Meet the Team

Lorena
Major - Finance
Hometown: Brazil

Lorena

I became a Peer Financial Educator because ever since I founded a Financial Literacy Club at my high school, I discovered a passion for helping students get in control of their financials. Outside of school, I enjoy going out with friends and cooking.

“Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” – Ayn Rand

Antonio
Major - Finance
Hometown: Miami, FL
Antonio

Studying Finance, Antonio became a Peer Financial Educator to get experience while working towards his career goal(s). His interests include learning about investments and hanging out with friends.

“Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.” – Benjamin Franklin

Parker
Major - Personal Financial Planning
Hometown: Summerfield, FL

Parker

Parker is a junior majoring in Personal Financial Planning and Marketing. He became a Peer Financial Educator to further his ambitions of introducing financial education to those who seek it. His interests outside of school include spending time with friends and staying active. 

"You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you." - Dave Ramsey

Naren
Major - Quantitative Economics & Econometrics
Hometown: Orlando, FL

Naren

Naren became a Peer Financial Educator to serve his fellow peers by education and sharing of his knowledge. When not working, Naren loves riding his motorcycle and working on HEXA Consulting, a student ran firm at USF. 

“Time in the Market beats timing the market.” - Warren Buffet

Caley
Major - Finance
Hometown: Ashland, MA

Caley

Caley is majoring in Finance and became a peer financial educator to gain experience and help others learn how to be confident in managing their finances. Outside of school and work, she likes to hang out with friends, go to the beach, and watch Netflix.

“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart." - Jonathan Swift

 

 

 

Marie
Tampa Campus - Team Administrator
Hometown: Stuart, FL
Marie

 "There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich." - Marlene Dietrich

Giselle (Gigi)
Tampa Campus - Staff Assistant
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Gigi

“Working because you want to, not because you have to is financial freedom.” – Tony Robbins



 

 

Gabriela
Sarasota Campus - Assistant Director
Hometown: Homestead, FL

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Only spend what you can afford and only acquire what you need, be minimal and practical. - Personal Motto

Richard
St. Pete Campus - Financial Aid Advisor
Hometown: South Pasadena, FL

Richard

 "A penny saved is a penny earned." - English Proverb