Awards & News
congratulations Sasha-Lee '19!
Sasha-Lee Hayward '19 has been hired as an analyst within Goldman Sachs' Executive Office division in Dallas, TX. What an accomplishment! Congratulations Sasha-Lee!
congratulations hanna '20!
Hanna Templin '20 has landed a post grad job doing Reverse Engineering Consulting within Wells Fargo’s Fixed Income divisions with a concentration on Asset Backed Securities in their NYC office. Congratulations to Hanna!
Financial Management Assoc. Student Chapter Achieves Superior Chapter Status
The KU Financial Management Association (FMA) Student Chapter has achieved the Superior Chapter designation for the 2019-2020 academic year. Of over 175 active FMA student chapters, less than 10% receive this honor each year. To earn the designation, the club completed a set of actions to encourage interaction between finance professionals, student and faculty, assisting in the professional, educational and social development of students interested in finance, banking and investments. The KU chapter is led by Hanna Templin, a Business Finance student who graduated this spring, and co-advised by Dr. John Walker and Dr. Keshav Gupta, both of the College of Business. View the certificate here.
The Finance Club hosts Jonathan Quezada of PPL
On March 2, 2020 Jonathan Quezada, from PPL Corporation, visited the Finance Club to discuss his transition out of college along with his journey into corporate finance.
(L-R) Phil Houseknecht, Nicole Garza, Stephen Steele, Evan-Eric Longino, Jonathan Quezada, Dr. Gupta, Hanna Templin, Kelly Slattery
Fostering Future Supply Chain Professionals
On February 22, 2022 the Supply Chain Management Club and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional's (CSCMP) Lehigh Valley Roundtable hosted students, faculty, and staff in the McFarland Student Union building to learn about supply chain management and logistics. This event provided a great opportunity to connect with the local professionals representing the following companies: Conestoga Wood Specialties, Westgate Global Logistics, Lindenmeyr Munroe, DHL, Ryder, East Penn, Brenntag, Clement Food, JB Hunt, Penske, KMX International, Plantensive, Green & Spiegel, Lutron, NFI.
The Accounting Club hosts Lisa Frye
Kyle Reppy, Dr. Lisa Frye, Chris Waller.
On February 25, 2020 Dr. Lisa Frye, Chair of The Computer Science Department at Kutztown University, explained to the Accounting Club how to obtain an Information Technology minor as well as smart Computer Science courses to take as electives for Business students. The meeting concluded with Kyle Reppy and Christopher Waller discussing their experience with the IT minor and how it has paid dividends in obtaining internships and job opportunities.
The PFP Club visits Milestone Financial LLC
On February 20, 2020, students enrolled in the Personal Financial Planning Capstone course, visited Milestone Financial LLC. and learned about career tracks in financial services from David S. Coult, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CPFA, President of Milestone Financial Associates, LLC and Justin Miller (KU ’10), CFA®, Chief Investment officer of Milestone Financial Associates, LLC.
KU's AMA hosts Sarah Ryland Raley, CEO of Social Seed Media LLC
On February 18, 2020 Sarah Ryland Raley, CEO of Social Seed Media LLC, provided valuable insight to Kutztown University's American Marketing Association. She discussed her career history along with the critical lessons she has learned being the CEO of her own company.
(L-R) Hannah Marx, Dylan Drager, Sarah Raley, Travis Stroup, Nicki Wolf.
Featured Speaker- Scott Hartman of EY
On February 13, 2020 The College of Business and Accounting Club were excited to host the first COB Featured Speaker event of the semester. Scott Hartman is a Managing Director at EY. Scott talked to students about corporate vs. public accounting, the different services in public accounting, as well as different skillsets and mindsets to help set students up for success. Thank you for coming, Scott!
Top Row (L-R) Dr. Greg Kaufinger, Vince Sciortino, Prof. Dave Wagaman, Kyle Reppy, Jack Morgan. Bottom Row (L-R) Michael Pallanti, Matthew Achey, Scott Hartman, Jimmy Galiato, Philip Houseknecht, Chris Waller.
The Finance Club Hosts Jenith Jacob of Hamilton Lane
On February 6, 2020 the Finance Club hosted Jenith Jacob from Hamilton Lane, a private markets solutions provider, to discuss an overview of the private markets, as well as career guidance and the importance of internships.
(L-R) Nawaraj Panthi, Evan-Eric Longino, Stephen Steele (marketing officer), Jenith Jacob (guest speaker from Hamilton lane), Kelly Slattery, Hanna Templin, Dr. Keshav Gupta
The Accounting Club Hosts Shirley Claude of Surgent CPA Review
On February 2, 2020 The Accounting Club hosted Shirley Claude from Surgent CPA Review who provided valuable study and success tools.
Top Row (L-R) Michael Pallanti, James Galiato, Vince Sciortino, Kyle Reppy, Alex Vedral, prof. Dave Wagaman, Phil Houseknecht. Middle Row (L-R)Dr. Greg Kaufinger, Matthew Achey, Chris Waller. Bottom Row: Shirley Claude.
KU Alumni Allison Geist presents at conference
Allison Geist, operations support manager at NFI, asks the crowd who feels affected by the driver shortage. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)
Allison Geist '17, a KU College of Business alumni, graduated at the top of her Supply Chain Management minor class as well as earning her BSBA in Management & Marketing. After graduation, she became Operations Support Manager at NFI, a leading international third-party logistics provider. Allison presented at the Women in Trucking conference in Dallas, TX and was featured in a Transport Topics article. Dr. Gary Chao says "This is very encouraging. I will let my students know the trucking industry is not just for men."