2017 is the first year the Personal Finance program was invited to the Schwab IMPACT conference.
"...the IMPACT Conference will forever be a highlight of my Wisconsin experience." Michael Letzter, senior
"...it really solidified my decision to go down this career path." Mitchell LeRoy, senior
"I was able to network and connect with financial advisors to learn about their career paths and what makes them successful." Amanda Caster, junior
"I really appreciate all the contributions made in order to make this trip possible. I feel very fortunate to have been chosen for this opportunity." Annika Kelshiker, junior
At the same time, another group of students visited Chicago firms as part of a FOCUS student organization trip led by Assistant Director, Lindsay Peters.
"...we left Chicago feeling enlightened and inspired to work hard and utilize the great skills we have acquired from the courses in our program." Alaina Reeves, senior
"Learning about the different cultures of each company was very enlightening and helped me clarify what I want to do with my degree." Jarret Johnson, sophomore
"Hearing the experiences from the financial professionals makes me more eager to become an advisor myself." Nicole Powers, senior
"I was able to connect with Badgers in the Chicago market who gave me hope that I, through hard work and effort, could potentially end up in their shoes." Sam Brennan, junior