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2012 Graduates

Corey Aldridge

  • Major: Management
  • Corey is working as an area manager for Fairfield Manufacturing.

Julie Baker

  • Major: Accounting
  • Julie has accepted a position as a staff accountant with Girardot, Strauch and Co. in Lafayette, Ind.

Reily Blatz

  • Majors: Accounting and Marketing
  • Reily is working as a surgical skills technician at Biomet, Inc. in Warsaw, Ind.

Jessica Boursier

  • Majors: Management and Marketing
  • Jessica is a first-year law student at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind.

Josh DePew

  • Majors: Management and Marketing
  • Josh is working as a management trainee for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Lafayette, Ind.

Traci Fuqua

  • Major: Accounting
  • Traci is working for Pricewaterhouse-Coopers LLC (PWC) as an auditor in Indianapolis.

Melissa Grinstead

  • Major: Accounting
  • Melissa is the director of advancement services at Manchester University.

Austin Hamilton

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Austin accepted a position as a staff accountant at BKD in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Tyler Henn

  • Majors: Accounting and Management
  • Tyler is a staff accountant at BKD in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Heather Johnson

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Heather is working as an associate accountant at Zimmer in Warsaw, Ind.

Nate Liddick

  • Major: Marketing
  • Nate is a direct sales representative for Comcast in Merrillville, Ind.

Allison Long

  • Majors: Management and Finance
  • Allison has accepted a position as a management leadership trainee with Welch Packaging in Elkhart, Ind.

Ashley McGovern

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Ashley is working as a staff accountant for Crowe Horwath in Elkhart, Ind.

Laine Mello

  • Major: Marketing
  • Laine is the communications coordinator for the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, and she is also the head freshman girls’ basketball coach at Snider High School in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Ryan Monce

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Ryan is working as a management trainee at Campbell and Fetter Bank in Kendallville, Ind.

Doug Murphy

  • Major: Accounting
  • Doug accepted a position as a staff accountant at BKD in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Maria Neff

  • Major: Management
  • Maria owns and operates her own professional dog handling business, something that she did throughout her years at Manchester.

Andrew Nicodemus

  • Major: Accounting
  • Andrew accepted a position as a field examiner for the State Board of Accounts and will be working out of Crawfordsville, Ind.

Ben Ogden

  • Majors: Management and Marketing
  • Ben plans to pursue a master’s degree in communication studies at Purdue.

Emily Ogden

  • Major: Accounting
  • Emily accepted a position as a senior accountant with Security Federal Savings Bank in Logansport, Ind.

Erin Puckett

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Erin is working as a staff accountant at Crowe Horwath in South Bend, Ind.

J.B. Schwartz

  • Major: Management
  • J.B. is a sales consultant at Gannett DESC in Indianapolis.

Micah Seidner

  • Majors: Management and Marketing
  • Micah accepted a position as an on-the-job training coordinator with the Northeast Missouri Investment Board in Paris, Mo.

Dylan Snyder

  • Majors: Management and Marketing
  • Dylan is working as a store manager trainee for CVS/Caremark in Indianapolis.

Pooja Shrestha

  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Pooja accepted a position as a staff accountant with H.J. Umbaugh and Associates in Plymouth, Ind.

David Tatham

  • Major: Accounting
  • David is a staff accountant with NTN Driveshaft in Columbus, Ind.

Samm Wade

  • Major: Accounting
  • Samm is working as a staff accountant for Midwest Eye Consultants in Wabash, Ind.

Kira Wennerholm

  • Major: Management
  • Kira is working as a customer service representative for First Trust and Savings Bank in Coralville, Iowa.

Logan Carsten

  • Major: Management and Marketing
  • Logan has accepted a position as a health care recruiter with Maxim Healthcare in South Bend, Ind.

Joi Harmon

  • Major: Management and Marketing
  • Joi is a manager at Walgreens and is doing marketing and administrative work at the Center for Leadership Development in Indianapolis.

Megan Hartley

  • Major: Management and Marketing
  • Megan is a sales and service advisor at Tires Plus in Columbia City, Ind.

Sarah Knock

  • Major: Accounting
  • Sarah passed all four parts of the CPA exam and is working as a staff accountnt for Seigel Group in Auburn, Ind.

Eric Moreland

  • Major: Management
  • Eric is working as an insurance agent with State Farm in New Castle, Ind.

Alexandra Starkey

  • Major: Accounting
  • Alexandra is an accounting associate with Ash Brokerage in Fort Wayne.

Rebecca Tepes

  • Major: Management
  • Rebecca is spending a year as a full-time volunteer with AmeriCorps. She is working for Earthworks, a small nonprofit in Plymouth, Ind.


2011 Graduates

Imad Abudiab

  • Major(s): Management and Marketing
  • Imad co-founded Skyline Products (with fellow MU graduate Wasim Jabari) in Jerusalem and serves as the marketing director.

Kirk Bates

  • Major(s): Accounting and Finance
  • Kirk is a staff accountant with Fred Anderson & Co. in Bremen, Ind.

Kristen Bowen

  • Major(s): Management
  • Kristen is working for JFLendingahand.com, based in Fort Wayne.

Brad Briner

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Brad is working for Shepherd’s Auto Group in North Manchester, Indiana as the controller.

Erica Bush

  • Major(s): Accounting and Finance
  • Erica is working as an accounts payable specialist for Veolia Water North America in Indianapolis.

Sam Carsey

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Sam is a staff accountant with Bucheri, McCarty & Metz in Kokomo, Ind.

Jason Elliott

  • Major(s): Accounting and Economics
  • Jason is pursuing a master’s degree in environmental economics and policy at Duke University.

David Erpelding

  • Major(s): Accounting and Finance
  • David has accepted a position as a junior credit analyst at Centier Bank in Merrillville, Ind.

Aaron Foster

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Aaron is a staff accountant with Crowe Horwath in South Bend, Ind.

Eric Francisco

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Eric is working as an inventory accountant for Zimmer in Warsaw, Ind.

Allyson Garman

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Allyson is working in accounts receivable at CK Technologies in Montpelier, Ohio.

Trent Gerbers

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Trent is a staff accountant with Katz, Sapper & Miller in Indianapolis.

Jacob Grimm

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Jacob is working in inventory management for DeKalb Distributing in Avilla, Ind.

Jade Kennedy

  • Major(s): Finance
  • Jade has accepted a position in student financial services at Manchester University.

Peter Krill

  • Major(s): Management
  • Peter is working as an account manager for Aflac in Kokomo, Ind.

Jonathan Larkin

  • Major(s): Management and Marketing
  • Future Plans: Jon is working in customer service with Imagineering Finishing and Technologies in South Bend, Ind.

Brian Liffick

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Brian is working as a staff accountant at BKD in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Wendy Lude

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Wendy has accepted a position with Himes & Krull, a public accounting firm in Pierceton, Ind.

Curtis Mallery

  • Major(s): Management and Marketing
  • Curtis is working for Farmers Insurance as an insurance agent in Indianapolis.

Kyle Pletcher

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Kyle has accepted a position as an accounting specialist with Cardno JFNew in Walkerton, Ind.

Jon Price

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Jon is working as a staff accountant for Crowe Horwath in South Bend, Ind.

Kylee Rosenbaum

  • Major(s): Marketing
  • Kylee is working as the media traffic coordinator for Digital Target Marketing in Merrillville, Ind.

Audrey Siebrase

  • Major(s): Management and Marketing
  • Audrey is working as an account executive with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

Marissa Sims

  • Major(s): Finance and Accounting
  • Minor: Economics
  • Marissa is working for Futurity First Insurance Group in Huntington, Ind. as an annuity specialist, and she continues as a cheerleader for the Indianapolis Colts.

Liz Strahammer

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Liz is working for McGladrey & Pullen in Elkhart, Ind. as an audit associate.

Kris Shoemaker

  • Major(s): Management and Marketing
  • Kris has accepted a position as a credit analyst with Crossroads Bank in Wabash, Ind.

James Ward

  • Major(s): Accounting and Finance
  • James is a staff accountant with BKD in Indianapolis.

Daniel Wyant

  • Major(s): Accounting
  • Daniel is working as the internal auditor for First Farmers Bank and Trust in Converse, Ind.

Matt Zickafoose

  • Major(s): Management
  • Matt is working as a dispatcher for Jacobson Transportation in Marion, Ind.




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