Cohort 2

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Jonathan Bell

Hometown: Bowdon, GA
Major: Accounting
Fun Facts: I married my high school sweetheart.

Why did you join SSBHP? The program offered me a rare opportunity to connect closely with UWG faculty, Southwire employees, and fellow business students who share similar interests and goals, whereas larger schools may not provide the same connections and communication.


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Emily Phillippi

Hometown: Tallapoosa, GA
Major: Economics
Fun Fact: My middle name, Huang He, means Yellow River.

What does sustainability mean to you?  To me, sustainability refers to actions that result in long-term success. Future generations can perform the action without possessing diminished value from the current generation's performance of the action.


Tiffany Ramroop


Tiffany Ramroop

Hometown: Loganville, GA
Major: Finance
Fun Fact: I can play the cello and I am the shortest person in the program.

What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? I plan on becoming a financial planner/advisor after graduating with my MBA. This program has helped me to get out of my comfort zone by allowing me to embrace new opportunities and be open-minded.

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    Jonathan Bell

    Hometown: Bowdon, GA
    Major: Accounting
    Fun Facts: I married my high school sweetheart.

    Why did you join SSBHP? The program offered me a rare opportunity to connect closely with UWG faculty, Southwire employees, and fellow business students who share similar interests and goals, whereas larger schools may not provide the same connections and communication.



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    Emily Phillippi

    Hometown: Tallapoosa, GA
    Major: Economics
    Fun Fact: My middle name, Huang He, means Yellow River.

    What does sustainability mean to you?  To me, sustainability refers to actions that result in long-term success. Future generations can perform the action without possessing diminished value from the current generation's performance of the action.



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    Tiffany Ramroop

    Hometown: Loganville, GA
    Major: Finance
    Fun Fact: I can play the cello and I am the shortest person in the program.

    What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? I plan on becoming a financial planner/advisor after graduating with my MBA. This program has helped me to get out of my comfort zone by allowing me to embrace new opportunities and be open-minded.



Cohort 3


Hannah

Hannah Beth Baldizon

Hometown: Carrollton, Georgia
Majors: Marketing and Management
Fun Fact: In my free time~ I enjoy volunteering, traveling and being outdoors. 

Why did you join SSBHP? When I received the initial email inviting me to join the program, I believed it was too good to be true. Honestly, I thought it was a spam email, because I did not know that The University of West Georgia had such a wonderful program.  After researching the program (and discovering that it was not in fact a scam), I met with Melanie to discuss the opportunities available within this program. I was immediately blown away by the amount of knowledge and experience I would be able to gain. I am so thankful for this opportunity to learn and grow. Joining this program has been the best decision I have made. 


Katlyn

Katlyn Bradshaw

Hometown: Temple, GA
Major: Accounting and Management
Fun Fact:  I enjoy traveling anywhere and everywhere! I plan to go to Italy for my next trip to expand my horizons beyond the United States!

Why did you join SSBHP?  I joined the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors program because of the real-world experience that this program offers to college students. We receive benefits inside of the classroom because of the accelerated coursework and moving into the MBA program; however, we also gain a competitive edge among other future job applicants. Our hands-on project management experience, working with company employees, and job experience will allow us to know what the work environment should look like and how we should handle real-world work situations more effectively in the future. 


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Jesse W. Morris

Hometown: Austell, GA
Major: Management
Fun Fact: I can make a fantastic bowl of ramen.

Why did you join SSBHP? I joined the SSBHP because it afforded me the opportunity to both strengthen my value as a business leader and improve my community through modern, environmentally-friendly management.


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    Hannah Beth Baldizon

    Hometown: Carrollton, Georgia
    Majors: Marketing and Management
    Fun Fact: In my free time~ I enjoy volunteering, traveling and being outdoors. 

    Why did you join SSBHP? When I received the initial email inviting me to join the program, I believed it was too good to be true. Honestly, I thought it was a spam email, because I did not know that The University of West Georgia had such a wonderful program.  After researching the program (and discovering that it was not in fact a scam), I met with Melanie to discuss the opportunities available within this program. I was immediately blown away by the amount of knowledge and experience I would be able to gain. I am so thankful for this opportunity to learn and grow. Joining this program has been the best decision I have made. 



  • Katlyn

    Katlyn Bradshaw

    Hometown: Temple, GA
    Major: Accounting and Management
    Fun Fact:  I enjoy traveling anywhere and everywhere! I plan to go to Italy for my next trip to expand my horizons beyond the United States!

    Why did you join SSBHP?  I joined the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors program because of the real-world experience that this program offers to college students. We receive benefits inside of the classroom because of the accelerated coursework and moving into the MBA program; however, we also gain a competitive edge among other future job applicants. Our hands-on project management experience, working with company employees, and job experience will allow us to know what the work environment should look like and how we should handle real-world work situations more effectively in the future. 



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    Jesse W. Morris

    Hometown: Austell, GA
    Major: Management
    Fun Fact: I can make a fantastic bowl of ramen.

    Why did you join SSBHP? I joined the SSBHP because it afforded me the opportunity to both strengthen my value as a business leader and improve my community through modern, environmentally-friendly management.


Cohort 4


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Will Bearden

Hometown: Loganville, GA
Major: Management
Fun Fact: I am a quarterback on the football team.

What does sustainability mean to you? To me, sustainability means long-term success at allocating resources efficiently in all areas to maximize productivity, all while having a positive impact on the community, the environment, and the employees.


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Monica Collins

Hometown: Carrollton, GA
Major: Accounting & Finance
Fun Fact: My dad also majored in Accounting at UWG!

What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? Once I graduate college, I hope to obtain a job as either an accountant or a finance manager. Eventually, I would like to start my own small business for which I could manage the finances. I believe SSBHP will help me accomplish this by allowing me to gain experience and expertise about the business world. 


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Joshua Horsley

Hometown: Whitesburg, GA
Major: Undecided Business
Fun Fact: I enjoy working with my hands, whether it is repairing electronics or building a bookshelf for my church.

What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability means finding a way to preserve our surroundings, without halting progress or success.


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Ted Lyon

Hometown: Clarkesville, GA
Major: Management Information Systems
Fun Fact: I know how to play the trombone

What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals?  I want to one day be able to use technology to help the environment. Through business experience gained in the SSBHP, I am hoping to find a way to make a viable living doing this. 

 Amelia Farmer  

Amelia Farmer

Hometown: Carrollton, GA
Major: Accounting
Fun Fact: I'll get my MBA before I turn 20!

What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals?  In the future, I would like to attend law school and practice corporate law. SSBHP will help me achieve my goals by giving me a chance to learn my strengths and weaknesses when working in a group setting while simultaneously gaining business experience to help me be successful in any and all future positions. 


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    Will Bearden

    Hometown: Loganville, GA
    Major: Management
    Fun Fact: I am a quarterback on the football team.

    What does sustainability mean to you? To me, sustainability means long-term success at allocating resources efficiently in all areas to maximize productivity, all while having a positive impact on the community, the environment, and the employees.



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    Monica Collins

    Hometown: Carrollton, GA
    Major: Accounting & Finance
    Fun Fact: My dad also majored in Accounting at UWG!

    What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? Once I graduate college, I hope to obtain a job as either an accountant or a finance manager. Eventually, I would like to start my own small business for which I could manage the finances. I believe SSBHP will help me accomplish this by allowing me to gain experience and expertise about the business world. 



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    Joshua Horsley

    Hometown: Whitesburg, GA
    Major: Undecided Business
    Fun Fact: I enjoy working with my hands, whether it is repairing electronics or building a bookshelf for my church.

    What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability means finding a way to preserve our surroundings, without halting progress or success.



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    Ted Lyon

    Hometown: Clarkesville, GA
    Major: Management Information Systems
    Fun Fact: I know how to play the trombone

    What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals?  I want to one day be able to use technology to help the environment. Through business experience gained in the SSBHP, I am hoping to find a way to make a viable living doing this. 


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    Amelia Farmer

    Hometown: Carrollton, GA
    Major: Accounting
    Fun Fact: I'll get my MBA before I turn 20!

    What are your ambitions for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals?  In the future, I would like to attend law school and practice corporate law. SSBHP will help me achieve my goals by giving me a chance to learn my strengths and weaknesses when working in a group setting while simultaneously gaining business experience to help me be successful in any and all future positions. 


Cohort 5 

Amber Banks
Amber Banks

Hometown: Newnan, GA
Major: Marketing
Fun Facts: I like to hunt and fish!

What are your goals for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? I hope to attain a career that will make me truly happy to go to work each day. The Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program is helping me attain my future goals by showing me what it looks like to work for a truly ethical company. In the program, I get to work alongside the employees of Southwire, who truly love their career.


Bryce Cornilli

Bryce Cornicelli

Hometown: Carrollton, GA
Major: Economics
Fun Fact: I am an Eagle Scout.

What does sustainability mean to you?  Sustainability is operating in the present while thinking of the future and not forgetting the past. It is the act of providing a future for every part of a business, product, etc.


Ashley Mallari


Ashley Mallari

Hometown: Hiram, GA
Major: Management Information Systems
Fun Fact: I love going to concerts.

Why did you join SSBHP? I joined SSBHP because of the unique opportunity of learning more about how sustainable business can make a positive impact through real-life experiences outside the classroom as well as the opportunity to build connections inside the classroom with fellow students who push me academically. I am very fortunate to have this opportunity to help me grow and succeed while in college.


David Moulten


David E. Mouten, Jr. 

Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Major: Accounting
Fun Fact: Mangos are my favorite fruit.

What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability means continuing to create a good product or service while not negatively impacting the environment or participating in practices that are not feasible in the long run.


Camden Talbot


Camden Talbot

Hometown: Villa Rica, GA
Major: Management
Fun Fact: I’m taller than everyone in my family, including my father and grandfather.

What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability is being innovative in such a way that advances the world in the long run while creating and maintaining a better environment for future generations.


Carrie Tarpley


Carrie Tarpley

Hometown: Carrollton, GA
Major: Accounting
Fun Fact: I walked on the beach of the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 while on a mission trip to Ghana, West Africa.

Why did you join SSBHP? Because of the opportunity to receive my bachelor's and master's degrees in only four years.

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    Amber Banks

    Hometown: Newnan, GA
    Major: Marketing
    Fun Facts: I like to hunt and fish!

    What are your goals for the future? How will SSBHP help you achieve your goals? I hope to attain a career that will make me truly happy to go to work each day. The Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program is helping me attain my future goals by showing me what it looks like to work for a truly ethical company. In the program, I get to work alongside the employees of Southwire, who truly love their career.



  • Bryce Cornilli

    Bryce Cornicelli

    Hometown: Carrollton, GA
    Major: Economics
    Fun Fact: I am an Eagle Scout.

    What does sustainability mean to you?  Sustainability is operating in the present while thinking of the future and not forgetting the past. It is the act of providing a future for every part of a business, product, etc.



  • Ashley Mallari


    Ashley Mallari

    Hometown: Hiram, GA
    Major: Management Information Systems
    Fun Fact: I love going to concerts.

    Why did you join SSBHP? I joined SSBHP because of the unique opportunity of learning more about how sustainable business can make a positive impact through real-life experiences outside the classroom as well as the opportunity to build connections inside the classroom with fellow students who push me academically. I am very fortunate to have this opportunity to help me grow and succeed while in college.



  • David Moulten


    David E. Mouten, Jr. 

    Hometown: New Orleans, LA
    Major: Accounting
    Fun Fact: Mangos are my favorite fruit.

    What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability means continuing to create a good product or service while not negatively impacting the environment or participating in practices that are not feasible in the long run.



  • Camden Talbot


    Camden Talbot

    Hometown: Villa Rica, GA
    Major: Management
    Fun Fact: I’m taller than everyone in my family, including my father and grandfather.

    What does sustainability mean to you? Sustainability is being innovative in such a way that advances the world in the long run while creating and maintaining a better environment for future generations.



  • Carrie Tarpley


    Carrie Tarpley

    Hometown: Carrollton, GA
    Major: Accounting
    Fun Fact: I walked on the beach of the Atlantic Ocean in 2014 while on a mission trip to Ghana, West Africa.

    Why did you join SSBHP? Because of the opportunity to receive my bachelor's and master's degrees in only four years.