1983. He graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts in 1986 and from Harvard Business School in 1990. He met his wife Patricia at USU. They have three children. Their oldest daughter Hannah started at USU in 2007.

Huntsman School Interactions

The Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Founder's Board
Executive Leadership Speaker - January 14, 2009
Dean's Convocation Speaker - April 23, 2008

Related Huntsman News Articles

Learning By Doing (Huntsman Alumni Magazine Spring 2014)
NYC Career Exploration Trip Offers Unique Big Apple Insight (The Huntsman Post - October 2013)
Nine Bloomberg Terminals Are Available to Huntsman Students (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Spring 2013)
Huntsman School Recognized by the CFA Institute (The Huntsman Post - November 2012)
Bulls Make Money, Bears Make Money, Pigs Get Slaughtered (The Huntsman Post - December 2011)

Videos

 Executive Leadership Speaker: January 14, 2009

 Dean's Convocation Speaker: April 23, 2008