Hannah Abraham

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Hannah is from Little Rock Arkansas and is undecided in businesses for now but is thinking about marketing! She’s super into music, playing/singing and just listening, concerts, cold brew coffee, and hanging out with friends. She is super excited to meet new people in DLF and expand her connections!

Cate Backes

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Cate is from Vail, CO. She is in business undecided and so excited to meet a bunch of new people in DLF. Her hobbies include snowboarding, skateboarding, and she’s also into fashion.

Jillian Bartz

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Jillian is from Phoenix, Arizona and attended Desert Vista High School. She intends to be a finance major with a minor in French. She is involved in Greek Life, Women's Empowerment Initiative, and hopes to join more clubs as she continues her education at CU! She loves cats, video games, socializing, and spending time with her family. She has really enjoyed the DLF zoom calls with Dean Al Smith and...

Jonah Belger

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Jonah Begler is from Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He has lived all over the Denver area as well as California. He is planning on studying finance as well as Entrepreneurship and Management. He plays basketball, surf, workout, and loves the outdoors. He is looking forward to the relationships that will come from the DLF program as well as the excelled learning that the DLF program provides. Boulder is an awesome town...

Jordan Blechar

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Jordan is from Westminster, Colorado and plans to major in management or marketing. She is looking forward to being in a sorority and loves to make new friends and go shopping. She’s excited to meet new people in DLF and to learn and grow.

Abigail Boutrous

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Abby is from Detroit. As of now she is an undecided business major, however, she is definitely leaning towards marketing or international affairs. She intends on joining a few clubs here at Boulder like hiking club, freeride ski and snowboard club, yoga club, and the Leeds Marketing club. She loves doing anything outside whether it’s hiking, skiing, or just tossing a frisbee around. She loves to travel and try new...

Kacey Chen

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Kacey freshman studying Marketing at the Leeds School of Business! She’s from Durango, CO, where she loves off-roading, camping, hiking, and backpacking. On campus, she is also involved in BE Tech and Leeds Honors.

Alexis Cooper

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Alexis is from Dallas, Texas, her intended major is international/global business. She played trumpet classically for 7 years and loves music and theory. She’s really looking forward to the global experience trip (whenever it is taken), because it’s a really unique program.

Ian Dakake

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Ian Dakake is elated to be a part of the DLF program! He’s originally from Charlotte, NC but moved here to Aurora, CO when he was 12. He has a strong passion for gaming and coding, as well as traveling around the globe! HeI am planning to major in finance and plans to become much more involved around campus in the months to come. In DLF, he is looking forward...

Kennedy Davis

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Kennedy is a freshman studying Accounting in the Leeds School of Business! She's from Grafton, a small town in Massachusetts. She is in the Leeds RAP, along with DLF. She hopes to join the Hiking Club in the future. She also loves to go to classes and workout at the Recreation Center! She is looking forward to making connections with everyone in the DLF.

Maddie Dougherty

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Maddie is a freshman this year at Leeds from Centennial, Colorado. She’s planning on studying Accounting or Finance. Whether it’s the gym, running, hiking or skiing, she enjoys fitness and being outdoors. Beyond physical activities, she loves being social and meeting new people. When she needs to relax, she finds a little time for Netflix or an episode of The Office. She’s looking forward to the community and all the...

Sam Dougherty

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Sean is from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He’s majoring in business with the Management & Entrepreneurship focus. He’s a big fan of nature and the outdoors, so is leaning toward the Sustainability track within his major. He’s looking forward to meeting everyone in DLF and to the Vail retreat!

Isaac Fentress

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Isaac is from Denver, Colorado. He is a freshman at the Leeds School of Business and is currently interested in studying finance and real estate. At CU Boulder, he’s looking forward to joining the club soccer team, hiking, working out, and spending time outdoors. While in DLF, he's excited to meet many new people, travel abroad, as well as find a business emphasis that he enjoys.

Graham Foltz

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Graham is from Denver, CO. He's not exactly sure what he intends on majoring in but he is leaning towards finance. So far he is not involved in much but is hoping to get involved with Greek life and business based clubs. He really enjoys playing sports and going on hikes as well as relaxing with friends and listening to music. Within DLF, he is looking forward to the strong...

Justin Gheleta

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Justin’s from Louisville, CO and is a freshman at Leeds in the computer science integration program, and also plans to study Finance. In his free time, he enjoys soccer, skiing with friends and family, hiking, and playing the piano. He is looking forward to the FGX trip second semester and meeting new people through DLF.

John Harrignton

Dean's Leadership Fellows
John grew up in Carbondale, Colorado and intends to major in finance. He’s looking forward to getting to know his peers in the DLF program.

Grant Henry

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Grant Henry is from Menlo Park, California which is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a freshman in the Leeds School of Business and is planning on studying real estate. He is an active person and enjoys playing basketball and football. He also enjoys working out and being outdoors. During his free time, he spends a lot of time with friends and family. In DLF, he is...

Luke Jackson

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Luke is a freshman in the Leeds School of Business from Centennial, Colorado and is interested in a finance or marketing degree. He is planning on rushing fraternities, participating in intramural sports, and enjoys working out, travel, photography, and skiing. Luke is most excited about the relationships he will develop with other fellows and the FGX if it hopefully will happen this year.

Emily Knutte

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Emily is from the Chicago suburbs and her intended major is marketing. She is not involved with anything at Boulder currently, but is planning to join some clubs soon. She is excited to do lots of hiking and skiing here in Colorado, but also loves to travel. She is looking forward to being a part of the DLF community and the online retreat this fall.

Charlie Lommen

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Charlie is from Denver, CO and his intended Major is Quantitative Finance with an emphasis on economics and computer science. He is planning to be involved in the ski team, the alpine club, and the fly fishing club. He is looking forward to the community and whatever the First Year Global Experience will look like this year at DLF.

Michael Loureiro

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Michael is from Springfield, Illinois. He is technically undecided right now, but is pretty confident that he will be majoring in Investment Banking. He’s super excited to get involved in some rec league sports here at Boulder, as well as meeting new people. He is hoping he can have some fun in DLF this year, and keep those trips that are scheduled.

Nick Mackenzie

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Nick is from Seattle, Washington and is a freshman at Leeds studying computer science integration with business, while majoring in finance. He is involved with the Leeds peer to peer program and the Leeds Honors program. His hobbies include snowboarding, skateboarding, camping, and traveling. Nick is looking forward to meeting driven peers, and making connections through Dean's Leadership Fellows.

Anthony Martins

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Anthony is from Prior Lake, Minnesota. He is studying business and currently interested in a major in marketing. He is currently involved in the Leeds Peer to Peer program. Some of his hobbies include Snowboarding, hiking, lifting, baseball, and golf. He is looking forward to the first year global experience with the rest of the DFLers.

Holly McCollough

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Holly from Littleton, CO and is in the class of 2024 at the Leeds School of Business and plans on studying marketing or management. She also hopes to pursue a certificate in social responsibility and ethics. As a 2020 Boettcher Scholar, Holly is passionate about community service and is excited to find ways to give back to Boulder, especially through her membership in the President's Leadership Class. Holly plays mellophone...

Lindsey Mills

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Lindsey Mills is from Broomfield, Colorado. At this point she’s not sure what specific area of business she is most interested in, but her top two are finance and management. She loves to hike, ski, and travel, and am hoping to continue to do these throughout her time at Boulder. In DLF she is most excited for the experience as well as meeting new people.

Jake Nequette

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Jake Nequette is from Homewood, Alabama. He is a Leeds student and he intends to major in entrepreneurship with a minor in political science, or Law. He enjoys almost every sport, mainly soccer and football. He loves animals and being outside, and he cannot wait to get more involved at Boulder. He is looking forward to all of the business relationship opportunities in DLF.

Evan Niederheitmann

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Evan Niederheitmann is a Freshman in the DLF. He is currently an open option but might be looking at Finance and Real estate as a combination of Majors. He likes to play soccer, rugby and work out, but his favourite thing to do is spend time with friends. He has a dog and two birds. He has also lived on three of the seven continents and been to six.

Mary Claire Poth

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Mary Claire Poth is from Charlotte, North Carolina! Her major is business undecided. She is hoping to get involved with the Women in Business club and greek life at Boulder. She loves spending time outdoors and with friends! She is looking forward to learning more about leadership through DLF.

James Puttmann

Dean's Leadership Fellows
James is from Greenwood Village, Colorado. He is a freshman at the Leeds School of Business and is planning on studying management and finance. He plays the guitar, lifts weights, and plays soccer. He’s looking forward to traveling for the DLF program.

Connor Seale

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Connor Seale is an incoming freshman this year. He was born in California but have lived in Denver for a good portion of his life. He is planning on doing greek life throughout college, and is planning on majoring in finance. He enjoys skiing and playing lacrosse, and is looking forward to meeting new people who are excited about Leeds and CU.

Miranda Showen

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Miranda is from Lebanon, OH and is a Freshman at the Leeds School of Business, where Marketing is her intended area of emphasis. She is in the Leeds Honors Program and plans on joining the Women in Business Club. Miranda enjoys Zumba, playing tennis and piano, and spending time with her friends and family! She is looking forward to the global experience trip to Paris, whenever that gets to happen!

Cassidy Simpson

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Cassidy Simpson is from Arvada, Colorado. She plans to major in business with a focus in management, however also plans to attend law school after her undergraduate degree. As a Boettcher scholar at CU Boulder, she is in the Dean's Leadership Fellows, Leeds Honors program, and is interested in Leeds student government. She loves playing any sports and just being active in general along with exploring coffee shops and spending...

Nick Stone

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Nick is from Littleton, Colorado. He is a freshman studying Finance at the Leeds School of Business. He is a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at CU Boulder and he hopes to play some intramural sports and join other clubs as well. He loves Boulder because he can do everything outdoors that he loves to do, such as hiking, backpacking, and skiing. He really enjoys the community in DLF...

Leda Sugnet

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Leda grew up in Portland, Oregon, but has lived in Golden, Colorado for the past seven years. As a freshman in the Leeds School of Business, she is interested in pursuing a dual emphasis in marketing and management, as well as a certificate in global environmental affairs. She’s also a part of the BE Tech Scholars Program, and she looks forward to joining a sorority! She loves skiing, hiking 14ers,...

Luke Svoboda

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Luka is from Boulder, Colorado and is currently a freshman at the Leeds School of Business and plans on studying Marketing or Operations Management. He would also like to pursue a certificate in global business. He is also involved in the Leeds Peer to Peer program as well as the Leeds Honors program. He loves to play just about any sport, hike, bike, snowboard, watch live music, as well as...

Taylor Thomas

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Taylor is a freshman in the Leeds School of Business, from Southlake, TX, and is interested in concentrating in either Finance, Marketing, or Management and Entrepreneurship and plans on pursuing a certificate in Global Business. She is currently involved in the Peer2Peer Mentoring Program, Leeds Honors, and has interest in becoming a member of Women in Business, Bee Club, and anything else that will help integrate her into the vastly...

Claire Vanderhart

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Claire is a freshman in the Leeds School of Business, from Denver, CO and currently considers studying finance, but is excited to explore different options! She enjoys traveling, going out to eat, and spending time with her friends and family. At Boulder, Claire looks forward to being involved in greek life, DLF, and Leeds Honors. She is most looking forward to the FGX trip and getting to know other students...

Ben Varga

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Ben Varga is from Parker, CO, and will be a freshman in the Leeds School of Business this fall! He plans on studying marketing, as well as pursuing a Business of Sports Certificate. He will miss his two dogs back at home, but is very excited to get to Boulder and see everything that Leeds has to offer. He looks forward to using his creativity, working with others, and discovering...

Santiago Velasco

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Santiago is from Madrid, Spain. He is an incoming freshman at Leeds, looking forward to studying finance, specifically quantitative finance. Though an avid rugby player, he’s also interested in joining academic clubs such as the Leeds Investment and Trading Group. As a DLFer, he’s looking forward to the retreats, meeting his peers, and getting to know his individual and collective strengths.

Tam Vo

Dean's Leadership Fellows
She is from Westminster, CO and is a freshman at Leeds and intends to major in Accounting and Political Science. She plans to extend her debate career at CU either in Model UN or the Speech and Debate Team. She loves to read and go to concerts. She is looking forward to developing my leadership skills and getting to know her peers during her time in DLF.

Kathleen Wortman

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Kathleen Wortman is from Denver, Colorado. Currently she’s Business undecided but is interested in Finance, Real Estate, and Computer Science. At Boulder so far she’s involved in DLF, BE Tech Scholars, and am planning on rushing greek life soon! She loves sports, working out, math, hiking, shopping, concerts, boating, tv and spending time with her friends and family. She’s so excited to meet new friends and leaders through DLF, and...

Hannah Yoon

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Hannah is from Aurora, CO, studying business management and political science! Other than DLF, she's a BE Tech Scholar and part of the Diverse Scholars Program. Outside of class, she’s a huge foodie and loves embroidery, yoga, and piano. This year she hopes to make lots of new friends, and her favorite part so far has been how welcoming everyone has been!

Sydney Zirbel

Dean's Leadership Fellows
Sydney is from Centennial, Colorado and is currently open-option, but is looking at majoring in finance and management. She enjoys spending time with friends, being outside, and baking. She’s excited about the DLF classes and hopefully going on some sort of study abroad experience because she’s interested in international consulting, so those programs would be a great opportunity to learn more about that type of work firsthand.