Meet our team!

To get the full college experience while on campus, we have a diverse team of talented undergraduate students who serve as Fisher Student Ambassadors who will answer your questions and take you on a tour of Fisher's campus.

These students represent the wide variety of academic interests, involvements, and professional experiences that Fisher has to offer. Ambassadors provide snapshot of what your Fisher College of Business experience could look like. Meet our team! 

FCOB-ambassador@osu.edu 

Leadership TEAM

Fisher Ambassadorvictoria knyszek

Specialization: Finance

Hometown: Hinckley, Ohio 

Internships: Third Federal Savings and Loan, Aldi

On-campus/community involvement: Fisher Citizenship Program, Undergraduate Business Women's Association, Fisher Peer mentor, Fisher Cares, Fisher Early arrival volunteer.

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student:  Fisher provides a unique experience for each and every student. The available resources allow individuals in a larger school to get exactly what they want and need form their time at Ohio State.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Do not be discouraged by failure; if you consistently put yourself out there, good things will happen!

Fisher AmbassadorSanchit wadhawan

Ambassador Co-Captain

Specialization: Finance with Business Analytics minor

Hometown: Knoxville, TN

Internships: Alcoa (Finance Intern)

On-campus/community involvement: Business Honors Learning Community, Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club, Chess Club (Treasurer)

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: I really like the great support system that Fisher has. If I ever have a question about a class, I can ask an advisor. If I want to talk about getting an internship, I can go to our OCM, and if I want to reach out to a specific company, I know that there is someone in Fisher through whom I can connect. 

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Step outside of your comfort zone and experience Fisher. Attend meetings of various Fisher clubs (like ones related to finance, marketing, logistics etc)! Go to the career fair as a freshman, and experience what it is like to talk to the representatives. Go to events and see what you like!

Seniors

Fisher AmbassadorAli Graham

Specialization: MIS

Hometown: Perrysburg, OH

Internships: PolyOne (IT Applications Team), Cisco (IT Analyst)

On-campus/community involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Alpha Phi Sorority, Information Systems Association (President), Fisher Peer Advisor, and Council of Student Affairs. 

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: The Fisher community is what makes Fisher so special. I am surrounded by a group of peers and faculty who continually support and challenge me to learn new perspectives.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Say “yes” to every opportunity that comes your way your first year. Don’t be afraid to try something new because these 4 years are the best time to discover what you’re truly passionate about, who you are, and who you hope to become.

Fisher AmbassadorMaria Bandwen

Specialization: Finance

Hometown: Akron, Ohio

Internships: Chuz App (Content Editor); CC&J Ltd. (Summer Law Clerk)

On-campus/community involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity (Manager of Standards and Compliance), Scarlette Magazine, Undergraduate Business Women’s Association

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: Although Ohio State is a big school, being a part of the Fisher community is what makes it feel like home. Whether it be joining the same organizations, or just seeing familiar faces around campus, the Fisher community will never leave your side.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Being the best “you” that you can be involves a lot of trial and error – especially when you aren’t exactly sure who “you” are. Your college years are extremely formative, so its very important to take advantage of every opportunity that you come across. For me, that’s how I have found, and am still finding, who am I and what excites me!

Fisher AmbassadorMason White

Specialization: Accounting

Hometown: Milltown, NJ

Internships:  Jabil Circuit (Mergers & Acquisitions Intern)

On-campus/community involvement:  Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity; Scarlet & Gray Financial; Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student:  I enjoy reaching out and building friendships with the students in my Fisher classes. You tend to see familiar faces throughout, so I found it important to get to know these people early. Many of my Fisher friends are involved in other functions, so they have been a resource for me to discover new opportunities at Ohio State and vice versa.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student:  Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone or try something brand new~ Several things I’ve done, like joining SigEp or studying abroad, were things I never imagined myself doing before, and it’s because of them that I have made long-lasting friendships and memories.

Fisher AmbassadorMax wasserman

Specialization: Finance

Hometown: Downers Grove, IL

On-campus/community involvement: Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity (Treasurer), Fisher Futures Investment Banking Program

Internships: Ikove Venture Partners

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: The wide variety of options and programs that Fisher provides to students. Whether it be in the form of a faculty run program or a student organization; whether it helps your professional career or is just a hobby you find interesting there is something for everybody to get involved in.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Step so far out of your comfort zone that you are forced to grow. College can be a transcending experience but you need to put in the work to get the full potential out of it. I would encourage every student to go and try different clubs and organizations. Be the one who gets up in front of the class to answer a question even if your shy. Use all the resources, teachers, upperclassmen and truly try to get all you can out of your time at Fisher.

Fisher Ambassadorsaiid khusenov

Specialization: MIS

Hometown: Symmes, OH  (Moscow, Russia)

 Internships: Ameriprise Financial (Financial Planning Intern)

On-campus community involvement: Kappa Sigma Fraternity (Recruitment Chair), Buckeye Capital Investors, Undergraduate Student Government, Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: In my opinion, Fisher by far has the most interesting and outgoing collection of students on campus, so whether it’s a club, program, organization or class, I am always surrounded by friends and people I want to talk to and work with.

Best advice that I would share with a new Fisher student: Don’t just join clubs or organizations for the sake of it, or just because you hear it’s a great networking tool. Pair an involvement with your major, or something that you can see yourself doing in the future. A club that has students that have experience in the field you want to pursue and can mentor you is an invaluable experience.

Fisher Ambassadorvirginia layfield

Specialization: Accounting (Pre-Med) with Dance minor

Hometown: West Chester, OH

On-campus/community involvement: Buckeyethon, Stylez Dance Group (Treasurer), National Association of Black Accountants, Morrill Scholars Program Student Leader

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: Fisher offers many opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth (even in your first year!). Fisher offers abroad programs geared toward first year students. Programs such as Business Scholars, allows you to improve soft skills by attending events geared towards current business issues. The small class sizes create a more intimate learning environment, and these are just a few perks of being a Fisher student. We also get 500 free prints each semester!

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Get involved! This will be said over a million times to you in your first year because it is very vital to your overall experience. Fisher has many student organizations in which you’ll meet like-minded students who are in business and may be great study buddies. But also, find a student organization you are passionate about, whether it be in Fisher or not, or create one you are passionate about so that you can do something you love and eventually, be on its leadership board to gain experience as a leader.

juniors

Fisher AmbassadorDhruv Taneja

Specialization: MIS

Hometown: Worthington, Ohio

Internships: Sycamore Growth Group

On-campus/community involvement: Scarlet and Grey Financial, Mount Leadership Society, Indian American Association.

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: The small resources that non-business students don’t have like: our own personal coffee shop within the business campus, free wireless printing (you’ll never have to use a flash drive again), free resumé help, and clubs to get involved with your major immediately!

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Make a spreadsheet of contacts. You’re going to meet a lot of different of people who are more than willing to talk to you and hire you. Every time you meet someone new, add their contact info and small description about them for your future records. This will pay off in the long run!

Fisher Ambassadorjasmin shaw

Specialization: Finance & International Business

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

On-campus/community involvement: Morrill Scholars, National Association of Black Accountants (SCREP Chair), Semester of Service, Undergraduate Black Law Student Association (Treasurer)

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: The people. Being a part of Fisher allows you to create a network of some of the best students and faculty in the world.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Don’t be afraid to try new things. Attend different club meetings until you find the right fit. Apply for every opportunity put in front of you, even if you do not believe you will get it.  Be open-minded when selecting your classes.

Fisher Ambassadorkevin Gramajo

Specialization: Accounting

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

On-campus/community involvement: Morrill Scholars Program Learning Community, Office Assistant at Blackburn House, Latino Student Association (VP of Outreach and Engagement), Hispanic Business Student Association (VP of Communications), American Red Cross Club (VP of Marketing)

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: The ability to be part of one the most modern and innovative colleges on campus.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Networking is more than just meeting with recruiters, in your very classroom you are sitting next to future CEO’s, venture capitalists, and other business professionals. Meet everyone you can and maintain good relations with all of them.

Fisher Ambassadorrooney mantena

Specialization: Marketing & Economics

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Internships: The New York Times (Campus Ambassador), Partners+Napier (Business Development/Social Media Intern)

On-campus/community involvement: Pen PALS (VP of Marketing), Buckeye Undergraduate Consulting Club, Fisher Ink, Business Scholars

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: Literally endless resources and opportunity! There’s constantly companies coming in to speak and work with us,  1,000+ different student orgs to get involved in, an entire city around us to explore and get hands on experience, it’s incredible. Fisher gives you everything you need to pursue your passions, it’s just a matter of taking initiative.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Don’t be afraid to reach out to people! Most people are happy to talk, and on a campus with this much going on, it can be hard to find your unique path. Talking with faculty and upperclassmen is not only a great way to build connections, it’s invaluable in terms of finding your own passions and figuring out what it is you want to do.

Fisher Ambassadorsangeet brar

Specialization: Finance & Marketing

Hometown: San Jose, CA

On-campus/community involvement: Business Honors Learning Community, Public Relations Chair on Taylor Tower Hall Council, Research Assistant in Department of Communications, American Marketing Association, Pen Pal Program

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student:  I was fortunate enough to go to Germany with the Fisher Freshmen Global Lab, and that was one of the best experiences of my life! I love that Fisher not only has these opportunities but also makes them affordable and attainable for all its students.

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Once you get used to Fisher, you realize that OSU really doesn’t feel that big. You’ll constantly see the same people in many of your classes or just around campus. My advice would be to talk to as many people as you can. The Fisher community has so many motivated students, staff, and professors. Talk to them. Make those connections that will last a lifetime. 

sophomores

Fisher AmbassadorMiles Waytes

Specialization: Finance

Hometown: New Albany, OH

On-campus/community involvement: Morrill Scholar, National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)

What I enjoy most about being a Fisher student: Getting to interact with prospective students and their families. 

Best advice would I would share with a new Fisher student: Keep a balance of academic and personal pursuits! Make sure to think about your interests and stay on the lookout for opportunities to turn your interests into involvements.