BSM Major Ambassadors
Hometown: Overland Park, Kansas
I’m a junior from Overland Park, Kansas and I am majoring in Marketing and minoring in Psychology. I am involved with different organizations on campus including the Tulane Athletics Marketing Department, Sigma Delta Tau, and Tulane Hillel. I’ve greatly enjoyed exploring New Orleans and seeing everything this city has to offer. I am studying abroad in Madrid during the fall semester and I am very excited to learn about different cultures and business through an international perspective.
Hometown: Memphis, TN
Hi, my name is Aimee Adler, and I am so excited to be a BSM Major Ambassador. I am a senior majoring in Management and Finance from Memphis, TN. I spent Fall 2016 studying abroad in Perth, Australia through the business school and absolutely loved it. In addition to being a BSM Major Ambassador, I am involved in organizations on and off campus including Green Wave Ambassadors, Alpha Kappa Psi, Greek Life, and Camp Dream Street. When I am not studying, you can find me exercising at Reily, baking desserts from Pinterest, or exploring New Orleans. I have worked in the Business School Office of Undergraduate Education for three years and have been a TA in the business school as well. Being a fourth generation Tulanian, I love to talk about Tulane, so please reach out to me if you have any questions.
Hometown: Salem, VA
My name is Sika Agblevor and I am a Finance major. I am also a part of the Five-Year Master of Accounting Program graduating in May 2019. I have had an incredible experience at Tulane, and I am excited to be a major ambassador and help others make the most of their time at Tulane!
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA
I’m a junior from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, double majoring in Finance and Management and minoring in Social Innovation/Social Entrepreneurship. On campus, I work as a Desk Services Coordinator and I am involved with After School Allies and Tulane Club Volleyball. Through my minor program, I have also worked with Grow Dat Youth Farm and the City of New Orleans. I love traveling and trying new things and in my free time I enjoy hiking, listening to music, and spending time with my family and friends. Please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have and I look forward to meeting all of you.
Hometown: Houston, TX
I was born & raised in Houston, TX. My father works in finance and my mother is an accountant. Some of my hobbies include basketball, going to music festivals, watching Netflix, and being with friends. I am a finance & accounting student & am currently going through the process of finding a busy season internship. I am a member of Beta Alpha Psi, Burkenroad Reports, & I tutor athletes in accounting at Wilson Center.
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Hi everyone! I’m a junior from Cincinnati, Ohio and I’m double majoring in Marketing and Management with a minor in Psychology. At Tulane, I serve on the executive boards of Women in Business and Tulane University for Israel and am involved with Green Wave Ambassadors, Sigma Delta Tau, Student Alumni Ambassadors, and many others. I will be completing the fourth internship of my career in Tel Aviv, Israel this summer and plan to study abroad in Vienna, Austria with the business school this fall. I’m very passionate about scholarship and mentoring, so please feel free to reach out if you ever have questions!
Hometown: La Grange, IL
My name is Michael Kappas and I’m a Senior Finance Major, Mandarin Chinese Minor at Tulane. I come from and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. I’m interested in Finance and the financial services industry and have worked at an investment firm and for a nonprofit in New Orleans. I enjoy volunteering and have participated in many community service projects in New Orleans. I have studied Mandarin for six and a half years, beginning in high school. I lived at a Chinese family’s home in Nanjing, China where I studied Mandarin for six weeks during high school. I studied abroad in Hong Kong for the Fall semester of my Junior Year.
Hometown: East Longmeadow, MA
I am a senior from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts majoring in Finance and minoring in Legal Studies. I am involved in a variety of organizations on campus including Tulane Lives Beyond Breast Cancer, Pi Beta Phi, and the Green Bull Investment Club. As a rising senior, I have a plethora of experience navigating job season and the competitive internship process. I look forward to meeting fellow business students and helping them succeed.
Hometown: Hewlett, NY
I am a junior in the Masters of Accounting Program, with an undergraduate finance major. Originally from Long Island, New York, I hope to return to the City after graduating to work in public accounting. In the business school, I am brother of the business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi. I also am a teaching assistant for two of the undergraduate accounting classes. My favorite business school experience so far has been taking the Burkenroad class and working with Professor Ricchiuti.
Hometown: Roslyn, NY
I am currently a junior from Roslyn, New York and I am majoring in marketing and management with a minor in architecture. I am involved in Tulane's chapter of the national honor's society Alpha Lambda Delta and the sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma. Additionally, I have recently begun working as a marketing intern for the New Orleans’ based real estate firm Felicity Property Co. I will be studying at the ICADE business school in Madrid, Spain in the fall, where I am looking forward to learning marketing and management from a new cultural perspective. I switched into the business school as a sophomore and had to quickly transition to the different work level that I previously had as a freshman to excel in all of my classes. I look forward to getting to know my fellow business and Tulane students and provide any help that is needed through the BSM program.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Hi! My name is Meghan Marks, and I am a rising senior double majoring in Finance and French and minoring in Marketing at the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. I got my "finance spark" the summer after my junior year of high school when I participated in an analytics camp through IBM held in my hometown of Dallas, TX, at SMU. At the camp, I used modeling software to rate bonds like Moody's. Since then, I've networked with Moody's employees in New York during the Sophomore Summit 2016 with the Sophomore Finance Career Leadership Program as well as Tulane Takeover:NY in both 2015 and 2016. Last fall, I am taking four core classes for my finance major: Intermediate Accounting I, Advanced Financial Management, Investments in Equities, and Analysis of Fixed Income Securities. I also was in the Green Bull Workshop, where I worked with driven, passionate individuals to learn more about investment banking, research, and sales & trading roles from older students who have had internships in these roles. Additionally, I am proficient in French and studied abroad in the spring to increase my fluency, hopefully applying my knowledge in a business setting in the future.
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
I am a bubbly, creative and energetic person. I feel my best when I am enjoying the outdoors by hiking or exploring nature. My creative hobbies include cooking and baking, photography and embroidery. I have a bit of an obsession for cats and perhaps would like to open a cat cafe one day. With a business major, I want to run my own business at some point in my life, preferably involving food or animals.
Hometown: Sleepy Hollow, NY
My name is Sydney Murphy. I am a Finance major graduating in Spring 2018. I am from Sleepy Hollow, New York but New Orleans has become my home as well. I have enjoyed experiencing New Orleans culture both independently and with Tulane classes. I have been involved in many community service projects in New Orleans as well as in New York. I love immersing myself in the local environment and do so through public service. I enjoy helping others reach their full potential whether it be peers or community locals. I look forward to getting to know and hopefully helping more Tulane A.B. Freeman Business students.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
I am a junior, from Los Angeles, California, on track to double major in Legal Studies and Management. I am excited about my majors and cannot wait to move past the 3010s and really dive into my majors. While I will be abroad in the fall studying at ICADE in Madrid, the BSM ambassador program has made me extremely excited to get to know more of the A.B. Freeman community members as I know they will help me grow a lot. Most of all I am excited to show people why I think the business school is the best and most fun major!
Hometown: Syosset, NY
My name is Matt Parker. I’m a Junior and I'm majoring in marketing and double minoring in psychology and management. I am from Syosset, New York. As a brother of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity here on campus, I have been able to develop lifelong friends and connections. Also, I participate with the “Play N’ Learn” organization that supports the New Orleans Boys and Girls Club. I love sports and music. Some of my favorite activities are competing in soccer and playing the guitar. I look forward to being able to help incoming students as a BSM Major Ambassador.
Hometown: Austin, TX
Hana Pearlson is a senior studying Finance and Computer science with a minor in marketing. She enjoy data analytics and working in business intelligence. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma (the business honor society), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (the computer honor society), Phi Alpha Delta (the pre-law fraternity) and Alpha Delta Pi (the social sorority). If you ever have any questions, feel free to reach out to me or send me an email.
Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
I’m a rising third year double majoring in Finance and Computer Science. I’m an international student from Bangkok, Thailand. I’m on the planning committee for Tidal Wave. I was on Crawfest board 2017. I’m serving as Orientation Team Leader this summer. I like to travel and explore new cities. If you ever have any questions, feel free to reach out to me or send me an email.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hi my name is Michael Redston and I am senior at Tulane. I am a Finance and Computer Science major. This past summer I interned at a tech start up in Santa Monica. In my free time I like to explore New Orleans with my friends and eat at cool restaurants.
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
I’m a junior pursuing a major in Finance, Minors in both Legal Studies and Spanish, and a Masters in Accounting. I am from Long Beach, CA! In addition to being a BSM Ambassador, I am in involved with the Women in Business club, Green Wave Ambassadors, Greek Life, and I am also a TIDES mentor. Currently, I have a job working for the A. B. Freeman Office of Undergraduate Education doing social media management and office aide work. In my free time, I love to discover new music and see concerts all around NOLA!
Hometown: Upper Saddle River, NJ
My name is Anna Reisbaum and I’m a rising Junior from Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. I am double majoring in Finance and Legal Studies and double minoring in Art History and Psychology. I have really loved making New Orleans my home and find it such a unique place to live. This summer I will be interning at Boots Cosmetics in New York City as well as studying abroad in Paris the second half of the summer to study Art History and the Impressionist movement where it first began. I am excited to be a major ambassador and I look forward to getting to know everyone through this program.
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
I’m a junior from Cherry Hill, NJ majoring in Finance and Marketing in the Five-Year Joint BSM/MACCT Degree Program. On campus, I am involved in Women in Politics, Tidal Wave, Kappa Alpha Theta and Alpha Kappa Psi. Additionally, this past semester I interned for CASA New Orleans. In my free time, I enjoy running, trying new New Orleans restaurants and traveling. Last summer, I studied abroad in Havana, Cuba and I am currently looking forward to studying abroad during the Fall of 2017 in Madrid, Spain! Let me know if you have any questions or want any recommendations, I’m happy to help!
Hometown: Greenville, DE
I am a double major in Finance and Economics from Grenville, Delaware. I transferred to Tulane from Colgate University where I played varsity soccer. I am involved with many different organizations on campus, such as the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), Sophomore Finance Leadership Program, Green bull Investment Group, and club soccer. I love being active and playing some of my favorite sports, like soccer, basketball, tennis, and golf, with my friends on campus. I will be abroad next semester studying in Madrid, Spain, and I am excited to immerse myself in a new language and culture. I am extremely happy I ended up at Tulane and love the city of New Orleans.
Hometown: Palmdale, CA
I'm a rising junior from Palmdale, California, and I am double majoring in marketing and management. I currently serve as Vice President of Social Media for the Google Community Leaders Program at Tulane University, and am also interning remotely for JYOTI New York, a jewelry company in New York City. I enjoy being involved on Tulane's campus and look to do even more in the coming years.
Hometown: Houston, TX
My name is Andrea and I am a Senior from Houston, TX. I'm double majoring in Legal Studies and Management with a minor in Jewish Studies. I studied abroad in the Fall of 2016 in Vienna, Austria through the business school’s exchange program. When I’m not on campus, I love exploring New Orleans, especially finding local coffee shops to study in. If you have any questions about navigating the business school, Tulane in general, or New Orleans, please feel free to reach out to me!
Hometown: Jasper, GA
I'm a senior from Jasper, GA, and I am majoring in Legal Studies in Business. I'm involved with a few organizations on campus, where I help lead meetings with The Bridge Campus Ministry and work as an Resident Adviser in Butler House. I've also thoroughly enjoyed my time at the business school, where I've learned a lot about business as well as myself. I'm hopeful that everyone gets to enjoy it the way I have, so let me know if you have any questions or would like to talk about anything."
Hometown: Memphis, TN
I am a junior from Memphis, TN double majoring in Finance and Management Consulting. I’ve had the chance to get involved with a number of opportunities on campus, including the Tulane Remote Internship Program, Alpha Kappa Psi professional fraternity, After School Newcomb Tutoring Program, on campus employment, and more. This fall, I will be studying abroad in Austria at Vienna University of Economics and Business, and I’m looking forward to participating in Burkenroad Reports when I return in the spring. I’m happy to help answer any questions about BSM majors, Tulane, or New Orleans!
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Joe Stokes is a current A.B. Freeman Senior who is majoring in Finance and minoring in Mathematics. He is from Westfield, NJ: a suburb of NYC. Joe knew that he wanted to pursue a career in finance after taking part in the Tulane Sophomore Finance Career Leadership Program and Sophomore Summit. Through these programs he learned about the finance industry and was able to visit large firms, such as Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, in NYC. Joe is an Eagle Scout and was also fortunate to have been selected to attend New Jersey Boys State. Joe is a devoted NY Jets fan. You will find him watching the Jets every Sunday, usually explaining to others why he is still a fan of such a bad football team. Joe also enjoys basketball. He plays pickup games in Reily every week and frequents New Orleans Pelicans games. Joe is excited to be a 2017-2018 BSM Major Ambassador and is looking forward to working with y’all!
Hometown: Pawling, NY
I am a third year student getting an undergraduate degree in Finance and a master's in accounting through the joint BSM/MAACT program. I'm from a small town called Pawling, NY, and I love it. On campus, I'm involved as an RA, the Finance Vice President of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, a Member Services employee at Reily, and the Vice President of Rotaract at Tulane. Over the summer, I was an Au Pair in Dublin, Ireland. My passions include financial education, coffee, and traveling. I love answering questions about the business school and Tulane in general, so please feel free to email me!
Brooke Van Waalwijk
Hometown: Manahawkin, NJ
I'm a junior from Manahawkin, NJ and I am double majoring in Finance and Legal Studies in Business and I am pursuing my Master of Accounting degree with the joint BSM-MACCT program. At Tulane, I am a member of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity, where I serve as the Brotherhood Chair. I also was an Orientation Coordinator last fall and I love to help new students find their place at Tulane. I am always happy to help out and if you ever need anything feel free to email me or come to me with any questions!
Hometown: Shenzhen, China
I am a senior from Shenzhen, China and I am double majoring in finance and accounting. I am involved with many student organizations including Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honor fraternity, as well as Tulane Chinese Students and Scholars Association, where I serve as the president. In additional to that, I work as a peer educator for Tulane Academic Success Center and am experienced in helping students improve their grades and critical thinking skills. I love my majors and the Master of Accounting Program. If you ever have any questions about anything feel free to send me an email and I am willing to help.
Hometown: Dallas, TX
I'm a senior from Dallas, TX double majoring in Marketing and Finance. I'm involved in many organizations around campus including Alpha Phi Omega, Burkenroad Reports, and Chi Omega. While everything from the culture, the music, and the festivals contribute to my love of New Orleans my favorite part of this city is its unique culinary flair. I can always be found checking out a new po boy spot or snacking on a beignet.