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‘Leverage Your Degree with a Second Language’ with Retired Goldman Sachs Partner

Fredric Steck, retired partner at Goldman Sachs

Importance of Second Languages

Friday, June 1
10 a.m. in UU 220

Fredric Steck, a retired partner at Goldman Sachs, will discuss how students can augment their degrees, career possibilities and lives with a second (or third) language. Steck will go over the essential skills learned while acquiring another language, explore ways in which those skills and the additional language expand career choices and enhance happiness.


About Fredric Steck

Fredric Steck is a retired partner of Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking and securities firm. During his 25 years with the investment bank, Mr. Steck held a number of leadership positions, including National Sales Manager for the Fixed Income Currency and Commodities Division.

Mr. Steck is a member of the board of Aravo Solutions, Inc. an enterprise software company addressing the issue of third party risk and compliance. He is Chairman of DNP, a holding company with a major investment in Thorne Research, a science based health and wellness company. Mr. Steck has served in many capacities on the UC Santa Barbara Foundation Board including Chairman and vice-Chairman of Development.

Mr. Steck is a private investor with interests in entrepreneurship, education, and environment. He is the sole donor and a trustee of the Fredric E. Steck Family Foundation in Santa Ynez.

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