BSBA in Accounting Alumni

Ethan KirkmanEthan Kirkman

Class Year: 2018, B.S.B.A. Accounting and Finance, MBA, 2018

Accomplishments at Trine University:  Ehinger Fellows, Christian Campus House, Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

Employer:  Kruggel Lawton CPA, South Bend, Indiana

Ethan is a Staff Accounting in South Bend, Indiana.

When asked what the best part of Ketner School of Business, Ethan replied, "Interacting with the professors on a personal level".

Nick Thomas

Nicholas Thomas

Class Year: 2018, B.S.B.A. Accounting

Accomplishments at Trine University:  Ehinger Fellows, Delta Mu Delta

Employer:  BKD LLP, Fort Wayne, Indiana

When asked what the best part of Ketner School of Business, Nicholas replied, "The chance to make great connections within the business world, and the chance to make even better friends in the process. ".

Nicholas is an Internal Auditor with Steel Dynamics, Inc., in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Tyler Davis

Class Year: 2017, B.S.B.A. Accounting


Accomplishments at Trine University
:  Honors Program, Chi Alpha Sigma, CSBS Banking Competition Team, Tennis, Ping Pong Club

Employer:  Steel Dynamics, Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana

When asked what the best part of Ketner School of Business, Tyler replied, "Caring faculty and students".

Tyler is an Internal Auditor with Steel Dynamics, Inc., in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Jason BlairJason Blair

Class Year: 2016, B.S.B.A. Accounting

Accomplishments at Trine University:  Sigma Phi Epsilon, Financial Executives International Award for 2016

Employer:  Owens-Corning, Toledo, Ohio

Jason is a  Sr. Business Financial Analyst with Owens-Corning, Toledo, Ohio 

When asked what the best part of Ketner School of Business, Jason replied, "Closeness with professors and faculty."

 Jared HolmquistJared Holmquist

Class Year: 2016, B.S.B.A. Accounting

Accomplishments at Trine University:  Institute of Management Accountants (CMA) award for 2016, Men's Basketball, Named 2015 - 2016 College Sports Information Directors of American's NCAA Division III Academic All-American of the Year for Men's Basketball, Named 2015 - 2016 Capital One Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team, and MIAA Player of the Week twice in 2015 - 2016.

Employer:  Crowe LLP, Grand Rapids, MI

When asked what the best part of Ketner School of Business, Jared replied, "I love how close the students, professors and faculty are.  People know your name and the environment is very friendly".

Jared is the Senior Staff Accountant - Audit with Crowe LLP.

 Aaron WolfAaron Wolf

Class Year: 2015, B.S.B.A. Double Major in Accounting and Finance

Accomplishments at Trine University:  2015 KSB's Distinguished Student, Excellence in Accounting Award, Delta Mu Delta, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, American Marketing Association, and Football

Employer: MedPro Group, Fort Wayne, Indiana

When asked what he likes about Ketner School of Business, Aaron replied, "Ketner School of Business has sharpened my business analytical and technical skills, fostered my entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, and helped me hone my leadership ability."

"KSB really empowers students to think outside of the box and take on challenges.  The student-to-faculty ratio allows  professors to personally mentor us from academic and practical viewpoints; preparing us to provide valuable business solutions to the companies we work for." 

Aaron is an Accountant/Financial Analyst at MedPro.