Chris Di Fronzo

Associate Director, Director of Tufts Finance Initiative

Chris Di Fronzo

I get the opportunity to work with students interested in finance, consulting, entrepreneurship, and real estate. I’m a Double Jumbo with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Engineering Management, and I began my career in software at The MathWorks holding roles of successive responsibility including Customer Trainer, Sales Engineer, Consultant, and finally Manager of the Engineering Development Group. Later, I became the sales manager of that company and shortly thereafter made a transition into finance. As a financial advisor, I built a practice from the ground up, helping clients achieve their goals. During most of my time in finance, I also led teams of advisors, all while recruiting, hiring, and training people entering the financial industry. Before returning to Tufts in my current role, I was a Managing Director at a private wealth advisory group in Rhode Island.

Outside of my daily Jumbo thing, I like to bake, especially breads. I make a kick butt bagel from scratch, my cranberry walnut celebration bread is a Thanksgiving hit, and my panettone makes December feel like spring; and while waiting for my dough to rise, I am an avid reader of history.

Most interesting/unusual job: After achieving Double Jumbo status, I joined a hospitality company and spent a summer giving tours to folks vacationing in Boston while driving a trolley.

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Want to Work in Business, but Have Varied Interests? This is the Blog Post for You

Want to work in business, but have varied interests, and not 100% sure of how to make that happen? A Rotational or Leadership Development Programs may be right for you.

I can hear you now: “I have varied interests, I …

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Internship Spotlight: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Recent Tufts graduate Jack shared the following about being a Summer Analyst for the Corporate Group with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
In my internship with the Fed, …

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3 Questions with Ife Adebayo, A16, Senior Associate at Artisan Healthcare Consulting

Welcome to “3 Questions with …”, a recurring feature on the Career Center blog. We’re asking alumni of all graduation years and career interests to share a bit of their experiences and advice. 

Ife Adebayo, A16, Senior Associate at Artisan …

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AI in Finance & Banking: 11 Ways It’s Changing the Industry

In 1950, when Alan Turing questioned whether machines could think, no one knew how much capability artificial intelligence would have more than 70 years later. This question alone gave rise to complex concepts like machine learning (ML), robotics, deep learning, expert …

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Internship Spotlight: Cuisine en Locale

Recent Tufts graduate Meghan shared the following about being a Business Development Intern with Cuisine en Locale …

What did you do as an intern at this organization?
The tasks I completed as an intern fell into two main categories: tasks …

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30+ Diversity & Career Discovery Programs for Finance, Consulting, Tech and More

Career Fellow David Zhao ’21 shares his story of how career discovery programs can help you explore top companies in career fields like finance, consulting, and tech. 

As an underclassman, there are few opportunities to engage with companies, especially prestigious …

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Forté Conferences for Undergraduate Women

The business world needs more women leaders. Registration is now open for undergrad women to build leadership skills, expand their network, and develop their personal brand at Forté College Conferences this fall. Let’s get #MoreWomenLeading! http://bit.ly/fortecc.

Even in a pandemic, …

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Internship Spotlight: Tufts Investment Office

We’re always eager to highlight student success stories — including the many interesting projects, internships, volunteer opportunities (and more!) pursued by Tufts students. First up this fall? Meet Chris, whose summer internship took place with a great Tufts organization.

We …

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Meet Chris Di Fronzo and Karen Dankers, Career Advisors for Finance, Consulting, Entrepreneurship & Business

Greetings, students! Welcome to the Finance, Consulting, Entrepreneurship & Business career community.  We’re glad to be your advisors for this community, and we encourage you to explore the resources available on the page. Schedule an appointment with either one of …

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How to Increase Your Networking Email Response Rate

For many people, networking can be harder than interviewing. You might not know whom to reach out to, how to reach out, or why people aren’t responding to your networking emails and requests. This can be very disheartening, especially when …

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