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PFP AMBASSADORS are comprised of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Personal Financial Planning. Learn More »

 

Mandy Pham


Program of Study: M.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: thao.pham@ttu.edu

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

Interests: Social media, Cooking, Learning

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and CPA, pursue a career as a financial planner

Michael Walsh


Program of Study: M.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: michael.walsh@ttu.edu

Hometown: Montclair, New Jersey

Interests: Golf, Racquetball, and Reading

Career Goals: Work for a independent wealth management firm that specializes in captive insurance, charitable planning, and financial planning for high net worth individuals

Candace Scholz


Program of Study: M.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: candace.scholz@ttu.edu

Hometown: Alice, Texas

Interests: Children (Addison - 5 and Waker - 17 months), Volunteering, Perpetual student, Reading, and Traveling

Career Goals: Obtain CFP, Financial planning with a comprehensive firm with an emphasis in wealth management targeting medical providers and industry executives, also pro-bono services for single parents and educators

Debanik Das


Program of Study: M.S./Ph.D., Personal Financial Planning

Email: debanik.das@ttu.edu

Hometown: Kolkata, India

Interests: Charitable Planning, Behavioral Finance, Risk Management, Traveling, Reading

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and my graduate degree, probe deeper into the field of Behavioral Finance as far as research is concerned

Ryland Stevens


Program of Study: B.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: ryland.stevens@ttu.edu

Hometown: Georgetown, TX

Interests: Basketball, Piano, Behavioral Finance, Gender Studies, and Reading

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and pursue my calling as a personal financial planner while setting aside time to volunteer teaching financial literacy

Alex Garcia


Program of Study: B.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: alexander.j.garcia@ttu.edu

Hometown: Austin, TX

Interests: Golf, cooking, snowboarding, music

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and AIF designations, pursue a career at a wealth management firm

Roland “Clay” Ranck


Program of Study: Accelerated Masters, Personal Financial Planning

Email: roland.ranck@ttu.edu

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Interests: Reading, music, movies, and traveling

Career Goals: To start my own financial planning and wealth management practice catering to high net worth individuals and families.

Hannah Szarszewski


Program of Study: B.S., Personal Financial Planning

Email: h.szarszewski@ttu.edu

Hometown: Dallas, TX

Interests: Opera and classical music, dogs, reading

Career Goals: Obtain CFP and pursue a career as a financial planner