inside about us

The Green and Gold Fund is UAB's innovative, student-managed investment portfolio. Based in the Collat School of Business, the Fund’s reputation extends beyond Birmingham by being profiled on national news network CNBC and Bloomberg Businessweek. The Green and Gold Fund is a unique part of the Collat School of Business' emergence as a destination school for top students and faculty.

Innovative Learning
Fund members manage approximately $600,000, providing them with real-world experiences for their future careers. The Chad Thomas Hagwood Finance Lab provides an innovative learning experience through its live stock tickers and Bloomberg Terminals. Bloomberg Terminals are the same technology used by the world’s leading financial professionals.

The Fund has received national exposure by winning national collegiate portfolio competitions in 2011, 2012, and 2013, held annually at the R.I.S.E. (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) Forum, the largest student investment conference in the world.

Mission and Vision 
The vision of the UAB Green and Gold Fund is to provide good stewardship of assets under management through the application of professional investment strategies and sound risk management principles.

The mission of the UAB Green & Gold Fund is to:

  • Provide undergraduate & graduate students with real-world portfolio management and security analysis experience
  • Provide teaching and research opportunities for UAB faculty
  • Enhance student/faculty recruitment, student job placement, and development efforts
  • Generate funds for student scholarships and programs.