Mendoza Ambassador Program


The students highlighted below are available to meet with you while you are visiting the Notre Dame campus to answer any questions you may have about the Mendoza College of Business. It is as simple as reading their bios, selecting a student whose interests or path matches yours and contacting them via their email address to schedule a time and place to meet.

An informational one-page Undergraduate Studies Program flyer is here


Katarina Kurtts

Hometown
Elberta, Alabama
Hall
Pasquerilla East (PE Pyros!)
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Finance and International Development Studies Minor
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Anything to do with the ocean (swimming, paddle boarding, snorkeling), Game of Thrones, Traveling, Scavenger hunts

Activities:  Social entrepreneurship projects in Student International Business Council, Working for a student-run recommendation app Crcl, PE Hall Council, Irish Football Recruit Ambassador, CIO for Mendoza Student Leadership Association, Design for America, Working on a summer research project

Internship Experience
Diona (Ireland-based tech startup): Business Development Intern 

HUT Paddle Boarding Company: Manager 

Best Times to Meet

Fridays:  Anytime


Melissa Riordan

Hometown
Trumbull, Connecticut/Johns Creek, Georgia
Hall
Off-Campus (previously McGlinn Hall)
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Information Technology Management
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Traveling, Journalism/Writing, Politics & Public Policy, ND Sports

Activities:  Student Employee in the Athletics Department's Media Relations Office (Co-leader of student team for 2017 football season, also work w/men's basketball team and have written for und.com), Undergraduate Admissions Tour Guide, Student International Business Council (SIBC)

ND Study Abroad Experience:  Ireland Inside Track Program August 2015 and Notre Dame's Washington DC Program Fall 2016

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  "Summer Games" Intern at Booz Allen Hamilton (The Summer Games is a 10 week intern program/competition in which teams of students work to solve real world challenges. I served as my team's web developer and project manager.)

Fall 2016:  Advocacy Intern at Signal Group (Policy consulting firm in Washington, DC-I worked on a team that focused mostly on technology, infrastructure, and retail policy issues.)

Summer 2016:  Legislative Intern at the US House of Representatives

Best Times to Meet

Mondays/Wednesdays:  After 2:00pm

Tuesdays:  Between 3:30pm and 5pm

Thursdays:  After 3:30pm

Fridays:  Anytime

Saturdays/Sundays:  Subject to availability 


Carly Meacham

Hometown
Overland Park, Kansas
Hall
Lyons Hall
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Management Consulting, Business Intelligence Concentration and Psychology Major
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Traveling, ND Sports, binge watching Grey's Anatomy, anything chocolate

Activities:  Lyons Hall RA, Athletic Marketing Department Employee, Undergraduate Admissions Tour Guide, The Shirt Project Marketing Chair, Appalachia Service Project Leader, Intramural Flag Football

ND Study Abroad Experience:  London, UK   Spring 2017

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  Customer Experience Strategy Consultant at West Monroe Partners in Chicago

Summer 2016:  Surgical Marketing Intern at Stryker

Summer 2015:  Brand Analyst Intern at Gear for Sports, a large collegiate apparel company

Summer 2014:  Bank of America Student Leader at Youth Volunteer Corps, leading service projects across the greater Kansas City area  

Best Times to Meet

Monday:  Before 11am, After 5pm

Tuesday:  After 3:30pm

Wednesday:  Before Noon, After 5pm

Thursday:  After 12:30pm

Friday:  Anytime

Saturday & Sunday:  Subject to availability 

 


Bethany Boggess

Hometown
South Bend, Indiana
Hall
Ryan Hall
Graduation Year
2019
Major
Marketing with Minor in European Studies
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Attending concerts, traveling, hiking, Game of Thrones

Activities:  Student Union Board Concerts Committee Lead Programmer, Student Government Member of Dept. of Communications, University Policy Dept., Orientation Steering Committee member, Leprechaun Legion Board Member, Office of Admissions Tour Guide

ND Study Abroad Experience:  London Summer Study Abroad, 2017

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  Programming Assistant, ND Office of VP for Student Affairs

Summer 2016:  BottleRock Music Festival, Napa Valley

Best Times to Meet

Tuesdays and Thursdays:  9:00-11:00am, 3:30-5:00pm

Fridays:  12:30-6:00pm

Weekends:  Subject to availability

 


Seamus McConville

Hometown
Irvine, California
Hall
Off-Campus (previously Duncan Hall)
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Accountancy and English Double Major
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Writing, Reading, Hiking, Skateboarding, Meeting New People, Going to the Beach

Activities:  Center for Social Concerns Task Force Leader, Appalachia Seminar Leader, Urban Plunge Seminar Leader, Former kiND Club President, Co-founder of California Club, Office of Admissions Tour Guide, First Year of Studies Peer Advisor, Former Community Outreach Coordinator for Jubilee Initiative for Financial Inclusion (JIFFI), Duncan Hall Welcome Weekend Captain 2016

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  Assurance Intern at Ernst & Young San Diego

Summer 2016:  London Summer Study Abroad Program

Summer 2015:  Summer Service Learning Program Boys and Girls Club San Diego

Best Times to Meet

 Mondays:  Before 11:00am, After 3:30pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays:  Before 12:30pm

Wednesdays:  Before 11:00am

Fridays:  Anytime

 

 


Anthony Caputo

Hometown
Willowbrook, Illinois
Hall
Off-Campus (previously Dillon Hall)
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Information Technology Management
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Singing, Hiking, and Football Saturdays at Notre Dame

Activities: President of Halftime A Capella, Co-Chairman of Senior Legacy

ND Study Abroad Experience:  London, UK   Spring 2017

Internship Experience

Summer 2017: Technology Business Management Analyst at PepsiCo

Summer 2016: Business Analyst at Rent Like a Champion

Best Times to Meet

Mondays/Wednesdays:  9:15-12 noon, anytime after 3:15pm

Tuesdays:  After 3:15pm

Thursdays:  After 2:00pm

Fridays:  Anytime

 

 


William Schipke

Hometown
Clemmons, North Carolina
Hall
O'Neill Family Hall
Graduation Year
2019
Major
Finance and Economics Double Major
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Investments, Grilling and Cooking, Political Economy, Baseball, Football, Weightlifting, Romantic Era Artwork, Storytelling

Activities:  Investment Management Leaders Program, Student International Business Council, ND Admissions Tour Guide, Investment Club, Interhall Baseball, Investing Portfolio

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  Long-only, Equity Asset Management in Essex, MA

Summer 2016:  Political Campaign Consultant in Winston Salem, NC

Summer 2016:  Fixed Income Asset Management in Winston Salem, NC

Best Times to Meet

Mondays/Wednesdays:  After 3:15pm

Tuesdays/Thursdays: Before 2:00pm

Fridays: Flexible


Andrew Puetz

Hometown
Dakota Dunes, South Dakota
Hall
Keenan Hall
Graduation Year
2019
Major
Business Analytics Major with Concentration in Finance and Financial Accounting
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Watching Movies, Trying New Places to Eat, Hiking, and Going to My Friends' Sporting Events

Activities:  Keenan Hall President, Undergraduate Admissions Tour Guide, Appalachia Service Project

ND Study Abroad Experience: Dublin, Summer 2017

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  PwC Elevate Leadership Program

 

Best Times to Meet

Mondays/Wednesdays:  Anytime before 3:00pm

Tuesdays/Thursdays:  After 5:00pm

Fridays:  Anytime

Saturdays/Sundays:  Subject to availability


Shannon Kronenberger

Hometown
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hall
Lyons Hall
Graduation Year
2018
Major
Accountancy and Economics Double Major
Interests & Activities

Interests:  Reading, writing, travel, dance, Cincinnati and Notre Dame Sports, cooking, TV (especially Game of Thrones and House of Cards) 

Activities:  Beta Alpha Psi, Notre Dame Club of Cincinnati Student Liaison, Lyons Hall Council, ND Ballroom Dance Club, Interhall sports

ND Study Abroad Experience:  Ireland Inside Track, Summer 2016

Internship Experience

Summer 2017:  Tax Accounting Intern at Ernst & Young (Louisville, KY)

Summer 2016:  Transportation and Warehousing Logistics Finance Interna at Procter & Gamble (Cincinnati, OH)

Summer 2015:  Finance and Accounting Intern at VEGA Americas, Inc., an engineering company specializing in radiation and nuclear measurement technologies (Cincinnati, OH)

Best Times to Meet

Mondays:  3:30-5:00pm

Tuesdays:  Before 12 noon or after 5:00pm

Thursdays:  Before 12 noon

Fridays:  Anytime

Saturdays/Sundays:  Subject to availability