2021 CoB Peer Leaders

A group of 13 business students, who will be sophomores fall of 2020, have been selected as Peer Leaders for the Schmidthorst 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 2021 Peer Leaders.

Makayla Baker

Makayla Baker

Email: makrbak@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Marketing and Supply Chain Management
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: Medina, Ohio
Email: makrbak@bgsu.edu 
BGSU activities: Women in Business Leadership, St. Baldricks BGSU, and Peer Leader
BGSU Honors: Freshmen Academic Scholarship and Dean’s List
High School Activities: Soccer, Track and Field, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Girls Leadership Club, Chemistry Club, and Spanish Club
Work Experiences: Shipt Shopping and babysitting business 

Emma Borbely

Emma Borbely

Email: eborbel@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Business Management
Expected Graduation: 2024
Hometown: Dundee, Michigan
BGSU Activities: Women in Business Leadership, Falcon Leadership Institute, and the Catholic Falcon Community
BGSU Honors: Dean’s List

Christina DeRusso

Christina DeRusso

Email: cderuss@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Business Information Systems
Expected graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: Northfield, OH
BGSU activities: Delta Zeta Sorority, Women in Business Leadership, Information Systems Organization, and World Student Association
BGSU Honors: Dean's List
High School Activities: Softball, National Honor Society, Knights Caring for Knights, and Nordonia Hills News Digital Journalism Work experience: Fun 'N' Stuff Amusement Park

Ben Evers

Ben Evers

Email: rbevers@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Accounting
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: St. Henry, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Thompon Family Scholar
BGSU Honors: Dean's List
High School Activities: Basketball and Student Government
Work Experience: Registration and Records at BGSU

Audrey Huzl

Audrey Huzl

Email: huzla@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Accounting and Finance
Expected Graduation: 2023
Hometown: Parma, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Women in Business Leadership and Falcon Leadership Institute
BGSU Honors: Dean's list
High School Activities: Vice President of National Honor Society, track and field, and swim team
Work experience: Lifeguard at local outdoor pool over the summer and local indoor rec center.

Jenna Mangen

Jenna Mangen

Email: mangenj@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Accounting
Expected Graduation: 2023
Hometown: Versailles, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Women in Business Leadership and Omega Phi Alpha Service Sorority
High School Activities: Band, FCCLA, 4-H, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, and Interact
Work Experiences: YMCA Child Care Department

Cameron McNeal

Cameron McNeal

Email: cmcneal@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Supply Chain Management and Finance
Expected Graduation: Spring 2023
Hometown: Medina, OH
BGSU Activities: Supply Chain Management Association
BGSU Honors: Dean's List 2019-20
High School Activities: Varsity Football, Track and Field, and National Honor Society
Work Experiences: 880 Construction (May 2018- August 2018), Medina Target (November 2018-Present)

Rachel Miller

Rachel Miller

Email: rnmille@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Individualized Business
Expected Graduation: 2024
Hometown: Coldwater, OH
BGSU Activities: Kohl Hall Council, Falcon Leadership Institute, and Chi Omega
High School Activities: Band, CYO basketball, Softball, Leo Club, FCCLA, and Spanish Club
Work Experiences: Falcon Health Squad- March 2021-Present, Cato Fashions- October 2019-Present, Meal Delivery Assistant- January 2021-March 2021, BGSU Call Center/RNL- October 2020-February 2021, Dairyland- May 2018-August 2018, Babysitter- May 2017-August 2017

Anna Moore

Anna Moore

Email: moorean@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Finance
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: Oxford, Ohio
BGSU Activities: BGSU FMB Colorguard, Kappa Delta, National Society of Leadership and Success
BGSU Honors: Dean's List
High School Activities: Colorguard, Drama club, varsity field hockey, and Ohio Model United Nations
Work Experience: Skyline for 8 months and Mission Trip to Haiti for 2 weeks

Ashton Okuley

Ashton Okuley

Email: okuleae@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Business Administration Undecided Specialization
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: Ottawa, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Women in Business Leadership
BGSU Honors: Dean's List
High School Activities: Girls' Soccer Varsity Captain, Girls' Track Varsity Member, Key Club Member, Big Brothers and Sisters Mentor
Work Experience: Cashier at Brooky's Gas Station in Ottawa, Lifeguard at YMCA in Ottawa, Barista at Bowling Green Biggby Coffee

Meredith Post

Meredith Post

Email: mgpost@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Accounting
Expected Graduation: 2024
Hometown: Troy, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Women in Business Leadership, BG Philharmonia, and H20 Lifegroup
BGSU Honors: Dean's List
High School Activities: Marching Band, National Honors Society, Youth Group, Reading Buddies, Math Club, Orchestra
Work Experiences: Culver's

Cassandra (Cassie) Rasnick

Cassandra (Cassie) Rasnick

Email: crasnic@bgsu.edu

Specialization(s): Marketing
Expected Graduation: May 2024
Hometown: Strongsville, OH
BGSU Activities: Sigma Kappa- Theta Upsilon Sorority, ASL Club, University Dance Alliance, and Schmidthorst College of Business Peer Leader.
BGSU Honors: Dean's list fall 2020.
High School Activities: Marching Band, DECA, Leadership Academy, and D.A.R.E role model.
Work Experiences: Jared's The Galleria of Jewelry (present) and Dairy Queen (1 year)

Emily Zawodny

Emily Zawodny

Email: emilylz@bgsu.edu

Specializations(s): International Business and Applied Economics
Expected Graduation: Spring 2024
Hometown: Perrysburg, Ohio
BGSU Activities: Peer Leader, Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassador, Women in Business Leadership, Alpha Phi, and Yoga Club
BGSU Honors: Dean's List Fall 2020
Work Experiences: Student Worker - Dean's Suite and Welcome Desk