2017 CBA Peer Leaders

A group of 35 business students, who will be sophomores fall of 2017, have been selected as Peer Leaders for the College of Business.  After eight hours of mentorship and leadership training, the Peer Leaders will each be in contact with approximately 15 incoming freshmen throughout the summer and into fall semester, answering questions, mentoring them through providing their personal experiences at BGSU, and helping them with the transition to college life.

Here are the 2017 Peer Leaders.

helena

Helena O. Aidoo
Specialization: Accounting & Management
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Columbus, OH
Email: haidoo@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Women in Business Leadership
  • CHAARG
  • Accounting and Information Systems Club
  • National Society of Leadership and Success

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Writers, Dancers & Drama Club
  • Medallion of Honor
  • Vineyard Community Center Volunteer
  • Westerville Central High School – Tutor/Office Runner

Work Experience:

  • Hanger Clinic – Customer Service
  • America Reads – Tutor

Hobbies:

  • Math lover
  • Watching Netflix
  • Going to the gym 
maggiebroning

Maggie Broring
Specialization: International Business and Supply Chain Management
Minor: Spanish      
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Venetia, PA
Email: mbrorin@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Primrose Family Scholarship
  • Dean’s Scholar

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Oakland Catholic High School Volleyball, Guatemala Club, Guatemala Mission Trip, National Honor Society

Work Experience:

  • Stone Ridge Summer Campus – Camp Counselor 
maya

Maya Consing
Specialization: Accounting and Finance
Graduation: December 2019    
Hometown: Canton
Email: consing@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Accounting and Management Information System Club

High School Activities and Honors:

  • American Red Cross – Volunteer
  • Business Professionals of America – Member
  • National Honor Society – Member
  • Perry Service League – Member

Work Experience:

  • Giant Eagle – Team Member
  • Richard D. Drake Attorney at Law – Legal Assistant

Hobbies:

  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Shopping 
mason

Mason Curtis
Specialization: Sales and Service Marketing    
Graduation: December 2019    
Hometown: West Milton, OH  
Email: masoncc@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

·      Dance Marathon – Core Committee Member

·      Falcon Fanatic Club

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honor Society – Secretary
  • Student Government – Secretary
  • Softball – Senior Captain
  • Interact Club – President
  • Freshman Focus Program – Peer Leader
  • Varsity M Club

Work Experience:

  • BGSU Hockey Arena – Usher/Parking Attendant
  • Bob Evans Restaurant – Server/Hostess

 

zachary

Zachary Durliat
Specialization: Accounting & Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Arlington, OH
Email: durliaz@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

·      Accounting & Management Information Systems – Member

·      Dean’s Scholar

·      Run Happy Society Member

·      Founder’s Hall Council – Floor Representative

·      Dean’s List

High School Activities and Honors:

  • 4-H President
  • National Honor Society Member
  • All Brass Marching Band Squad Leader
  • Baseball Leadership Award
  • Furniture Making Award

Work Experience:

  • Forest Creason Golf Course Maintenance Crew
  • Sycamore Springs Golf Course Maintenance Crew
  • District 19 Certified ASA Umpire

Hobbies:

  • Baseball, Basketball, and Golf
  • Enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee and Euchre 
abby

Abby Gilmore
Specialization: Marketing
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Oakdale, PA
Email: gabby@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Honor Society

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Chartiers Valley Band Booster Scholarship
  • Digital Media Arts Consortium Award of Excellence

Work Experience:

  • Independent Contractor – Drum Lessons
  • Business Golf Academy – Videography & Post-Production
  • Hilton Garden Inn – Banquet Houseman
  • Adobe Certified Associate 
trent

Trent Hinton
Specialization: Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Email: hintont@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Vanguard
  • Financial Management Association

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Student Activities Board

Work Experience:

  • 7th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
  • Dunham’s Sports - Sales Associate
  • Beckett’s Burger Bar – Dishwasher
  • Bob Evan’s – Dishwasher

Hobbies:

  • Basketball
  • Fitness
  • Collecting Shoes 
kayleenk

Kayleen Kalb
Specialization: Marketing
Minor: Apparel Merchandising and Product Development
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Perrysburg, OH
Email: kkalb@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • H2O Church
  • American Marketing Association

High School Activities and Honors:

  • DECA – Top 10 Sate Finisher

Work Experience:

  • Justice – Style Advisor
  • The City of Perrysburg – Safety Town Helper
  • Next Stage Studios – Workshop Instructor

Hobbies:

  • Dancing, Singing, and Acting
  • Volunteering with H20 Church
  • Musicals
collinl

Collin Levandowski
Specialization: Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Medina, OH
Email: cjlevan@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Financial Management Society
  • Intramurals

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Youth Basketball Camp – Volunteer
  • Scholar Athlete Winner
  • National Honor Society
  • D.A.R.E Role Model

Work Experience:

  • Buehler’s Fresh Foods – Bagger
  • Brown Derby – Busser

Hobbies:

  • Working out
  • Playing basketball
  • Watching The Office 
zane

Zane Maxwell
Specialization: Accounting
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Email: zanewm@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Intramurals

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Varsity Baseball
  • Ostego High School FFA
  • 6th Grade Camp Cabin Leader Volunteer
  • Student Council
  • Varsity Football
  • Flag Football Coach
  • Honor Roll
  • National Honors Society

Work Experience:

  • Barry’s Bagels – Manager 
meredith

Meredith Miller
Specialization: Accounting & Law Studies Minor
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Sugar Land, TX
Email: mermill@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • BGSU Softball Player
  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • BGSU Law Society
  • Women in Business Leadership
  • Dean’s List

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honor Society

Work Experience:

  • Law Office of Steven Rocket Rosen – Intern
  • Self Employed Pitching/Hitting Instructor
  • Children’s Haven – Child Supervisor
brook

Brooke Neumeyer
Specialization: Accounting
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Maumee, OH
Email: bneumey@bgsu.edu

High School Activities and Honors:

  • ACDA Regional Honor Choir
  • Presidential Award of Excellence
  • Choir Department Award 

Work Experience:

  • Social Gastropub – Hostess

Hobbies:

  • Dog lover
  • Baking
aaron

Aaron Price
Specialization: Accounting
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Bellevue, OH
Email: priceam@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Dean’s Scholar
  • Women in Business Leadership
  • Dean’s List
  • Art Club

Work Experience

  • Kohl’s Department Store – Sales Associate
  • Wyandot Inc. – Summer Packer 
marcelo

Marcelo Santini
Specialization: Management & Entrepreneurship
Graduation: August 2020
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil          
Email: mbsanti@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Global Village Member
  • World Student Association Program Planner
  • BGSU Preview Day Volunteer
  • Martin Luther King Day of Service Volunteer
  • Univ Freshman Acad Schp 4000
  • BG Success Scholarship
  • Martha’s Kitchen Volunteer

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Leysin American School Exchange – Switzerland

Work Experience:

  • Janelas Para o Futuro – Instructor
  • Falcon’s Next Food Worker
  • From Swiss to Brazil – Instructor

Fun Facts:

  • Born in Brazil
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and English
  • Practices Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts) 
colton

Colton Shaw
Specialization: Accounting & Finance
Graduation: May 2019
Hometown: Groveport, OH
Email: cwshaw@bgsu.ediu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Centennial Hall Residence Hall Council Vice President
  • BGSU Club Swim Team

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Business Professionals of America Chapter President & National Officer Candidate
  • National Technical Honor Society Treasurer

Work Experience:

  • Special Olympics – Assistant Accounting Clerk
  • Groveport Fighting Fish Swim Team – Assistant Coach
  • Office of Residence Life Desk Clerk

Hobbies:

  • Swimming
  • Exercising
  • Watching Netflix 
tyler

Tyler Tietze
Specialization: Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Strongsville, OH
Email: ttietze@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Dean’s Student Advisory Council
  • Business District Resident

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Business Professionals of America
  • Polaris Student Ambassador

Work Experience:

  • Wendy’s – Crew Member
  • Madden Bros. – Laborer
  • Entrepreneur 
maggie

Maggie Venis
Specialization: General Business
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Email: mvenis@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Women in Business Leadership – Treasurer
  • CHAARG

High School Activities and Honors:

  • DECA
  • National Honors Society

Work Experience:

  • TJ Maxx – Sales Associate
  • Kermit’s Family Restaurant – Busser
  • Tevko Investments – Cleaning Associate

Hobbies:

  • Volleyball
  • Dane
  • Snow Skiing 
aaronw

Aaron Wheeler
Specialization: Accounting, Finance, and Computer Science 
Graduation:  May 2021
Hometown: Norwalk, OH
Email: acwheel@bgsu.edu    

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Honors College and Honors Learning Community
  • Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • Dean’s List
  • Leadership Academy
  • Intramurals

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Buckeye Boys State Delegate
  • Stuff the Bus Co-Coordinator

Work Experience:

  • BGSU Library Learning Commons – Supplemental Instructor Math 1260
  • Schild’s IGA – Deli Cook
  • Eagle Creek Golf Club – Golf Cart Staff 
janelle

Janelle Bollheimer
Specialization: Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Fort Loramie, OH
Email: jbollhe@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Undergraduate Student Government – At Large Senator
  • Women in Business Leadership
  • Centennial Hall Council – Treasurer
  • Dean’s Scholar for College of Business
  • Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy
  • Financial Management Society
  • Weekend Warriors
  • Catholic Falcon Community

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Mathletes
  • Academia
  • Family Career and Community Leaders of America

Work Experience:

  • Osgood State Bank – Bank Teller
  • NKTelco Inc. – Videographer
  • Upper Miami Valley Government Management – Intern
  • SMT Industries Inc. – Sales Clerk/Office Assistant

Hobbies:

  • Enjoys baking
  • Attending sporting events
  • Volunteering 
alysec

Alyse Clune
Specialization: Marketing and International Business
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: New Bremen, OH
Email: clunea@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Campus Tour Guide
  • Intramural Sports

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Volleyball and Basketball Varsity Captain
  • Student Council President
  • Kuenning Dicke Spirit Award

Work Experience:

  • Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen
  • Crown Equipment Corporation

Hobbies:

  • Playing sports at the Student Rec Center
pytonl

Peyton Cox
Specialization: Marketing  
Graduation: May 2020  
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH  
Email:  peytonc@bgsu.edu  

BGSU Activities and Honors:

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Liberty Township Journalism Staff
  • Liberty Township Young Life Senior Leader
  • Choir Section Leader

Work Experience:

  • Liberty Township Child Care
  • Younglife Leader at Perrysburg High School

Hobbies:

  • Playing piano and guitar

·      Cincinnati Bengals fan

·      Watching football 

katied

Katie Diehl
Specialization: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence, Marketing    
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Broadview Heights, OH
Email: diehlke@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Delta Sigma Pi – Member
  • American Marketing Association

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Percussion Section Leader
  • Cleaning Authority Percussion Scholarship
  • Perfect Attendance

Work Experience:

  • Independent Contractor – Soccer Referee
  • Independent Contractor – Basketball Scorekeeper
  • City Worker – Concession Stand Worker

Hobbies:

  • Working out and playing sports at the Student Rec Center
  • Cooking
  • Watching shows and movies
  • Arts and Music 
alivia

Alivia Forshey
Specialization: Supply Chain Management
Graduation: December 2018
Hometown: Canton, OH
Email: aaforsh@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • BGSU Varsity Softball Player
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • BGSU Sales Competition – Top 10 Qualifier
  • National College Athlete Honor Society

Work Experience:

  • Enterprise Holdings – Sales and Marketing Intern
  • Falcon Sports Properties – Summer Inter
  • Canton Township – Seasonal Worker
  • McCall’s Restaurant and Banquet Center – Server

Hobbies:

  • Watching movie
  • Hanging out with friends and family
  • Playing ratchet ball 
jacqueline

Jackie Hearst
Specialization: Generalized Business
Minor: Art
Graduation: May 2019
Hometown: Lake Zurich, IL
Email: jhearst@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Accounting & Management Information Systems Member
  • Run Happy Society Member
  • Hall Council Participant
  • Honors Learning Community Member
  • Dean’s List
  • Intramurals

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Concert Choir Member
  • Art Club

Work Experience:

  • Nanny
  • Michaels
  • Lake Zurich High School Student Aid 
karley

Karley Jay
Specialization: Marketing
Graduation: December 2019
Hometown: Mentor, OH
Email: kjay@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • American Marketing Association

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Give A Hand, Take A Hand - Member

Work Experience:

  • Chick-Fil-A – Manager
  • Little L Communications – Senior Project Intern 
courtney

Courtney Lanagan
Specialization: Generalized Business
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Findlay, OH
Email: clanaga@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Findlay High School Student Council
  • Findlay High School Football Concession Stands

Work Experience:

  • sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt – Shift Manager

 

 

marcia

Marcia V. Massey
Specialization: Undecided in Business  
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Email: mmassey@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • MLK Service Day Volunteer
  • Black Swamp Arts Festival Volunteer
  • BGSU Move-In Day Volunteer
  • Toledo Metro Parks Volunteer
  • The Cocoon Shelter Volunteer
  • Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy
  • Women in Business Leadership
  • Chapman Learning Community
  • SMART Program

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Elmwood Church of Christ Youth Group
  • Midnight Golf Program
  • Business Professionals of America
  • National Honor Society

Work Experience:

  • Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan – Office Assistant
  • Beaconshire Nursing Home – Office Assistant
  • Beaconshire Nursing Home – Activities Assistant

Hobbies:

  • Enjoys volunteering
  • Spending time with family and friends 
tylermccann

Tyler McCann
Specialization: Individualized Business
Minor: Entrepreneurship
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Mount Vernon, OH
Email: tkmccan@bgsu.edi

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • BGSU Marching Band
  • Kappa Kappa Psi – Member
  • Circle K Member

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honors Society Treasurer
  • Key Club Treasurer
  • Community Foundation Blake Fritz Scholarship Winner
  • Yearbook Photographer/Editor
  • Student Government Representative
  • Student Council Member
  • Marching Band

Work Experience:

  • Whit’s Frozen Custard
  • John McCann Trucking
  • The Kroger Company

Hobbies:

  • Showing pig at County and State Fairs
  • Farming
  • Volunteering
  • Watching sports 
samantha

Samantha Moore
Specialization: Marketing & Apparel Merchandising and Product Development
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Lancaster, OH
Email: spmoore@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honors Society
  • Student Council President
  • Varsity Cheerleading
  • Student Government President
  • French Club Vice President
  • Science Club Member

Work Experience:

  • BGSU Dining Services – Crew Member

Hobbies:

  • Spending time at the Student Rec Center 
drewp

Drew Peterson
Specialization: Marketing
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Email: drewhp@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Women in Business Leadership
  • CHAARG
  • H20 Church
  • Habitat for Humanity

High School Activities and Honors:

  • DECA
  • National Honor Society
  • Athletic All Academic Award
  • Coach’s Award
  • Key Club

Work Experience:

  • The Stones Throw – Hostess
  • BGSU Financial Air Department – File Room Assistant
  • Event Coordinator Experience

Hobbies:

  • Playing Golf and Volleyball 
shelby

Shelby Rasnick
Specialization: 
General Business
Graduation: December 2019
Hometown: Marion, OH
Email: rrshelb@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Dean’s Scholar
  • Women in Business Leadership
  • Dean’s List

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Wopat Scholar
  • National Honor Society
  • 4-H
  • Leaders Experiencing Opportunities Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Art Club

Work Experience:

  • Kohl’s Department Store – Sales Associate
  • Wyandot Inc. – Summer Packer 
Collin

Collin Reynolds
Specialization: Finance and Insurance  
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Wayne, OH
Email: reynocm@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Delta Sigma Pi
  • Martha’s Kitchen Volunteer

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Student Council President
  • National Honor Society
  • Gleaner Life Insurance Scholarship
  • Wood County Township Scholarship
  • Central Joint Firefighters Association Scholarship
  • 4-H
  • Buckeye Boys State Delegate

Work Experience:

  • BGSU Campus Tour Guide 
william

Will Sergio
Specialization: Finance
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Grove City, OH
Email: wsergio@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Dean’s List
  • BGSU Club Hockey
  • BGSU Dagarhir School Organization

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Mid-Ohio Food Bank – Volunteer
  • Merit Role
  • Ice Hockey

Work Experience:

  • USA Hockey Certified Official

Hobbies:

  • Collects WWII Militaria
  • History Fan
joseph

Joseph Spangenberg
Specialization: Management Information Systems and Business Analytics and
Intelligence
Graduation: May 2020
Hometown: Elyria, OH
Email: jspang@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • Dean’s Scholar

High School Activities and Honors:

  • National Honor Society Secretary
  • Elyria Elks Lodge Most Valuable Student
  • Alissa Czisny Scholarship Recipient

Work Experience:

  • East of Chicago Pizza – Manager 
mackenzy

Mackenzy Varner
Specialization: Supply Chain Management
Graduation:  May 2020
Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Email: mvarner@bgsu.edu

BGSU Activities and Honors:

  • National Society of Leadership and Success

High School Activities and Honors:

  • Honor Roll
  • National Honors Society
  • All-American National Volleyball AAU Academic

Work Experience:

  • Bowling Green State University Dining – HR Assistant
  • Walt Churchill’s Market – Cashier
  • Nazareth Hall – Wait Staff