Ryan Zong Han Lee

2019 Robert D. & Margaret A. Wark Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Biography: Ryan Lee is a third year student majoring in Economics. He grew up in Singapore and served two years in the military service before coming to UCLA. While attending UCLA, Ryan has held various leadership roles, including being involved in a premier finance club on campus, Bruin Value Investing. In addition, he has also completed several internships across investment banking and financial valuation services. In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing golf, traveling, and playing poker.

Future Plans: Having a strong interest in finance, Ryan Lee intends to pursue a career in investment banking after graduation. This summer, he will be joining PJT’s M&A group in their New York office. While he is unsure what he plans to do after investment banking, he is open to exploring all the different types of opportunities available.

What does this scholarship mean to me? I am beyond honored and grateful to receive the  Robert D. & Margaret A. Wark Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is significant as it helps to subsidize my education and living expenses, allowing me to better pursuit my interests outside of classes. I am incredibly humbled by this award, and I look forward to being in a position to help others in the future as well.