Blake MielkeApplied Security Analysis

Blake Mielke is currently a second-year student in the Wisconsin School of Business Applied Security Analysis Program.

This past summer, Blake interned at NWQ Investment Management in Los Angeles. Blake was responsible for the media industry and initiated coverage on a company. The internship culminated in a pitch to the investment committee as well as a project on esports. Previously, Blake interned at Riverwater Partners in Milwaukee. As an equity research intern, Blake performed fundamental analysis and built financial models on both new ideas and current holdings while working directly with the firm’s CIO. He also gained a greater perspective into several investment strategies including environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing.

Blake was a varsity letter winner for the University of Wisconsin Division I football team and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree. He plans on pursuing his CFA designation and carrying his athletic success to a career in asset management.