Smeal alumnus Mark Rubin, 2008 finance and 2010 masters of business administration, is a familiar face to many Penn State football fans because of his years playing safety on the team. He’s pursuing a Wall Street career at Barclays now as a futures trader, but he hasn’t lost touch with his athletic roots.
At the end of July, Rubin took part in the Wall Street Decathlon, winning it for the second straight year and retaining the title of Wall Street’s best athlete. The decathlon, a charity event in support of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, requires all competitors to raise at least $2,500 to enter.
Rubin said that participating in the decathlon brought him back to his Penn State years.