My road in life has been direct.
Graduated High School with a solid GPA and a determination to get into College
I attended JMU and studied Accounting because my parents did and it was familiar
I attended JMU for Grad School because I realized I enjoyed Accounting and it made sense to me
I worked hard during school and obtained summer internships at IBM and Deloitte
I graduated Grad School and took and passed the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exams
My grades, summer internships, and passing of the CPA exam allowed me many job opportunities
I chose Deloitte as my employer as a result of my internship experience and the great things I heard


High School
Ridgefield High School
James Madison University
James Madison University


Audit Assistant

I perform audits on Company's financial info / data to ensure they are fairly reporting their activity

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Working with Others

Day to Day

On a daily basis I spend a lot of time working hand in hand with Managers and other staff on my team analyzing our client's financial info and data. This allows me the opportunity to interact with the Company's upper management and senior executives who handle and execute major transactions that can have a global impact on the business and industry. Through my international work, I also have the unique opportunity to team with my colleagues throughout the world exposing me to many cultures.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

The most important first step to pursue my occupation is realization that your journey towards to the work world begins in college. This means that you need to enroll and perform well in courses that will position you in a spot to obtain summer internships that will offer you invaluable hands on experience and a taste of what the real world is like. If you stay on top of your responsibilities to both school and growing as an individual, you can best prioritize your goals to suit your lifestyle.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:



The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"You shouldn't be an auditor, you will work long hours and have no work life balance"