Head of Portfolio Analytics
Lead Analyst of Communication Services
Payton is a sophomore Finance major in the Smeal College of Business from Pleasanton, CA. She currently serves as the Lead Analyst of Communication Services and the Head of Portfolio Analytics in the Nittany Lion Fund after previously serving as the Associate Analyst of Communication Services and a Director of Portfolio Analytics. During this past summer, Payton interned with the Nittany Lion Fund in the Communication Services Sector, and after spending one semester in the Nittany Lion Fund, she has developed an interest in investment banking and private equity. In her free time, Payton enjoys watching Marvel movies, skiing, and spending time with her family. She says that the Nittany Lion Fund has helped her improve her problem-solving skills and attention to detail.