Executives in Residence

The MSF Program at the David Eccles School of Business prides itself on our deep connection with the finance industry. Connecting students with financial leaders and industry professionals is a paramount calling card of our program. Our Executives in Residence have more than 50 years of combined experience in the finance industry and help our students gain an unparalleled exposure to networking opportunities and industry insights.

Kent Cannon
Kent Cannon

Kent H. Cannon joined the MSF program at the David Eccles School of Business after 30 years in the insurance and financial services industry. Kent serves as an executive in residence to enhance the student’s classroom experience with project-based consulting experiences in the professional community.

David Anderson
David Anderson

As an MSF executive in residence, David Anderson works with students to better connect them to opportunities in the finance industry. He comes to the David Eccles School of Business after spending 24 years in investment banking, during which he completed transactions in more than 25 countries. Over the course of his career, he has gained extensive experience leading complex international transactions, often of a highly sensitive political nature.

James Claus
James Claus

James Claus joined the MSF program as an executive in residence in Fall 2015. Bringing more than 20 years of investment management experience to the program, he works helping students become the next generation of leaders in financial analysis and management, focusing on combining valuation and financial analysis with technology.