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Personal Financial Planning

PFP Ambassadors

PFP Ambassadors

PFP Ambassadors are comprised of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Personal Financial Planning. These students serve as official representatives of the department and an extension of the faculty in the following capacities:

  • Event Volunteers: Assist with special events such as Opportunity Days, Fall Career Day, professional trips, and student/faculty recruiting activities.
  • Department Hosts: Serve as hosts/hostesses for professionals that visit our program and for prospective students visiting campus.
  • Student Recruiting: Aid faculty and staff in on-campus recruiting and support national recruiting efforts.
  • Student Voice: Ambassadors serve as a collective voice for the PFP students, relaying concerns, wants, and needs to the department.

In the News

PFP Ambassadors featured in Daily Toreador, March 2015

Kaylyn Adams

Kaylyn Adams

Program of Study: Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017
Email: Kaylyn.Adams@ttu.edu
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Interests: Spending quality time with friends and family

Career Goals: Obtain the CFP and AFC designations, while also pursuing a career as a Financial Planner. 

Mason Clark

Mason Clark

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018
Email: Mason.Clark@ttu.edu
Hometown: Katy, Texas

Interests: Reading, Mountain Biking, Houston sports teams, spending time with friends and family.

Career Goals:  Obtain the CFP designation and pursue my goal of becoming a financial planner.

Jennifer Gerstner

Jennifer Gerstner

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: 
Email: Jennifer.Gerstner@ttu.edu
Hometown: Midland, Texas

Interests: Spending time with loved ones, camping, hiking, cooking, and involving myself in organizations

Career Goals: Achieve the CFP designation and work with individuals to create their own personalized comprehensive plan while also volunteering on the side to help expand the financial literacy of my community.

Braden Givens

Braden Givens

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017
Email: Braden.Givens@ttu.edu
Hometown: Tyler, Texas

Interests: Hiking, fishing, golf, traveling, Texas Rangers, listening to podcasts

Career Goals: Earn the CFP designation and pursue my dream as a comprehensive financial planner by helping clients achieve their financial goals.

Paige Locke

Paige Locke

Program of Study: Accelerated Bachelor's to Masters Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2018
Email: Paige.Locke@ttu.edu
Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Interests: Hiking, running, Texas Tech football

Career Goals: Earn the CFP designation and serve as a comprehensive Financial Planner helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals.

Jessica Mendoza

Jessica Mendoza

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018
Email: Jessica.Mendoza@ttu.edu
Hometown: Schertz, Texas

Interests: Traveling, literature, financial education and behavior, and spending time with friends and family

Career Goals: Obtain a Ph.D., the CFP and AFC designations, and start a financial literacy private practice

Trey Waite

Trey Waite

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017
Email: Trey.Waite@ttu.edu
Hometown: Shoshone, Idaho

Interests: Golf, basketball, hiking, watching live sporting events

Career Goals: Obtain CFP designation to improve the lives of my clients and those that I work with.

Madison Wallace

Madison Wallace

Program of Study: Bachelor's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017
Email:
 Madison.J.Wallace@ttu.edu
Hometown: Bowie, Texas

Interests: Spending time with friends and family, watching movies, traveling, and reading.

Career Goals: Become CFP certified and help people reach their goals through financial planning.

Deanna Williams

Deanna Williams

Program of Study: Master's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: 
Email: Deanna.Williams@ttu.edu
Hometown: George West, Texas

Interests: Traveling, running, Texas Tech football, sporting clays, and spending quality time with my friends, family and dog.

Career Goals: Obtain a CFP designation upon graduation and pursue my career as a Financial Planner helping individuals reach their financial goals.

Lauren Winkelman

Lauren Winkelman

Program of Study: Master's Program
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018
Email:
Lauren.Winkelman@ttu.edu
Hometown: Pampa, Texas

Interests: Traveling internationally, spending time with friends and family, and hanging out with my French Bulldog

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and AFC designation in order to pursue a career as a financial planner, with the ultimate goal of eventually owning my own firm.

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