Matthew Tarka
Est. 1996

Awards/Press

Matthew Tarka has competed in many competitons and gained press for his winnings and efforts.

1st Place in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge | Fall 2015

I was recognized in the follow news outlets for placing first in the Fall 2015 (Inaugural) ETF Global Portfolio Challenge hosted by ETF Global. I placed first out of roughly 600 students from around the world. My winning portfolio consisted of DWTI, DTO, SCO, and SZO (all inverse oil ETF) and a cumulative return of 15.52% between September and November of 2015.

5th Place in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge | Fall 2016

14th in ETF Global Portfolio Challenge | Spring 2016


Xavier University


Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP)

I was a first place winner in the STLP State Competition for four years in a row for presentations (April 2010, March 2011, April 2012, and April 2013).