Andrew Stiles



Andrew Stiles is the founder of First Report. He is an economics major at Hamilton College. His professional interests are finance, aerospace, and entrepreneurship. He has worked as a summer investment banking analyst at Deutsche Bank covering Power & Utilities companies. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and indoor rock climbing. 

C Adam Pfander


C Adam Pfander is a contributor and editor for First Report; he graduated from Hamilton College in 2016 with a B.A. in economics. A child of the Great Recession, he is fascinated by international macroeconomics, financial regulation, and any sort of market failure. He is also an avid runner, who earned two trips to the NCAA Division III National Championship as well as two National Runner of the Week honors while running cross country at Hamilton. 

Henry Whipple




Henry Whipple is a writer for First Report. He attends Hamilton college, majoring in public policy with an additional focus in economics. He is concentrated on studying the critical factors behind poverty in today's society and developing policy that works to eliminate inequality across gender, race, social class, and more. Henry is a dedicated member of the cross country and track teams at Hamilton, and also enjoys performing with the College Choir and working as a tour guide for the college.

Ben Morgan


Ben Morgan is a writer for First Report. He is a Sophomore at Hamilton College where he studies Economics and Mathematics. His professional interests include finance and energy. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, playing basketball, and sailing.

Shirley Wang



Shirley Wang is a computer science student and Digital Media Tutor at Hamilton College. She enjoys making websites, is currently helping to maintain the website for First Report. Her interests are programming, web development (and design) and visual arts.

Claire Han


Claire Han works on e-newsletters for First Report. She is a prospective Mathematics and Computer Science double major at Hamilton College, but also hopes to learn more about the finance industry. In her spare time, she enjoys indoor rock climbing and running.

Eli Lichtman


Eli Lichtman is a lead writer for First Report and works on the e-newsletter. He is an economics student at Hamilton College who loves sports and is interested in behavioral economics. He enjoys participating in HAVOC and hosts a radio show with his friends. In his spare time, he enjoys long walks on the elliptical.

Richard (Jichen) Huang

Richard (Jichen) Huang is a writer for First Report. He enjoys traveling, sports, and high-stakes poker. At Hamilton College, he studies global macroeconomics and analyzes how geopolitics influences growth prospects of emerging market countries.

Erich Wohl

Erich Wohl is an economics major and sociology minor at Hamilton College. He is a member of the cross country and track & field teams at Hamilton. Erich is also a member of the Emerson Literary Society and a writer for the social justice magazine, The Monitor. His interests include finance, sports journalism, nutritional science and environmental sustainability.

Carlos Fineman

Carlos Fineman is a part of the Digital Content Team for First Report. He is in his Junior year studying Government at Hamilton College. He has earned three varsity letters being a part of the Men’s Basketball. Out of the classroom, Carlos enjoys traveling, hiking, music and reading.