Will Cass ’08 is a Vice President at Needham & Company, a full-service investment bank serving emerging growth companies. He is responsible for the origination and execution of public and private financings and mergers and acquisitions for technology companies with a specific focus on software and cloud computing. While at Needham & Company, he has completed more than 35 transactions totaling $15 billion for clients such as Intel, EMC, 3D Systems, Cvent, Cornerstone OnDemand and Eloqua.
Cass attends numerous speaking engagements each year to offer current students a perspective on the finance industry for those seeking careers on Wall Street. Since 2012, he has been a member of the Syracuse University Mentor Mentee Alliance (S.U.M.M.A), a one-on-one mentoring program that pairs high schools students at the Leadership and Public Service High School with Syracuse University graduates living in New York City. He also serves as co-chair of the Metro New York Leadership Council, an SU alumni group focused on engaging New York City alums with the University.
Cass graduated magna cum laude and Beta Gamma Sigma with degrees in finance and broadcast journalism. Additionally, he was a Stuart Frankel Scholar and a member of the Whitman School’s Orange Value Fund.