Meet Margaret



Program Advisor

Margaret currently works as a quantitative trader and portfolio manager at Volaris Capital Management.  Prior to joining Volaris, she received her Master of Science degree in Physics from the University of Connecticut where she studied molecular dynamics using ultrafast optical laser pulses.


Margaret also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Eckerd College where she competed as an NCAA student-athlete and served as the basketball team captain. She received the Harry W. Ellis Award for Outstanding Achievement in Physics. Margaret transferred to Eckerd College from the University of British Colombia (Vancouver, Canada) where she was also a member of the Varsity basketball team.


Prior to leaving for university in Canada, Margaret attended Choate Rosemary Hall as a post-graduate student where she was captain of the basketball team and received the Caroline Ruutz-Rees Award for the greatest contribution to athletics in the sixth form. Margaret grew up in Connecticut and played high school basketball at E.O. Smith High School where she was All-State player and a McDonald’s All-American Nominee.