Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International

Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International
Ashland University business students -- junior Andi Daugherty, a finance major from Fresno, Ohio, and junior David Grim, a finance major from Chillicothe, Ohio, -- pose with AU Assistant Professor of Finance Terry Rumker, CFP, after the students received the Outstanding Finance and Accounting Student Awards from Financial Executives International (FEI).

4/28/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University junior Andi Daugherty, a finance major from Fresno, Ohio, and junior David Grim, a finance major from Chillicothe, Ohio, received the Outstanding Finance and Accounting Student Award from Financial Executives International (FEI).

Daugherty, a 2014 graduate of River View High School, is the daughter of William and Caroline Daugherty of Fresno, while Grim, a 2014 graduate of Southeastern High School, is the son of Michael and Amy Grim of Chillicothe. 

“Andi and David were selected not only for their outstanding academic performance, but also for their active involvement in their future professional career,” said Terry Rumker, CFP, assistant professor of finance at Ashland University. “They have demonstrated great leadership potential in the business world and I believe they will excel in whatever they choose.” Both Daugherty and Grim will be members of the Eagle Investment Group in the fall, helping to manage $1.4 million of the University’s endowment.

Daugherty and Grim both received $100 awards from the Northeast Ohio Chapter of FEI, a certificate of academic achievement from the national office of FEI, inclusion of the student’s resume in a packet distributed to FEI members in attendance at the April 11 meeting, a one-year complimentary subscription to FERF (Financial Executive Research Foundation), and the Financial Executive magazine titled FEI Daily.

FEI is a professional association for corporate finance executives with chapters located across the United States and Canada. FEI members are the chief financial officers or senior financial executives from both public and private sector companies, as well as government/service organizations and academia. Members are committed to supporting outstanding local talent who share an interest in the finance and accounting professions. FEI provides a rare opportunity for students to meet with finance professionals from NE Ohio companies.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###