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Meet your mentor

SWB is full of driven and accomplished students who are always willing to help. Our mentor program serves our members by giving everyone someone to ask questions to whether it is about classes, majors, or internships. SWB mentors are here to help you.
Our mentors have a variety of different experiences so even if you are not assigned to someone, feel free to reach out to ask them questions. Our mentors are made up of elite members and our executive board.

Find your match!

Request a coffee chat! Fill out what you would like to learn about [ie. consulting, leadership conferences, etc.] and our VP of Membership Development will find the best mentor based on your request

What makes us different?

Learn a little more about our Spring 2022 mentors and feel free to reach out to anyone listed! 

Lilly Hicks

Junior: Information Systems & Operations Management, Minor in Leadership Studies
Experiences: James Scholars Program, Kappa Delta Sorority, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, Protiviti SLC, IAT Insurance Group Operations Intern

Career Goals: Business Performance Improvement, Consulting

Ask me about: Summer Leadership Conferences, Networking, Leadership Workshops, LinkedIn, Event Planning


Emma Korp

Junior: Accounting & Finance
Experiences: Incoming Baker Tilly Intern, Baker Tilly 2021 Summer Spotlight, I-STAR, James Scholar, Phi Eta Sigma, 

Career Goals: Public Accounting, but not sure if I want to do audit or tax. This summer my internship is in audit.

Ask me about: ICT, Picking a major, Leadership Conferences


Sarah Jiang

Junior: Accounting, Minor in International Business
Experiences: Incoming PwC Tax Intern, SEC Business Intern, Synchrony Extern, Beta Alpha Psi, FACES Consulting

Career Goals: Public Accounting

Ask me about: ICT, Leadership Conferences, Internships, Mock Interviews, Resume Review, Careers in Accounting


Isabella Soriano

Junior: Accounting & Management
Experiences: Incoming 2022 Protiviti Intern, Gies Ambassador, Accounting Club, Business LLC Residential Advisor

Career Goals: I plan to receive my masters through the Gies MAS program, get my CPA, and work within consulting or audit.

Ask me about: Interviewing, Picking your major, Involvement on Campus, Resume Review


Hailey Drews

Junior: IO Psychology, Minor in Spanish & Leadership Studies
Experiences: Vice President of the Human Resources and Psychology Organization, Human Resources Intern for RJN Group, Spanish tutor

Career Goals: I hope to be a human resources professional in the future and am on the path to apply for the LER graduate program at UIUC.

Ask me about: Interviewing, Finding internships, Professional Communication


Sabrina Leon

Junior: Marketing and Information Systems
Experiences: Incoming Marketing Intern at Victoria's Secret Beauty, The Career Center Social Media and Digital Communications Intern, Victoria's Secret Digital Production Intern, Marketing Consultant Intern at PPEConnector, Beta Alpha Psi, Alpha Xi Delta Sorority

Career Goals: Marketing Associate in the retail industry!

Ask me about: Interviewing, Resume Review, Finding Internships, Marketing Experience


Cansas Buckalew

Senior: Supply Chain Management, Minor in Informatics
Experiences: Full-time Procurement Associate at Eli Lilly, Supply Chain Intern at Uline, Gies Ambassadors

Career Goals: Healthcare supply chain 

Ask me about: Interviewing, recruiting, or picking a major!


Adelaide Hindsley

Senior: Communication & French
Experiences: Global Auditing Firm in IT, human resource, and marketing department, Internship at Medix, healthcare recruiting firm, Campus Research through Communications Department

Career Goals: I have signed a job offer for a technology consulting firm in St. Louis, MO. It is a smaller company

Ask me about: Case interview, behavioral interviews, navigating classes and majors, internships, being a non-business business major, career fairs and anything else they may need help with!


Leslie Mendoza

Junior: Supply Chain Management & Marketing 
Experiences: Leadership Conference with PepsiCo, Incoming Supply Chain Intern at PepsiCo, ALPHA, Gies peer advisor

Career Goals: Work for a Fortune 500 company after graduation and try to transition into working in the tech industry. 

Ask me about: ICT process, behavioral interviews, sample scheduling, and career exploration!


Amy Jia

Senior: Accounting & Information Systems
Experiences: Caterpillar Corporate Accounting Intern, PwC Management Consulting, EntreCORPS, PwC Case Competition, Deloitte Case Competition, Crowe Leadership Conference, Beta Alpha Psi, BUS 301 Senior Manager, William Blair Bridge to Investment Banking

Career Goals: Management Consulting in Chicago

Ask me about: Case Interviews, Behavioral Interviews, Leadership Conferences, picking a career 


Janey Schlicksup

Junior: Marketing
Experiences: Marketing/Social Media internship, Phi Eta Sigma, Group Fitness Instructor

Career Goals: I hope to work in Sports Marketing or Healthcare Marketing

Ask me about: ICT, resume help, internship process


Ruoxi Li

Junior: Accounting & Information Systems
Experiences: EY Leadership Program, Grant Thornton Leadership Program, Upkey Finance Intern, Beta Gamma Sigma member, Gies Peer Advisor 

Career Goals: I'm interested in a career in accounting, specifically tax.

Ask me about: Interview prep, internships, choosing your major, resume review, campus involvement


Archi Patel

Junior: Accounting & Information Systems, Minor in Spanish
Experiences: Sleeman Leadership Conference, Deloitte Consulting Leadership Conference, ACCY 201/202 Tutor, BADM Grader, Summer 2021 Accounting Research Assistant, Ghungroo Dance Company, Accounting Club

Career Goals: Earn my CPA; work at Big 4 Accounting Firm

Ask me about: Picking your major, Getting Involved on Campus, Resume Reviews, Time Management


Aliyah Mohiuddin

Senior: Marketing & Information Systems
Experiences: CALA- Marketing Internship, Jon-Don- Purchasing Internship, Signify- Product Marketing Internship, Protiviti- Consulting Internship, SWB, Muslim Students Association 

Career Goals: Working in operations- going full time with Paylocity in their Leadership Rotational Program 

Ask me about: Case/Behavioral Interviews, RSO involvement, internships in general, leadership conferences 


Hanna Schmitt

Junior: Marketing & Information Systems
Experiences: Incoming Customer Engagement Consulting Intern at RSM, BUS 302/101 Course Manager, BUS 101 Section Leader, UI Ice Arena Customer Service Assistant, AMA Consulting Committee, Gies Ambassadors

Career Goals: I’m interested in either tech consulting or careers in data science.

Ask me about: Case interviews, resume edits, internship recruitment, getting involved on campus


Alexandra Glinski

Junior: Economics & Communication, Minor in Business
Experiences: Digital Marketing Internship Summer 2021, Teaching Intern for CMN 215 , Wishmakers on Campus Marketing Director, Kohl's Sophomore Career Expo

Career Goals: Consulting or some data/business analytics position

Ask me about: Interviewing, Picking your major


Rachel Lucas

Senior: Accounting
Experiences: Busy Season Audit Internship with Crowe LLP, Summer Audit Internship with RSM, BP Sophomore Leadership Conference, WipFli Aspiring Leaders Conference, Accy Club, Star Course Concert Committee 

Career Goals: I will be working in public accounting in audit after graduation. 

Ask me about: Picking your major, Resume Review, Behavioral Interviews, Public Accounting/Audit Internships, Internship Prep


Melanie Quadros

Junior: Accounting & Information Systems
Experiences: Spring 2021 Baker Tilly Seasonal Tax Preparer, Summer 2021 Plante Moran Tax Intern, 2021 VP Philanthropy of Beta Alpha Psi, Summer 2022 Deloitte Tax Intern

Career Goals: I plan on going into Tax

Ask me about: My experience with recruitment, behavioral interviews, getting involved on campus, picking your major, resume reviews


Request a Topic

You will be matched with a mentor

Any questions can be directed to 

[This is not the only way to set up a coffee chat! Only a way to help facilitate conversations, feel free to reach out directly to anyone you are interested in speaking with]

Examples of topics to request include: ICT, mock interviews, specific career and major interests, etc. 

Please Note: All mentors have been trained to do resume reviews and mock interviews 

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