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Navya Aggarwal

Navya Aggarwal, class of 2026 is majoring in Economics and Business and minoring in Gender Studies. She has a strong passion for entreprenuership and social work. Her academic journey has revolved around exploring how the strategic application of marketing principles and HR practices can drive positive change. Navya envisions pursuing a career at the crossroads of corporate social responsibility and brand strategy, leveraging her skills to create meaningful connections between organizations and social causes.

Samartha Basnyat

My name is Samartha Singh Basnyat and I am a junior at St. Lawrence University, pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business and Economics. My academic journey has fueled my passion for business consulting, and I have actively pursued this interest through internships, case competitions, and research projects. With a global perspective rooted in my Nepali background, I aim to apply my consulting skills to help organizations navigate the modern business landscape and drive sustainable growth.

Vladimir Iglesias

My name is Vladimir Iglesias, and I am currently a senior majoring in Economics and Government at St. Lawrence University. Originally from El Salvador, I was born and raised there, with my educational journey beginning at Highlands International School San Salvador. In 2020, I proudly graduated from Highlands, marking the end of one chapter and the beginning of another at St. Lawrence University.

John Mahoney

I am a student at St. Lawrence University pursuing a bachelor's degree in economics and a minor in government. I have experience interning at a financial servicing firm as well as a legal and consulting firm. I am passionate about politics, law, the outdoors, sports, and the Buffalo Bills. I am open to any conversations as I look to expand my professional network and gain insight from experienced profesionals.

Tenzin Yarphel

My name is Tenzin Yarphel and I am a Tibetan from the Tibetan refugee community in India. Originally from Dharamsala, I left home at the age of 12 to pursue my education at Tibetan Children's Village boarding school in Selakui,Dehradun, India. Later I got to attend the Mahindra United World College of India on a full scholarship for my last high school years and then I got here to SLU. Currently a Economics and Mathematics Double major looking to step foot in the financial world. 

Wayne Wang

Climbing mountain with my friends in the army
Home in Boston
Japanese food


My name is Powen Wang. My preferred name is Wayne. I am from Taiwan and it is a beautiful place where there a lot of mountain and rivers. Taiwan also has very developed cities where the transportation is very advance. What I like most about Taiwan is the amazing food and you can basically get them 24/7. It is really hard to keep a fitted body because of the wonderful foods.  

Beth Colello

Beth joined the University Advancement team in April 2018 as the Director of Donor Relations. Her previous experience includes serving as the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Clarkson University and as Executive Director of the Thousand Islands Art Center in Clayton, NY. Beth also worked in various sales and marketing roles for over ten years.

Beth graduated from St. Lawrence in 1995 with a B.A. in Fine Arts and Economics. While a student, she participated in the Vienna, Austria program.

Timur Martinez Smirnov

Tim is a senior double majoring in Economics and Business, minoring in Government. This summer he worked as an Exchange Generalist Intern at IEX Exchange. Before joining IEX, he was an Investment Strategy Intern at Neuberger Berman, and a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst Intern at KK Capital Partners. He participated in two off-campus programs in London and NYC, in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022, respectively. Tim is also a North American chess champion, and six times national Olympic medalist.


John (Jack) Roemischer

I am a junior at St. Lawrence University pursuing a BA majoring in Economics and minoring in Government. A graduate of Xavier High School in New York City. After completing my internship this past summer as a Legal Intern at Recycle Track Systems, I am eager and looking to intern summer of '23 in either finance, banking, or sales. 

Jack Saltus

Jack Saltus '23 is an Economics and Business double major from Westport, Connecticut. He is interested in investment and portfolio management, which he developed through various internships including his work during the summer of 2022 at Bespoke Investment Group. He hopes that the research conducted and the skills learned with Bespoke will help him on a path that allows him to continue to grow and succeed wherever the economic and financial worlds take him in the very near future.

Conor Temple


This past summer, Conor took part as a Financial Services Intern with Baystate Financial, working with a team of senior advisors to provide retirement planning, education funding strategies, investment management, and insurance products. He was able to learn a plethora of information about the finance industry while "test-driving" a full-time career of a financial planner In such a short time period. A notable amount of time was spent on network outreach via email, phone, etc with the primary goal being to identify and bring In potential clientele that could benefit from Baystate's services. Naturally, as Conor had more conversations with clients and senior advisors, he demonstrated the ability to sound as confident, professional, and effective as a full-time financial advisor or consultant would be. For the 3 months he was with Baystate, Conor experienced the complete process of client addition, from approaches to specific tax-benefit and portfolio recommendations. Overall, Conor was given an excellent opportunity to explore an In-depth view of the finance industry and will have the opportunity to take this knowledge with him into a number of potential fields of interest. 

I am currently a senior at St. Lawrence University from Severna Park, Maryland. Throughout my years here, I've been lucky enough to be a part of the varsity lacrosse program and crown royalties investment club. Pursuing a double major In Business In the Liberal Arts and Economics, coupled with a statistics minor, has allowed me to explore my interests in finance while building upon my analytical and quantitative skills.

Ruiqi Yang

Ruiqi Yang (class 2023) is a rising senior majoring in Economics and Anthropology. To prepare himself for graduate school for Economics, he seized this opportunity as access to research methods and academic writing. This project works for Ruiqi Yang as a benchmark for research in graduate school in the future. As a Chinese international student, this project, whose topic is related to China's real estate market, helps him feel connected to his homeland even a pacific away.