CANCELED Student Athlete Business Symposium offers educational and networking opportunities to student athletes

UPDATE: This event has been canceled as of 10/11/23.

Student athletes, mark your calendars! The Student Athlete Business Symposium is an event designed for student athletes who are looking to start a career in business. Former student athletes who have careers in the business world will be speaking on their journey through Wayne State, while playing on a team. 

This two-part event will be held on October 13, 2023, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The panel discussion and question and answer portions will be held in the Lear Auditorium, followed by a reception in the atrium for student athletes, alumni, coaches and corporate representatives to network and build relationships. 

Speakers will include:

  • William Avery, Senior Vice President, USB Financial Services/Men’s Baseball Player
  • Rhiannon Kerr, CPA/Controller, Goodwill of Northern Michigan/ Women’s Cross Country Runner
  • Fares Ksebati, CEO MySwimPro/Men's Swim Team
  • Ajai Meeks, Alumni Relations Officer, Wayne State University/Women’s Basketball Player
  • Lauren Scott, Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Wayne State University

In the second half of the event, students will have a chance to meet and network with representatives from The Detroit Pistons, Ascension Consulting, JP Morgan & Chase, Enterprise and Sherwin Williams.  


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