First Year Fowler Fellows to Begin Summer Internships

Posted 4.1.2017




Stephanie Hagen

At the end of May, Class of 2018 Fowler Center Fellow Stephanie Hagen will head to Beaverton, Oregon to begin an internship with Tektronix, a test and measurement equipment manufacturer empowering engineers and many of humankind’s greatest advances of the past 70 years. There, she will work with the Finance Department on projects involving financial and strategic analysis. She writes, “I’m excited to see how the concepts I've learned in class apply in real-world business situations and to discover more about how businesses in the Pacific Northwest are working toward sustainability and flourishing.”


Alec Simon

This summer, Class of 2018 Fowler Center Fellow Alec Simon will intern with the Lean Six Sigma Team at KeyBank in Cleveland, OH. The team uses Lean Six Sigma tools to solve problems throughout the enterprise. He adds, “I’m looking forward to having the opportunity to learn more about Lean Six Sigma and to develop that skillset. Furthermore, I couldn’t be more excited to work in downtown Cleveland every day.” Prior to coming to Weatherhead, Alec spent three years at a large bank and he hopes to leverage that experience to add value to KeyBank while gaining new experiences and knowledge.


Kevin Payne

Class of 2018 Fowler Center Fellow Kevin Payne is excited to commence his summer internship with BrownFlynn, a leading corporate sustainability consulting firm based in Cleveland, OH. There, he will assist a variety of business clients in implementing CSR frameworks that include the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). He shares, “Through this work, I hope to gain insight on how business can embrace social and environmental responsibility as a means to maximize stakeholder and shareholder value. I also look forward to attending the Fourth Global Forum in June to participate in an Appreciative Inquiry design session and to hear from distinguished business leaders and researchers including Jenniffer Deckard and Barbara Fredrickson.”



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