Recent Scholarship Recipients

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Bryan Felix
Major: Insurance and Risk Management; Finance
Anticipated graduation: December 2018

Bryan Felix is a senior at the University of Cincinnati, majoring in Finance and Insurance and Risk Management. Bryan has had several internship/co-op experiences, including those with the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Enterprise Risk Management, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and Zurich Insurance Group. He is an active member of Gamma Iota Sigma, along with being a member of Circle of Excellence and the external vice-president of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity. Bryan is currently working towards his AINS designation and also has plans to receive his CPCU designation in the future. After graduation, Bryan plans to pursue a career in commercial underwriting and eventually transition into a career in corporate enterprise risk management.

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Morgan Hemmer
Major: Insurance and Risk Management; Finance
Anticipated graduation: May 2019

Morgan Hemmer is a senior at the University of Cincinnati, double majoring in Insurance and Risk Management and Finance. During the summer of 2018, she was a second-year intern at Liberty Mutual in the Commercial Insurance Underwriting department. Morgan is an active member of Gamma Iota Sigma and serves as vice president of UC's Gamma Chapter. Morgan is currently working on her AINS designation. Upon graduation Morgan plans to pursue a career in commercial underwriting.

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Hadiya Swift
Major: Insurance and Risk Management; Minor: Criminal Justice
Anticipated graduation: May 2019

Hadiya Swift is a fourth year student at the University of Cincinnati, majoring in Insurance and Risk Management and minoring in Criminal Justice. During the summer of 2018, she interned with McGohan Brabender, a large independent health insurance broker. Hadiya is involved with several campus organizations, including Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS), Business Fellows, and UC African Student Association (UCASA). She was elected Director of Finance for the 2018-19 school year for UCASA and is also on the social sub-committee for GIS. Hadiya is interested in travel and has participated in a study abroad program each academic year at UC, including visits to Canada, Italy, and London, and will attend United Arab Emirates program in Dubai during the 2018-19 academic year.

LeeAnn Wesley
Major: Insurance and Risk Management
Anticipated graduation: December 2018

LeeAnn Wesley is a third-year student at the Lindner College of Business, majoring in Insurance and Risk Management, and planning to graduate early in December 2018. LeeAnn has been an instumental factor in the success of UC's Gamma Iota Sigma chapter while serving as president of the group. She has also been involved in the UC Bearcat Bands by playing trombone in the marching band, pep band, concert band, and jazz band. LeeAnn is in the process of completing her AINS designation, and after graduation will bring studying for her CPCU designation as she has been named a 2018 President's Scholarship recipient through The Institutes. During her college career, LeeAnn has held internship positions with the Enterprise Risk Management Office at the University of Cincinnati and Great American Insurance Group. Upon graduation, LeeAnn will work full-time with Great American Insurance Group's Specialty Human Services division.