Learning without Limits. It's a Trine thing.


Drew Baals

Class Year: 2012, Accounting

Employer: Revenue Accountant, Chesapeake Energy

Accomplishments at Trine University: Worked primarily with international students on Accounting I, Accounting II, Intermediate Accounting, and Managerial Finance courses as a tutor, took a student with a "D" grade on his first Accounting II exam to an "A" on the third. Requested for the position by the Chair of the business school.

Drew's position at Chesapeake was driven by the quality of his work as an intern for BKD CPAs and Advisors. He worked on an assortment of audits over the length of the internship for non-profits, financial firms, and a 401(k) benefit plan. He developed guides, training, and organizational structure to increase the efficiency of the cost segregation prospecting process, receiving recognition for the materials created and for presenting leads on over $160 billion worth of new business to pursue.