Four YSU Business Students Named Beeghly Fellows

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four students in the Williamson College of Business Administration have been named Beeghly Fellows for the current semester: Jenna Binsely, Alanis Chew, Richard Fisher and Ryan Sheffield.

The students will work at the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Youngstown State University on projects including market reseraching, preparing financial statements, export readiness studies, business plan development and cash flow analysis.

“We are extremely grateful to the John D. Beeghly Family for making this generous investment in our business students,” said Betty Jo Licata, dean of Williamson College. “Providing our students with career-related experience contributes to the success of our regional businesses and the professional preparation of our students.”

Binsely is studying marketing with a minor in nonprofit leadership and advertising and public relations. She’s also a student assistant in YSU’s dental hygiene department and a member of the honors college, Phi Kappa Phi and Student Nonprofit Leadership Organization. After graduating in May 2021, she wants to pursue a career in marketing in the nonprofit sector and apply to the YSU MBA program.

Chew is a business economics and mathematics double major. In addition to being a peer assistant in the Honors College, she’s also president of Beta Gamma Sigma, the Association for Women in Mathematics and the Amateur Radio Club. Set to graduate in May 2021, Chew aims for a career in business analytics.

Fisher is majoring in finance and starting his second semester working at the Small Business Development Center, where he previously conducted business analyses and helped with government procurement. After graduating, he plans to pursue a joint MBA/JD degree and pursue a career in law or finance.

Sheffield is studying management with a focus on operations management, as well as a minor in international business. Over the summer, he completed the Ohio Export Intership Program, working for Haltec Corp. as an export/import and supply chain intern. He is president of the Supply Chain Association at Williamson Colelge,  Nasbite ambassador for YSU and, in September, passed the international trade educators’ association’s exam to become a certified global business professional. After graduating in May 2021, he wants to pursue a career in operations management.

Pictured: Ryan Sheffield, Alanis Chew, Jenna Binsley and Richard Fisher are the Beeghly Fellows for the Fall 2019 semester

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.