JULIA BRAGINSKY // BBA ’17
BBA, MAcc, & MM Student Speaker
Julia came to the University of Michigan to explore her interests in business, healthcare, and information technology. At Ross, she held leadership positions in multiple organizations, worked as a teaching assistant for four BBA courses, and served as a Career Services Peer Coach. She also interned at Audax Group Private Equity, The MathWorks, Imprivata, and most recently Salesforce. Julia credits much of her personal and professional growth to Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity. Throughout her experiences at Michigan, she has built relationships with peers and professors that she knows will last a lifetime. After graduation, she will be backpacking through Southeast Asia. Julia thanks her family and friends for their relentless optimism, unwavering support, and unconditional love.
BRIANNA BRAZELL // MBA/MS ’17
MBA & PhD Student Speaker
Originally from Utah, Brianna completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology and economics at Vassar College. After graduating, she worked in financial planning and analysis at Willing Group Holdings in New York City. Brianna came to the University of Michigan to explore the possibilities of business as an agent of positive change and to complete a dual degree through the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. During her three years at Michigan Ross and the School of Natural Resources, she has focused on social entrepreneurship and economic development. She is grateful to her friends, family, and classmates for helping to shape an experience here that has forever changed her.