What is your major and why did you decide to join BAP?
"I am double majoring in Accounting and Finance. I joined Beta Alpha Psi in the Fall of 2016 because i was informed that it would be beneficial to join by a previous member, who also happened to be an intern at the same CPA firm as me. After information sessions, i quickly learned that the opportunities that BAP would bring me were not short of amazing."
What are your interests outside of school?
"Outside of school, I enjoy hanging out with family and close friends. Before attending ODU, I was a collegiate baseball player and really enjoy sports. I still frequently go to the gym to workout and i play intramural sports year round. I also enjoy going on hikes and being outside."
Outside of BAP, are you involved in any other organizations or activities?
"I am not actively involved with any other organizations at the moment; however, I do play intramural sports such as football, basketball, and soccer."
What are your goals for the future?
"Short term goals of mine include beginning a career in the public accounting field. As I progress i hope to learn as much as possible and being to formulate my desire of owning my own business. Long term goals include utilizing my financial accounting knowledge to start my own business. I plan to start a sports training facility with focuses on developing young athletes interested in baseball and football."
What advice would you give to future candidates and members?
"I would advise anybody who is serious about their future career to join BAP. Not only has BAP gotten me internships and a job lined up after school, I have been able to network with a huge amount of people (including other members). I would not change my decision to join BAP for anything"