Grant Amen is studying Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, and Business Leadership. Grant was born and raised in Colorado and is an avid outdoorsman. He loves big mountain skiing, fly fishing, hunting, and golfing, and he plays several team sports. Grant worked two summers as a lumberjack and was also director of community outreach for Unified Lacrosse, mentoring and coaching children with special needs. He was also a member of the Investment Banking Club, and during the summer of his sophomore year, he accepted a full-time job offer at graduation with Biegert Group doing commodity trading, private equity, and cattle feeding.

Lindsay Beil is studying Accounting, Information Management, and Business Analytics at Leeds. Lindsay is in the BAM Program, pursuing her Masters in Accounting and hopes to obtain her CPA. She has an internship with a Big 4 Accounting firm, and recently had the opportunity to travel with them to Copenhagen, Denmark for a leadership conference. Outside of class, Lindsay is involved in Peer 2 Peer mentoring, her sorority Kappa Alpha Theta (she has served as President and CFO), and loves to hike and try new recipes. Lindsay can't wait for an amazing senior year!

Nathan Betsch is a senior studying Finance and Information Management in hopes to pursue a career in mergers and acquisitions after graduation. He lived in Southeast Asia for eight years and would love to travel and move overseas in a few years. He enjoys playing basketball and golf and loves going to CU football games!

Autumn Davidson is pursuing a dual degree in Finance and Real Estate. She is from Lafayette, Colorado, and loves everything Colorado has to offer, such as hiking, camping, and exploring National Parks. In high school, Autumn played basketball and tennis, and was Co-Chair for Honor Club. Outside of her passion for business, Autumn enjoys lifting weights at the gym, painting, and baking. She is thrilled to have the Scholars Program offer the opportunity to meet other like-minded students and help her pursue her passions!

John Douthit is working to attain dual emphases in Operations Management and Social Responsibility & Sustainability. This year he will be influencing CU’s sustainability progress by co-leading the Environmental Affinity Group, a subset of Leeds Consulting Group. A music aficionado, John enjoys producing music and playing guitar in his band.

Sadie Fletcher is a senior graduating in December 2022. She is pursuing a double emphasis in accounting and finance, as well as a certificate in leadership. She works for the Career Services office during the school year, and enjoys golfing, baking, hiking, and reading in her free time.

Anneke Lanou is pursuing a dual emphasis in Finance and Operations Management and a minor in Economics. She is interested in private equity and is interning with Bain & Company in their Austin, TX office where she will return for full time upon graduation. Anneke is a part of the Leeds Consulting Group on campus and she also enjoys co-running the One-2-One case group to help students prepare for consulting recruitment. Outside of school, she likes to ski and also travel; she has citizenship in both the US and the Netherlands.

Jack Leibold is pursuing a double emphasis in finance and accounting along with a space minor. Jack studied abroad in Italy last spring and worked as a summer analyst for Accenture in Seattle over the summer. Some of Jack’s main interests outside of school include fly fishing, travel, photography, and skiing.

Julia Maring is a senior at the Leeds School of Business from Eden Prairie, Minnesota pursuing an emphasis in Marketing and a minor in Spanish. Throughout college Julia has been an RA, CU Student Ambassador, and has TA'd for the Statistical Analysis in Business and Designing Your Leeds courses. In her free time she loves being involved with the Annex (a CU-affiliated Christian college ministry) as well as hiking and spending time outdoors, reading, and writing. Julia is honored to be a part LSP---her favorite memory was definitely getting the opportunity to travel to Iceland as an FGX mentor!

Thomas Miller is pursuing an emphasis in Finance with a minor in Leadership Studies and certificate in Global Business. On campus he is also involved in the Presidents Leadership Class, CU Alpine Club, and CU Backcountry Club. Being raised just outside of Boulder you can find him partaking in any and all outdoors activities his free time/budget will allow. While he may prefer to enjoy the outdoors alone, feel free to ask him to show you his favorite Indian restaurants or taco places near by!

Cat Nguyen is pursuing a dual emphasis in Real Estate and Finance along with a Certificate in Business Leadership. In addition to the Leeds Scholars Program, Cat is involved in the Leeds Honors Program, the CU Real Estate Club, and the Alpha Phi Sorority. She also works at the Welcome Desk in the Koelbel Building so make sure to stop by and say hi! Cat loves to travel and this past spring, studied abroad in Florence, Italy. One of her favorite memories of Scholars is going to Costa Rica with the 2022 and 2023 cohort. Cat is excited to see what senior year has in store and wants to make her last year at CU the best it will ever be!

Hannah Skurcenski is a student at CU pursuing a degree in finance with certificates in leadership and social responsibility and ethics. Outside of school, Hannah is very involved in Women in Business Club, and enjoys reading and cooking in her free time.

Carson Smail is studying finance with minors in Spanish and economics and certificates in business leadership and operations and information management. Carson grew up in Colorado and has always loved sports. In addition to playing, he also taught lacrosse to children with special needs through Unified Lacrosse and worked as a referee. Carson found an interest in consulting through case competitions and his time as VP of Operations and an Engagement Manager for the Leeds Consulting Group. He spent the summer as an intern with Deloitte Consulting and is looking forward to Senior year.

Maxwell Yates is a student at the Leeds School of Business studying Finance and Information Analytics. He is also pursuing a certificate in Global Business. Maxwell is from Denver, Colorado. His hobbies include skiing, hiking, hockey, and spending time with friends and family. Maxwell is involved in Greek life at CU Boulder and is a part of the Leeds Scholars Program. He plans to graduate and pursue a career in financial service.

Ava Barnett is pursuing a dual area of emphasis in Finance and Information Management at the Leeds School of Business. Ava works as a Career Peer and a Leeds Ambassador and is currently serving as president of Leeds Consulting Group. She is also part of the BE Tech Scholars and Leeds Honors programs. She enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, and competing in case competitions. Ava is headed to NYC for investment banking next summer to explore her interests within finance.

Peyton Biggers is studying Marketing and Business Analytics at the Leeds School of Business with a minor in Leadership and a certificate in Social Responsibility and Ethics. Along with the Leeds Scholars Program, she is involved in the Leeds Honors Program, Presidents Leadership Class, Leeds Consulting Group, and is currently serving as President of the CU American Marketing Association. After graduation, Peyton hopes to combine her passions for analytics and marketing with socially responsible organizations or brands. Her hobbies include cooking vegetarian foods, traveling, and cheering on CU sports teams.

Paige Burns is an honors student studying Marketing at the Leeds School of Business as well as Computer Science through the Engineering School at CU. In addition to being in LSP, she is involved in Leeds Consulting Group, Presidents Leadership Class, and Business and Engineering Tech Scholars. She is passionate about sustainability and bridging the gender gap in technology fields. Outside of school, she enjoys hiking, traveling, photography, and snowboarding.

Abby Cook is pursuing an emphasis on finance with a minor in Spanish and a Global Business Certificate. Alongside LSP, Abby is involved with Leeds Student Government, Women in Finance, and CU Student Government. She also mentors freshmen through the Peer-to-Peer Mentorship Program. Abby loves to travel and wants to study abroad in Spain during her junior year.

Phoebe Denenberg is pursuing an area of emphasis in business management with a focus on strategy and entrepreneurship. She is also working toward a certificate in Social Responsibility and Ethics and a minor in Sociology. She works on the executive board of the Peer2Peer Mentorship program offered within Leeds and am also a mentor myself. In addition, she has been a participating member of the Women in Business Club since the start of my Freshman year. She is a new Learning Disability Alliance Leader within the Eye to Eye non-profit organization here in Boulder. In Phoebe's free time, you can find her outside in the mountains or by the creek, skiing, eating, and enjoying time with the people she loves most!

Andersen Dodge is an honors student studying Finance and Accounting with a minor in Leadership. Along with Leeds Scholars, she is involved in the Presidents Leadership Class, is the treasurer of Chi Omega, works as a Learning Assistant for Communication Strategy and does research for professors within Leeds. She is passionate about skiing, playing field hockey, podcasts, any book by Jon Krakauer, and watching the Avs make a run for the Stanley Cup.

Daniel Gammon is pursuing a dual emphasis in Finance and Accounting with a minor in Political Science. He is involved in Leeds Consulting Group, Leeds Investment and Trading Group, Leeds Investment Banking Club, and Leeds Ambassadors. Daniel is originally from Fort Collins, Colorado. Outside of class he loves to run, travel, play tennis, and ski.

Kaela Gero is pursing a dual emphasis in Finance and Business Analytics with a certificate in Entrepreneurial Studies. Outside of the Leeds Scholars and Honors Programs, Kaela is involved in her sorority (Chi Omega), Investment Banking Club and Women in Finance. She serves on the Panhellenic Executive Board as Treasurer. In her free time, Kaela likes to travel, hike, ski and spend time with her friends.

Anant Gupta is pursuing an emphasis in Marketing as well as a minor in Economics and certificates in Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility & Ethics. Outside of the Leeds Scholars Program, he's involved in the Student Government, Consulting Group, Leeds Marketing Office, and the Diverse Scholars Program. Anant's interested in combining marketing and communication to solve problems bigger than himself. He's a car and tech enthusiast and loves to cook in his free time!

Mila Lusso is an honors student pursuing a dual area of emphasis in Finance and Business Analytics with a Global Business Certificate. Mila works as an Employer Relations Ambassador for Leed's Office of Career Development and is also involved in Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Leeds Student Government, and Leeds Mentoring Programs. She enjoys playing tennis, relaxing at the Buff Pool, and traveling.

Siena Mauvais is an honors student studying finance and real estate with a certificate in business leadership. She is interested in commercial real estate acquisition and development. Siena is the New Member Director of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and a member of the Real Estate Club. Outside of school, she enjoys playing soccer, skiing, hiking, and traveling.

Brigid McNamara is a Junior at CU Boulder pursuing a dual emphasis in Real Estate and Accounting and a minor in Leadership Studies. She attended George Washington High School in Denver, Colorado, where she was the captain of the Golf Team, co-president of NHS and participated in Speech and Debate. At CU she is a student representative on the Leeds Student Government and serves on the board for the University of Colorado Emergency Medical Services Club. Brigid loves to hike, ski and meet new people.

Luke Smith is an honors student in the Leeds School of Business studying finance and accounting, alongside minors in mathematics and economics and a certificate in quantitative finance. He is interested in portfolio management and investment banking as career paths. At CU, he is involved in the Leeds Consulting Group, Leeds Investment and Trading Group, and more. Outside of school, he enjoys hiking, playing tennis, and investing.

June Yuan is a Finance and Operations Management student who is pursuing certificates in Social Responsibility and Ethics and Global Business, along with a minor in Leadership. She is part of Leeds Consulting Group, Leeds Scholars, and Presidents Leadership Class. While growing up, she spent a lot of time helping at her parents' Chinese American restaurant. This inspired her to compete in culinary events, but later helped connect her passion for hospitality to business. As a junior in high school, she began to sell her homemade baked goods such as French macarons and cakes through her social media platform Juneybugbakes. When she is not baking, or practicing casing for consulting, you can find her training at the gym for her powerlifting meet.

Alyssa Bullock is a Boettcher Scholar and an honors student pursuing a dual emphasis in Finance and Information Management with a minor in Leadership Studies. She is involved in the Presidents Leadership Class, Leeds Consulting Group, Leeds Investment & Trading Group, and serves as a Leeds Senator through CU Student Government. Alyssa hopes to help solve issues like white-collar crime and social inequality during her time as a student and throughout her career. Outside of classes and work, Alyssa is an avid reader of classics and enjoys journaling and gardening.

Payton Coakley is from Chicago, Illinois, and double majoring in Business Analytics and Environmental Studies. Before beginning her freshman year at CU, she took a gap year and spent a semester in Hawaii, where she volunteered for U.S. National Parks Service and got scuba certified. She spends as much as possible traveling to new places, but when she's in Boulder, she spends time running at The Boulder Creek, getting matcha lattes on Pearl or cooking with friends.

Emma Delich is a student in the Leeds School of Business studying Marketing with a minor in Creative Technology and Design. Throughout her time in Boulder, she is excited to grow her scholastic and professional development through programs, such as Leeds Scholars, and expand her personal development through travel, service, and other unique experiences. She has a passion for mindfulness, health, the outdoors, going on fun adventures with friends with friends, and good music. She is excited for all of the invaluable relationships she will create and knowledge she will learn throughout her time in Boulder, Colorado!

Sarah Rego is pursuing a dual area of emphasis in Finance and Accounting with a minor in economics and a certificate in Global Business. Sarah works as a tutor for Pick a Peer Tutoring and Guest Service for the REC center and is also involved in Leeds Student Government, Chi Omega, Delta Sigma Pi, Deans Student Cabinet, and Leeds Honors. She enjoys traveling, skiing, soccer, and hiking.

Amruta Kelshiker is a honors business student pursing a dual emphasis in Finance and Information Management. She serves as a Co-Chair for the Dean's Student Cabinet and is also an active member of the professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. In her free time, Amruta loves to play tennis for the CU-Club Team, travel, and try new foods!

Eli Suchman is a sophomore at Leeds with a dual emphasis in Marketing and Business Analytics; he is also pursuing a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Along with the Scholars Program, Eli is a senior analyst in Leeds Consulting Group. With a passion for surfing and backcountry snowboarding, he spends his free time exploring the outdoors.

Grace Trahan is studying Finance and pursuing a certificate in Quantitative Finance with a minor in Mathematics. She is involved with Leeds Student Government, Peer2Peer Mentoring, and Leeds Investment and Trading Group. Grace loves trying new recipes, embroidery, playing tennis, and ice cream. Her favorite memory so far has been the scholars FGX to Iceland.

Tiffany Tran attended Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, CO, where she dedicated a significant amount of her time volunteering with Key Club International and playing singles for the varsity girls tennis team. Through this student-led organization, she has volunteered for the community, led school-wide drives for Children of Peace International and Soles4Souls, and was awarded by President Biden the President's Volunteer Service Award. Throughout her time at the Leeds School of Business, she hopes to continue her future in hospital administration. She enjoys playing tennis, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family in her free time.

Trisha Tyagi is currently an honors student pursuing a dual emphasis in finance and information management. On campus, she is currently the VP of finance for Leeds Student Government, the committee director for professional fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, and participates in case style consulting projects for Leeds Consulting Group. Outside of school Trisha enjoys singing, playing musical instruments, and fine cuisine!

Rachel Warren is pursuing an emphasis in Marketing, a Global Business certificate, and a minor in Political Science. Rachel was born and raised in Colorado, giving her an appreciation for all things nature and inspiring her passion for sustainability and the environment. In her free time she enjoys networking, yoga, lifting weights, eating good food, and hanging out with friends.

MacKenzie Zapp is a sophmore this year. She joined Chi Omega this past year and loved it. MacKenzie is excited to dive deeper into business classes this year and work on the community service project. Additionally, she loves to play soccer, hike, travel and spend time with friends and family.

Sarah Adams is a graduate of Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs. At Pine Creek she was an active member in Creek Connectors, Student Health Advisory Board, Students Supporting Culture and was a leader in National Honor Society and Friends of Rachel. In her free time Sarah likes to work out, spend time with friends, and travel. She is planning on double majoring in both business marketing and management and also wants to get a certificate in international business. Sarah is very excited to attend CU Boulder and can't wait to see all that CU Leeds' program has to offer.

Gwenyth Brass is a freshman who is planning on studying marketing at Leeds Business School and eventually earning her MBA! Born and raised outside of Boston, MA, she moved to Fort Collins, CO, in 2020. Gwenyth is also a member of the Leeds Women's Empowerment Initiative. She has interests in social media marketing, environmentally sustainable business practices, and graphic design. Outside of school Gwenyth enjoys snowboarding, camping, concerts at Red Rocks, and spending time with friends and family.

Gabriella Drnevich is from Philadelphia, PA, and is pursuing a business degree with the goal to work in the business side of sports. She has loved sports from a young age and is a huge college basketball fan. She plans to complete the Business of Sports certificate during her time at CU. Along with going to any sporting event possible, she loves to work out, hang out with friends, go to concerts, experience new places, and go on adventures. One of her priorities in life is traveling the world.

Shaela Early is a freshman in the Leeds School of Business and part of the Leeds Scholars and Honors Programs. A Boulder native, she attended Fairview High School, where she was involved in NHS, freshmen leadership, and cross country. Shaela loves cooking, photography, volunteering, running and pretty much any outdoor activity. When she's not doing any of those things, she loves to learn and pursue things that she is curious about.

Meghan Fall graduated from One Stone's Lab51 in Boise, Idaho. She has spent the past 3 years working with One Stone in their community service lab, Project Good, as well as serving on the One Stone Board of Directors as Project Good Liaison and Board Chair. Meghan is excited to learn more about business during her time at Leeds, as well as get involved with the nonprofit scene in the Boulder area. She hopes to one day come back and work with One Stone, or start a nonprofit of her own.

Owen Grimmer graduated from the Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy as a full-time cross country skier and lacrosse player. He plans to study management and entrepreneurship at Leeds and hopefully find a job overlapping his passion for sports and business. Outside of skiing, Owen loves to spend time with his friends and do nearly anything outdoors.

Albin Halquist is Boulder local who graduated from Dawson. He has been pursuing entrepreneurial ventures for as long as he can remember, most notably, his local driving business, BOCO Driver. Currently, he is working on an IV business for equestrians. In addition to this, he founded a business club, was an active FBLA member and was named captain of his golf team.

Madeleine Hemstreet graduated from Grandview High School in Aurora, Colorado, where she participated in FBLA and Student Leadership. She also enjoyed running cross country, diving, and pole-vaulting for track & field. Now, as a member of the Leeds Scholars Program, she plans on pursuing a major in Management, and taking her experiences international with her choice of minor. She is always up for an adventure, and loves traveling, hiking, and the outdoors. Madeleine is a firm believer in following your passions, and is excited for what CU Boulder has to offer.

Harrison Klein is a graduate of Plainfield North Highschool in Plainfield, Illinois, where he was an active member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and NSC. He enjoys spending time outside, hanging with friends, and going to the gym. Harrison is pursuing marketing, looking forward to being a part of the Leeds Scholars Program and cannot wait to further his business knowledge while meeting new people.

Harrison Klotz is a freshman in the Leeds Scholars Program and the Leeds Honors College emphasizing in marketing. He is from Plano, Texas, and graduated from Plano East Senior High. In his free time he enjoys playing ice hockey, bouldering, and listening to music. He has a passion for travel and photography and is looking forward to going overseas through the FGX trip.

Haven Koder Vancleave is a graduate from Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Colorado, where she was active as an athlete and a participant in multiple school volunteer programs such as Interact. As a Colorado native she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, playing soccer, and working out. She is excited about the Leeds Scholars Program and pursuing environmental sustainability initiatives.

Mason Levy went to Cherry Creek High School. With a love for finance and people he created a social movement called Young Financial Literacy dedicated to teaching teenagers and young adults the importance of financial literacy. Additionally, he was an active member in DECA, FBLA, and Horticulture clubs in school. On top of that, with a passion for house plants and specialty coffee, he loves all different types of activities. Mason is ecstatic to be apart of the Leeds Scholars Program and further his knowledge of Finance.

Eric Ringer is a graduate from Hanover High School in Hanover, NH, where he led several school and community groups, and participated on the soccer and ski jumping teams. He is excited to be a part of the Leeds Scholars Program and intends to study management and mechanical engineering. He has a real passion for the outdoors and enjoys spending time in the mountains backcountry skiing, climbing, and hiking. He’s thrilled to join the amazing community at Boulder and looks forward to the next four years.

Kate Roscoe is a graduate of Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, where she was an active member of DECA, FBLA, Interact Club, National Honor Society and the Student Advisory Group for Douglas County School District. In her free time, she loves being outdoors, spending time with her friends and family, and traveling. Kate is looking forward to being a part of the Leeds Scholars Program and cannot wait to take advantage of the opportunities Boulder has to offer.

Jaque Spradley graduated from Reedy High School in Frisco, Texas, and she plans to pursue a dual emphasis in Marketing and Real Estate. She was an officer of a First Robotics Team in her home state and has acted in over 20 plays at local community theaters. In her free time she likes to run, mountain bike, cook, and make art.

Charlie Tell is a graduate of Granville High School in Granville, Ohio. In his time at Granville, he was heavily involved with both the Choir Department and the Golf Team. With his free time he enjoys being with friends, exploring nature, and listening to music. He is excited to take advantage of the opportunities ahead of him in the Leeds Scholars Program with all the experiences it has to offer.

Tyler Tolbert is a graduate of Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colorado. There, he played Football and ran track along with participating in the student Emmy winning program: The Cherry Creek Sports Network. In his free time he enjoys watching and playing sports, hanging out with friends, playing video games, and completing puzzles. Tyler will be pursuing a degree in marketing at Leeds and he is very excited to meet new people and make lifelong memories in Boulder.

Zoe Unsell graduated from Air Academy High School in Colorado Springs after spending her first three years of high school at the International School of Paris, France. She was very active in her school and community, participating in multiple clubs such as DECA, FBLA, Model United Nations, Student Council, Varsity Cheerleading, and Student2Student. She helped raise thousands of dollars for cancer research and a Sustainable Development Project in Namibia. She is excited to be participating in the Leeds Scholars Program and Women's Empowerment Initiative and looks forward to hiking, baking, spending time with friends, and studying abroad.

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