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Summer is from Des Moines, Iowa and is a junior at Drake University. She will graduate in May of 2018 with a degree in Finance and concentrations in Insurance and Actuarial Science. Throughout her time at Drake, Summer has been actively involved in the Women in Business Organization where she served as the Community Outreach for the first official year. Summer has been newly elected as the External Vice President of the organization and she hopes to recruit many new members for upcoming years. Dr. Therese Vaughan is Summer’s academic advisor and helped guide her with establishing our organization and goals for what we wanted to accomplish. Women in Business is dedicated to serving and empowering both woman at Drake and in the Des Moines community.
Along with Drake, Summer works full time at Famous Footwear as the Associate Manager. She is developing her leadership skills to bring them to the corporate world after graduation
Olivia Piekenbrock is from Dubuque, Iowa, and is a senior at The University of Iowa. She will graduate in December 2017 with a degree in Marketing and Risk Management. Since coming to Drake, Olivia has been involved in Gamma Iota Sigma (a risk, insurance and actuarial business fraternity), Women in Business, The University of Iowa Marketing Institute, The University of Iowa Dance Marathon, and Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women. Her interest in the insurance industry was sparked by a summer insurance internship at Cottingham & Butler.
She plans to look for an Iowa opportunity, following my December 2017 graduation, with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing Risk management Certificate.