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MeetTheNewHires_v1

Meet the New Hires ...................................................................................................... Rick Garcia, Contractor Rick is currently a contractor with the Technology team. Prior to joining PEAK6, he was an AWS cloud architect at Spark Networks. Rick studied computer science at Cal State Fullerton. He is certified to fly airplanes by the Federal Aviation Administration. Dan Jamrozik, Software Engineer Dan has joined the Development team as a software engineer. Prior to joining PEAK6, he was a software engineer intern at Justworks. This past December, Dan received a bachelor of science in computer science from the University of Illinois. He was born in Poland and is the first in his family to be a Cubs fan, rooting for them since 2006. Sarah Kane, Tax Manager Sarah has joined the Finance team as a tax manager. Prior to joining PEAK6, she was a tax manager at Deloitte. Sarah received a master of science in accounting from University of Memphis and a bachelor of art in economics from Boston University. Fun fact: during one of Sarah’s trips to Singapore, she was at the hotel gym jogging on a treadmill. A few minutes later, Serena Williams hopped on the treadmill next to her. Turns out the gym was full of tennis players participating in various training sessions for a tennis tournament Singapore was hosting that week. Peter Kuprys, Java Developer Peter has joined the Development team as a java developer. Prior to joining PEAK6, he was a solution architect at Slalom Consulting. Peter received a master of science in computer science from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of science in radio/tv/film from Northwestern University. His “illustrious” film career peaked when the back of his head made a screen appearance alongside Bryan Cranston in the Steven Soderbergh film Contagion. Spencer Maldonado, Senior FP&A Analyst Spencer has joined the Finance team as a senior financial planning and analysis analyst. Prior to joining PEAK6, he was a lead cash flow analyst at General Electric Transportation. Spencer received a bachelor of science in finance from Indiana University. He is allergic to cheetahs, which he found out during a walk with one of them while living in South Africa for over a year.