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      Carlos Esteban Rodero

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      Innovator: Consumer Focused Information Technology

    • About me

      Carlos Esteban Rodero is a senior Computer Science major with minors in Psychology and Business. He is a captain of the Southwestern University Men’s Tennis team. Carlos completed a semester abroad in Gold Coast, Australia and internships with Webber and HashiCorp. His project is the development of a mobile application to aid consumers in identifying sustainable businesses.

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      Corinne Freitas

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      Innovator: Internship Program/Arts

    • About me

      Corinne Freitas is senior Business major and previously earned Associates Degrees (with honors) in Studio Art and Art History. She is an avid photographer and previously coached gymnastics. She is currently working with Flora Fetish where she assists with day of event coordination, floral displays, and overall management of venue aesthetics. Corinne’s project provides opportunities for college students to gain internship experience in events management.

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      Ashton Frey

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      Innovator: Nonprofit (Arts)

    • About me

      Ashton Frey is a junior Business major. He is an at-large Board Member of Georgetown Young Professionals (GYP) and previously a member of the Citizens Bond Advisory Committee for Humble ISD. He is a member of the Southwestern University track and field team. Ashton also participated in the prestigious Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit in summer 2021.  Ashton’s project is an initiative to beautify roadways in his hometown of Houston, Texas.

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      Emily Gottsman

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      Innovator: Health and Wellness

    • About me

      Emily Gottsman is a senior Communication Studies and Business double major with a minor in Health Studies. She participated in the New York Arts Program where she completed an internship with Retro Report. She also interned with KGBTexas Communications, The Borgen Project, and The Zebra. She is a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Emily’s project is an online fitness platform that includes content focused on both physical and mental health.

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      Bryan Meissner

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      Innovator: Play and Consumer Entertainment

    • About me

      Bryan Meissner is a senior Business major and Environmental Studies minor. He previously earned an Associate of Arts Degree at Trinidad State. He is a member of the Southwestern University baseball team. Bryan has completed a sports marketing internship with Prosper Parks and Recreation. He has also worked in sales for Mirasol Solar in Sarasota, Florida.  Bryan’s project is the development of a consumer entertainment product that can be used for recreation and/or team building events.