Hey, my name is Ryan Smithson, and I am a junior majoring in Economics with minors in Financial Economics and Corporate Strategy. I am pursuing a career in business, likely finance or consulting. This summer I will be exploring the world of investments as an investment analysis intern for a small firm in my hometown of St. Louis. Although my specific plans are often changing, I am confident that I will return to school to earn my MBA at some point. I spend my spare time at school working hard with my fraternity, Delta Tau Delta, as social chair, as well as volunteering with The After School Program, and being a member of the Vanderbilt Investment Club. I am a huge car guy (despite never having owned a car), and I enjoy cheering on the St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Cardinals. I like working at the Stevenson library because I run in to friends and classmates doing work in the library all the time, and it is also a nice quiet place to be productive while at work!