Press Release, Honors & Scholars

May 17, 2023 | By Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan has selected nine students for its competitive 2023-2024 Accounting and Finance Fellows program, giving them access to enhanced internship, research, and other opportunities. (Photo by Cole Hatcher)

2023-2024 Accounting Fellows

Nine Ohio Wesleyan Students Selected for Competitive Woltemade Center Program

DELAWARE, Ohio – The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship at Ohio Wesleyan University has selected nine students as 2023-2024 Accounting and Finance Fellows. Being selected as fellows gives the students access to enhanced internship, research, and other opportunities.

Ohio Wesleyan’s new Accounting and Finance Fellows are:

  • Ava Bruns of Delaware, Ohio
  • Gabi Dahllof of Bear, Delaware
  • Kevin Fratz of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Anna Haines of Reynoldsburg, Ohio
  • Lexi Reisch of Strongsville, Ohio
  • Thomas Stathulis of Westerville, Ohio
  • Brady West of Dublin, Ohio
  • Andrew Williamson of Heath, Ohio
  • Kevin Zhou of Ann Arbor, Michigan

Students selected as Accounting and Finance Fellows participate in faculty-escorted study trips funded by The Woltemade Center to domestic and international locations that have significance to the field of accounting.

In addition, Accounting and Finance Fellows complete at least one accounting internship and research project. The research consists of an independent study or directed reading supervised by an OWU professor and either an outside accountant or finance professional approved by The Woltemade Center. Fellows document their experiences to show how they connect to theories covered in class.

Accounting and Finance Fellows also complete an external professional development activity, such as an accounting competition, leadership program or conference, or business tour.

Finally, Accounting and Finance Fellows apply for student membership in both the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to ensure they understand the evolving roles and responsibilities of professional accountants.

Learn more about Ohio Wesleyan’s Woltemade Center at, more about the university’s Department of Economics and Business at, and more about its accounting major and minor at

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and competes in 24 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through its signature experience, the OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan teaches students to understand issues from multiple academic perspectives, volunteer in service to others, build a diverse and global perspective, and translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience through internships, research, and other hands-on learning. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives” and included on the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “Best Colleges” lists. Connect with OWU expert interview sources at or learn more at