MSF Admissions Ambassadors

MS Finance Admissions Ambassadors

The Owen Admissions Ambassadors are a group of students who have volunteered to share their unique Owen Community experience with prospective students, offering insight into what it is like to be a student at Owen.

Our Admissions Ambassadors are ready to help you learn more about the Owen experience! Feel free to contact them with questions.

To contact the student of your choice, just click on his or her name.
Griffin McKenzie

 Griffin McKenzie

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate Institution: University of Denver
Concentration: Investment Banking
Owen Clubs: Finance Club, Asset Management Club, Energy Club
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Eat hot chicken and patronize Paradise Park

Megan Piphus

 Megan Piphus 

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University
Concentration: Real Estate
Owen Clubs: Real Estate Club, Music Industry Club, Women's Business Association, Owen Black Student Association
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Running at Centennial Park


Andrew Kuykendall

 Andrew G. Kuykendall

Hometown: Ocala, Florida
Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University
Concentration: Investment Banking
Owen Clubs: Finance Club
Favorite Place/thing to do in Nashville: Love attending the "Live On The Green" fall concert series

Vanessa

 Vanessa Annoni-Fuertes

Hometown: Clearwater, FL
Undergraduate Institution: University of Central Florida
Concentration: Consulting, Corporate Finance, Corporate Valuation
Owen Clubs: Finance, Consulting, Cork & Barrel
Favorite Thing to do in Nashville: Go to Titans games and karaoke at Wild Beaver Saloon

Tina Liu

 Tina (Mengtian) Liu

Hometown: Wuhan, China
Undergraduate Institution: Wuhan University
Concentration: Finance
Owen Clubs: Finance Club, Asia Business Association
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Going for brunch on a laid back Saturday with my Owen buddies

Jamie Brown

 Jamie Brown

Hometown: London, United Kingdom
Undergraduate Institution: Durham University (UK)
Concentration: Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions
Owen Clubs: Finance Club, Cork & Barrel, Owen Football (“Soccer”)
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Balance my penchant for fried chicken & sushi in Nashville’s many great restaurants!

David Walston

 David Walston

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate Institution: University of Alabama
Owen Clubs: Healthcare Club, Finance Club, Corks and Barrels
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Jogging Centennial Park, Going to Broadway, Ordering Hot Chicken at Hattie B’s


Bryce Yen

 Bryce Yen

Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate Institution: Auburn University
Concentration: Consulting/Advisory
Owen Clubs: Consulting Club, Christian Business Association, Music Industry Club
Favorite place/thing to do in Nashville: Exploring new restaurants with my MSF classmates

Aka Akapelwa

 Aka Akapelwa

Hometown: Lusaka, Zambia
Undergrad institution: Michigan State University – Finance & Economics
Concentration within finance: Investment Banking
Owen Clubs: Finance Club; OBSA; Cork & Barrel
Favorite thing to do in Nashville: Outdoor workouts; live on the green (free live music outdoors); hot chicken with classmates.